News: "Global Opportunities"

Q&A: Professor Uzoamaka Nzelibe on World Refugee Day, the CFJC, and Standing #WithRefugees
Held each year on June 20, World Refugee Day "commemorates the strength, courage, and perseverance of millions of refugees," according to the UN. At Northwestern Pritzker School of 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.

Northwestern Law and IE Madrid to Offer New Joint LLB/JD Program
This program will enable select students who begin an LLB degree at IE Law School to continue their studies at Northwestern Law, in its two-year JD program for international lawyers.

Around the World Without Leaving the Atrium: 12th Annual Global Village Set for February 17
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law will celebrate the wide array of cultural traditions across our community with food, performances, and music from around the globe at the 12th annual Global Village celebration on Friday, February 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Law School Atrium.

Welcome Tel Aviv Executive LLM Students
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is pleased to welcome 31 students from its Executive LLM Tel Aviv program who will begin a month-long stay in Chicago on July 18.

Welcome Law Schools Global League
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is pleased to host the Law Schools Global League annual summer school and conference.

New Global Public Interest Fellowship Program
Beginning in the summer of 2017, the Global Public Interest Fellowship program will fund up to six JD students to work abroad during the summer for an approved governmental or nongovernmental organization active on legal issues.

Celebrating our Diversity: 11th Annual Global Village
The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law community will highlight a wide array of cultural traditions, food, performances, and music from around the globe at the 11th annual Global Village celebration on Friday, February 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Atrium.

Partnership with IE Law School in Madrid Expands
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is pleased to announce an expansion of its relationship with IE Law School in Madrid, which will allow students from both institutions to pursue dual degrees in a time-saving format.

Vis Moot Team Places Third at Panamerican University Guadalajara International Arbitration Pre-moot
Last weekend, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law's Vis Moot team was honored by being ranked third of all teams competing in the Panamerican University Guadalajara International Arbitration Pre-moot in Mexico.

MSL Student Corinna Raimondo Awarded Mirzayan Fellowship
Master of Science in Law (MSL) student Corinna Raimondo was selected to be a 2016 Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellow with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Professor Tom Geraghty Leads Collaborative Clinical Legal Education Training in Ethiopia
Continuing a long history of assisting and facilitating the development of legal education in Ethiopia, Thomas Geraghty (JD ’69), director of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Bluhm Legal Clinic, organized a three-day conference and training workshop on clinical legal education at Addis Ababa University over the winter break. Geraghty was joined by Meredith Martin Rountree, a visiting assistant professor of law, and Rob Owen, clinical professor of law.

Executive LLM Chicago to Offer Expanded Curriculum for Global Law Grads
Under the leadership of Professor of Global Law and Practice Carole Silver, the program’s new faculty director, the curriculum will focus on the way lawyers interact across the world with business clients and enterprises.

Center for International Human Rights to Work on Justice System in Republic of Georgia
CIHR receives new funding to work on legal and justice system issues in Republic of Georgia.

Northwestern Law Experience: From the Classroom to the World
International Team Projects is a unique semester-long comparative law course allowing students to do intensive research abroad.

Northwestern Law Hosts Two Alumni Events in Europe
Northwestern Law is Hosting Two Alumni Events, in Paris and London, this summer featuring faculty members and Dean Rodriguez.

Northwestern Law Welcomes Class of 2015 Executive LLM Madrid Students
Northwestern Law welcomes 15 Executive LLM Madrid students for the final two weeks of their program.

Evidence Conference Brings Together Reformers from around the World
Despite thousands of miles, different languages, and distinct cultures, China and Tanzania share a common bond: Northwestern Law professor Ronald Allen has been a significant force in shaping evidence law in both countries.

Northwestern Law Experience: Reforming the Law of Evidence of Tanzania
Professor Ronald Allen and a group of his students have worked with Tanzanian officials to craft a modern Evidence Act for that country—a radical reinvention of a foundational component of Tanzanian law.

Northwestern Law Experience: Reinventing Interventions
By leveraging interdisciplinary research and clinical expertise to create sustainable health initiatives for communities in the developing world, the Access to Health Project's work is yielding new solutions to intractable old problems.

Conflict Ridden, Resource Rich
Access to Health students worked with health care providers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to propose hydrocarbon legislation that better governs expanding extraction industries.

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.

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.

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