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October 2014

10/22/2014 California malpractice cap generates big spending | Bernard Black in The McDowell News
10/22/2014 Special court justice: 'Progress really is being made' (subscription required) | Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
10/22/2014 I'm a millennial, and I'm not screwed | Michelle Kennedy JD '16 in Crain's Chicago Business
10/21/2014 NuCurrent gets a charge with $3.5 million | Jacob Babcock JD '09 in Crain's Chicago Business
10/21/2014 How Disruptive Technologies Will Transform the Role of Lawyers | John O. McGinnis in Law Professor Blogs
10/17/2014 Detroit Metro Airport, disability advocates settle suit | Jason M. Turkish JD '12 in The Detroit News
10/16/2014 Man Walks Free After Brooklyn Conviction Vacated | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in New York Law Journal
10/13/2014 Bolingbrook cuts rent for ice rink operator tied to mayor | Nadav Shoked in The Chicago Tribune
10/12/2014 Just a coincidence, or a sign? | Jonathan Koehler in CBS News
10/12/2014 Sweden's unprincipled stance on recognition | Eugene Kontorovich in The Jerusalem Post
10/11/2014 Lawsuit accuses St. Paul cops of avenging fallen brother | Clifford Zimmerman in TwinCities.com
10/10/2014 Which Law School Has The Best Career Prospects? | Northwestern University School of Law in Above the Law
10/09/2014 Expert: Cook County jail among most dangerous | Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in WGN News
10/09/2014 Expert: Cook County Jail one of the most dangerous in country | Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in The Chicago Tribune
10/09/2014 The Best Law Schools For Career Prospects 2015 | Northwestern University School of Law in Forbes
10/09/2014 Symposium: The gay marriage cases and federal jurisdiction | Steven G. Calabresi in SCOTUS Blog
10/08/2014 The 2015 Edition of The Best 169 Law Schools | Northwestern University School of Law in The Princeton Review
10/08/2014 Bill Bratton Wouldn't Be the First Commish to Reform NYPD's Culture | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in The Village Voice
10/07/2014 Corruption Is Creating More Ebola Victims | Juliet Sorensen in Take Part
10/06/2014 Beware Higher-Ed Doomsayers | Morton Schapiro in The Chronicle of Higher Education
10/06/2014 Robert Downey, Jr. Meets with Northwestern Students | Northwestern University School of Law in ABC News
10/06/2014 Supreme Court Order Leaves Some Same-Sex Couples 'in the Dark' | Andrew M. Koppelman in NBC News
10/04/2014 The kings of the courtroom | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Economist
10/02/2014 Can the U.S. send domestic terrorists to international courts? | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
10/02/2014 Is Uber Taking Its Drivers for a Ride? | Zev J. Eigen in OZY
10/02/2014 Lessons from FDR can help regain public trust during Ebola crisis? | Juliet Sorensen in GlobalPost
10/02/2014 Bryan, Cave LLP names new office quarterback | Joseph Q. McCoy JD '98 in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
10/01/2014 Upcoming Supreme Court Securities Cases | Allan Horwich in The National Law Review

September 2014

09/30/2014 Swets Declared Bankrupt; Expected to Sell Business in Parts | George H. Pike in Information Today
09/30/2014 Two Lawyers Are New Among Forbes 400 Richest Americans | Mark Walter JD '85 in The American Lawyer
09/29/2014 Professor Kingsfield Couldn't Cut It Today | Northwestern University School of Law in The National Law Journal
09/28/2014 Is the Supreme Court Ready to Settle the Gay Marriage Battle? | Andrew M. Koppelman in NBC News
09/26/2014 Judge's political talk leads to deputy misstep | Steven Lubet in The Courier-Journal
09/25/2014 Eric Holder's Legacy Will Be Defined by Partisan Fights, Social Justice | Andrew M. Koppelman in NBC News
09/25/2014 Environmental disaster, revisited | Anthony A. D'Amato in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
09/24/2014 Northwestern School of Law Announces Fundraising Campaign | Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern University School of Law in JD Journal
09/24/2014 Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro | Morton Schapiro in C-SPAN
09/23/2014 Northwestern Law Sets $150M Fundraising Goal | Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern University School of Law in The National Law Journal
09/23/2014 Agency Theater Collective's AT THE CENTER Begins Tonight | Rob Warden; Center on Wrongful Convictions in BroadwayWorld.com
09/23/2014 Go easier on petty drug offenders | Bluhm Legal Clinic in The Chicago Sun-Times
09/22/2014 Brand builder: Stroth creates marketing deals for athletes | Andrew M. Stroth JD '99 in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
09/22/2014 'Hague Day' brings into focus decisions by ICC that could have major ramifications for Israel | Eugene Kontorovich in The Jerusalem Post
09/19/2014 The Khmer Rouge Archives | David J. Scheffer in The New York Times
09/19/2014 Northwestern rolls out $150M campaign plan | Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
09/18/2014 Northwestern Law launches campaign to raise a record $150 million | Northwestern University School of Law in Crain's Chicago Business
09/18/2014 Scotland to vote on independence today | David J. Scheffer in Aljazeera
09/18/2014 'If I Were A Scotchman I Too Should Be Conceited': Henry James and Others on Scotland | David J. Scheffer in The Nation
09/16/2014 Federal Court Holds 'Browsewrap' Agreement Unenforceable | George H. Pike in Information Today
09/16/2014 US reluctant to invoke R2P against 'Islamic State' | David J. Scheffer in Deutsche Welle
09/15/2014 Scotland to hold referendum on independence from the UK | David J. Scheffer in Aljazeera
09/15/2014 Scottish Independence Insta-Symposium: The Legal Terrain Following a Yes Vote for Scottish Independence | David J. Scheffer in Opinio Juris
09/14/2014 Judge to Examine Circumstances of Suspect's Confession in Patz Case | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in The New York Times
09/14/2014 Historic vote looms large on September 18th for Scotland | David J. Scheffer in Aljazeera
09/11/2014 International law and doing business in occupied territory | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
09/09/2014 More "gaolbalization" -- the international market in unwanteds | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
09/08/2014 Warner Bros. Ups Courtney Armstrong to Exec VP, Worldwide Business Affairs | Courtney Armstrong JD-MBA '97 in The Chicago Tribune
09/05/2014 The Israeli "land grab" that wasn't | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
09/05/2014 Law School Should be Funnier, Says Professor (subscription required) | Stephen F. Reed in The Wall Street Journal
09/04/2014 Obamacare Lawsuits Just Suffered a Big Setback | Andrew M. Koppelman in The New Republic
09/04/2014 Jury's quick verdict in McDonnell case a message in itself | Juliet Sorensen in Daily Press
09/04/2014 A Victory over Justice System's Failure: Wrongly Convicted Brothers Freed After 31 Years in Prison | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in Democracy Now!
09/03/2014 Seeking Transformative Justice in Ferguson, Dearborn, and Beyond | Sheila Bedi in The Huffington Post
09/03/2014 Should Terror Groups Be Paid Ransoms? | John O. McGinnis in Voice of America
09/02/2014 The Extraordinary Chambers of Cambodia: Searching for Accountability for Khmer Rouge Atrocities (subscription required) | David J. Scheffer in American Bar Association- International Law News
09/01/2014 Prisoner exonerations are at an all-time high, and it's not because of DNA testing | Alison R. Flaum in ABA Journal
09/01/2014 Convictions in the Killing Fields of Cambodia (subscription required) | David J. Scheffer in The Chicago Tribune

