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Faculty Recognized at 2019 American Law and Economics Association Conference
On May 17-18, the American Law and Economics Association (ALEA) 2019 meeting will be held at the New York University School of Law. Northwestern Pritzker School of Law has a long tradition of participating at the conference, which is the largest and longest running academic conference in the field of Law and Economics, and one of the largest interdisciplinary law conferences.

The Bluhm Legal Clinic Turns 50: A Look Back
The Clinic celebrates five decades of training lawyers and fighting for justice.

Professor Shari Diamond Examines the Interplay of Science and the Law
Diamond co-edited the fall issue of Daedalus, Journal  of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  

How Northwestern Law Is Addressing Mental Health
Northwestern Law faculty, alumni, and students vow to create healthier and happier attorneys.

Annual Alumni Awards Honor Eight Distinguished Alumni
On Friday, April 12, Dean Yuracko will present awards to eight distinguished alumni at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s sixth annual Alumni Awards Luncheon.

Myra Pasek (JD '90), 2019 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award Recipient, Shares Lessons Learned
Myra Pasek (JD ’90), the 2019 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award recipient, has had a career that many young lawyers dream of — after years at big law firms, she made the switch into the world of tech startups, working at high-profile companies like Tesla and Impossible Foods. Today, she is General Counsel at Ouster, a San Francisco company bringing 3D sensors to the masses.

Courtney D. Armstrong (JD ’97) to Address Class of 2019
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is thrilled to announce that Courtney D. Armstrong (BS ’93, JD ’97, MBA ’97) will deliver the main convocation address to the Class of 2019. Convocation will be held Friday, May 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., in Chicago.

Reva Siegel Will Give Lectures on ‘Reproductive Justice in the Age of Trump’ for Rosenthal Series, April 8-10
The “Reproductive Justice in the Age of Trump” lectures will discuss the changing landscape of sexual and reproductive rights under the Trump Administration, with a specific focus on the current composition of the Supreme Court. Siegel will respond to conflicts over pregnancy discrimination, abortion, contraception, and assisted reproductive technologies.

Northwestern Law Announces New Scholarship Recognizing African American History and Culture
The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law announced today a first-of-its-kind scholarship, which will be awarded annually to outstanding students who demonstrate interest in, or commitment to, African American history and culture.

Spotlight on Scholarship: James B. Speta on Telecommunications Law
Professor Speta is a prominent scholar of telecommunications law. In addition to his many scholarly articles on the topic, he is the co-author of a leading casebook that bridges the history of telecoms to the cutting-edge issues of regulating Google, Facebook, and other Internet platforms, and covers the difficult regulatory challenges this new world presents.

CFJC Immigration Attorneys and Students Help Asylum-Seekers at the Border
In the final days of winter break, Children and Family Justice Center attorneys Uzoamaka Emeka Nzelibe, clinical associate professor of law, and Amy Martin, Immigration Law Fellow, led a dozen Northwestern Law students to Tijuana, Mexico where they spent three days volunteering with Al Otro Lado, a nonprofit supporting asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border.

CWC Celebrates Freedom for Three Clients in Eight Days
Over the course of just over a week in January, three clients represented by the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Center on Wrongful Convictions (CWC) — Eric Blackmon, Patrick Pursley, and Huwe Burton — were exonerated or acquitted.

ABA’s The Tax Lawyer Releases First Issue Under New Northwestern Law Partnership
In December, The Tax Lawyer, the ABA Tax Section’s flagship journal, released its first issue since naming Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s LLM Tax Program its new educational affiliate.

Spotlight on Scholarship: Andrew Koppelman Honored by AALS Section on Jurisprudence
Andrew Koppelman, John Paul Stevens Professor of Law, was awarded the Hart-Dworkin Award in Legal Philosophy from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on Jurisprudence at the 2019 AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans earlier this month. Koppelman is the inaugural recipient of The Hart-Dworkin Award in Legal Philosophy, which will be given annually to a scholar who has made significant and lasting contributions to the philosophical understanding of law.

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