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
Illinois prisons are toxic, and the water prisoners are forced to drink is unsafe.
The tap water at Stateville has been dangerous for decades.
A coalition of prisoner advocate groups demonstrated Thursday outside the Illinois State building in the West Loop.
They call the lack of quality water in prisons “inhumane”.
A federal monitor says substandard healthcare persists—with horrific consequences—more than a decade after a lawsuit was supposed to compel changes.