August 2014

08/29/2014 Mentally impaired teen's sobbing, distraught confession has lawyers seeking changes in Metro East | Laura H. Nirider JD '08 in St. Louis Post-Dispatch
08/28/2014 A coerced confession? | Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Belleville News-Democrat
08/27/2014 St. Clair County Sheriff's Office accused of coercing armed robbery confession from black teen | Locke E. Bowman; Alexa Van Brunt; Laura H. Nirider JD '08 in The Madison County Record
08/26/2014 Cops and Cameras- Should Cops Wear Body Cameras? | Jeffrey Urdangen in WTTW- Chicago Tonight
08/26/2014 To Curb FGM, Our Project Focuses on the Cutters | Juliet Sorensen in Women's eNews
08/25/2014 Wisconsin, Indiana Join Rush for Same-Sex Marriage Review | Andrew M. Koppelman in Bloomberg
08/20/2014 Northwestern and Michigan Are Partners in the Pursuit of Justice for the Wrongfully Convicted | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in The Huffington Post
08/19/2014 Quinn OKs DNA tests for defendants who plead guilty | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Chicago Tribune
08/15/2014 Law Profs Urge High Court Review Of Whitman Conviction (subscription required) | Allan Horwich in Law360
08/14/2014 Professor's tweets about Israel crossed the line (subscription required) | Steven Lubet in The Chicago Tribune
08/13/2014 Patent examiners more likely to approve marginal inventions when pressed for time | Michael D. Frakes in Phys.org
08/13/2014 8 Months Later, Still No Word on Blagojevich Appeal | Deborah L. Borman in NBC Chicago
08/13/2014 Pregnant Women and Immigrant Children: The Latest Victims of Mass Imprisonment? | Sheila Bedi in Truthout
08/08/2014 Cyprus & the ICC -- international reactions | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
08/08/2014 More on Morsi and a Palestinian ICC Bid | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
08/07/2014 International Criminal Court action filed vs. settlements | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
08/07/2014 Hannaford parent company a rival bidder for Market Basket | James J. Hanks in The Boston Globe
08/07/2014 UN tribunal serves justice cold to Khmer Rouge leaders | David J. Scheffer in Nikkei Asian Review
08/07/2014 Is U.S. obligated to provide free electricity to Afghanistan? | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
08/06/2014 Gay-Marriage Opponents Seek Redemption From Court Losses | Andrew M. Koppelman in Bloomberg
08/06/2014 Walking to the pro bono beat | Jonathan Quinn JD '85 in Chicago Lawyer
08/06/2014 Angry Bar Candidates Sue Over Exam Software Problems | Daniel B. Rodriguez in The National Law Journal
08/05/2014 The Problem of 'Underweight' Shareholders | Simon C. Wong in Deal Book - New York Times
08/05/2014 Student Lawyers Get in on the Intellectual Property Boom | Northwestern University School of Law in The Wall Street Journal
08/05/2014 Latest Salvo Fired in Amazon and Hachette's Dispute | George H. Pike in Information Today
08/05/2014 Palestine's Egypt problem at the ICC | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
08/05/2014 A judgment of 2, justice for millions? Cambodia awaits Khmer Rouge verdict | David J. Scheffer in Nikkei Asian Review
08/03/2014 Pick your doomsday: 9 end-of-the-world theories that will haunt your dreams | John O. McGinnis in Salon
08/01/2014 This Is Law School? Socrates Takes a Back Seat to Business and Tech | Daniel B. Rodriguez in The New York Times
08/01/2014 Law Schools Catch the Startup Bug | Daniel B. Rodriguez in Inc.
08/01/2014 Does Israel have to give free power to Gaza? | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
08/01/2014 Copyright debate has new tune in the age of streaming Read more: Copyright debate has new tune in the age of streaming | Peter C. DiCola in The Deal Pipeline

