On Monday, September 26, at 5:30 p.m., the Pope & John Lecture Series will feature Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. Madigan is the first woman to serve in this capacity and has devoted much of her work to financial consumer protection, as well as to the protection of women, children, and senior citizens. This event will be held in Lincoln Hall and is free and open to the public.
On October 14, all alumni are invited to Alumni Community Day which will feature a full day of events and the chance to meet incoming dean Daniel B. Rodriguez. Enjoy special alumni programming, including a discussion on the constitutionality of the health care law featuring professors Stephen Presser and Martin Redish and moderated by Andrew Koppelman. Those interested in attending are encouraged to register.
Find out more about recent key developments at the Law School including upcoming events and activities as well as information on our incoming class, new faculty, and upgraded facilities, in the dean's welcome letter.
Reunion registration is now open! We are welcoming alumni from the classes of 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, and 2006 back to the Law School October 14-15 for Reunion 2011.
On October 5-6, Northwestern Law will celebrate the 50th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, which will look at important developments throughout the past five decades in the areas of securities law, employment law, and enforcement, while addressing relevant current concerns in the areas of social media, corporate political activities, and updates in the current capital markets. In honor of the milestone following the program, the Law School will host a dinner for the Chicago corporate counsel community honoring the Institute and its founder, David Ruder. Register for CCI
As part of the 50th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute we would like to compile messages and stories to share with Professor David Ruder at the Celebration Dinner. If you know Professor Ruder and would like to share a story or memory about him, please contact Brandie Egan.
OBAMA'S MEGA FUNDRAISERS HUDDLE IN CHICAGO: CRUISE SCRATCHED TO WATCH JOBS SPEECH
Steve Cohen JD '79 in Chicago Sun-Times
RICHMOND WOMAN'S IMPORT BUSINESS BRINGS PEACE TO INFAMOUS FARM
Lawrence Marshall JD '85 and Center on Wrongful Convictions in Daily Herald
LAWYER: AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION MUST DEFEND INCONSISTENCIES IN COURT
Richard Bernstein JD '99 in The Oakland Press, August 31, 2011
CUT THE LAW FIRMS, KEEP THE LAWYERS
Dargie Anderson Bowersock JD '10 in The Wall Street Journal, August 12, 2011
WOMAN FINISHES EXAM, GIVES BIRTH
Elana Nightingale Dawson JD '11 in Today, August 08, 2011
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SUIT SENDS CLEAR SIGNAL ON PROPOSED AT&T MERGER WITH T-MOBILE
James B. Speta in Chicago Tribune, September 03, 2011
CHICAGO NOW'S 'WOMEN WHO DARE' SEPT. 21: HONORING DAWN CLARK NETSCH
Dawn Clark Netsch in Windy City Media Group, August 31, 2011
CORPORATIONS AND THE ALIEN TORT STATUTE
David Scheffer in PhD Studies in Human Rights, August 30, 2011
'KENNEDY'S CHILDREN' CELEBRATE PEACE CORPS
Juliet Sorensen in NWITimes.com, August 29, 2011
LIBERTY AND THE HEALTH CARE MANDATE: STEPHEN B. PRESSER
Stephen Presser in Cleveland.com, August 23, 2011
Pope & John Lecture Series
Date: September 26, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Law School – Lincoln Hall
More info: web
Alumni Community Day
Date: October 14
Location: Law School
More info: register
Northwestern Law Alumni Association – Reunion Grand Celebration
Date: October 15, 2011
Location: Law School Atrium
More info: web
50th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute
Dates:October 5-6, 2011
Location: Northwestern Law, Thorne Auditorium
More info: web