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05.06.2022

Bluhm Legal Clinic Event Highlights Illinois Resentencing Statutes and Their Impact on Black Women

In April, the Center on Wrongful Convictions’ Women’s Defense Initiative hosted a panel, “Illinois’ Resentencing Statutes and their Impact for Black Women,” as part of the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s ...

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03.25.2022

Beyond Punishment: Bluhm Legal Clinic Continues its Lawyering and Race in the 21st Century Series

In March, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Bluhm Legal Clinic continued its Lawyering and Race in the 21st Century series with “Beyond Punishment: Restorative Justice and Health Equity.” ...

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12.06.2021

Sheila Bedi Launches Community Justice and Civil Rights Clinic

In Spring 2020, Sheila Bedi, clinical professor of law, launched the Community Justice and Civil Rights Clinic (CJCRC), a subdivision of the Civil Litigation Center. In its inaugural year, the ...

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11.18.2021

Center on Negotiation and Mediation Hosts Symposium on Restorative Justice

In November, the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Center on Negotiation and Mediation held a virtual symposium series “Restorative Justice Origins, Applications, and Futures.” The three-day event was ...

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11.18.2021

Bluhm Legal Clinic Continues its Lawyering and Race in the 21st Century Series

In November, the Bluhm Legal Clinic continued its series on Lawyering and Race in the 21st Century with the event “Surveillance Redlining in Chicago: ShotSpotter, the Gang Database, and other ...

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11.18.2021

NULR Hosts 2021 Symposium, “Reimagining Property in the Era of Inequality”

In November, Northwestern University Law Review hosted its 2021 Symposium, “Reimagining Property in the Era of Inequality,” bringing together scholars of legal history, property, tax, land use, ...

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10.12.2021

Northwestern Pritzker Law Professors Launch Online Program to Help Mortgage Fraud Victims

Last Fall, the Foundation of Federal Bar Association (FBA) awarded the association’s Chicago Chapter a grant for the “Legal Education in the Community: The Rights and Responsibilities of the ...

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10.12.2021

“A Critical Moment:” Clinic Attorneys Lend Their Expertise to Chicago Organizers as Protests Continue

In addition to their ongoing work related to the COVID-19 pandemic, attorneys at the Bluhm Legal Clinic have been engaged in Chicago’s protests of the racial injustice and police brutality ...

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10.06.2021

Bluhm Legal Clinic Hosts Inaugural Symposium on Race and Lawyering

The Children and Family Justice Center co-sponsored the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s inaugural Race and Lawyering in the 21st Century symposium, which was held on September 30. The event was held online ...

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