Law, Policy & Society

Presidential visit

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A college student reflects on having President Obama as a neighbor.

Who would Jesus incarcerate?

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Rev. Alexander Sharp, MDiv’96, on Clergy for a New Drug Policy.

Share and protect

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Craig Futterman and his students work to make police departments more transparent, starting in Chicago.

News you can use

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Alisa Miller, MPP’99, MBA’99, thinks public media can change Americans’ worldviews.

Chartered philanthropy

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As the historic document turns 800, David M. Rubenstein, JD’73, reflects on preserving a Magna Carta in the United States.

Making of a MOOC

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Law School professor Randy Picker, AB'80, AM'82, JD'85, learned a lot about teaching—and learning—while developing his massive open online course.

$100 million gift creates institute to confront new era of global conflicts

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Landmark donation will create The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts at Chicago Harris.

The Great Fire: Chicago 1871

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From our print archive: Herman Kogan, AB’36, retells the story of the famous conflagration that destroyed roughly 3.3 square miles of the city and left more than 100,000 residents homeless.

The senator next door

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Senator Amy Klobuchar, JD’85, shares Law School stories—and lessons—in her new book.

Major influence

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The health of the job market is a big factor for college students choosing what to study, a new paper finds.

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