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Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is pleased to announce that Robin Walker Sterling will join the faculty as a Clinical Professor and become the new director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic and Associate Dean of Clinical Education. She will begin at the start of the 2020-2021 academic year.
Sterling is currently an associate professor and the Ronald V. Yegge Clinical Director at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where she has been a faculty member since 2010. Her research and teaching interests include clinical advocacy, criminal law, and juvenile justice, and her current work explores extending the right to a jury trial to juveniles facing delinquency proceedings. She is a graduate of Yale College (B.A.), New York University School of Law (J.D.), and Georgetown University Law Center (L.L.M. in Clinical Advocacy).
Sterling’s vision, passion, and deep clinical teaching experience will be a tremendous asset in leading the Clinic moving forward. Julie Biehl, who served as Interim Clinic Director this year, will stay on as Assistant Dean of Clinical Education next year.
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Federal Bar Association grant will fund program about the legal rights and responsibilities of home ownership.