R. Dennis Smith: Eastland Disaster case would have been a lot different under modern law

Chicago Tribune (subscription required) – June 17, 2015

R. Dennis Smith (JD ’10), project manager for the Fair Lending Home Preservation Law Project, discusses the Eastland Disaster and why modern civil law would have complicated the case. Historians and legal experts will come together at the Harold Washington Library Center on June 18 to stage a mock trial based on the worst disaster in Chicago’s history.

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