Law, Policy & Society


“Are you a member of the Communist Party?” George Anastaplo, AB’48, JD’51, PhD’64, refused to answer that question, a refusal that shaped his life.

James C. Hormel, JD’58, shares his private and public battles.

University of Chicago News Office, January 19, 2012

David Axelrod, AB’76, will lead a new Institute of Politics to help students explore careers in public and social service.

Education reformer Geoffrey Canada rallies MLK Day celebrants at Rockefeller Chapel.


The Gettysburg Address is short, to the point, and simple to memorize. But rhetoric and meaning combine in a way that makes Lincoln’s speech far more easy to admire than to duplicate.

University of Chicago News Office, January 9, 2012

Martin Luther King Jr. delivered three “glorious” speeches on campus between 1956 and 1966, the first in Rockefeller Chapel.

This fall fourth-year Kelvin Ho spent his days not in class but on Occupy Chicago’s front lines.


Deviance researchers Patricia and Peter Adler study the social side of self-injury.


Former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens’ memoir inspires praise and criticism.


Tagging along with Occupy Chicago participant Kelvin Ho, ’12, at a protest against entitlement cuts.


Vince Michael, AB’82, AM’82, builds community by saving buildings.