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06.17.2021

Vanessa del Valle Appointed to the Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission

Vanessa del Valle, clinical assistant professor of law at the MacArthur Justice Center at the Bluhm Legal Clinic, has been appointed by Governor J.B. Pritzker to the State of Illinois Torture ...

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01.25.2021

Steven Lubet Steps Down as Director of Bartlit Center

Steven Lubet, Edna B. and Ednyfed H. Williams Memorial Professor of Law, will step down as director of the Fred Bartlit Center for Trial Advocacy effective August 31, 2021. Lubet has been the ...

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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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10.13.2020

NLawProud: Linda Xochitl Tortolero (JD ’05)

Linda Xochitl Tortolero (JD ’05) is a proud first-generation Chicagoan. She grew up in a Mexican-American family that stressed the importance of giving back to her community. Today Linda is the ...

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09.01.2020

Robin Walker Sterling Joins Bluhm Legal Clinic as Director and Associate Dean of Clinical Education

Sterling's research and teaching interests include clinical advocacy, criminal law, and juvenile justice, and her current work explores extending the right to a jury trial to juveniles facing ...

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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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06.18.2020

Faculty Share Their Summer Reads

Summer break is here, but we’re still in the middle of a pandemic, which means we'll still be spending plenty of time inside. The good news: there’s no better time to dive into a good book than ...

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04.24.2020

NLawProud: G. Marcus Cole (JD ’93)

G. Marcus Cole (JD ’93) grew up in the Terrace Village housing projects in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. And even though he’d never met any lawyers, his parents and teachers were certain that’s what ...

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03.16.2020

In His Own Words: Justice John Paul Stevens on His Years at Northwestern Law

In this excerpt of his recent memoir, The Making of a Justice: Reflections on My First 94 Years, the late Supreme Court Justice remembers the Northwestern Law courses and professors who ...

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