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#WithRefugees: Professor Uzoamaka Nzelibe Helps Asylum Seekers Build a New Life

In an unprecedented year of contentious politics, immigration has been one of the most high-profile, and controversial, topics to make headlines. But the issues at play are ones that Uzoamaka ...

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Northwestern Law Alumni Take Action in Wake of Executive Orders

Several Northwestern Law alumni shared their experiences volunteering in airports in the wake of President Trump's executive order, and their hopes moving forward.

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Law Enforcement and Implicit Bias

With Professor Destiny Peery The increased media coverage of police shootings has coincided with the growing prominence of conversations about race and law enforcement. In this episode of ...

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The Regulation of Public Corruption

With Professor Juliet Sorensen Professor Sorensen defines public corruption as the abuse of public office for private gain and discusses the challenges of working within the various ...

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Defending Brendan Dassey of “Making a Murderer”

Professors Steven Drizin (JD ’86) and Laura Nirider (JD ’08) Many people have become familiar with the trial of Brendan Dassey’s through the 2015 Netflix ...

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