Feb 15, 2019
In 2018, Matthew Piers, Chirag Badlani and Kate Schwartz of HSPRD, together with co-counsel in Washington, D.C. and […]
Feb 13, 2019
Last week, Judge Celia Gamrath permitted the HSPRD lawsuit against racial discrimination in setting Cook County property taxes […]
Nov 13, 2018
HSPRD, together with the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) at Georgetown University Law Center, filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of law enforcement leaders in support of DACA.
May 10, 2017
HSPRD partner Juliet Berger-White recently spoke to students in a course titled, “Engage for Change: Get Informed, Involved and Connected” at DePaul University’s School for New Learning. Juliet’s presentation focused on effective legal advocacy and other avenues to effectuate social change.
May 03, 2017
On May 3, 2017, HSPRD attorneys Juliet Berger-White and Charlie Wysong published the article, “Hively Strengthens Federal Claims for Gender Identity Discrimination.”
Apr 28, 2017
On April 28, 2017, HSPRD partners Juliet Berger-White and Caryn C. Lederer presented, “Best Practices in Providing Healthcare to Transgender and Gender Expansive Patients,” at the annual conference of the Chicago Healthcare Risk Management Society.
Apr 26, 2017
On April 25, 2017, a column in the Chicago Tribune on the Trump Administration’s attempts to cut funding to so-called “sanctuary cities” quoted HSPRD Attorney Chirag Badlani on the federal government’s ability to force city and state officers to enforce federal immigration laws.
Apr 21, 2017
HSPRD lawyers Juliet Berger White and Kate Schwartz presented on the False Claims Act to law students at the University of Illinois College of Law in a class “Compliance, Ethics, and Professional Responsibility.”
Mar 20, 2017
HSPRD partners Juliet Berger-White and Caryn Lederer presented to hospital staff and medical personnel at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital on best practices in providing healthcare to transgender and gender expansive patients.
Feb 18, 2017
On February 16, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick, William Schiller and Caryn Lederer addressed Northwestern University community members at a panel discussion on the recent executive order banning travel and other actions taken by the Trump Administration affecting immigration policy.
Feb 07, 2017
On February 3, 2017, HSPRD’s Caryn Lederer spoke on a panel at the University of Chicago Law School addressing the constitutional, political, and practical impact of President Trump’s executive orders.
Feb 07, 2017
On February 2, 2017, former HSPRD attorney, Judge Mary Rowland was enthusiastically applauded at a swearing-in ceremony she conducted for new citizens in Chicago.
Jan 27, 2017
HSPRD has advised the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Major Cities Chiefs Association on the legality of efforts by the Trump Administration to deny broad categories of federal funding to cities that limit local enforcement of federal immigration laws.