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Clinic Secures Reversed Attempted Murder Conviction for 14-Year-Old Client

Professors Maria Hawilo and Thomas Geraghty of Northwestern Pritzker Law's Bluhm Legal Clinic, former clinical fellow Gregor Calhan, and students Megan Richard, Brooke Troutman, Irene Wilburn, ...

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CWCY Client Brendan Dassey Wins at Seventh Circuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld the district court’s August 2016 decision granting Brendan Dassey’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus.

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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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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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