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11.10.2020

“I Can Do Hard Things”: Veteran Law Students on Navigating Law School

The veteran community at Northwestern Pritzker Law is as diverse as the student body, with veterans of various backgrounds and branches of the armed forces. But student veterans share a common ...

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11.06.2020

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 ...

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10.27.2020

COVID-19’s Impact on the 2020 Election

Michael Kang discusses COVID-19’s looming impact on the upcoming presidential election, the range of election-related litigation already in courts, and whether he thinks America will know ...

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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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