Event Title

Gil Cornfield and Gil Feldman on the Role of Landlord-Tenant Law in the Chicago Freedom Movement

Location

Thorne Auditorium

Start Date

31-10-2014 1:15 PM

Streaming Media

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Gil Cornfield and Gil Feldman, lawyers for the Chicago Freedom Movement (1965-1966) will discuss the development of a legal theory related to the "warranty of habitability," protecting tenants from landlords requiring rent payments for rental unites not meeting the minimum quality standards. The litigation culminated in the Illinois Supreme Court decision in Jack Spring v. Little.

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Gil Cornfield and Gil Feldman on the Role of Landlord-Tenant Law in the Chicago Freedom Movement

Thorne Auditorium

Gil Cornfield and Gil Feldman, lawyers for the Chicago Freedom Movement (1965-1966) will discuss the development of a legal theory related to the "warranty of habitability," protecting tenants from landlords requiring rent payments for rental unites not meeting the minimum quality standards. The litigation culminated in the Illinois Supreme Court decision in Jack Spring v. Little.