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Rosenthal Lecture Series to Bring Two Property Scholars to Campus
Property law scholars Henry E. Smith and Thomas W. Merrill will be the featured speakers for Northwestern Law’s 2015 Rosenthal Foundation Lecture Series on March 16-18.

Federalist Society Honors Joshua Kleinfeld with Paul M. Bator Award
The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies honored Northwestern Law associate professor Joshua Kleinfeld with the 2015 Paul M. Bator Award.

Hamad Bin Khalifa University Launches New Law School in Strategic Partnership with Northwestern Law
Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), aided by its strategic partner, Northwestern University School of Law, is establishing a new graduate-level law school in Doha, Qatar.

Global Village Celebrates 10th Year at Northwestern Law
Northwestern Law will host its 10th annual Global Village celebration on Friday, February 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Atrium.

Vis Team Wins Loyola Pre-Moot, Earns Best Speaker Honor
The Northwestern Law Vis Moot Team — Reyhan Bilici (JD ’16), Megan Needham (JD ’16), Ming Russell (JD ’16), and Noeli Serna (JD ’16) — won first place at the Pre-Moot Competition held at Loyola University Chicago School of Law on February 14, 2015. Bilici also received the best speaker award.

Journal Symposium Addresses International Insolvency Issues
The Journal of International Law and Business will host their annual symposium on February 19.

LLM Tax Team Wins ABA National Competition
Northwestern Law’s LLM Tax team of Riley Becker (LLM Tax ’15) and Mary Dolan (LLM Tax ’15) won first place in the LLM division at the American Bar Association’s 14th Annual Law Student Tax Challenge.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Visits as the 2015 Trienens Judicial Scholar
The Honorable Elena Kagan, associate justice for the US Supreme Court, visited the Law School as the 2015 Howard J. Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar on February 3, 2015.

Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer Elected to the American Law Institute
Northwestern Law professor Deborah Tuerkheimer has been elected to the American Law Institute.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to Visit as the 2015 Trienens Judicial Scholar
The Honorable Elena Kagan, associate justice for the US Supreme Court, will visit the Law School as the 2015 Howard J. Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar on February 3, 2015.

Senior Research Projects: Fieldwork in Malawi
Six Northwestern Law students traveled to Malawi over winter break to participate in a criminal justice fieldwork project led by visiting clinical assistant professor Adam Stapleton.

Patents, Piracy, and Predictions
Northwestern Law Professor John O. McGinnis and McCormick School of Engineering Professor Diego Klabjan collaborate on legal analytics software to predict future patent disputes

Public Interest Law Group Kicks Off a Week of Events
Public Interest Law Group has organized a week of panels and discussions January 12-16.

A Week of Events Celebrating the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
To observe the rich and varied legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., Northwestern University’s Chicago campus will host a series of events January 20-24, 2015.

Curriculum Development Grant Brings Technology to Mediation
Alyson Carrel awarded Access to Justice Author Course Project grant.


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