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Related Links: Appellate Advocacy Center
Professor Schrup is the founder and director of Northwestern's Appellate Advocacy Center, which includes the Federal Appellate Clinic and the Supreme Court Clinic. The Federal Appellate Clinic gives students the opportunity to brief and argue cases before the Seventh Circuit. In the Supreme Court Clinic, which is operated in conjunction with Sidley Austin, LLP, students prepare petitions for certiorari, merits and amicus briefs, and participate in moot courts for arguing counsel. Professor Schrup received the Dean’s Teaching Award in the 2007 academic year.
Before joining the Northwestern faculty, Professor Schrup served as a law clerk in the Seventh Circuit and for the Honorable Ruben Castillo in the Northern District of Illinois. She also spent four years teaching Appellate Advocacy at Loyola Law School. In addition, Professor Schrup was a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago, focusing primarily on commercial, employment and securities matters.