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The Moot Court champion team of second-year law students (standing from left) Chelsea Selvey and Stephanie Wiggins argued before the distinguished bench of (seated from left): Winnebago County Public Defender Nick Zimmerman (’00); the Honorable Joseph G. McGraw (’85), Chief Judge of the 17th Judicial Circuit of Illinois; and the Honorable Timothy J. McCann (’88), Presiding Judge in the Kendall County (IL) Circuit Court.
The NIU College of Law hosted its 34th annual Lenny B. Mandell Moot Court Competition for second-year law students. Held Feb. 27, the finals saw the Moot Court champion team of Chelsea Selvey and Stephanie Wiggins emerge victorious over the combination of Matt Cole and Jessica Parsons. Wiggins was also named Best Oralist of the...
The 2014 Moot Court champion team of second-year law students (standing from left) Nick Perrone and Jesse Guth argued before the distinguished bench of (seated from left): Judge James F. Holderman, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois; Justice Thomas L. Kilbride, Illinois Supreme Court; and Professor Barry Sullivan, Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy and Professor of Law, Loyola University School of Law.
The Northern Illinois University College of Law hosted its 32nd annual Lenny B. Mandell Moot Court Competition for second-year law students. Jesse Guth and Nick Perrone became the 2014 Moot Court champion team March 1 as they defeated the combination of Steve Hegedus and Jason Jordan. The teams argued before the distinguished bench of Justice...
NIU Law Dean Jennifer Rosato (left) and Cherilyn Murer (’78), chair of the NIU Board of Trustees, present Gov. James Thompson with an honorary Doctorate of Law degree during NIU Law’s commencement ceremony. Thompson also was featured as the commencement speaker.
The NIU College of Law conferred 116 graduates with juris doctorate degrees Saturday, May 25, at its commencement exercises at the Convocation Center. Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson gave the commencement address and received an honorary degree from the law school for his distinguished record of achievement in law and public service. During his address, Thompson...
Second-year NIU Law students Amanda Wielgus and Anthony Gough stand with Chief Judge Michael P. McCuskey of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois.
Second-year NIU College of Law students Anthony Gough and Amanda Wielgus were the winners of the 31st Annual Prize Moot Court Competition held at the NIU College of Law. Gough and Wielgus competed through several rounds of competition over the course of three weekends before achieving victory during the final round of the competition Saturday,...
Juan A. Rivera, Jr.
An April 3 panel discussion on wrongful convictions gave law students at Northern Illinois University a powerful lesson about the long, and sometimes twisting, road to justice. Delivering that lesson was Juan Rivera, who spent 19 years of his life behind bars for a crime he did not commit – the rape and murder of...