July 2014

07/31/2014 Inversion Backlash | Charlotte Crane in First Business
07/31/2014 Inside the stressed-out, time-crunched patent examiner workforce | Michael D. Frakes in The Washington Post
07/30/2014 Think companies can flee the U.S. risk-free? Think again | Charlotte Crane in Crain's Chicago Business
07/30/2014 Malaysia Airlines victims deserve due process not rush to apportion blame | David J. Scheffer in International Bar Association
07/28/2014 Here's the single best analysis of the Halbig anti-Obamacare ruling | Andrew M. Koppelman in Los Angeles Times
07/28/2014 Here's the single best analysis of the Halbig anti-Obamacare ruling | Andrew M. Koppelman in Los Angeles Times
07/24/2014 Global Health Law, by Lawrence O. Gostin | Juliet Sorensen in The Times Higher Education
07/23/2014 Obamacare Opponents Are Hurting 4.5 Million Workers to Win a Political War | Andrew M. Koppelman in The New Republic
07/21/2014 Law School Enrollment Slump Continues | Daniel B. Rodriguez in The National Law Journal
07/21/2014 Top 10 Law Schools for Business Law: #4 Northwestern University School of Law | Northwestern University School of Law in Law Street Media
07/21/2014 Academics talk fighting de-legitimization in Knesset | Eugene Kontorovich in The Jerusalem Post
07/21/2014 Work Life: Kim Kamin, chief wealth strategist, Gresham Partners | Kim Kamin in The Chicago Tribune
07/18/2014 Scientists Are Afraid To Talk About The Robot Apocalypse, And That's A Problem | John O. McGinnis in Business Insider
07/16/2014 Cubs may expand legal rights along with bleachers (subscription required) | Robert W. Bennett in The Chicago Tribune
07/15/2014 How Alex Rein Built a Slush Empire | Alex Rein JD '06 in Eater Chicago
07/14/2014 Book Review: 'Six Amendments' by John Paul Stevens (subscription required) | Steven G. Calabresi in The Wall Street Journal
07/10/2014 Louisiana ruling sparks debate over confessions to priests as testimony | Ronald J. Allen in The Washington Times
07/07/2014 Polarized Reaction to Wheaton College Injunction | Andrew M. Koppelman in The Wall Street Journal
07/05/2014 Let justice be served in Syria and Iraq | David J. Scheffer in Los Angeles Times
07/04/2014 The Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision Just Got a Whole Lot Worse | Andrew M. Koppelman in The New Republic
07/03/2014 Legal education scholarship and its coming heyday (?) | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
07/02/2014 Legal automation and law curriculum | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
07/01/2014 Illinois firms celebrate ruling on contraception coverage | Andrew M. Koppelman in The Chicago Tribune
07/01/2014 An International Perspective on the Future of Scotland | David J. Scheffer in The Scottish Government
07/01/2014 Ambassador Scheffer Lectures on the Modern Challenges of International Law | David J. Scheffer in Washington University Law

June 2014

06/30/2014 The Hobby Lobby Decision Was a Victory for Women's Rights | Andrew M. Koppelman in The New Republic
06/28/2014 Interrogation taping a positive reform for police | Joshua Tepfer; Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Chicago Tribune
06/26/2014 Sand rush in Midwest, where rare material for fracking is mined | Nancy C. Loeb in Fox News
06/26/2014 Fighting for LGBT rights earns student scholarship | AJ Singletary JD-MBA '16 in Windy City Media Group
06/25/2014 Another $40 Million Settlement for Wrongfully Convicted | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Wrongful Convictions Blog
06/24/2014 First Sale Hearing Raises Questions on Kirtsaeng and Digital Goods | George H. Pike in Information Today
06/23/2014 New law to help inmates prove innocence with DNA tests | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Chicago Tribune
06/23/2014 Brooklyn's new District Attorney leads the way with 8 inmate exonerations so far this year | Rob Warden in New York Daily News
06/23/2014 Beaman wants judge outside the circuit to hear lawsuit | Locke E. Bowman in The Pantagraph
06/21/2014 Accusations of law prof self-delusion and mendacity; predictable cheering from the bleachers; and a basic point remains missing | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
06/20/2014 Meet This Year's Inspiring Point Foundation Scholars | AJ Singletary JD-MBA '16 in Advocate
06/19/2014 Editorial: What's wrong with the Redskins decision | Martin H. Redish in The Chicago Tribune
06/19/2014 In the News (subscription required) | Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
06/19/2014 Point Foundation Announces Higher Education Scholarships | AJ Singletary JD-MBA '16 in L.A. Biz
06/19/2014 Changing Law Professor: Job Security and Governance | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
06/18/2014 Four new judges take seats on federal bench | Laurie J. Michelson JD '92 in LegalNews
06/17/2014 How Rochelle Sterling Got Donald Sterling's Medical Records To Claim Control Of The Clippers | Steven Lubet in Forbes
06/16/2014 Changing law professor? Changing law schools? | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
06/16/2014 Looks like President O got an early start on that coconut | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
06/15/2014 Authorities hope one murder holds key to another | Judith Royal JD '81 in The Chicago Tribune
06/12/2014 The fight to preserve a model public housing project | Leonard S. Rubinowitz in Chicago Reader
06/12/2014 As World Cup play begins, South Africa must investigative charges of fraud in 2010 Cup | Juliet Sorensen in GlobalPost
06/12/2014 Charges dropped in fatal hit-run, prosecutors say confession false | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in The Chicago Tribune
06/11/2014 Magical Mystery Tower | Northwestern University School of Law in Willamette Week
06/09/2014 Anxiety and Ambition in the Trenches | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
06/09/2014 Beyond Belief | Andrew M. Koppelman in The Chronicle of Higher Education
06/09/2014 Decline of Lawyers? Law schools quo vadis? | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
06/09/2014 Northwestern Law dean: Never let a good crisis go to waste | Daniel B. Rodriguez in Fortune
06/09/2014 A Toast to Edwin Meese | John O. McGinnis in Library of Law and Liberty
06/09/2014 Bowen sworn in at CFTC | Sharon Bowen JD-MBA '82 in The Hill
06/08/2014 Mining for fracking sand drives some Illinois farmers from land | Nancy C. Loeb in The Chicago Tribune
06/06/2014 Big debts, big help at Northwestern (subscription required) | Cynthia A. Wilson JD '86; Benjamin Israel JD '14; Brett Werenski JD '14; Dennie Byam JD '14; Lindsay Dubin JD '14; Andrew McNulty JD '14 in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
06/04/2014 The Wisconsin girls, Miranda rights and minors: a blind spot in US law | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in The Guardian
06/03/2014 Advancing U.S. Interests in its Evolving Relationship with the International Criminal Court | David J. Scheffer in ABA-ICC Project
06/02/2014 Celladon Corporation Appoints Industry Veteran Paul Cleveland As President And Chief Financial Officer | Paul Cleveland JD '81 in FierceBiotech
06/02/2014 5 Ways Computers Are Revolutionizing the Legal Profession | John O. McGinnis in The Wall Street Journal
06/01/2014 Machines v. Lawyers | John O. McGinnis in City Journal
06/01/2014 Purdon supports new policy requiring feds to record interviews | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in Grand Forks Herald
06/01/2014 Crimea, International Law, and the West Bank | Eugene Kontorovich in Commentary
06/01/2014 Brennan's Revenge | James Lindgren in City Journal

