Events and News from the Clinical Programs
April 23rd, 2019
Tuesday, April 23, 201912:00 PM Clinic Informational SessionGittis 214, Haaga Classroom
April 18th, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 20194:30 PM Studying the “New” Civil JudgesProfessors 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.Silverman 147
March 1st, 2018
Thursday, March 1, 201812:00 PM The Case for Brendan Dassey: Teaching Innovation Through Clinical EducationSteven 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.Faculty Lounge
February 12, 2019The City Council hearing focused on the issue of child welfare investigations and the removal of children from their families.
January 3, 2019The award honors a law school staff or faculty member for their work in advancing the ethic of pro bono service through program design or management, or through their own personal service.
December 20, 2018In his new role, Kosuri will assume responsibility for the oversight and development of the Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies.
December 17, 2018During this busy and successful year, they took on important public interest projects, made their voices heard on major issues in local and national government, gained hands-on practice experience through a variety of experiential learning programs, won cases, competitions, fellowships, and more.