Welcome, Incoming Students!
Congratulations on your admission to Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. We are eager to help you begin your legal education at Northwestern Law Orientation 2016.
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Welcome Message from Dean of Students & Assistant Dean of Students
This schedule is tentative and subject to minor revisions. A final schedule will be available during Orientation.
August 22nd 1:30 p.m. Preparing for the First Day of Class
For Monday, August 22nd, you will attend two important sessions. One is titled ''Introduction to the Court System''. This session, taught by Professor Elizabeth Inglehart and Brian Silbernagel, will be interactive. Be prepared to discuss Introduction to American Legal System. Please be prepared to complete these questions, regarding the court system during the session.
In the other session, Assistant Dean and Professor Susie Spies-Roth provides guidance on ''How to Prepare for First Day of Class''
*Please note, Transfer, MSL, LLM Human Rights and LLM/Tax Program students are not required to read this article.
August 22nd 2:45 p.m. Law, Ethics and Decision-Making (LEAD)
Please read and prepare to discuss, A Killer's 26-year-old Secret May Set Inmate Free, same reading for all sections.
Please read and prepare to discuss, 26-Year Secret Kept Innocent Man in Prison, same reading for all sections.
Information for Incoming Students
- JD Students (Including JD/MBA, JD/PhD, Visiting and JD/LLM IHR)
- Transfer Students
- LLM Students (International Program, Human Rights Program and Exchange Prgram)
- LLM Tax Student (Program starts on Wednesday, August 24th)
- WildCARD Services for Northwestern Law Students
- Fitness and Recreation Information
- Child Care Information
- Parking Information for Northwestern Law Students
- Student Housing