May 2014

05/31/2014 How activist judges increase your taxes | James Lindgren in Los Angeles Times
05/30/2014 Schools out, but summer remains busy | Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
05/28/2014 I.Q. Cutoff Ruling May Spare Some Inmates on Death Row | Robert C. Owen in The New York Times
05/25/2014 Gay marriage bans crumbling quickly | Andrew M. Koppelman in The Hill
05/25/2014 Dallas targets wrongful convictions, and revolution starts to spread | Rob Warden in The Christian Science Monitor
05/22/2014 7 Tips For Managing Your Finances During Maternity Leave | Northwestern University Law Review in Forbes
05/21/2014 DOJ reverses no-recording policy for interrogations | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in USA Today
05/21/2014 One Cheer for Scalia on Legal Education | John O. McGinnis in Library of Law and Liberty
05/20/2014 Four Well-Intentioned International Law Ideas Doomed to Fail | Karen Alter in OZY
05/19/2014 Agreement reached in youth parole suit (subscription required) | Alexa Van Brunt in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
05/19/2014 State agrees to settlement in lawsuit alleging a 'kangaroo court' | Alexa Van Brunt; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in The Chicago Tribune
05/19/2014 Rules agreed to for juvenile detention hearings | Alexa Van Brunt in The Washington Times
05/19/2014 Wrongful Conviction and Rob Warden: Desperately Seeking Justice | Rob Warden; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Hillard Heintze- The Front Line
05/17/2014 The Brown decision's legacy: Still under review | Steven G. Calabresi in Constitution Daily
05/16/2014 A new take on Kiobel: putting ATS in line with international practice and other statutes | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
05/15/2014 Sheriffs and the posse comitatus | Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology in The Washington Post
05/13/2014 FCC Open Internet Proposal Could End Net Neutrality | George H. Pike in Information Today
05/09/2014 Northwestern's difference maker | Daniel B. Rodriguez in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
05/09/2014 Do Investors in Emerging Market Companies Care about Corporate Governance? | Bernard Black in International Finance Corporation
05/09/2014 Lawyers Warn Public Companies About New Wave of Whistle-Blower Actions | Northwestern University School of Law in Bloomberg BNA
05/08/2014 Court rejects death row convict's appeal claiming an inept lawyer | Robert C. Owen in Austin American-Statesman
05/08/2014 Free market America? Yes, but with limits | James J. Hanks in Yahoo News
05/07/2014 Big Question: Is It Time To Abolish The Death Penalty? | Rob Warden in Wisconsin Public Radio
05/07/2014 Officials re-opening botched 'Dixmoor 5' case | Joshua Tepfer in The Chicago Tribune
05/06/2014 Lawyers for convicted killer Campbell file appeals days before scheduled execution (subscription required) | Robert C. Owen in The Houston Chronicle
05/05/2014 Many wrongfully convicted are simply on their own | Center on Wrongful Convictions in USA Today
05/04/2014 Mother helps change Wisconsin intoxication law | Jeffrey Urdangen in The Chicago Tribune
05/02/2014 Report Sheds Light On Taxpayer Subsidies For Restaurant CEO Pay | Charlotte Crane in Progress Illinois
05/01/2014 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing an MBA Entrepreneurship Program | Jason Sandler JD-MBA '15 in US News

