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11.05.2018

A Northwestern Law Professor Explains: Campaign Finance

There was 5 billion dollars spent in the last federal election cycle. Who’s giving that money, why are they able to give so much, and what does it mean for the political process? Professor ...

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10.29.2018

Redish and Brill Debate the First Amendment and Commercial Speech

Should we amend the First Amendment? That provocative question was at the center of the October 17 debate between Marty Redish, Northwestern Law’s Louis and Harriet Ancel Professor of Law and ...

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10.23.2018

Spotlight on Scholarship: Pedraza-Fariña and Schwartz on Intellectual Property and Patent Law

On October 3, Northwestern welcomed Judges Evan J. Wallach, Jimmie V. Reyna, and Richard G. Taranto of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to Thorne Auditorium to hear oral ...

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10.19.2018

Emily Kadens Elected to the American Law Institute

Emily Kadens, 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 and ...

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10.17.2018

Election Law and Gerrymandering

With Professor Michael Kang As the November midterm elections loom, issues of election law continue to have a significant impact on the voting process. In this episode of Planet Lex, new ...

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10.12.2018

Paradigm Shifters: Ron Allen, Martin Redish, and Deborah Tuerkheimer on Changing the Conversation

One of the jobs of a law professor is to look at long-held beliefs with a critical eye and offer insights that may change widespread understanding of pressing legal issues. Erin F. Delaney, ...

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09.26.2018

Gordon S. Wood, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian, to Deliver Lincoln Lecture

Wood’s talk, “The Revolutionary Origins of the Civil War” will pull from his prolific and impactful scholarship over the last five decades.

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09.20.2018

Spotlight on Scholarship: Pfander, Delaney and Kadens on the British Judicial System

On Tuesday, September 25, The Right Honourable Lord Wilson of Culworth will visit Northwestern Law as the 2018 Trienens Visiting Judicial Scholar. Lord Wilson continues the Law School’s long ...

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09.19.2018

Should We Reform the Supreme Court?

With Brett Kavanaugh’s ongoing confirmation battle, the Supreme Court and the partisan polarization of the nomination process has been fresh in the minds of many. Host Daniel B. Rodriguez ...

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