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Minow Debate Series Addresses Whether Citizens United Has Undermined Democracy

On February 21, 2024, students, faculty, alumni, and guests filled Thorne Auditorium to observe the latest installment of the Newt and Jo Minow Debate Series at Northwestern Pritzker School of ...

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Illinois Governor JB Pritzker (JD ’93) and Dean Hari Osofsky Among Speakers at Legal Services Corporation’s 50th Anniversary Symposium

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker (JD ’93) provided opening remarks at the Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC’s) 50th anniversary symposium, held February 29, 2024, at Northwestern Pritzker School of ...

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Henry Zhu (JD ’22) Receives the Prestigious Skadden Fellowship for Public Interest Work

Henry Zhu (JD '22) was one of 28 recipients of 2024’s Skadden Fellowship, which pays for two years of salary and training for recent law school graduates to work at a public interest organization.

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Northwestern Pritzker Law Hosts “The Knox Conversations: Threats to Democracy.”

On October 26, Northwestern Pritzker Law held “The Knox Conversations: Threats to Democracy,” a discussion featuring a compelling, bipartisan panel of America’s most incisive political thinkers ...

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A Conversation with Judge Amy St. Eve

On October 18, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law proudly welcomed Amy St. Eve, United States Circuit Court Judge for the Seventh Circuit, to the 2023 Pope & John Lecture Series on ...

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Six Graduates Secure Public Interest Fellowships

Six recent graduates will launch their public interest careers through Northwestern Pritzker School of Law post-graduate fellowships this year. These graduates have dedicated their time and ...

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NULR Hosts 2022 Symposium, “Fraud and the Erosion of Trust”

In October, Northwestern University Law Review hosted its 2022 Symposium, “Fraud and the Erosion of Trust,” bringing together scholars to discuss the history of fraud in America. U.S. District ...

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan Discusses Legitimacy of the Court in Visit to Law School

On Wednesday, September 14, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan visited Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as the 2022 Howard J. Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar and to ...

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Northwestern Pritzker Law Honors Late Justice John Paul Stevens

On Wednesday, September 14, the Northwestern Pritzker Law community, Northwestern University officials, and family, close friends, and former clerks of the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul ...

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