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Charlie Bachtell (JD '03) is the founder and CEO of Cresco Labs.

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Third year DePaul Law student makes a global impact

Third year DePaul Law student makes a global impact

DePaul University College of Law  /  11/21/2017  /  Posted in: Features, Student News, Human Rights Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Currently in her final year at DePaul University College of Law, Emily Steinert already has established an impressive legal resume.... read more

Immigration advocate Edwin Silverman to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

Immigration advocate Edwin Silverman to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

DePaul University College of Law  /  05/04/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Human Rights Law, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law will hold its 118th commencement ceremony May 15 at the Rosemont Theatre where some 250 students will... read more

DePaul alumna successfully argues 7th Circuit immigration case

DePaul alumna successfully argues 7th Circuit immigration case

DePaul Law News  /  01/25/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Human Rights Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul alumna Carla Espinoza (JD ’12) successfully argued a case before the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, which reversed a... read more

A new lens on human rights work: Annie Simunek

A new lens on human rights work: Annie Simunek

Dialogue Magazine  /  01/20/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Public Interest Law, Human Rights Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​For her first law school summer, Annie Simunek pursued an even greater challenge—a new legal system.Simunek spent the summer in India,... read more

Renowned international law scholar and human rights advocate M. Cherif Bassiouni to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

Renowned international law scholar and human rights advocate M. Cherif Bassiouni to address DePaul College of Law graduating class

DePaul Newsroom  /  05/14/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Student News, Human Rights Law, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law will hold its commencement May 17 at the Rosemont Theatre where some 280 students will receive their... read more

CPIL hosts public interest law forum on immigration

CPIL hosts public interest law forum on immigration

Center for Public Interest Law  /  12/15/2014  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Human Rights Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On November 19, the Center for Public Interest Law (CPIL) hosted its annual forum. The theme “Refugee Children: Their Rights, Our... read more

Sister Prejean, Assistant Public Defender Bishop advocate for forgiveness

Sister Prejean, Assistant Public Defender Bishop advocate for forgiveness

Center for Public Interest Law  /  05/10/2014  /  Posted in: Faculty News, Human Rights Law, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Sister Helen Prejean, author of "Dead Man Walking" and "Death of Innocents," and Jeanne Bishop, Cook... read more

Center for Public Interest Law hosts discussion about Cook County response to human trafficking

Center for Public Interest Law hosts discussion about Cook County response to human trafficking

Center for Public Interest Law  /  04/07/2014  /  Posted in: Health Law, Human Rights Law, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Center for Public Interest Law hosted a panel discussion to highlight the work of advocates on the Cook County Human Trafficking... read more

Center for Legal Justice: Building a new model

Center for Legal Justice: Building a new model

DePaul University College of Law  /  12/20/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Family Law, Human Rights Law, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Rose Rivera (JD ’09) built the Center for Legal Justice from a model she’d been quietly hatching for years. Rivera entered law school... read more

ABA and CBA pro bono directors discuss access to justice issues

ABA and CBA pro bono directors discuss access to justice issues

Center for Public Interest Law  /  12/03/2013  /  Posted in: Public Interest Law, Human Rights Law, Pro Bono and Community Service, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Cheryl Zalenski, director of the American Bar Association Center for Pro Bono, and Kelly Tautges, director of Pro Bono & Court Advocacy... read more

Jaharis Scholar Kelli Fennel praises DePaul's constant community

Jaharis Scholar Kelli Fennel praises DePaul's constant community

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/24/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Human Rights Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

What makes DePaul special for Kelli Fennell is the powerful experience she has gained. As part of classes through the College of... read more

DePaul alumna Natalie Long receives ASIL international law fellowship

DePaul alumna Natalie Long receives ASIL international law fellowship

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/26/2013  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Human Rights Law, Public Interest Law  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) recently announced 11 student and young professional winners of its 2013 Helton... read more

Jody Raphael honored with 2013 Gertz award

Jody Raphael honored with 2013 Gertz award

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/25/2013  /  Posted in: Family Law, Human Rights Law, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul College of Law's Jody Raphael has been named the 2013 recipient of the Illinois State Bar Association's Human Rights... read more