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December 2011

A Tremendous Victory for the Center on Wrongful Convictions: Juan Rivera Conviction Reversed
Students and staff from Northwestern Law’s Center on Wrongful Convictions along with lawyers from Jenner & Block have won another significant exoneration.

Bartlit Center Trial Team wins Regional Competition
Northwestern Law teams defeat trial teams from Wisconsin, Illinois, Washington University, Loyola-Chicago and Southern Illinois.

Northwestern Law Alum Named White House Champion of Change
Todd Belcore JD '10 was recognized by the White House for his contributions to public service

Bluhm Legal Clinic to Host Supreme Court Candidates Forum
The Bluhm Legal Clinic will host an Illinois Supreme Court Candidates Forum in January

November 2011

Bartlit Center Trial Team Takes Home Awards at NITA Tournament
Northwestern Won a silver medal and Andrew Crowder JD '12 was named the tournament’s Outstanding Advocate.

Northwestern Law Alum Named 2012 Bristow Fellow
Jonathan Shaub JD ’11 was recently selected as one of four national Bristow Fellows.

CWCY Prevails in a Case of Wrongfully Convicted Youth
Recently the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth (CWCY) played an integral part in yet another exoneration of youth who were wrongfully convicted through false confessions.

October 2011

Dean-Designate Rodriguez Hosts Q&A With Alumni
Daniel B. Rodriguez recently held an open conversation and Q&A session with Northwestern Law alumni.

Interview with Incoming Dean Dan Rodriguez
Dan Rodriguez discusses his thoughts on his new appointment as dean

Northwestern Law Tops Princeton Review Rankings
Northwestern Law placed highly in the Princeton Review's Best Law Schools guide.

September 2011

Northwestern Law Honors David Ruder at 50th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute
The Anniversary event on Oct. 5 and 6 will honor Institute founder David Ruder

Searle Center to Host Research Symposium on Government Unions
Leading legal and finance scholars will come together at Northwestern Law to offer expert analyses on the evolution of unions

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to Speak at Pope & John Lecture Series on Professionalism
Attorney General Lisa Madigan will be the featured speaker of the 2011 Pope & John Lecture Series.

Rosenthal Lecture Scholar to Discuss the Legacies of the Global War on Terror
Kim Lane Scheppele is the featured speaker at this year's Julius Rosenthal Foundation Lecture series September 12-14.

Northwestern Law's Bluhm Legal Clinic to Launch Fellowship Program
Northwestern University School of Law's Bluhm Legal Clinic is pleased to announce the creation of the Kenneth & Harle Montgomery Foundation Clinical Fellowship Program.

August 2011

Welcome Back to Northwestern Law
Welcome back to Northwestern Law. I hope you had an enjoyable summer and are refreshed for the new academic year. This is an extremely exciting time at the Law School.

Justice Stevens Addresses Northwestern Law Class of 2011
John Paul Stevens JD ‘47, retired associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, addressed graduates, faculty, friends, and family at the 151st Northwestern Law commencement ceremony on May 13 at the Chicago Theater.

July 2011

Northwestern Law Names New Dean
Legal scholar Daniel Rodriguez will become the new law dean in January 2012

June 2011

Northwestern Law Faculty Publications 2010-2011
Northwestern Law would like to recognize Law School faculty who published university press books in 2010 and 2011.

Northwestern Law Welcomes LLM/Kellogg Class of 2012
Northwestern Law recently welcomed 26 accomplished attorneys from around the world as the LLM/Kellogg class of 2012

May 2011

Justice Stevens Addresses Northwestern Law Class of 2011
Stevens is the keynote speaker for the commencement of the 151st class at Northwestern Law.

April 2011

Justice Stevens to Visit the Law School for Honorary Events and Commencement Ceremony
Stevens will address graduates, participate in moderated conversation on his legacy on court

Center for International Human Rights Launches International Death Penalty Website
A new website launched by the Center For International Human Rights casts new light on the application of the death penalty worldwide

Trial Strategy Team Wins National Competition
Bartlit Center for Trial Strategy team wins first place in National Trial Competition

March 2011

Welcome Back From Spring Break 2011
Interim Dean Kim Yuracko welcomes students back from Spring Break.

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Visits as Trienens Judicial Scholar
Newly appointed Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will serve as this year’s Howard J. Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar

February 2011

Small Business Opportunity Conference Will Teach Entrepreneurs to Harness New Media
Leading Chicago entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and business and legal leaders, will gather at the Sixth Annual Small Business Opportunity Conference

Trial Strategy Team Wins National Competition
Trial strategy team wins first place in the Midwest Regional Finals of national trial competition.

Additional Career-Related Services for Students and Alumni
Interim Dean Kim Yuracko offers career services information for students and alumni.

January 2011

Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-in-Review
The fourth annual Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-in-Review will convene at Northwestern Law on January 31

Mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed, Among Lecturers for MLK Lecture Series Panels
Kasim Reed, current mayor of Atlanta, will be a featured speaker at one of Northwestern University’s Chicago campus 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

Interim Dean Kim Yuracko Welcomes Students Back for Spring Term
Welcome back! I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing holiday break. We have several exciting events scheduled in the new year which you will find outlined in my message.

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