April 2014

04/30/2014 When Fasces Aren't Fascist | Eugene Kontorovich in City Journal
04/30/2014 Seeking punishment for errant police and prosecutors | Rob Warden in The Chicago Tribune
04/30/2014 Let Nations, Not the World, Prosecute Corruption | Karen Alter; Juliet Sorensen in U.S. News and World Report
04/30/2014 Power Lawyers 2014: The Complete List A-Z | Alan Hergott JD '75 in The Hollywood Reporter
04/30/2014 Law school leaders are dividing into two camps: stuck v. serious | Daniel B. Rodriguez in ABA Journal
04/29/2014 Gov. Quinn picks law school classmate as DCFS boss | Bobbie M. Gregg JD '80 in Politics- The Chicago Sun-Times
04/28/2014 Retired Justice John Paul Stevens To Testify on Campaign Finance | Justice John Paul Stevens JD '47 in The National Law Journal
04/26/2014 A civil rights figure with tall shoulders to stand on | Thomas N. Todd in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
04/25/2014 Why the Jerusalem passport case should be dismissed for lack of standing | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
04/25/2014 The Rubin Carter case, perjury for the prosecution — and lessons unlearned | Rob Warden in The Chicago Sun-Times
04/24/2014 Net Neutrality Undermind By Proposed FCC Rules, Say Free Access Groups | James B. Speta in Aljazeera
04/24/2014 Why the Court should uphold Congress's power in the Jerusalem Passport case | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
04/24/2014 Clearing up legal misconceptions before the Northwestern football players' union vote | Zev J. Eigen in Sports Illustrated
04/23/2014 Rob Warden, co-founder of Center on Wrongful Convictions, believes death penalty abolition is possible | Rob Warden in The City Sentinel
04/22/2014 Are The True Costs Of Political Patronage Too High? | Juliet Sorensen in Talking Points Memo
04/22/2014 Ex-justice suggests changing Constitution (subscription required) | Justice John Paul Stevens JD '47 in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
04/21/2014 Specialist in Oversight Inquiries to Be Named White House Counsel | W. Neil Eggleston JD '78 in The New York Times
04/21/2014 Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, symbol for those who were wrongly convicted, dies | Rob Warden; Karen L. Daniel; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Inside Counsel
04/21/2014 For Daniel Taylor, jail was no alibi | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Washington Post
04/21/2014 Justice Stevens Suggests Solution for 'Giant Step in the Wrong Direction' | Justice John Paul Stevens JD '47 in The New York Times
04/21/2014 Eggleston to Replace Ruemmler as Next White House Counsel | W. Neil Eggleston JD '78 in The Wall Street Journal
04/20/2014 Seal Beach shooting case casts spotlight on jailhouse informants | Rob Warden in Los Angeles Times
04/20/2014 High court to decide fate of renegade television service | Peter C. DiCola in The Hill
04/18/2014 David & Me Chronicles Rubin Carter's Fight to Free David McCallum as He Fights for His Own Life | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Rob Warden; Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Huffington Post
04/17/2014 Beaman files new lawsuit in McLean County | Locke E. Bowman; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Pantagraph
04/16/2014 Unprisoning Our Children | Sheila Bedi in The Huffington Post
04/16/2014 Fault Lines Appear at Northwestern Over Union Vote | Zev J. Eigen in The New York Times
04/15/2014 Honoring a big fish in Northwestern's pond (subscription required) | Newton Minow JD '50; Daniel B. Rodriguez in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
04/15/2014 Harvard, Northwestern, Announce Endowed Professorships | Newton Minow JD '50; Daniel B. Rodriguez in The National Law Journal
04/11/2014 'Ford Heights Four' exonerated, but not free from past | Rob Warden in The Chicago Tribune
04/11/2014 Shock-Based Causal Inference in Corporate Finance | Bernard Black in The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation
04/10/2014 Northwestern University gets $4 million to honor alum Newton Minow | Newton Minow JD '50; Daniel B. Rodriguez in Crain's Chicago Business
04/10/2014 Utah Gay-Marriage Appeal Seen as Rehearsal for Supreme Court | Andrew M. Koppelman in Bloomberg Businessweek
04/10/2014 Northwestern University gets millions for Newton Minow professorship | Newton Minow JD '50; Daniel B. Rodriguez in Chicago Business Journal
04/10/2014 The Modern Engineer: New Skills, Opportunities, and Obligations | Master of Science in Law in The Institute
04/08/2014 Wall Street Journal calls occupied territories "disputed": paging Gov. Christie | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
04/07/2014 Back to Mali: A Country Suffers From the Single Story of Danger | Juliet Sorensen in Pacific Standard
04/07/2014 Vietnam's Death Penalty System Under Fire | Delphine Lourtau in The Voice of Russia
04/04/2014 Wall Street Journal gives Western Sahara to Morocco | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
04/02/2014 Billionaire Ukrainian industrialist indicted in Chicago on bribery charges | Juliet Sorensen in The Chicago Tribune
04/01/2014 Cengage Learning Emerges From Bankruptcy | George H. Pike in Information Today

