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11.02.2020

Zachary Clopton Elected to the American Law Institute

Zachary Clopton, Professor of Law, has been elected as a new member of the American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent U.S. organization producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize ...

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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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08.25.2020

A Conversation with Paul Gowder

Paul Gowder joins the Northwestern Law faculty as a professor of law. His expertise in political theory, constitutional law, and social science has made him a go-to analyst of critical race ...

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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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08.03.2020

Jide Okechuku Nzelibe Elected to the American Law Institute

Jide Okechuku Nzelibe, Professor of Law, has been elected as a new member of the American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent U.S. organization producing scholarly work to clarify, ...

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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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02.17.2020

Zachary Clopton Wins 2020 Civil Justice Scholarship Award

Zachary Clopton, professor of law, was named the recipient of the 2020 Civil Justice Scholarship Award from the Pound Civil Justice Institute.

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01.09.2020

A Northwestern Law Professor Explains: Access to Court Records

Professor David Schwartz explains how federal court system paywalls derail researchers who want to study patterns in court records. The cross-disciplinary Northwestern Open Access to Court ...

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10.16.2019

From Patents to Privacy: Northwestern Law’s IP Scholars Are Leading The Field

In an era of rapid technological change, the members of Northwestern Law’s Intellectual Property (IP) faculty are focused on the study of innovation and the law. Collectively, the group ...

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