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Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Names Inaugural Director of LGBTQI+ Rights Clinic

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is excited to announce that after an extensive national search, Kara Ingelhart (she/her) joins the Northwestern Pritzker Law faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and the inaugural director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s new LGBTQI+ Rights Clinic. At a time when harassment, discrimination, and violence targeted against lesbian,…

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With Publication of New Book, Martin H. Redish Reflects on a Multifaceted Career

Martin H. Redish is a powerhouse legal scholar published in countless scholarly journals, ranked as one of the most cited legal scholars of all time, and often quoted in the media. His latest book, Due Process as American Democracy, was published by Oxford University Press in February. Despite the acclaim and the accolades, he said…

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Northwestern Pritzker Law Named #1 Go-To Law School: Big Law

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law has been ranked number one in’s Go-To Law Schools: Big Law report for 2024. The report ranks the 50 law schools that sent the highest percentage of 2023 JDs into associate jobs at the nation’s largest 100 law firms. Northwestern jumped from a number three ranking in 2023 to…

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Northwestern Pritzker Law Team Wins Regional Student Trial Advocacy Competition, Advancing to National Championship

A team from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Bartlit Center on Trial Advocacy has won the regional Student Trial Advocacy Competition, an annual event sponsored by the American Association of Justice. The team will go on to compete for the national championship, which will be held in Chicago, April 4-7, 2024. The team of Ariana…

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Raising the Bar: Two JD-MBA Students’ Path from Classroom to Startup

Kimberley Charles (JD-MBA ’24) and Kiyan Savar (JD-MBA ’24), students in the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and the Kellogg School of Management’s JD-MBA Program, will have something special to toast with when they graduate this spring: an early batch of Cane Cutter’s rum, results of the startup the pair launched while students in the…

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Jeffrey Cummings (JD ’87), U.S. District Judge, to Deliver 2024 Convocation Address

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is excited to announce that Judge Jeffrey Cummings will deliver the convocation address to the Class of 2024.

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Daniel W. Linna Jr. Joins Illinois Supreme Court AI Task Force

The Task Force’s 20 judges, practitioners, and academics are charged with gathering knowledge and recommending how the Illinois Judicial Branch should regulate and use AI in the future.

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#NLawProud: Rob Davis (JD ’98, MBA ’93)

Rob Davis, who serves as Chairman and CEO of Merck & Co., reflects on how health has profoundly influenced his life. Growing up in a small farming town, success appeared to hinge on either becoming a doctor or a lawyer. Davis recounts a poignant moment with the former CEO of Merck that inspired him to join the company.

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NLawProud: Jared Bartie (JD ’93)

Jared Bartie (JD ’93) knew he was going to be a lawyer from a very young age—a sentiment that was instilled by his grandmother. His commitment to doing what he believed was right fueled his path ...

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