Bluhm Legal Clinic Celebrates Recent Successes
Northwestern Law’s Bluhm Legal Clinic is pleased to announce that Supreme Court Clinic won its first case before the United States Supreme Court. In addition, one of the clinic’s faculty members, Jeffrey Urdangen, was recently favorably cited in a published opinion of the Appellate Court of Illinois Second District.
Professor John Elson Receives William Pincus Award
The American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on Clinical Education will give their highest award to Northwestern Law professor John Elson.
Pope & John Lecture to Address the Impact of Computers on the Legal Profession
Richard Marcus, Horace O. Coil Chair in Litigation at the University of California's Hastings College of the Law, will discuss the impact of computers on the legal profession during this year's Pope & John Lecture on Professionalism at the Northwestern University School of Law. The lecture, "The Impact of Computers on the Legal Profession: Evolution or Revolution?," will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in Rubloff 140.
Report Reveals that Juvenile Defense in Illinois Well Below National Standards
The Children and Family Justice Center in collaboration with the National Juvenile Defender Center with the support of The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Models for Change Initiative just released the Illinois Assessment of Access to Counsel & Quality of Representation in Delinquency Proceedings, a comprehensive examination of the scope and quality of legal representation received by children accused of committing delinquent acts throughout Illinois.
Transatlantic Symposium Spotlights Human Rights Abuses in Darfur and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Academics, governmental and corporate representatives, and human rights advocates from the United States and Europe gathered for a high-profile conference in Chicago on Oct. 5 and 6 to address human rights abuses against civilians in Darfur, Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.