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Convocation Honors Northwestern Law Class of 2018

On Friday, May 11, over 500 graduates were joined by faculty, family, and friends for the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s 2018 convocation ceremony at the Chicago Theatre.

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From Tribal Council to Torts and Contracts: Talking with Survivor Contestant Ryan Ulrich

Just months before starting his first year at Northwestern Law, Ryan Ulrich (JD ’20) competed on the 35th season of Survivor.

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Sharon Y. Bowen (JD-MBA ’82) to Address Law School Class of 2018

Northwestern Law is thrilled to welcome Sharon Y. Bowen (JD-MBA '82), former Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, to deliver the main convocation address to the Class of 2018 ...

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Bartlit Center Team Wins National Trial Competition’s Midwest Regional

Garrett Fields (JD ‘18) and Kelyn Smith (JD ‘19) won the Midwest regional of the National Trial Competition.

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Northwestern Law Team Wins National Moot Court Competition

On February 1, a team from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law won the New York City Bar Association’s National Moot Court competition for the first time in the 68-year history of the contest. ...

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Bartlit Center Trial Team Wins ABA Labor Law Competition

For the second year in a row, Northwestern Law trial teams captured the top two spots in the American Bar Association’s Midwest Regional Labor Law Competition.

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Northwestern Law to Accelerate GRE Acceptance for Admissions

Earlier this year, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law announced its intention to begin accepting the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) for admission in fall 2019. Upon further consideration and ...

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Bartlit Center Trial Team Wins Summit Cup

A team from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Bartlit Center for Trial Advocacy — Emily Halter (JD’18), Brendan Gerdes (JD’18), Garrett Fields (JD’18), and Argie Mina (JD’19) — won the Summit ...

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Playing It Safe: Former NFL Players Talk Football’s Legal Hurdles

A Northwestern Law student and a recent grad — both former pros — weigh in on the NFL’s legal obligations to protect its players and how athletes can advocate for their futures. It doesn’t ...

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