March 2014

03/31/2014 Why College Athletes Aren't Really Employees -- But Should Be | Zev J. Eigen in The Huffington Post
03/31/2014 Legal Action Initiated Over Malaysian Flight's Disappearance | Marshall S. Shapo in NPR
03/31/2014 Still asking: What makes the Sun-Times sure that Daley knew about Koschman case early on? | Locke E. Bowman in The Chicago Tribune
03/27/2014 NLRB says Northwestern football players can unionize | Zev J. Eigen in Southern California Public Radio
03/27/2014 Northwestern University players win bid to unionize | Zev J. Eigen in WBEZ
03/24/2014 Think Russia's land grab is unique? Think again. | Eugene Kontorovich in Los Angeles Times
03/24/2014 Sources: FBI reviewing secret recording from Novi judge's chambers | Steven Lubet in Detroit Free Press
03/24/2014 Conquest is not 19th-century, its Disco | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
03/24/2014 The Bloodlessness of Russia's Crimean Conquest | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
03/24/2014 Exoneree Diaries: Jacques lends a hand to a new exoneree | Karen L. Daniel; Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Center on Wrongful Convictions in WBEZ
03/23/2014 Book Review: 'The Classical Liberal Constitution,' by Richard A. Epstein (subscription required) | John O. McGinnis in The Wall Street Journal
03/23/2014 Fire safety on reserves; Loneliness and health; Sexist Children's Books; Afghan vet Phil Palmer; Crimean referendum and International Law; Marguerite Andersen and The Bad Mother; Ari Shavit on Israel; MaryAnne Arcand | Karen Alter in The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright
03/23/2014 Execution delays have grown over time | Rob Warden in Brainerd Dispatch
03/22/2014 Ruling offers hope to some imprisoned as youths | Alison R. Flaum; Carolyn Frazier in The Chicago Tribune
03/21/2014 Some Inmates Convicted As Juveniles To Get New Hearings | Shobha L. Mahadev JD '99 in NBC Chicago
03/20/2014 Ill. High Court Ruling Could Mean Early Release For Prisoners Convicted As Juveniles | Shobha L. Mahadev JD '99 in CBS Chicago
03/19/2014 The Helicopter Carriers of Cherbourg? | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
03/19/2014 My fight with an electioneering cone | David M. Shapiro in The Chicago Sun-Times
03/19/2014 Juvenile Life Without Parole, and the Hope and Horror of Re-sentencing | Children and Family Justice Center in The Chicago Bureau
03/15/2014 These 6 Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Also Support Religious Freedom | Andrew M. Koppelman in The Christian Post
03/14/2014 The Law Schools Whose Grads Earn The Biggest Paychecks In 2014 | Northwestern University School of Law in Forbes
03/14/2014 This week in innocence | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Washington Post
03/14/2014 Reduce Gun Penalties | Bluhm Legal Clinic in The New York Times
03/13/2014 76th Anniversary of Clarence Darrow's Death Marked Today by Professor and Author Robert Burns | Robert P. Burns in BroadwayWorld.com
03/13/2014 The university as global citizen | Juliet Sorensen in Health and Human Rights
03/13/2014 Peoria man's conviction dismissed after nearly 20 years in custody | Karen L. Daniel in Peoria Journal Star
03/12/2014 Anti-death penalty group hosts annual fundraiser | Rob Warden in San Francisco Chronicle
03/12/2014 Residents file sand mine complaint | Nancy C. Loeb in The Times
03/12/2014 Patent Data Missing in Troll Debate | Daniel F. Spulber in EE Times
03/12/2014 Death row inmate, wrongfully convicted, goes free almost 30 years later (+video) | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Christian Science Monitor
03/12/2014 Loyola dean to investigate inmates' abuse claims against Burge | Locke E. Bowman in The Chicago Sun-Times
03/12/2014 Law school dean appointed to search for Burge victims still in prison | Locke E. Bowman in The Chicago Tribune
03/12/2014 Is Luck Real? | Jonathan Koehler in Science Channel- Through the Wormhole
03/10/2014 Profs talk wrongful convictions of women (subscription required) | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Laura H. Nirider JD '08; Center on Wrongful Convictions Women's Project in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
03/08/2014 Wrongful Convictions Symposium in Chicago will Honor Rob Warden | Rob Warden; Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Wrongful Convictions Blog
03/06/2014 German high court challenges the European Central Bank pledge to defend the Euro | Karen Alter in GlobalPost
03/06/2014 The world discovers the legality of the Gaza blockade | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
03/05/2014 Retired Supreme Court Justice Calls For Constitutional Amendment To Prevent Partisan Gerrymandering | Justice John Paul Stevens JD '47 in Think Progress
03/05/2014 Lack of clear rules for recusal underpins high stakes case against State Farm | Steven Lubet in The Madison County Record
03/05/2014 Why holding the piracy statute's life sentence unconstitutional was a mistake | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
03/05/2014 Court holds federal high seas piracy statute unconstitutional | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
03/05/2014 Northwestern University startup a finalist in cancer treatments competition | John Kuelper JD-MBA '14; Matthew Rosenstock JD-MBA '14 in Blue Sky
03/05/2014 Has Putin broken international law? | Karen Alter in CNN
03/04/2014 Executive Perspective: A view from Europe on corporate accountability | Caroline Kaeb in Thomson Reuters
03/03/2014 Why Are Natural Disasters Breeding Grounds For Corruption? | Juliet Sorensen in Talking Points Memo
03/03/2014 More evidence of a fatally flawed judicial system in Texas | Northwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles Times
03/02/2014 Legal 'standing': Obama's executive branch escape hatch | Eugene Kontorovich in Los Angeles Times
03/01/2014 Northwestern Football Players Plan To Form Union | Zev J. Eigen in WBEZ
03/01/2014 Steve McIntyre: was Michael Mann "exonerated" by the Oxburgh Panel? | James Lindgren in The Washington Post
03/01/2014 Youth Matters: Roper, Graham, J.D.B., Miller, and the New Juvenile Jurisprudence (subscription required) | Shobha L. Mahadev JD '99 in The Champion
03/01/2014 Defending Juvenile Confessions After J.D.B. v. North Carolina (subscription required) | Joshua Tepfer in The Champion

