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$4 Million in Gifts Establish the Newton N. Minow Professorship
Friends, colleagues, and fellow Northwestern alumni made gifts totaling $4 million to establish an endowment for a new named professorship in honor of Newton N. Minow (BS ’49, JD ’50) and to establish the Newton N. Minow Debates at Northwestern University School of Law.

Ceremony Celebrates Endowed Chair Appointments
The Faculty Chair Ceremony will recognize the appointment of three faculty members to named professorships

Alumni to be Honored for their Commitment to Public Service
Alumni will be recognized for their dedication to public interest law at the 11th Annual SFPIF Public Service dinner on April 3.

Alumni Sworn in to Bar of Supreme Court
Thirty-seven alumni were admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States at Northwestern Law’s first-ever swearing-in ceremony on March 10.

Northwestern Law Team Wins Regional Trial Competition
A Northwestern Law team won first place in the Midwest Regional Finals of the National Trial Competition and will advance to the national competition in March.

Northwestern Law Celebrates Diversity with Global Village
Northwestern Law will hold its 9th annual Global Village on Friday, February 28, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., in the Law School Atrium.

Rethinking the War on Drugs: A Symposium Presented by the Seventh Circuit Bar Association Foundation
The Seventh Circuit Bar Association Foundation and co-sponsors Northwestern University School of Law and the Harvard Club of Chicago present a two-day symposium “Rethinking the War on Drugs,” which will be held February 20-21, 2014, in Northwestern Law’s Thorne Auditorium.

David and Libby Savner Give to Support Innovative Instructional Technology
David A. Savner (JD ’68) and his wife, Libby, have made a gift of $1 million to Northwestern University School of Law to sustain instructional innovation in the classroom.

Lecture Series Honors the Legacy of Dr. King
In recognition of the historic contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Northwestern University School of Law and the Feinberg School of Medicine will host a week of programming January 21-23

Dean Rodriguez Assumes Presidency of AALS
Daniel B. Rodriguez, dean of Northwestern University School of Law, was inaugurated as the president of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) at its annual meeting in New York City January 2-5, 2014.


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