Henry Rose

Title/s:  Curt and Linda Rodin Professor of Law and Social Justice

Office #:  Corboy 1425

Phone: 312.915.7840



Upon completion of law school, Professor Rose practiced law for the Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation for six years. He also was employed by the Legal Services Corporation as a management consultant for one year. He was the director of the Loyola University Community Law Center for many years. His principal areas of academic interest include civil law as it affects low income persons and property.


BA, Northwestern, 1971
JD, IIT-Chicago Kent, 1975

Professional & Community Affiliations

Chicago Bar Association, Legal Aid Committee, Chair, 1985–86

National Center for Poverty Law, Board Member, 1996–2003

National Equal Justice Library, Board Member, 1991–present 


Leonard Jay Schrager Award of Excellence, Chicago Bar Association, 2005

Service Award, Cook County Hospital, Department of Occupational Medicine, 1999

Selected Publications

Professor Henry Rose's SSRN Webpage


The Due Process Rights of Residential Tenants in Mortgage Foreclosure Cases, NMLR Vol. 41 Fall 2011 No. 2.

Class Actions and the Poor, 6 Pierce L. Rev. 55 (2007)

Retrospective on Justice and the Poor in the United States in the Twentieth Century, 36 Loy.U.Chi. L.J. 591 (2005) [article]

How Government Promotes Economic Inequality, 3 Pub.Interest L.Rep. 1(1998)

Lawyers as Teachers: The Art of Supervision, ABA Law Practice Mgmt. Magazine (1995)

Law Schools Should be About Justice Too, 40 Cleveland St. L.Rev. 443 (1992)

Legal Externships: Can They Be Valuable Clinical Experiences For Law Students?, 12 Nova Law Rev. 95 (1987)

Recent Presentations

"Representing Residential Tenants," Lorman Educational Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, April 29, 2008