February 2014

02/28/2014 The flaw in Osborne's pre-emptive strike against a currency union | David J. Scheffer in New Statesman
02/28/2014 Suit alleges inmates not protected from violence at Cook County Jail | David M. Shapiro; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in WGN News
02/27/2014 Lawsuit accuses Cook County of allowing 'sadistic culture' at jail | David M. Shapiro; Sheila Bedi; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in The Chicago Tribune
02/27/2014 Unjustly jailed, banned from suing | Northwestern University School of Law in New York Daily News
02/27/2014 'Culture of brutality' in Chicago jail charged in lawsuit | Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in The Chicago Tribune
02/27/2014 With Congress Plaza strike over, fight erupts over pension payments (subscription required) | Zev J. Eigen in Crain's Chicago Business
02/27/2014 Lawsuit Alleges 'Sadistic Culture Of Brutality And Violence' At Cook County Jail | David M. Shapiro; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Chicagoist
02/26/2014 Funding legal scholarship | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
02/26/2014 AALS: is, not, and ought | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
02/26/2014 Bank share claims flawed: Wallace | David J. Scheffer in The Courier
02/26/2014 The best schools for getting a job in a large law firm | James Lindgren in The Washington Post
02/25/2014 Science study: Republicans struggle with evolution, Democrats struggle with the Earth going around the Sun | James Lindgren in The Washington Post
02/25/2014 Scholarship funding: why and how | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
02/24/2014 Want to Work in BigLaw? Apply to These Law Schools | Northwestern University School of Law in The Wall Street Journal
02/24/2014 Ranking the Go-To Law Schools | Northwestern University School of Law in The National Law Journal
02/24/2014 Margulies Responds to Kristof: It's Not That Simple! | Joseph Margulies JD '88 in New Legal Realism Conversations
02/24/2014 American legal scholarship and legal education misconceived | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
02/24/2014 AALS should fund scholarship? | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
02/23/2014 Did lawyer's suicide cost him final pay? Court to decide | Steven Lubet in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
02/21/2014 Exonerated. Now What? | Northwestern University School of Law in The New York Times
02/21/2014 How much can police lie to suspects? N.Y. rulings suggest there's a limit. | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in The Christian Science Monitor
02/20/2014 James Franco and poet Frank Bidart draw a crowd | Northwestern University School of Law in The Chicago Tribune
02/19/2014 Three Sidley Lawyers to Argue in Three Days in High Court | Carter Phillips JD '77; Jeffrey Green in The National Law Journal
02/18/2014 Law school 'flips' over donation | David A. Savner JD '68; Emerson Tiller in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
02/18/2014 Did people confuse 'astronomy' with 'astrology' in the NSF study? | James Lindgren in The Washington Post
02/17/2014 UIC faculty plans to strike for two days | Zev J. Eigen in The Chicago Tribune
02/17/2014 76th Anniversary of Clarence Darrow's Death Marked 3/13 by Professor and Author Robert Burns | Robert P. Burns in BroadwayWorld.com
02/14/2014 Northwestern's ELC not a startup anymore (subscription required) | Allison Hastings JD '14; Katherine Pine JD '15; Entrepreneurship Law Center in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
02/13/2014 What Belgium's child euthanasia law means for America and the Constitution | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
02/13/2014 Kiobel redux: Universal jurisdiction gets ever less universal | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
02/13/2014 Government seeks to appeal Ty Warner's probation in tax evasion case | Juliet Sorensen in The Chicago Tribune
02/12/2014 Knox and Sollecito: Victims of a Prosecutor's 'Conspiracy Theories' to Explain Away DNA | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in The Huffington Post
02/11/2014 New York State's Top Judge Permits Early Bar Exam in Exchange for Pro Bono Work | Daniel B. Rodriguez in The New York Times
02/10/2014 Authorities must be wary of false confessions | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Chicago Sun-Times
02/08/2014 24 percent of JDs who passed the bar in 2000 aren't practicing law, survey finds | Daniel B. Rodriguez in ABA Journal
02/06/2014 A New Kind of Student Union? | Zev J. Eigen in Illinois Public Radio
02/06/2014 FIU's First Decanal Lecture on Legal Education | Daniel B. Rodriguez in PrawfsBlawg
02/05/2014 Podcast: Does the Constitution Speak to Income Inequality? | Stephen B. Presser in Constitution Daily
02/05/2014 Savners give Northwestern Law School $1 million | David A. Savner JD '68; Daniel B. Rodriguez in Crain's Chicago Business
02/05/2014 DNA Hearing Brings Skinner Case Closer to Resolution | Robert C. Owen in The Texas Tribune
02/05/2014 Putin's Occupation Olympics | Eugene Kontorovich in Reuters
02/04/2014 U.S. criminals exonerated in 2013 climbs to record high: study | Rob Warden; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Reuters
02/04/2014 Study Puts Exonerations at Record Level in U.S. | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The New York Times
02/04/2014 Exonerations On The Rise, And Not Just Because Of DNA | Center on Wrongful Convictions in NPR
02/04/2014 Man Sues City, Cops For Wrongful Conviction | Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in NBC Chicago
02/04/2014 A New Kind of Student Union? Labor Law and Football | Zev J. Eigen in Life of the Law
02/04/2014 A Record Number Of Inmates Were Exonerated Last Year For Crimes They Didn't Commit | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Huffington Post
02/04/2014 Criminal Exonerations at All-Time High | Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Wall Street Journal
02/04/2014 Record Number of U.S. Prisoners Exonerated in 2013 | Rob Warden; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Time
02/03/2014 Hearing to Look at DNA Evidence in Skinner Case | Robert C. Owen in The Texas Tribune
02/03/2014 Angry right's secret revulsion: Why they really dodge minimum wage questions | Eugene Kontorovich in Salon
02/03/2014 Daniel Taylor files wrongful conviction suit after 20-year prison term | Locke E. Bowman; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in ABC News
02/03/2014 Illinois, Missouri cases part of record number of exonerations nationwide | Center on Wrongful Convictions in St. Louis Post-Dispatch

