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A Safe, Fair, and Dignified Workplace

On the Planet Lex podcast, Tina Tchen (JD '84), former chief of staff to Michelle Obama and president and CEO of Time’s Up Now and the Time’s Up Foundation, discusses how the law can actually impede progress in critical areas of workplace discrimination, and how businesses and government can more effectively move the needle.

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A Conversation with the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr.

In March, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law was proud to welcome the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. for the 2021 Pope & John Lecture Series on Professionalism. The hourlong conversation with Interim Dean James Speta covered voter suppression, current conversations on modifying the filibuster law, and Judge Merrick Garland’s appointment as the new attorney general under the Biden administration.

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Northwestern Pritzker Law Honors Professor Marshall Shapo With Online Festschrift

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and the Northwestern University Law Review are proud to honor Marshall S. Shapo, the Frederick P. Vose Professor of Law Emeritus, with an online Festschrift recognizing his achievements.

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“A Critical Moment:” Clinic Attorneys Lend Their Expertise to Chicago Organizers as Protests Continue

In addition to their ongoing work related to the COVID-19 pandemic, attorneys at the Bluhm Legal Clinic have been engaged in Chicago’s protests of the racial injustice and police brutality enacted against Black Americans.

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Brendan Duffy (JD ’17) to Clerk for Justice Amy Coney Barrett

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law alum Brendan Duffy (JD ’17) will clerk for Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett for the October 2020 term. Duffy is one of four clerks selected by Justice Barrett, and the only of her clerks who has not previously completed a Supreme Court clerkship. He also clerked for Justice Barrett in the Seventh Circuit in 2018-19.

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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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NLawProud: G. Marcus Cole (JD ’93)

G. Marcus Cole (JD ’93) grew up in the Terrace Village housing projects in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. And even though he’d never met any lawyers, his parents and teachers were certain that’s what ...

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A Northwestern Law Professor Explains: Access to Court Records

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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