The Daily Northwestern

Law School program aims to help young people transitioning from juvenile justice system

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

May 4, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

The Pritzker School of Law will team up with the Chicago Housing Authority for a program that aims to support Chicago youth in the juvenile justice system transition to adulthood. The multimillion-dollar Juvenile Re-entry...

Former Illinois governor, NU alumnus dies at 92

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

April 29, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Former Illinois governor and Northwestern School of Law alumnus Daniel Walker died Wednesday morning in California. He was 92. Walker, who was elected governor in 1972, garnered fame for walking more than 1,100 miles across...

Center on Wrongful Convictions co-director Jane Raley remembered for passion for justice

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Over the course of her 14 years as co-director of Northwestern School of Law’s Center on Wrongful Convictions, Jane Raley was not only known for her talent as an attorney and professor, but for her “exceptional ability...

Northwestern law school announces new program for STEM professionals

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

The Northwestern School of Law announced Monday that it is offering a new Master of Science in Law (MSL) program aimed specifically at professionals in science, technology, engineering and math fields. The program, which can...

Law school establishes public interest fellowship

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

September 23, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The Northwestern School of Law has established a new fellowship for post-graduate opportunities in public interest law, the University announced Friday. The Jay A. Pritzker Fellowship Program will offer fellowships to several...

Updated: Northwestern School of Law dean comes out in support of admitting undocumented immigrants

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

April 17, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

The dean of Northwestern's law school announced this evening his support for admitting and enrolling undocumented immigrants. In an email to the School of Law community, Dean Daniel Rodriguez said he has started drafting a...

Foundation donates $2 million for international development research, fellowships

Connor Samuelson, Reporter

October 16, 2012

Filed under Academic, Campus

Two new programs seeking to expand and enhance Northwestern's research on developing countries are underway this school year following a $2 million donation last May. The Equality Development and Globalization Studies Program and...