The Daily Northwestern

School of Law offers online admission interview option

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

October 21, 2015

Filed under Campus

Northwestern School of Law launched a registration portal in September for the 2016 admissions cycle, becoming the first law school to offer online video interviews. The portal will close in March. Although the School of Law...

University vice president, general counsel Thomas Cline to retire

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

September 21, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus

Northwestern vice president and general counsel Thomas Cline (School of Law ‘80) announced Monday he will retire at the end of the calendar year. Although he is stepping down, Cline will remain available to help University...

Client of School of Law’s wrongful convictions center cleared of 1980 murder and attempted rape

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

August 18, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Daniel Andersen, a client of Northwestern School of Law’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth and The University of Chicago’s Exoneration Project, was cleared Thursday of murder and attempted rape convictions for w...

NU alum, wife donate $1 million to School of Law

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 25, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Alumni, Campus

Two donors gave $1 million to the School of Law to expand its international outreach efforts, the University announced Friday. The gift from Chris Combe (Weinberg '70), an NU trustee, and his wife Courtney will support the...

Michelle Obama’s chief of staff to speak at School of Law convocation

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 7, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

First lady Michelle Obama's chief of staff will give the main convocation address May 15 at the School of Law. Tina Tchen (Law '84), has been the first lady's chief of staff since 2011. Tchen also is executive director for...

Northwestern tuition increases by 3.8 percent

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 31, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus

The total cost of attending Northwestern next year will be nearly $64,000, the University announced Tuesday morning. The 2015-2016 undergraduate tuition and room and board rates will each increase by 3.8 percent to $48,624...

Northwestern’s Center on Wrongful Convictions helps exonerate man of 1996 murder charge

Lydia Ramsey, Managing Editor

September 6, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Almost 18 years after being wrongly convicted of murder, a Michigan man will be set free Monday thanks to DNA evidence and the persistence of wrongful conviction centers at Northwestern and the University of Michigan. A Michigan prosecutor announced...

Obama appoints Law School alum as next White House general counsel

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

April 22, 2014

Filed under Alumni, Campus

President Barack Obama announced Monday that Northwestern School of Law alumnus W. Neil Eggleston (Law ‘78) will serve as the next White House counsel. “Neil brings extraordinary expertise, credentials and experience t...

Northwestern expands partnership with Tel Aviv University

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 9, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern has officially entered into a strategic partnership with Tel Aviv University in Israel, announcing the addition of three new programs, including two designated for undergraduate students. The undergraduate pr...

Constitutional design colloquium brings together experts on Muslim world

Maddie Elkins, Reporter

October 3, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus

A Northwestern School of Law colloquium series on constitutional law in the Muslim world is convening leading scholars to bring a deeper and more nuanced understanding of constitutional design in the region. The series was...