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U.S. Senate Confirms Georgia N. Alexakis (JD ’06) for District Court Judge

UPDATE, MAY 2, 2024: The Senate voted 54-44 on Wednesday to confirm Georgia N. Alexakis as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. On February 21, 2024, President Biden ...

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Pushback to DEI and the Impact on Women in the Legal Profession

On March 27, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Gender Equity Initiative (GEI) and Alumni Relations and Development, in partnership with the Women of Color Collective Alumni Affinity Group, ...

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Minow Debate Series Addresses Whether Citizens United Has Undermined Democracy

On February 21, 2024, students, faculty, alumni, and guests filled Thorne Auditorium to observe the latest installment of the Newt and Jo Minow Debate Series at Northwestern Pritzker School of ...

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Jeffrey Cummings (JD ’87), U.S. District Judge, to Deliver 2024 Convocation Address

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is excited to announce that Judge Jeffrey Cummings will deliver the convocation address to the Class of 2024.

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Northwestern Pritzker Law Co-Hosts “Generative AI + Entertainment: Opportunity, Ethics, and Law”

On February 1, Northwestern Pritzker Law, in collaboration with the School of Communication, held “Generative AI+Entertainment: Opportunity, Ethics, and Law,” a collaborative conference that ...

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A Case of Love: An Engagement Story in the Classroom

One day in the early 1990s, Professor Len Rubinowitz received a phone call during office hours from a man who introduced himself as Marc Mettes.

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Northwestern Pritzker Law Alumnus Confirmed to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

President Biden nominated Joshua Kolar (BA ’99, JD ’03) to a seat on the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Senate confirmed his nomination in January 2024. Kolar is Biden’s ...

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W. Neil Eggleston (JD ’78) Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From The American Lawyer

The American Lawyer honored W. Neil Eggleston with a 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award late last year. The Harvard Law School lecturer and Kirkland & Ellis partner received the award at a black-tie ...

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NLawProud: Rob Davis (JD ’98, MBA ’93)

Rob Davis (JD ‘98, MBA ‘93), who serves as the Chairman and CEO of Merck & Co., shares reflections on how health has profoundly influenced his life.

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