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Comic timing

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W. Kamau Bell, LAB’90, prepares for his next upswing in the roller coaster business of comedy.

Chicago style

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How lawyer-turned-boutique-owner Tina Kourasis, JD’96, found a job that fits.

Overcoming anger

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Martha C. Nussbaum argues a culture of rage and retribution is harming American society.

Jail broken

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A landmark lawsuit aims to reform treatment of mentally ill inmates in Illinois prisons. 

What President Obama looks for in a justice

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At the Law School, Obama laid out Merrick Garland’s qualifications.

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.

Learning the language of leadership

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Patrick Barry, JD’12, taught students about effective legal writing through his presentations for the Keystone Program.

Criminal injustice

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Jonathan Rapping, AB’88, inspires attorneys who represent indigent clients to fight a system stacked against them.

Security, technology, and the separation of powers

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The annual University of Chicago Law Review symposium drills down on tough questions.

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