UPLC advocates for prisoners, tenants, and disabled people denied public benefits.
We assist clients in fighting illegal evictions, recovering security deposits, and working with tenants whose landlord has allowed the building to fall into disrepair.
We have multiple class action lawsuits currently filed against the state of Illinois for unconstitutional prison conditions.
We represent disabled adults seeking Social Security Disability Income benefits in Chicago.
In the News
With an eye toward expansion, Southern Illinois School of Medicine plans to hire doctors to work in Illinois prisons, which are under pressure to improve health care that critics say amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
The records of private companies that work with the state of Illinois may be a little more accessible following a decision this week from the state Supreme Court.