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Convocation Celebrates Northwestern Pritzker Law Class of 2022

On Friday, May 13, 713 graduates from 42 places around the globe joined faculty, family, and friends for the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s 2022 convocation ceremony at the Chicago Theatre.

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NLawProud: Bradford McGann

Bradford McGann thinks being the first Black Editor-in-Chief of the Northwestern University Law Review is both an honor and an opportunity. His goal as Editor-in-Chief is not only to open doors for those to come, but to broaden the legal dialogue and drive the law towards more equitable outcomes for marginalized communities.

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Bartie-Greer Opportunity Scholarship Inspired By 30-Year Friendship

After three decades of friendship, Ernest Greer (JD ’91) and Jared Bartie (JD ’93) have endowed the Bartie-Greer Opportunity Scholarship, which will support Law School students who bring distinct experiences to their class, such as notable leadership skills or a history of resilience or achievement while overcoming hardship or other personal challenges.

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Harvard Law Professor Randall Kennedy Visits Law School for Series of Lectures

In March, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law welcomed Randall Kennedy, Michael R. Klein Professor at Harvard Law School, for a week of lectures highlighting his scholarship in criminal law and the regulation of race relations.

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Northwestern Pritzker Law Wins Big at ABA Annual First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition

In January, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law students participated in the American Bar Association’s 14th Annual First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition. Michael Choi (JD ’23) and Rohun Reddy (JD ’23) won Best Brief overall in the competition, one of the top three prizes of the day.

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NLawProud: Linda Xochitl Tortolero (JD ’05)

Linda Xochitl Tortolero (JD ’05) is a proud first-generation Chicagoan. She grew up in a Mexican-American family that stressed the importance of giving back to her community. Today Linda is the President & CEO of Mujeres Latinas En Accion, the longest standing Latina organization in the country.

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Professor David Schwartz explains how federal court system paywalls derail researchers who want to study patterns in court records. The cross-disciplinary Northwestern Open Access to Court ...

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