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Myra Pasek (JD ’90), 2019 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award Recipient, Shares Lessons Learned

Myra Pasek (JD ’90), the 2019 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award recipient, has had a career that many young lawyers dream of — after years at big law firms, she made the switch into the world of ...

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The Implications of Biometrics in Privacy Law

With Professor Matthew Kugler How much should people care about privacy? And what’s at stake when it comes to tracking biometrics? In this podcast episode host Jim Speta talks to Matthew ...

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Dean Daniel B. Rodriguez Named Chair of ABA Center on Innovation

The American Bar Association’s Center for Innovation has appointed Dean Daniel B. Rodriguez as the new chair of its governing council.

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Facing the Challenges of the Global Legal Industry

Mark Cohen and Eva Bruch The legal ecosystem is undergoing a massive transformation around the world, prompting some legal professionals to wonder if the industry is in crisis. As a prelude ...

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“Beyond Our Borders” Dares the Legal Industry to Change

On May 3-4, legal industry thought leaders from around the world gathered at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law for “Beyond Our Borders”, a global innovation summit on the changing landscape of ...

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Minow Debate Shows No Neutral Sides on Net Neutrality

On Tuesday, Northwestern Law hosted the second Newt and Jo Minow Debate, “Preserve Net Neutrality: All Data is Created Equal,” to a packed Thorne Auditorium. After a lively and sometimes heated ...

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Approaching Access to Justice with a Designer’s Mindset

With Margaret Hagan Does the access to justice problem need a design solution? At Stanford’s Legal Design Lab, Margaret Hagan and her colleagues use human-centered design and ...

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How Northwestern Law’s Innovation Lab Teaches Students to Think Differently

In the Innovation Lab, students are tasked with using technology to address challenges in the legal system. Sometimes, says one instructor, that means turning law school lessons on their head.

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What Hinders Innovation in the Legal Industry?

Professor William Henderson Committees have been formed, seminars have been taught, and conferences have been hosted — all in an effort to convince lawyers that new technology will save them ...

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