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08.03.2020

Jide Okechuku Nzelibe Elected to the American Law Institute

Jide Okechuku Nzelibe, Professor of Law, has been elected as a new member of the American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent U.S. organization producing scholarly work to clarify, ...

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06.18.2020

Faculty Share Their Summer Reads

Summer break is here, but we’re still in the middle of a pandemic, which means we'll still be spending plenty of time inside. The good news: there’s no better time to dive into a good book than ...

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04.30.2020

Clinic Attorneys Accelerate COVID-19 Mass Prison Release Efforts

While social distancing has become commonplace to stop the spread of the coronavirus in much of society, it’s virtually impossible to maintain in prison, and attorneys at Northwestern Pritzker ...

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04.15.2020

Online Pop-Up Course Grapples with Coronavirus Legal Issues in Real Time

Daniel B. Rodriguez, Harold Washington Professor of Law, launched his online pop-up class “Law in the Time of Corona” the week of March 23. The course, which runs until April 24, highlights ...

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04.13.2020

Q&A with Joyce Hughes: A Pioneer in Law

Joyce Hughes, professor of law, began her career at Northwestern in 1975, after four years of teaching at the University of Minnesota Law School. When she received tenure in 1979, she became the ...

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02.17.2020

Zachary Clopton Wins 2020 Civil Justice Scholarship Award

Zachary Clopton, professor of law, was named the recipient of the 2020 Civil Justice Scholarship Award from the Pound Civil Justice Institute.

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01.09.2020

A Northwestern Law Professor Explains: Access to Court Records

Professor David Schwartz explains how federal court system paywalls derail researchers who want to study patterns in court records. The cross-disciplinary Northwestern Open Access to Court ...

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10.16.2019

From Patents to Privacy: Northwestern Law’s IP Scholars Are Leading The Field

In an era of rapid technological change, the members of Northwestern Law’s Intellectual Property (IP) faculty are focused on the study of innovation and the law. Collectively, the group ...

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09.20.2019

Interdisciplinary Team Receives NSF Grant to Build Open, Searchable Platform for Court Records

An interdisciplinary team of Northwestern professors, including seven members of the Northwestern Law faculty, was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator Grant this ...

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