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December 2015

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Why the Trial Bar and Its Friends Detest Arbitration | Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth in The Wall Street Journal

12/25/2015

The 2-Year Law Education Fails to Take Off | Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in The New York Times

12/23/2015

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Toxic Water Isn't Just in Michigan | Nancy C. Loeb; Environmental Advocacy Center in Time

12/19/2015

Innocent prisoners jailed in same cell forge friendship, and freedom | Karen L. Daniel; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Chicago Tribune

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Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans Acquitted of Putting Gun in Suspect's Mouth | Locke E. Bowman; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in WBEZ

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Stevens' First Leading Role | Justice John Paul Stevens JD '47 in The National Law Journal

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EPA lead standards leave children exposed to harm (subscription required) | Nancy C. Loeb in The Hill

12/01/2015

Those Israel Boycotts Are Illegal (subscription required) | Eugene Kontorovich in The Wall Street Journal

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November 2015

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DePue Continues 20-year Struggle to Clean Up Toxic Pollution | Nancy C. Loeb; Environmental Advocacy Center in Medill News Service

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Lawyers for Muslim inmate appeal in religious freedom case | David M. Shapiro; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Charleston Gazette-Mail

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October 2015

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With $100 Million Gift, Northwestern Law School Eyes Rankings | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Bloomberg BNA

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Northwestern law school receives $100 million gift | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in The Columbus Dispatch

10/23/2015

10/23/2015

$100 Million Gift for Northwestern Law School | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Inside Higher Ed

10/22/2015

Pritzkers Donate $100 Million to Northwestern Law | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in The Wall Street Journal

10/22/2015

Northwestern's law school gets $100 million Pritzker gift, new name (subscription required) | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago Tribune

10/22/2015

Northwestern Law gets Pritzker name with $100 million donation (subscription required) | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Crain's Chicago Business

10/22/2015

Pritzker Family Donates $100 Million to Northwestern Law School | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in ABC 7 Chicago (WLS)

10/22/2015

J.B. Pritzker Behind $100M Gift To Northwestern's Law School, With Focus On Entrepreneurship | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in ChicagoInno Streetwise

10/22/2015

In Biggest Law School Gift Ever, Pritzkers Donate $100 Million To Northwestern | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in CBS Chicago

10/22/2015

Northwestern University School of Law gets record gift from Pritzkers | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago Business Journal

10/22/2015

NU will rename law school after $100 million gift from Pritzkers | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago Sun-Times

10/22/2015

Northwestern Law School Gets New Name After $100M Donation | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in NBC Chicago

10/22/2015

Northwestern School of Law changes name after unprecedented $100M gift from alum | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in UPI

10/22/2015

$100M Donation Goes To Northwestern Law School | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in The National Law Journal

10/22/2015

Northwestern changes name after $100M donation | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in The National Jurist

10/22/2015

Pritzker Family Gives $100 Million to Northwestern Law School | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Freed from prison, but waiting compensation as state budget fight drags on (subscription required) | Karen L. Daniel; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Chicago Tribune

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September 2015

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'Appalling': St. Clair County to pay $900K to teen who says confession was coerced | Locke E. Bowman; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Belleville News-Democrat

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Unexpected Justice: The Rise of John Paul Stevens | Justice John Paul Stevens JD '47 in WTTW

09/23/2015

On the Run (subscription required) | Steven Lubet in Slate

09/22/2015

How Chicago Is Transforming Itself Into an Entrepreneur's Paradise | J.B. Pritzker JD '93; Howard Tullman JD '70 in Inc.

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Is Chicago's hometown airline a criminal? (subscription required) | Juliet Sorensen in Crain's Chicago Business

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August 2015

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Netsch estate leaves millions to Northwestern law | Dawn Clark Netsch JD '52; Daniel B. Rodriguez in Chicago Business Journal

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Pioneering Woman Professor Leaves $5M to Northwestern Law (subscription required) | Dawn Clark Netsch JD '52 in The National Law Journal

08/12/2015

Netsch estate sends $5M to Northwestern (subscription required) | Dawn Clark Netsch JD '52; Leonard S. Rubinowitz; Daniel B. Rodriguez in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

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College Tenure Has Reached Its Sell-By Date (subscription required) | John O. McGinnis; Max M. Schanzenbach in The Wall Street Journal

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July 2015

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June 2015

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A Slightly Modest Proposal | Andrew M. Koppelman in The New Republic

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Suburban woman pushes for change to sex offender law (subscription required) | Julie L. Biehl JD '86 in The Chicago Tribune

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Northwestern conference explores ways for law students to enter STEM fields (subscription required) | Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

06/18/2015

Law Brief | Zev J. Eigen in Bloomberg Radio News

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Why the statute of limitations protects Hastert (subscription required) | Ronald J. Allen in The Chicago Tribune

