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Rachel Bertsche

08.21.2020

Q & A with Interim Dean James Speta: “These Are Incredibly Difficult Times”

James Speta has been named interim dean at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Here he discusses his immediate priorities, how the Law School will navigate the educational challenges posed by a ...

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08.19.2020

New Light on the History of Commercial Fraud

Emily Kadens, professor of law and a legal historian with a particular focus on medieval and early modern history of commercial law and practice, shares her research on the origins of commercial ...

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07.15.2020

Anti-Discrimination Laws vs. Religious Freedom

With Andrew M. Koppelman The United States has a long history of religious accommodation. But is it possible to exempt those who object to an anti-discrimination law without defeating the purpose ...

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06.17.2020

Juvenile Justice During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With Julie L. Biehl A criminal record can be an economic life sentence for those attempting to re-enter society. The cost of one year of incarceration of a child exceeds that of a four-year ...

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05.20.2020

Law in the Time of Coronavirus

With Daniel B. Rodriguez In the midst of a global pandemic, federal and state governments are tasked with addressing a public health emergency while steadfastly protecting civil liberties. In ...

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05.12.2020

Student Awards Recognize Seven Graduates of the Class of 2020

Each year, the students in Northwestern Pritzker School of Law's graduating class nominate and vote on the winners of the Student Awards. Because these awards are peer-selected and recognize ...

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04.20.2020

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04.13.2020

Q&A with Joyce Hughes: A Pioneer in Law

Joyce Hughes, professor of law, began her career at Northwestern in 1975, after four years of teaching at the University of Minnesota Law School. When she received tenure in 1979, she became the ...

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04.13.2020

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 ...

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