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Thomas Kilbride
Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas L. Kilbride will present a lecture on professionalism from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center. Chief Justice Kilbride will discuss ethical issues and challenges for lawyers as part of the NIU College of Law’s Murer Speaker Series on Professionalism....
Logo of the Innocence Project
Bennie Starks is the featured guest from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, when the NIU College of Law and the Innocence Project of Illinois will host a panel discussion on wrongful conviction. Starks was wrongly convicted in Lake County of a 1986 rape and battery that he did not commit. He spent the...
NIU Law Dean Jennifer Rosato and the Law Alumni Council held its Awards Reception Sept. 19 at the University Club of Chicago. The council celebrated alumni and friends who serve in the public and private sectors and are all dedicated to the communities they serve. These honorees were recognized for their career accomplishments, devotion to...
Jennifer L. Rosato
Dean Jennifer Rosato and the NIU College of Law have welcomed six new distinguished members to its Board of Visitors. Kelli M. Childress, Kane County public defender, St. Charles, Ill.; Vincent F. Cornelius (’89), The Law Office of Vincent F. Cornelius and third vice president of the Illinois State Bar Association, Wheaton, Ill.; The Honorable...
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and NIU College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato
NIU College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato was presented with the Distinguished Leadership Award from Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White. She was honored Wednesday, Sept. 25, during the Illinois Secretary of State’s 2013 National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration for her career in law and in legal education, her legacy as a professor and scholar...
Michael M. Oswalt
Michael M. Oswalt has been named an assistant professor of law at NIU College of Law, where he will teach in the areas of labor and employment law, beginning this semester. Oswalt was most recently a law fellow for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in Washington, D.C., where he provided counsel to a variety...
Joseph Smith
The NIU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming, the College of Law, University Libraries and the Department of Communication are sponsoring a trip Monday, Oct. 14, to the “Joseph Smith Reenactment Trial and Panel Discussion” at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts in Chicago. The reenactment trial will be a...
Swen Parson Hall
The NIU College of Law welcomed the Class of 2016 to their new home for the next three years. The new class gathered Aug. 12 in Swen Parson Hall to begin a week of orientation. The class of 103 students came to NIU with strong diverse backgrounds and from areas throughout the country. Students were officially...
Lawrence Schlam
NIU College of Law professor Lawrence Schlam was recently appointed a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Child Law Section Council. The Child Law Section Council is intended: to keep attorneys apprised of relevant issues in juvenile justice, child and family law, adoption and guardianship; to study as well as create child-related legislation; to...
NIU’s David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library has released a schedule of hours for the fall semester. From Monday, Aug. 19, through Sunday, Dec. 1, the library is open: from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and from noon...
Photo of "Sorry We're Closed" sign
NIU’s David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library will close for the holiday weekend at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, and remain closed until 1 p.m. Sunday, July 7. The Friday closure is a change from the previously announced schedule. For more information, call (815) 753-2021 or email [email protected]
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...
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