Orientation

Welcome, Incoming Students!

Congratulations on your admission to Northwestern University School of Law. We are eager to help you begin your legal education at Northwestern Law Orientation 2015.

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Welcome Message from the Dean of Students 
 
Welcome Message from the Student Bar Association

Orientation Schedule

Orientation Schedule 
This schedule is tentative and subject to minor revisions. A final schedule will be available during Orientation.

August 25th Legal Profession Rotations
For Tuesday, August 25, you will have several ''Legal Profession Rotations'', including a session on ''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.
*Please note, Transfer, MSL, LLM Human Rights and LLM/Tax Program students are not required to read this article.

August 25th 12:30 p.m. Professionalism, Organization, Team Advancement and Leadership (PORTAL)
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 Prision , same reading for all sections.

August 26th 9:00 a.m. Mock Class & Debrief
Please read the case for your section.

August 26th 10:30 a.m. Prof Talk
For Wednesday, August 26th, you will attend two ''Prof Talk'' sessions with our faculty members. Please click on Prof Talk Session 1 and Prof Talk Session 2 to find your name listed in alpha order and locate the room you should report to for each Prof Talk session.

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