Northwestern Law: Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Northwestern Law offers a number of degrees and programs of study, from primary JD programs to master in laws (LLM) to our Master of Science in Law (MSL) degree. The Law School is …

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Law and Technology, Academics & Clinical: Northwestern

(9 days ago) The Law and Technology Initiative is a partnership between Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, McCormick School of Engineering, and external partners such as law firms, corporate legal departments, legal aid organizations, courts, other legal-services providers, legal technology companies, and information providers.

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Campus Services: Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

(9 days ago) Law School services and resources support the teaching and research goals and facilitate student and faculty success inside and outside the classroom. Key departments include: IT, which develops, implements and supports information technology tools. Facilities & AV, which assists with space management and classroom AV support.

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Martin H. Redish

(3 days ago) Biography. Martin H. Redish, the Louis and Harriet Ancel Professor of Law and Public Policy at Northwestern University School of Law, teaches and writes on the subjects of federal jurisdiction, civil procedure, freedom of expression, and constitutional law.

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Bluhm Legal Clinic Hosts Inaugural Symposium on Race and

(1 days ago) Robin Walker Sterling, director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic. The Children and Family Justice Center co-sponsored the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s inaugural Race and Lawyering in the 21 st Century symposium, which was held on September 30. The event was held online and at Lincoln Hall. The four-hour event, whose theme was “Gun Possession in Chicago: What the Headlines Don’t Tell You,” …

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Sentencing Reform Lessons: From the Sentencing Reform Act

(5 days ago) PROTECT Act became law and what, if anything, could have been done to prevent it. The SRA removed most sentencing discretion from trial judges.9 The PROTECT Act took another giant step by effectively removing what little discretion remained. It also served to greatly marginalize the judiciary's input into federal sentencing policymaking.

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Investigation of Arson--A Selected Bibliography

(5 days ago) torneys and Law Students Attending the Courses and Seminars Offered by the Scientific Crime Detection Labora-tory of Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1936. (Out of print.) Skehan, James J. Modern Police Work Including Detective Duty: A …

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Apprendi in the States: The Virtues of Federalism as a

(5 days ago) Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology Volume 94 Issue 1Fall Article 1 Fall 2003 Apprendi in the States: The Virtues of Federalism as a Structural Limit on Errors Stephanos Bibas Follow this and additional works at: Part of theCriminal Law Commons,Criminology Commons, and theCriminology and

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Scholarships and Opportunities, Office of Inclusion

(Just Now) For law students, serving as a judicial law clerk is a mark of distinction and honor that will advance their future career opportunities in law practice, and academia, in government as high-level appointees, and in securing appointments to the bench.

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Students Get National Recognition for Law School Papers

(Just Now) Whether someone is a space law expert or simply loves reading about space, Peterson hopes everyone can find something meaningful in her book. “I want people to understand that their everyday lives are absolutely impacted by space law. Every time you use Google Maps to find the nearest Starbucks, you’re using space law. Those are satellites.

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(3 days ago) law by focusing on the similarities to and distinctions from previous cases. Although the common law originated in England, it was brought to the United States by British colonists, eventually becoming each state’s original body of law.2 Today, although statutes have replaced a fair amount of the common law, the common law still exists today.

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We Should Expand the Supreme Court

(2 days ago) Akhil Reed Amar is a constitutional scholar, law professor, and author. He has been cited by the Supreme Court justices in more than 40 cases, making him one of the most cited scholars of his generation. After graduating from Yale Law School, he clerked for then-Judge (now Justice) Stephen Breyer and then joined the Yale faculty at only age 26.

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The Modern Common Law of Crime

(5 days ago) criminal law today is contract law between prosecutors and defendants, who have vas tly unequal bargaining power. 21 One author laments that “our current system of judicial passivity, legislative delegation, and prosecutorial supremacy” is worse than the common law system it replaced.22

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Facilities and AV Support

(Just Now) The Law School facilities accommodate the manner in which law is learned and taught today. Students make use of the state-of-the-art Pritzker Legal Research Center, two fully equipped courtrooms, and new and technologically up-to-date classrooms that include …

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The Criminal Law of Mental Incapacity

(9 days ago) the law governing mental incapacity as related to the engagement in criminal conduct, i.e., the so-called "incapacity to commit a crime" or "incapacity at the time of the act," is the al-legedly "procedural" notion of "unfitness to proceed," since, paradoxical as this may seem,

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Diversity and Inclusion

(9 days ago) Diversity and Inclusion. Northwestern Pritzker Law prides itself on its active and diverse community, which brings together a passionate and talented group of students, staff, and faculty. We also recognize that our community is a microcosm of larger society, and ongoing societal inequities such as racism and misogyny persist around us.

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Profiles, Faculty Profiles, Faculty

(9 days ago) Xiao Wang is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and the Director of the school’s Appellate Advocacy Center. Prior to joining Northwestern, Xiao served as lead counsel in a number of appellate matters, primarily in the areas of criminal …

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Academic Calendar

(8 days ago) 30. Fall semester classes begin. September - 2021. 3. Last Day to Drop Clinic. 6. Labor Day, Observed. 10. Last Day to Add any law course or Drop any law course other than clinic.

