The Daily Northwestern

Former U.S. Attorney to join School of Law as visiting scholar

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty

The Pritzker School of Law will welcome Zach Fardon, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, as a visiting scholar for the upcoming academic year, the University announced last week. "We are delighted to...

Northwestern among first schools to allow GRE as law application exam

Ryan Wangman, Summer Managing Editor

August 7, 2017

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Beginning in the fall of 2018, the Pritzker School of Law will allow J.D. degree applicants to submit either the Graduate Record Examination or the Law School Admission Test for admission in 2019. Northwestern joins the University...

Non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern join Service Employees International Union following election

Ally Mauch, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Part-time and full-time non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern have joined the Service Employees International Union, nearly one year after faculty members filed for a union election, according to a news release from the SEIU. The union election was held last summer, but due to legal complications, the final valid ballots were not counted until...

NU law school study finds female Supreme Court justices more likely to be interrupted by men than male justices

Ally Mauch, Reporter

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

An empirical research study conducted at the Pritzker School of Law revealed female justices of the Supreme Court are about three times more likely to be interrupted by men than their male counterparts. Third-year law student...

Northwestern, Spanish law school partner for new five-year program

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor

February 19, 2017

Filed under Campus

The Pritzker School of Law and IE Law School in Madrid are partnering to create a new L.L.B. and J.D. program to launch fall 2017, the University announced Friday. Students currently enrolled at IE Law School in the L.L.B....