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September 2018

Author Steven Brill and Law Professor Martin Redish

The Debate Over Corporate and Commercial Speech and the First Amendment with Author Steven Brill and Professor Martin Redish
Join award-winning journalist Steven Brill and Professor Martin H. Redish for a fireside chat about the role of the First Amendment in corporate and commercial speech. Moderated by Professor Jason DeSanto, the dynamic discussion will take place on Wednesday, October 17 at noon. Register here.

Federal Circuit to Hear Arguments at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
On Wednesday, October 3, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law will host the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit as part of its October 2018 session in Chicago. Northwestern students, faculty, alumni and staff are welcome to attend. More...


Get to Know Our New Dean, Kimberly Yuracko
Northwestern Law's first female dean shares how her family shaped her, her visions for the Law School and what she loves about our community. More...

A Law Professor Explains

Uzoamaka Nzelibe on Immigration Law
In the latest installment of our video series, immigration attorney and Northwestern Law professor Uzoamaka Nzelibe explains aslyum law, the refugee definition, and why there's so much misinformation about immigration. More...

Matthew Kugler on Big Data and Privacy
Do you know how your data is being collected and where it's going? Professor Matthew Kugler explains why it matters. More...

Planet Lex Podcast

Reforming the Chicago Police Department
The violence that grips the streets of Chicago has been the subject of news outlets and even the President's tweets, but what is actually being done to address the issue? Host Daniel B. Rodriguez talks to Alexa Van Brunt, an attorney at the MacArthur Justice Center, about police brutality and bias in Chicago and the draft consent decree to reform the Chicago Police Department. More...

Giving Back

Carolyn and Alex Paul Donate $1.2 Million to Northwestern Law
Carolyn and Alex Paul (JD '00), together with Judi Paul ('92 P, '00 P) have made a generous $1.2 million gift to Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. The donation provides unrestricted support to the Law School Annual Fund and also builds upon the Alexander Frederick Paul Law Scholarship, established in 2000, which provides need-based support to law students. More...

Faculty in the News

John Bolton threatens war crimes court with sanctions in virulent attack
David J. Scheffer in The Guardian, September 10

A jury expert weighs in on what to expect in the Jason Van Dyke trial
Shari Seidman Diamond in Chicago Reader, September 7

Why Chicago shouldn't throttle Uber and Lyft
James B. Speta, Crain's Chicago Business, August 21

How the White House is rewriting the law to curb asylum seekers
Uzoamaka Emeka Nzelibe, Reuters, August 9

Upcoming Events

Law Alumni Club of Denver Axe Throwing and Happy Hour
September 18
Dagar Downtown Gallery & Axe Room

Law Alumni Club of Seattle Salon Featuring Prof. Andrew Koppelman
September 20
Home of Carin and Andrew Parcel

Howard J. Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar Program
September 25
Lincoln Hall

Law Alumni Club of Los Angeles Westside Neighborhood Dinner
September 27
Rose Café

Law Alumni Club of Los Angeles Downtown Neighborhood Dinner
September 27
Faith & Flower

Law Alumni Club of Los Angeles Valley Neighborhood Dinner
September 27
Farfalla Trattoria

Law Alumni Club of Los Angeles Valley Neighborhood Dinner
September 27
Farfalla Trattoria

Northwestern Bay Area Alumni Entrepreneurship Series
September 27
Intuit Headquarters

BLSA and Black Law Alumni Association Fall Reception
September 27
Blank Label

DC Welcome Reception for Dean Kim Yuracko
October 3
Spy Museum

Northwestern Law Philadelphia Alumni Reception
October 9
Barclay Prime

Reunion and Alumni Weekend
October 12-13

Bluhm Legal Clinic 50th Anniversary Lunch and Program
October 12
Thorne Auditorium

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