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Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Names New Director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is pleased to announce that Robin Walker Sterling will join the faculty as a Clinical Professor and become the new director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic and Associate Dean of Clinical Education. She will join us at the start of the 2020-2021 academic year.

BLSA Week Highlights Entrepreneurial Spirit
The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law held several events dedicated to black entrepreneurship, advocacy, and community the week of February 24. The week’s theme, “The Marathon Continues,” was a nod to the late rapper Nipsey Hussle, whose life’s work was dedicated to black empowerment and self-reliance.

“If/When/How” Event Week Kicks Off with Discussion on Reproductive Justice
Student organization “If/When/How” kicked off its annual event week with a talk on reproductive justice on February 10. Dr. Sekile Nzinga-Johnson, director of the Women’s Center and a lecturer in Gender & Women’s Studies at Northwestern University, spoke about the history of reproductive violence in the United States.

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Honored Seven Distinguished Alumni
For the seventh year, several esteemed Law School alumni were given the honor for their work and achievements in law.

Zachary Clopton wins 2020 Civil Justice Scholarship Award
Zachary Clopton, professor of law, was named the recipient of the 2020 Civil Justice Scholarship Award from the Pound Civil Justice Institute. Clopton was presented with the award during the Pounds Fellow reception, held during the winter convention of the American Association for Justice in New Orleans, on February 9.

Founder of #MeToo Movement, Tarana Burke, Gives Powerful Dream Week Keynote
Activist and founder of the #MeToo movement Tarana Burke gave the Dream Week keynote address at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law on January 27. Students, faculty and staff packed Thorne Auditorium to hear Burke in conversation with moderator Shannon Bartlett, associate dean of inclusion and engagement.

Distinguished Trial Lawyer Faith Gay (JD '86) to Address Class of 2020
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is pleased to announce that acclaimed trial lawyer and advocate Faith Gay (JD '86) will deliver the convocation address to the Class of 2020. Convocation will be held on Friday, May 15 at 2:30 p.m. at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St.

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