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July 2017


Five Kellogg Courses Available to Law Students This Fall
As Northwestern Law continues to emphasize preparing students to navigate the complex legal and business issues of today's economy, the Law School has expanded its partnership with the Kellogg School of Management. Starting in Fall 2017, JD and LLM students will have the opportunity to take a suite of five core Kellogg courses taught by full-time Kellogg professors, devoted solely to law students. More...

Q&A: Professor Uzoamaka Nzelibe on World Refugee Day, the CFJC, and Standing With Refugees
World Refugee Day "commemorates the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees," according to the UN. At Northwestern Law, Uzoamaka Nzelibe, clinical associate professor of law and a staff attorney with the Children and Family Justice Center, works every day fighting for youth who have been forced to flee their home countries due to violence and threats on their lives. More...

Class of 2017 Sets New Records for Graduating Class Gift
With 58% of the Northwestern Law Class of 2017 making at least one gift, the class set a new record for participation in the Graduating Class Gift. They also set a new record for overall number of donors to the class gift (285) and Wigmore donors (146). More...

Visit the Online Store
Need a gift for a graduate or some new gear for 2017 Reunion? We are pleased to offer the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law online store! Find Northwestern Law apparel, drinkware, and accessories at great prices.

Faculty in the News

Lawyers, activists agree: Jason Van Dyke guilty verdict no sure thing
Sheila Bedi, Chicago Sun-Times, June 25

Rauner signs repeat gun offender bill, with CPD Supt. Johnson at his side
Stephanie Kollmann, WGN, June 23

Another Victory for the 'Making a Murderer' Subject Brendan Dassey
Laura Nirider (JD ’08), New York Times, June 22

"This Person Never Counted Anyway"
David M. Shapiro, Slate, June 16

Bill Cosby trial puts a spotlight on how assault survivors cope
Deborah Tuerkheimer, USA Today, June 13

Aftermath Of The U.K. Elections
Erin Delaney, WBEZ, June 13

Will Donald Trump's anti-Muslim words on travel ban hurt his case?
Eugene Kontorovich, USA Today, June 11

How the pain pills were sold
Juliet Sorensen, The Economist, June 8

What is a republic, and how do we keep it?
Stephen B. Presser, Washington Times, June 7

Upcoming Events

DC Area Public Interest Law Reception
July 19
The Willard InterContinental

Mexico City Alumni Cocktail Reception with Dean Rodriguez
July 19
La Hacienda de los Morales

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Post Bar Party
July 26
ZED 451

Law Alumni Club of Denver: Colorado 2017 Legislative Review
July 26
Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP

Law Alumni Club of San Francisco Summer Cocktail Party
July 27
E&O Kitchen and Bar

Los Angeles Law and Kellogg Alumni Beach Volleyball and Post-Game Mixer
July 29
Santa Monica State Beach/Stout Burgers and Beers

Law Alumni Club of Boston Networking Breakfast
August 1
Hilton Boston Downtown/Faneuil Hall

Northwestern Law Zurich Alumni Reception and Faculty Presentation with Professors Kadens and Markell
August 3

Save the Date

Alumni Weekend and Reunion 2017
October 5-7

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