Key upcoming dates
- LLM Application Deadline – 7/29/21
- 1 st Day of Clinical Classes – 9/9/21
- Clinic Add/Drop Deadline – 9/10/21
Professors Anna Carpenter and Colleen Shanahan have done groundbreaking research on state civil courts and judges and will present their findings at this workshop, and connect their scholarship to practice, clinical teaching, and supervision.
Steven Drizin and Laura Nirider will present the story of their client, Brendan Dassey, a Wisconsin sixteen-year-old who falsely confessed in 2005 to rape and murder – and whose ensuing wrongful conviction was featured in the hit Netflix Global docuseries Making a Murderer. Brendan’s case, and the cases of their other clients, exemplify twin problems: the practical problem of false and involuntary confessions from juveniles, and the problematic gaps in constitutional and evidentiary doctrine and practice that have allowed false confessions to occur unredressed. These twin problems serve as the foci of Drizin and Nirider’s practice and pedagogy at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth.
Carolyn Grose and Margaret Johnson will present their forthcoming textbook, Lawyers, Clients & Narrative: A Framework for Law Students and Lawyers – a new primary text for using narrative, stories and storytelling to develop more fully and effectively as a lawyer.
Please join us for a discussion of community lawyering led by two leading thinkers in the field, who bring their unique and different perspectives to questions such as what does “community” mean, who is the client for a community lawyer, what constitutes a community law clinic, what are the attributes of a community lawyer, and how does one use community lawyering to teach essential and transferable lawyering skills to law students.
Meet Clinic Faculty and get your questions answered for Fall Course Registration. Lunch will be served.
Did you know there is a prestigious law firm in Silverman Hall? Meet Clinic Faculty and get your questions answered for Spring Advance Course Registration!
Rip-Off or Fair Use? With Nancy Wolff, David Graham and Sarah Stolfa Co-sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and the Copyright Society of the USA Philadelphia Chapter