January 2014

01/31/2014 MSNBC flap: New evidence on the political views of mixed-race adopted and step-families | James Lindgren in The Washington Post
01/31/2014 You are what you tweet | Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
01/31/2014 MSNBC's Tweet About Biracial Families May Be More Wrong Than You Thought | James Lindgren in Time Magazine
01/30/2014 UN, Cambodia Reaffirm Support for Khmer Rouge Tribunal | David J. Scheffer in Voice of America
01/30/2014 How would college-athlete 'employees' actually work? | Zev J. Eigen in Crain's Chicago Business
01/29/2014 Should college athletes unionize? | Zev J. Eigen in Southern California Public Radio
01/29/2014 Problems with early voting, and the promise of future voting | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
01/29/2014 Obama's minimum wage plan has more statutory authority than prior "unilateral" actions | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
01/29/2014 Mentally ill Lansing man cleared of murder still faces 'outrageous' lying to police charge | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in Lansing State Journal
01/29/2014 State of the Union Analysis | Jason C. DeSanto in WTTW- Chicago Tonight
01/29/2014 Kingdom finds another $1.1m for KR tribunal | David J. Scheffer in The Phnom Penh Post
01/29/2014 Sok An, UN Delegates Discuss Khmer Rouge Tribunal Funding | David J. Scheffer in The Cambodia Daily
01/28/2014 How to judge the constitutionality of President Obama's State of the Union ideas | Eugene Kontorovich in The Washington Post
01/28/2014 How we could get rid of April 15 as Tax Day | Joseph J. Thorndike in Yahoo News
01/28/2014 The Case Against Early Voting | Eugene Kontorovich; John O. McGinnis in Politico
01/28/2014 Unionization may fail but not a failure | Zev J. Eigen in ESPN
01/27/2014 High-profile lawyers enter N.J. bridge fray | Juliet Sorensen in Philly.com
01/27/2014 Portland Revels' Robert Burns' Birthday Celebration and Pub Sing Set for Today | Robert P. Burns in BroadwayWorld.com
01/26/2014 Outside Opinion: When too many students are expelled, crime results | Sheila Bedi in The Chicago Tribune
01/24/2014 Rogers was up to the juvenile-transfer task | Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Thomas F. Geraghty JD '69 in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
01/24/2014 Why Obama Should Back Drug-Sentencing Reform in the State of the Union | Juliet Sorensen in The Atlantic
01/23/2014 Man convicted in 1991 Phoenix-area Buddhist temple massacre | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in Los Angeles Times
01/23/2014 3 get certificates of innocence after murder convictions dismissed | Karen L. Daniel; Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Chicago Tribune
01/22/2014 Coming Out of the Turn: Charting a New Course in Criminal Justice | Joseph Margulies JD '88 in Verdict
01/22/2014 Syria talks peace, amid images of death | Karen Alter in CBC- The Current
01/21/2014 Gay juror's ouster forces new U.S. pharma trial | Andrew M. Koppelman in Reuters
01/21/2014 Planned execution in Texas draws high-profile protests | Sandra L. Babcock in Los Angeles Times
01/20/2014 Ex-Chrysler engineer cleared in sex case sues defense attorney after 7 years in prison | Center on Wrongful Convictions in Detroit Free Press
01/17/2014 Chicago 'NATO 3' trial limits public access | David Shapiro in The Chicago Sun-Times
01/16/2014 When Will Kristine Bunch Be Free? | Jane E. Raley; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Indianapolis Monthly
01/16/2014 Reid Schar, Assembly's counsel in Bridgegate, no stranger to high-profile cases | Reid J. Schar JD '97 in Asbury Park Press
01/16/2014 Ohio prison officials look to reintegration programs to ease crowding | Malcolm C. Young in Cleveland.com
01/15/2014 Texas man jailed 20 years for double murder released for new trial | Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Fox News
01/15/2014 Edgar Tamayo Arias Execution News: Lawyers To Sue Texas Governor Rick Perry | Sandra L. Babcock in Latin Times
01/15/2014 Special counsel in bridge investigation has a history prosecuting governors | Reid J. Schar JD '97 in CNN
01/14/2014 Texas man free on bond after murder conviction is overturned | Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Los Angeles Times
01/14/2014 Texas man, imprisoned for murders half his life, freed on bond | Joshua Tepfer; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in US News
01/14/2014 Texas Man Convicted of Murder to Be Released After 20 Years in Prison | Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in The Latino Post
01/14/2014 Texas man who alleges he was coerced into a false confession freed from prison | Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in KENS 5
01/14/2014 Daniel Villegas Freed on $50,000 Bond After Alleged False Confession | Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in The Christian Post
01/14/2014 Federal court throws out net neutrality rules | James B. Speta in Aljazeera
01/13/2014 Trials a rarity in Ohio, U.S. | Robert P. Burns in The Columbus Dispatch
01/13/2014 El Paso man convicted of double murder at 16 expected to be freed | Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Los Angeles Times
01/13/2014 Texas man on brink of freedom, new trial after serving 20 years for double murder | Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth in Fox News
01/10/2014 A promise that won't be broken (subscription required) | Alison R. Flaum; Daniel B. Rodriguez; Steven A. Drizin JD '86; Kendrick Washington II JD '10 in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
01/09/2014 All Eyes Will Be on New York in 2014 When It Comes to Police Interrogations and False Confessions | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in The Huffington Post
01/07/2014 Exoneree Diaries: Jacques Rivera works on his resume | Bluhm Legal Clinic in WBEZ
01/07/2014 ATL's 10 Top Rated Law Schools For 2013 | Northwestern University School of Law in Above the Law
01/03/2014 Educators Make the Case for Going to Law School | Daniel B. Rodriguez in The Chronicle of Higher Education
01/02/2014 Law 2014: Paring Back at U.S. Law Schools Continues | Daniel B. Rodriguez in The Wall Street Journal
01/02/2014 Law Schools Evolve to Meet Social, Economic Changes | Daniel B. Rodriguez in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
01/02/2014 False Confessions: A Review of 2013 | Steven A. Drizin JD '86 in The Huffington Post


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