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NU students appear unaffected by Supreme Court decision to allow travel ban

Madeleine Fernando, Reporter

June 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The status of Northwestern students does not appear to be affected by the Supreme Court’s announcement to hear the case on President Donald Trump’s immigration order, University vice president and general counsel Phil Harris...

Trejos: Successful democracy requires utmost respect for law, judiciary judgment

Jose Trejos, Columnist

April 10, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

After a failed and misguided attempt at a Democratic filibuster, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Friday. While it was no surprise that Democrats did everything in their power to block the app...

Debate over Scalia successor so soon after death is disrespectful, Sen. Mark Kirk says

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 16, 2016

Filed under City, National, Politics, State

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) criticized Senate leaders Monday for reactions to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, saying both parties are being disrespectful by immediately making his death a political issue. The sena...

Law professor submits amicus brief to Supreme Court for same-sex marriage case

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

April 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Law Prof. Andrew Koppelman recently co-wrote and submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court calling attention to the gender discrimination argument regarding same-sex marriage laws. Koppelman and George Mason University...

Court dismisses Medill senior’s Title IX suit against Northwestern

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

November 13, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Title IX lawsuits A federal judge dismissed Thursday a Medill senior’s Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern, ruling the University is not liable because it “took timely, reasonable, and successful measures” in the aft...