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Clinic Attorneys Accelerate COVID-19 Mass Prison Release Efforts

While social distancing has become commonplace to stop the spread of the coronavirus in much of society, it’s virtually impossible to maintain in prison, and attorneys at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Bluhm Legal Clinic have been focused on that paradox in their efforts to release detainees from Cook County jails, young adult prison, and detention centers.

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San Francisco Immersion Program Establishes a Foothold in Silicon Valley

For the past few winter quarters, a select group of Northwestern Pritzker Law students, together with their Kellogg School of Management counterparts, have ditched their winter hats and gloves and traveled west in order to immerse themselves in the world of Silicon Valley.

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From Patents to Privacy: Northwestern Law’s IP Scholars Are Leading The Field

In an era of rapid technological change, the members of Northwestern Law’s Intellectual Property (IP) faculty are focused on the study of innovation and the law. Collectively, the group represents impressive strength and influence — their scholarship guides countless courts and policymakers who must keep pace with staggering innovations.

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In His Own Words: Justice John Paul Stevens on His Years at Northwestern Law

In this excerpt of his recent memoir, The Making of a Justice: Reflections on My First 94 Years, the late Supreme Court Justice remembers the Northwestern Law courses and professors who influenced his life and career. Because I intended to practice law in Chicago, I thought it would be wise to obtain my legal education…

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Meet the 2020 Convocation Speaker

In a nationally recognized career spanning more than three decades, Faith Gay (JD ’86) has been repeatedly recognized as one of the leading litigators in the United States.

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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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