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Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Reunion Celebration

(1 days ago) Northwestern Law welcomes ALL alumni back to campus for Reunion Weekend. Every five years, classes celebrate their class reunion during Reunion Weekend. In June of 2022, we will celebrate alumni whose graduation year ends in a 0 or 1 or 2 or 5 or 6 or 7! What have you been up to since graduation?

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Financial Support Options for Current Students, Admissions

(3 days ago) Student Technology Fund. The Student Technology Fund was established to support students who need financial assistance purchasing technology related to ongoing remote learning. Students were eligible to apply for funds of up to $300. The application deadline has …

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JD Stats, Student Life: Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

(1 days ago) Law schools are expected to use “due diligence in obtaining and verifying such information.” The following additional employment outcome data has not been, and will not be, audited by the ABA. It is meant to supplement the annual ABA Employment Summary Report, which reflects the employment status of members of each graduating class as of

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Meet our Alumni, Master of Science in Law (MSL) Program

(8 days ago) This is a unique opportunity to develop breadth or depth in areas of the law, business, and technology. The structure of this program also prepares students for the workforce with opportunities to cultivate entrepreneurial spirit, collaborate withdiverse teams, practice public speaking, and develop effective communication skills.

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Profiles, Faculty Profiles, Faculty & Research

(2 days ago) Biography. Paul Gowder joined the Northwestern Law faculty in 2020. His research focuses on the rule of law, democratic theory, social and racial equality, institutional and organizational governance, law and technology, and classical Athenian law and political thought. He has taught a variety of classes including constitutional law, torts

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Early Decision Program

(2 days ago) Applicants who have thoroughly researched their law school options and who have identified Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as their first choice law school are encouraged to apply through our binding Early Decision (ED) program. Applicants admitted through the ED program and who begin the three-year JD program in Fall 2022 will receive a

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Student Organizations

(8 days ago) The Law School Democrats bring volunteer, educational and social opportunities to Northwestern Law's Democratic community in order to foster the future of the party and encourage civic engagement. Law Students for Life (LSFL) LSFL is a pro-life, non-partisan student organization.

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About the Executive LLM Chicago, Executive LLM Chicago

(8 days ago) Northwestern Pritzker School of Law was the first top law school to introduce an accelerated Executive LLM degree for experienced lawyers. Since its inception in 2001, our executive LLM programs have proudly graduated more than 900 lawyers from over 50 countries.

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The Master of Science in Law: Where STEM, Law, and

(7 days ago) prestigious law schools. Students have access to a highly successful alumni base, in addition to world-renowned faculty and broader Northwestern University resources. Northwestern Law is also a long-standing leader in curricular innovation. MSL students truly enjoy the best of both worlds: an innovative, new law degree awarded by an established,

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Practicum Courses

(6 days ago) Students spend 12 hours per week in a field placement at a federal, state, or local government agency or office involving civil law, including the City of Chicago Department of Law, the Office of the Illinois Attorney General, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the …

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The Historical Development of Criminology

(9 days ago) Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology Volume 50 Issue 1May-June Article 2 Summer 1959 The Historical Development of Criminology Clarence Ray Jeffery Follow this and additional works at:

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Due Process of Law in Criminal Cases

(5 days ago) Due Process of Law in Criminal Cases George Edwards Follow this and additional works at: Part of theCriminal Law Commons,Criminology Commons, and theCriminology and Criminal Justice Commons This Article is brought to you for free and open access by Northwestern University School of Law Scholarly

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Research Funding

(6 days ago) The Law School is committed to ensuring that faculty are able to conduct a diverse array of research and scholarship activities, as well as engage in professional development opportunities. Many expenses that directly support these efforts may be paid for or reimbursed using research account funds.

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Curricular Offerings

(4 days ago) Northwestern Law provides a thorough understanding of the structures and policies of the law as well as a superior foundation in legal reasoning, analysis, and writing, for every student, particularly in the first year of study. Our students gain a broad and general understanding of how the law and legal institutions evolve and operate.

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(Just Now) The federal law governing discrimination in the workplace is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Iowa equivalent, under which the dental hygienist filed her own case, is the Iowa Civil Rights Act, Iowa Code 216.6(1)(a). Iowa courts turn to federal law when interpreting their own discrimination cases, Deboom v. Raining Rose, Inc.,

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Law, Business, Tech Archives

(1 days ago) 2020 Minow Debates Asks If the Electoral College Is Still Needed. On May 20, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and Intelligence Squared hosted the third Newt and Jo Minow Debate, “The Electoral College Has Outlived Its Usefulness.”. Read More.

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Blanket JD Fee Waiver Request 2021 (September 1

(6 days ago) Blanket JD Fee Waiver Request 2021 (September 1 - December 31) Please provide the following information to receive a fee waiver for Northwestern Pritzker Law's JD application. Your fee waiver will be emailed to you within 72 hours of completing the form below.

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