Alumni, students and staff from Northwestern Law's Center on Wrongful Convictions along with lawyers from Jenner & Block have won another significant exoneration.
On Friday, December 9, the Second District Illinois Appellate Court reversed the rape and murder conviction of Juan Rivera in a long-awaited opinion that found the State's evidence was insufficient to establish guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Read More...
Make plans to meet Dean and Harold Washington Professor Dan Rodriguez at receptions scheduled in select cities throughout the U.S. and around the world. These events are designed to introduce him to the alumni community and are excellent opportunities to reconnect with local Northwestern Law alumni and to meet the school's new dean. Register
More than 400 alumni and guests returned to the Law School for Alumni Community Day and Reunion 2011 in October. We welcome your feedback on this year's event and ideas on how we can improve in the future. Please take a few minutes to fill out our Reunion 2011 Evaluation Survey and visit the Reunion webpage for links to event photos.
The Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business is excited to announce the launch of the JILB Ambassador, an online practitioner-focused complement to the Journal's print edition. The latest article is available here. Please visit here if you would like to learn how to submit articles for publication.
Judges are currently needed for the preliminary rounds of the 49th Annual Julius H. Miner Moot Court Competition. The competition will take place on February 6, 9, 13 and 16. The rounds will begin at 7:30 and will be preceded by an optional buffet dinner. CLE credit is available. RSVP. For questions, please contact the 2012 Julius H. Miner Moot Court Alumni Outreach Co-Chairs Sarah Grady or Erin Frohardt.
The 39th Annual Securities Regulation Institute, which is one of the most visible and highly-regarded securities and corporate law conferences in the country, will take place January 18-20 in Coronado, California. During this three-day event, attendees learn from regulators who write the new regulations, judges who interpret the law to resolve complex disputes, and prominent practitioners who guide their clients through the maze of new legislation, regulations and jurisprudence. The Institute will feature sessions on navigating Dodd-Frank reform, preparing for the IPO, and enforcement and judicial developments. Click here for more information on this event. Please email email@example.com with any questions.
Aging out of health care?
June McKoy LLM- International Human Rights '05 in The Chicago Tribune, November 30, 2011
Region ties fostered friendship between U.S. Supreme Court justices
Justice John Paul Stevens JD '47 in Northwest Indiana Times, November 13, 2011
Markets and Mandates in International Environmental Regimes
Hua Wang JD '12 in Jurist Dateline, November 12, 2011
Obama Nominates Two as Federal Judges in Chicago
John Tharp JD '90 in NBC Chicago, November 10, 2011
The cozy intersection of bench and bar
Steven Lubet in The Boston Globe, December 04, 2011
What makes a rogue trader?
Thomas J. Brennan in Financial Times, December 02, 2011
Daniel Rodriguez to lead Northwestern University Law School
Daniel B. Rodriguez in The Magazine of The University of Texas School of Law, December 01, 2011
Background-Check Tool Keeps Tabs on Sex Harassment Cases
Zev J. Eigen in Workforce, December 01, 2011
39th Annual Securities Regulation Institute
Dates: January 18-20, 2012
Location: Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, California
More info: web