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Center for Racial and Disability Justice Launches with Professor Jamelia Morgan

On November 16, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law launched the Center for Racial and Disability Justice (CRDJ). Under the leadership of Jamelia Morgan, professor of law, the Center will promote justice for people of color, people with disabilities, and individuals at the intersection of both identities.

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“While the Unknown is Scary, You’re More Prepared Than You Think”: Alicia L. Crawford (JD ’24) on Transitioning from Military Life to Student Life

The student body at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is vibrant. It’s full of individuals from all walks of life—whether they’re non-traditional, fresh out of undergrad, or starting a second career. Veterans bring particularly unique experiences to the Law School community. And no one knows that more than SBA President Alicia Crawford, current JD candidate and U.S. Navy Veteran.

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Carter Phillips (JD ’77) Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from The American Lawyer

Carter Phillips (JD ‘77) has a long and storied history with Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Not only is he one of the most engaged alumni of the Law School, he is also one of the school’s most decorated lawyers.

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NULR Hosts 2022 Symposium, “Fraud and the Erosion of Trust”

In October, Northwestern University Law Review hosted its 2022 Symposium, “Fraud and the Erosion of Trust,” bringing together scholars to discuss the history of fraud in America. U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff (Southern District of New York) delivered the keynote address.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Discusses Legitimacy of the Court in Visit to Law School

On Wednesday, September 14, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan visited Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as the 2022 Howard J. Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar and to participate in events honoring law school alumnus Justice John Paul Stevens. Her visit included a moderated Q&A with Dean Hari Osofsky as part of the Howard J. Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar Lecture series.

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NLawProud: Christina (Tina) Martini (JD ’94)

After losing her mother in high school, Christina Martini (JD ’94) knew that focusing on her education was a way to honor her mother and the life that she built as a Mexican immigrant. Now Christina is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery and a 2022 Margaret Brent award winner.

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