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A Northwestern Law Professor Explains: Immigration Law

Professor Uzoamaka Emeka Nzelibe explains asylum law, the refugee definition, and why there’s so much misinformation about immigration.

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A Northwestern Law Professor Explains: Big Data & Privacy

Do you know how your data is being collected and where it’s going? Professor Matthew Kugler explains why it matters.

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A Northwestern Law Professor Explains: Net Neutrality

What if a single policy could impact American democracy, culture, and competitiveness? Here’s Professor Jim Speta with what you need to know about Net Neutrality right now.

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A Northwestern Law Professor Explains: Consent

Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer explains affirmative consent, force requirements, and how skepticism was historically baked into rape law.

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The #MeToo Movement Through a Legal Lens

With Professors Laura Beth Nielsen and Deborah Tuerkheimer What started out as a viral moment has grown into a movement that has resulted in both praise and controversy. Laura Beth ...

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Taking a Closer Look at Free Speech

Professor Martin Redish Whether it’s Milo Yiannopoulos being unable to speak at Berkeley or James Damore being fired for his Google memo, freedom of speech has repeatedly emerged as a topic ...

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Cities, States and The Trump Administration: Clashes of Federal and Local Government

Professors David Dana and Nadav Shoked There are looming conflicts between the Trump administration and local governments on a number of issues, including (but not limited to) ...

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A Conversation with Professor James Pfander on ‘Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror’

In his new book, James E. Pfander, Owen L. Coon Professor of Law, examines the judicial response to human rights claims arising from the Bush Administration’s war on terror. Despite widespread ...

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The Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, and the Nuclear Option

Attorney Carter Phillips (JD ’77) The Supreme Court has faced a whirlwind of change and controversy over the last year, first with the death of Justice Scalia and then with the ...

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