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10.12.2021

Northwestern Pritzker Law Professors Launch Online Program to Help Mortgage Fraud Victims

Last Fall, the Foundation of Federal Bar Association (FBA) awarded the association’s Chicago Chapter a grant for the “Legal Education in the Community: The Rights and Responsibilities of the ...

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10.12.2021

“A Critical Moment:” Clinic Attorneys Lend Their Expertise to Chicago Organizers as Protests Continue

In addition to their ongoing work related to the COVID-19 pandemic, attorneys at the Bluhm Legal Clinic have been engaged in Chicago’s protests of the racial injustice and police brutality ...

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10.06.2021

Bluhm Legal Clinic Hosts Inaugural Symposium on Race and Lawyering

The Children and Family Justice Center co-sponsored the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s inaugural Race and Lawyering in the 21st Century symposium, which was held on September 30. The event was held online ...

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09.23.2021

Installation Ceremony Honors Dean Hari Osofsky and Professor Robin Walker Sterling

On September 10, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law installed Hari M. Osofsky as Dean and Myra James Bradwell Professor, and Robin Walker Sterling as the Mayer Brown – Robert A. Helman Professor ...

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07.16.2021

Governor Pritzker Signs Historic Legislation, Building on Center on Wrongful Convictions Work

On July 15, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, along with several other members of the Illinois General Assembly, gathered with exonerated individuals, as well as attorneys with the Bluhm Legal ...

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06.17.2021

Vanessa del Valle Appointed to the Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission

Vanessa del Valle, clinical assistant professor of law at the MacArthur Justice Center at the Bluhm Legal Clinic, has been appointed by Governor J.B. Pritzker to the State of Illinois Torture ...

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02.03.2021

DREAM Week Discussions Highlight Civil Uprisings and Frustrations of Past Year

Northwestern University hosted DREAM Week in January, celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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01.25.2021

Steven Lubet Steps Down as Director of Bartlit Center

Steven Lubet, Edna B. and Ednyfed H. Williams Memorial Professor of Law, will step down as director of the Fred Bartlit Center for Trial Advocacy effective August 31, 2021. Lubet has been the ...

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10.14.2020

Coronavirus Behind Bars: Clinic attorneys accelerate COVID-19 mass prison release efforts

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, prison reform activists jumped into action, flagging the unique dangers of the coronavirus behind bars. But as activists have gained ground in states like ...

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