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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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03.09.2020

Black Law Students Association Week Highlights Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law held several events dedicated to black entrepreneurship, advocacy, and community the week of February 24. The ...

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03.09.2020

“If/When/How” Event Week Kicks Off with Discussion on Reproductive Justice

Student organization “If/When/How” kicked off its annual event week with a talk on reproductive justice on February 10. Dr. Sekile Nzinga-Johnson, director of the Women’s Center and a lecturer in ...

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02.19.2020

Founder of #MeToo Movement, Tarana Burke, Gives Powerful Dream Week Keynote

Activist and founder of the #MeToo movement Tarana Burke gave the Dream Week keynote address at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law on January 27. Students, faculty and staff packed Thorne ...

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12.17.2019

Fairness and Equality: The Current Landscape of Antidiscrimination Law

With Dean Kimberly Yuracko If fairness doesn’t always mean treating everyone the same, then what does it really mean? Host Vice Dean Jim Speta is joined by Kimberly Yuracko, Dean and Judd and ...

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10.02.2019

Mansfield Rule Forum Commemorates Past and Paves Way for More Inclusive Future

On Wednesday, September 18, a diverse group of legal department leaders, law firm partners, and Northwestern Law students gathered in Lincoln Hall for the Mansfield Rule Chicago Client Forum.

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09.18.2019

Northwestern Law Joins National Initiative to Create More Diverse, Inclusive Legal Profession

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law has joined the first large-scale collaborative effort designed to create a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. Diversity Lab, an incubator for ...

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02.28.2019

Northwestern Law Announces New Scholarship Recognizing African American History and Culture

The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law announced today a first-of-its-kind scholarship, which will be awarded annually to outstanding students who demonstrate interest in, or commitment to, ...

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