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Meet Our Graduate, Ying Chen (MSL ’19): Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Master of Science in Law

To celebrate the 10th year of the Master of Science in Law (MSL) program—where STEM, law, and business converge—Northwestern Pritzker Law is highlighting alumni of the program from each graduating class since its 2014 launch.

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Law Center for Better Housing Honors Professors Laurie Mikva and Daniel Linna

The Law Center for Better Housing (LCBH) has awarded Laurie Mikva, clinical assistant professor of law; and Daniel Linna, senior lecturer and director of the Law and Technology Initiative, for their work with the organization. Both have demonstrated outstanding service to help Chicagoland renters access justice in a corrupt housing system.

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Northwestern Pritzker Law Welcomes New Students for Orientation Week

Last week, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law welcomed incoming students to the Law School with a week of campus-wide events to celebrate the start of the 2023-24 academic year.

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Six Graduates Secure Public Interest Fellowships

Six recent graduates will launch their public interest careers through Northwestern Pritzker School of Law post-graduate fellowships this year. These graduates have dedicated their time and skills to causes ranging from environmental law to supporting individuals living with disabilities to helping underserved residents in the Chicagoland area.

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Robin Walker Sterling Among Scholars Receiving $2 Million Gift to Support Children’s Constitutional Rights

In June, an anonymous donor gifted $2.1 million to support children’s constitutional rights. The newly funded project, the Advancement of Children’s Constitutional Rights consortium, includes three nationally recognized children’s rights legal scholars. Robin Walker Sterling, Mayer Brown/Robert A. Helman Professor of Law, director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic, and Associate Dean for Clinical Education is one of them.

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Northwestern Pritzker Law Celebrates Professor Emerita Joyce A. Hughes

On Friday, April 14, the Northwestern Pritzker Law community, family, close friends, and colleagues gathered in the Thorne auditorium to celebrate the legacy of Joyce A. Hughes, trailblazer and longtime professor at the Law School, who retired at the conclusion of the 2021-2022 academic year.

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#NLawProud: Professor Martin Redish

Professor Martin Redish fell in love with the Constitution when he was a junior in high school. By the time he reached Harvard Law, he knew he wanted to impact the shape of Law. His senior thesis did just that with its groundbreaking argument that commercial advertising deserved First Amendment protection and launched him into a career in academia.

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