On New Year's Day, the Northwestern Wildcats football team will compete in the 2012 Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl. Join Dean Dan Rodriguez and fellow Northwestern football fans on Tuesday, January 1, in Jacksonville, Florida to celebrate an incredibly successful season and to reconnect with your former classmates. Tour and game day-only packages are available to Law alumni through the Northwestern Alumni Association. More information can be found on the Northwestern Bowl Central website.
Northwestern Law's Center on Wrongful Convictions (CWC) launched a new Women's Project - the first of its kind - devoted to the wrongful convictions of women. A launch program and reception was held at the Law School on Thursday, November 29, 2012. More...
On January 29, all alumni are invited to an event which aims to celebrate Hispanic law students in their efforts to overcome adversity and diversify the Illinois legal community. Dean Rodriguez will speak at the event which is sponsored by the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois (HLAI), Quarles & Brady LLP, Northwestern Law and Northwestern Latino Law Student Association will. More...
The 50th Annual Julius H. Miner Moot Court Competition invites all alumni of Northwestern Law to serve as a judge for our student oral argument rounds in February 2013. Rounds will be held on February 7, 11, 18, and 21; CLE credit is available. Please notify competition's co-chairs, Drew Beres and Jeff VanDam, of your interest at NUMootCourtJudges@gmail.com. Register...
The 40th Annual Securities Regulation Institute, which is one of the most visible and highly-regarded securities and corporate law conferences in the country, will take place January 23-25 in Coronado, California. Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair will give the keynote address. The three-day event focuses on practical advice for all attorneys advising corporate clients on the ever-changing world of securities and business law. Register...
Legal Impact of Jackson Jr.'s Resignation
Michael Kasper JD '89 in WTTW- Chicago Tonight, November 21, 2012
Judge James Kingsley honored with judicial award
Judge James Kingsley JD '66 in Battle Creek Enquirer, November 09, 2012
Jesse Jackson Jr. in Plea Deal Talks?
Michael Kasper JD '89 in WTTW- Chicago Tonight, November 08, 2012
Gay marriage before Supreme Court? Cases weighed
Andrew M. Koppelman in Associated Press, November 30, 2012
Northwestern puts focus on wrongful convictions of women
Karen L. Daniel; Center on Wrongful Convictions; Center on Wrongful Convictions Women's Project in The Chicago Tribune, November 29, 2012
Can fracking be a boon to environmentalists?
David A. Dana in WBEZ, November 28, 2012
Kollmann: Lawmakers should back plan to close two youth prisons
Stephanie Kollmann in The Chicago Sun-Times, November 27, 2012
AALS Reception with Dean Rodriguez - New Orleans
Date: January 4, 2013
Location: W New Orleans
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Chicago Alumni Club Jazz Night - Chicago
Date: January 10, 2013
Location: Close Up 2
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40th Annual Securities Regulation Institute
Dates: January 23-25, 2013
Location: Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, California
More info: web