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To kick off the 20th anniversary celebration of its France Study Abroad Program, NIU Law hosted an anniversary dinner for alumni, faculty, staff and current students, marking the longtime relationship and exchange program with the Université Bordeaux-Montesquieu in Agen, France. The program – started under the late Professor Rodolphe de Seife – took the first group of...
The first in NIU’s series of Diversity Dialogues began, appropriately, with the First Amendment. Students, faculty and area community members gathered Wednesday in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium for “The First Amendment, Free Speech and Lawful Assembly.” The panel discussion kicked off the series designed to give the university community to place to talk openly and...
NIU College of Law students Neil Michling and Johnisha Sterling and Interim Dean Mark Cordes enjoy a light moment in the NIU Law Library.
Over the past six months, the Northern Illinois University College of Law has received “Best of” accolades from the National Jurist and PreLaw magazines in three important areas: Best Value Best at Delivering Public Service Graduates Best at Delivering Small Law Firm Graduates As part of the National Jurist’s latest Best Value Law Schools study,...
Diversity Dialogues
Yale Law School Senior Research Scholar Frederick M. Lawrence will help NIU kick off a new series of Diversity Dialogues that will provide a space for members of the university community to talk openly and honestly on complex and important matters. Sponsored by NIU, the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the City...
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NIU College of Law faculty members continue contributing to the conversation by sharing their expertise regarding current events. Professor Morse Tan published an opinion column March 7 in the National Law Journal. In “The Global Community Has the Power To Stop North Korea’s Aggression,” Tan offered his perspective on the increasing military provocations and human...
Swen Parson Hall
In the fall of 2014, the American Bar Association offered an interesting deal to undergraduates with their eyes on law school. “The ABA created an opportunity for high-achieving students at universities with law schools to apply for the law school at their university without having to take the LSAT, which is otherwise a requirement,” said...
Professor John Walton (retired), Vincent Cornelius (’89), Doressia Hutton (’01) and Alderman Richard Irvin (’98)
The NIU College of Law held its 13th Annual Minority Alumni Reception, hosted Feb. 16 in Chicago by Interim Dean Mark Cordes and alumnus Vincent Cornelius (’89). Current and prospective students, alumni, faculty, judges, and political leaders from the Chicago area attended the reception, which included special presentations honoring alumni Doressia Hutton (’01), Aurora Alderman...
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NIU’s College of Law has been recognized by National Jurist / preLaw magazines as one of the top law schools for delivering graduates to public service careers, specifically in the category of prosecutors/public defenders. The list is featured in the current Winter edition of preLaw. The study recognizes 49 law schools in three categories –...
Cover of the National Jurist
The NIU College of Law has been recognized by National Jurist and Pre-Law magazines as one of the best schools in the nation for launching its graduates into small-firm practices. In its “Back to School” issue, in an article titled “Why Small Law is the New Big Law,” Pre-Law magazine ranked the NIU College of...
Marc Falkoff
Marc Falkoff, an associate professor in the NIU College of Law, has been named acting associate dean. He replaces Dave Gaebler, who has retired from the position. Falkoff will continue to teach courses in criminal law, criminal procedure, post-conviction remedies, the federal courts and lawyering skills. “We have been very fortunate to have Marc sharing...
Professor Elvia Arriola, Associate Dean Dave Gaebler, Professor Dan Reynolds and Interim Dean Mark Cordes
The NIU College of Law celebrated the careers of three long-time distinguished faculty members Nov. 17 at a retirement reception. Associate Dean Dave Gaebler (32 years), Professor Dan Reynolds (33 years) and Professor Elvia Arriola (15 years) were honored for providing a wealth of contributions to the law school in their combined 80 years of...
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Mark Cordes, interim dean of the NIU College of Law, invites the university community to a retirement celebration in honor of Professor Dan Reynolds (33 years), Associate Dean Dave Gaebler (32 years) and Professor Elvia Arriola (15 years). A reception to celebrate their long and distinguished careers will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m....
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