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October 2013

Jay Pritzker Foundation Donates $1 Million Gift for Fellowship ProgramJay Pritzker Foundation Donates $1 Million Gift for Fellowship Program
Northwestern Law received a $1 million gift from the Jay Pritzker Foundation to establish the Jay A. Pritzker Fellowship Program. The program will provide post-graduate public interest fellowships. More...

All Alumni Weekend and Reunion 2013
More than 450 alumni and guests returned to the Law School September 27-28 for All Alumni Weekend and Reunion 2013 events, which included alumni and faculty panels, the inaugural Law Alumni Awards Luncheon, a Family Picnic, and other events. Save the Date for All Alumni Weekend and Reunion 2014, which will be held September 19-20, 2014.

Alumni Interviewers Needed
Help our admissions team recruit the finest students from this country and abroad. Volunteering as an alumni interviewer is a great way to stay connected and one of the most effective ways you can work to make the school even better. If you are interested in becoming an alumni interviewer, please sign up online or email the admissions office.

Alumni Cocktail Party in Washington, DC
The Northwestern Law Alumni Club of DC invites alumni to attend our Inaugural Cocktail Party on Friday, November 8. Enjoy this opportunity to reconnect with fellow alumni and celebrate the Northwestern Law community in Washington, DC. Dean Dan Rodriguez will be our special guest at this event. More...

Alumni Clubs Launching in Boston and the Twin Cities
The Office of Alumni Relations is happy to announce the launch of new alumni clubs in Boston and the Twin Cities. The Boston Club Kickoff is October 22 with a presentation by Professor Steven Calabresi. To become a club volunteer or learn more about the clubs, please contact Terese Molinaro.

Save the Date: 19th Annual SFPIF Auction
The Annual Student Funded Public Interest Fellowship (SFPIF) Auction will be held on November 15, 2012, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Law School Atrium. This year's auction will feature a networking reception and both silent and live auction items. The proceeds will go to the Len Rubinowitz Public Interest Fellowships, which are awarded to students with summer jobs in public interest or government. Please send any questions via e-mail.

In the News

Faculty in the News

Gay Marriage Patchwork Seen as Courts Wrestle With Ruling
Andrew M. Koppelman in Bloomberg Businessweek, September 27, 2013

Will The U.S. Grant A Visa To Sudan's Indicted Leader?
David J. Scheffer in NPR, September 20, 2013

Exoneree Diaries: Jacques Rivera
Jane E. Raley in WBEZ, September 16, 2013

'The word "free" doesn't enter into my vocabulary'
Jane E. Raley in Chicago Reader, September 05, 2013

Upcoming Events

Alumni Events

Tax Program Alumni Reception - Washington, DC
Date: October 3
Location: Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP
More info: Register

Alumni Club Happy Hours
Date: October 9
Location: Various Locations Across the Country
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Alumni Gathering - Tokyo, Japan
Date: October 17
Location: The Tokyo Club
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Alumni Club Kickoff Event with Prof. Steven Calabresi - Boston, MA
Date: October 22
Location: Goodwin Proctor
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Inaugural Cocktail Party - Washington, DC
Date: November 8
Location: Dolley Madison House
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"The Behavioral Aspects of Contracts" with Prof. Zev Eigen - New York, NY
Date: November 14
Location: Fried Frank
More info: Register

Executive and Professional Education Programs

41st Annual Securities Regulation Institute
Dates: January 27-29, 2014
Location: Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, California
More info: web