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Opticent Health wins Northwestern University Venture Challenge | Kieren Patel; Amy Garber MSL '15; Jesse Chang in The Chicago Tribune

06/05/2015

One clinic, seven years, one man's freedom | Thomas F. Geraghty JD '69; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

06/04/2015

I Sued the Grateful Dead | Steven Lubet in Slate

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May 2015

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Staging Scalia | John O. McGinnis in City Journal

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The Very Tricky Trial of the Khmer Rouge (subscription required) | David J. Scheffer in The New York Review of Books

05/21/2015

Uniform Bar Exam Gathers Steam as New York Signs Up (subscription required) | Daniel B. Rodriguez in The National Law Journal

05/19/2015

2014 Bar Exam Takers to Get Refund for Software Glitch (subscription required) | Daniel B. Rodriguez in New York Law Journal

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'Muzzling Mumia' law struck down | David Shapiro; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in Workers World

05/13/2015

Fate of Johnnie Lee Savory in the hands of judge | Joshua Tepfer; Center on Wrongful Convictions in Peoria Journal Star

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Chicago, it's time to close the justice gap (subscription required) | Alexa Van Brunt in The Chicago Tribune

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Newton Minow: An American Story | Newton Minow JD '50 in WTTW

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April 2015

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Northwestern Law School Offering Debt Relief To New Graduates | Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern University School of Law in WBBM News Radio

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Law school clinics matter, but how much? | Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

04/26/2015

Rejecting Rubrics | Deborah L. Borman in Legal Skills Prof Blog

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The Price of a Life | Karen L. Daniel; Center on Wrongful Convictions in The New Yorker

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Six angry men (and/or women) | Shari Seidman Diamond in Chicago Lawyer

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March 2015

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Mumia Abu Jamal-inspired 'revictimization' law attacks free speech, opponents say | David Shapiro; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in pennlive.com

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What's doubt got to do with it? | Richard J. Hoskins JD '70 in The Chicago Tribune

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In the News (subscription required) | Joshua Kleinfeld in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

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Harvard, Northwestern help Qatar open law school that will award a JD degree | Daniel B. Rodriguez; Northwestern University School of Law in ABA Journal

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Lawsuit Says Prisoner Review Board Ignoring Risk-assessment Statute | David M. Shapiro; Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in WUIS

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February 2015

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Northwestern Helps on Creation of Law School in Qatar | Northwestern University School of Law in Inside Higher Ed

02/23/2015

Legal advice: NU to consult on new Middle East law school | Clinton Francis; Northwestern University School of Law in Crain's Chicago Business

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HBKU launches new law school | Northwestern University School of Law in Qatar Tribune

02/22/2015

HBKU to launch juris doctor programme | Northwestern University School of Law in Gulf Times

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ABA announces winner of student tax contest | Riley Becker JD '15; Mary Beth Dolan JD '15 in LegalNews

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SCOTUS Map: February 2015 | Northwestern University School of Law in SCOTUS Blog

02/10/2015

DA: Drugs need to be tested before plea deals (subscription required) | Northwestern University School of Law in The Houston Chronicle

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Bruce Rauner's Agenda: Working With (and Around) Democrats and Unions | Julie L. Biehl JD '86; Children and Family Justice Center in Chicago Magazine

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Kagan offers takes on writing, legal education and sitting on the 'hot bench' (subscription required) | Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

02/03/2015

New U.S. Laws Impact Information Gathering and Security | George H. Pike; Pritzker Legal Research Center in Information Today

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January 2015

01/31/2015

Former chief judge retires from federal court in Chicago after 39 years | Judge John Grady; Northwestern University School of Law in The Republic

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Suit: State prison agencies 'flouted' part of parole law | David Shapiro; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center in The Chicago Sun-Times

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State keeps 1,250 parolees behind bars due to housing shortage (subscription required) | Alexa Van Brunt; Roderick MacArthur Justice Center in The Chicago Tribune

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IL lawmakers asking DOJ to look into youth centers | Julie L. Biehl JD '86; Children and Family Justice Center in Peoria Public Radio

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The Magic Question | Shari Seidman Diamond in Slate

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Quinn Commutes Sentence Of Man Convicted Of Lying In Murder Case | Rob Warden; Center on Wrongful Convictions in CBS Chicago

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Quinn commutes sentences of 2 men with shaky murder convictions | Jane E. Raley; Karen L. Daniel; Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Chicago Tribune

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Quinn pardons Beaman in 1993 murder case | Karen L. Daniel; Jeffrey Urdangen; Center on Wrongful Convictions in The Pantagraph

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Same-sex marriage hearing all about timing for gay Texans (subscription required) | Andrew M. Koppelman in The Houston Chronicle

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No Justice, No Peace | Karen L. Daniel in The New Yorker

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