The Daily Northwestern

Center on Wrongful Convictions asks Quinn to pardon former death row inmate

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

October 16, 2013

The Center on Wrongful Convictions on Wednesday asked Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to pardon a former death row inmate whose conviction was overturned in 2004. Attorneys from the center, which operates as part of the Northwestern...

Law school establishes public interest fellowship

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

September 23, 2013

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

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...