The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law hosted its annual BLSA Week in February. The week of events was dedicated to conversations about the experience of ...
Fairness and Equality: The Current Landscape of Antidiscrimination Law
If fairness doesn’t always mean treating everyone the same, then what does it really mean? Host Vice Dean Jim Speta is joined by Kimberly Yuracko, Dean and Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professor of Law, to discuss her extensive research on gender equity. Speta and Yuracko survey current social issues and discuss how laws surrounding these matters are changing. They also examine gender equity in the legal profession, and discuss the responsibility of law schools and law firms to create a more equitable profession, especially at the top.
After three decades of friendship, Ernest Greer (JD ’91) and Jared Bartie (JD ’93) have endowed the Bartie-Greer Opportunity Scholarship, which will support Law School students who bring distinct ...
In late January, Northwestern University hosted DREAM Week, celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.