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The July 29 issue of Chicago Daily Law Bulletin features Eric Dannenmaier, the new dean of the NIU College of Law. Dannenmaier “pursued the position of dean at NIU because it seemed like a natural fit,” the article states. “For me,” the story quotes Dannenmaier, “it was about the opportunity to contribute to an educational...
Morse Tan
NIU College of Law Professor Morse Tan has been chosen to participate in the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ 2017 Emerging Leaders Program. Founded in 1922, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs “is an independent, nonpartisan organization that provides insight – and influences the public discourse – on critical global issues. The council is committed...
Yolanda King
NIU College of Law Professor Yolanda M. King presented her book chapter, “Pushing the Body Beyond its Limits: Copyright Protection of Body Art” at the 10th annual Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Writing Workshop. The workshop took place from July 6 to July 12 at the University of Iowa College of Law in...
Paul J. Cain
NIU College of Law Clinical Professor Paul J. Cain testified on July 8, 2016 at a public hearing before the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee in support of Proposal 15-05, which would modify Supreme Court Rule 941 and create Supreme Court Rule 943 (Use of Restraints on a Minor in Delinquency Proceedings Arising Under the...
Swen Parson Hall, home of NIU Law
The NIU College of Law has been recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the nation’s top law schools – eighth on the list of top 20 schools – for delivering graduates into government and public interest careers. The National Law Journal ranking was based on employment data collected by the American Bar...
NIU College of Law alumna Karoline Carstens stands out from her peers thanks to a lifelong desire to help others, a commitment to know each of her clients on a personal level and a drive to be involved with every step of her cases. Carstens’ compassion and accomplishments, both as a lawyer and volunteer in her...
Vincent F. Cornelius
NIU College of Law alumnus Vincent F. Cornelius, the first African American to serve as president of the Illinois State Bar Association, is profiled in the July 2016 issue of the Illinois Bar Journal magazine. Digging beyond his professional career as an attorney and his goals for the ISBA presidency – “working to brighten the...
Swen Parson Hall
NIU Law alumnus Vincent Cornelius (’89) will be installed as president of the 32,000- member Illinois State Bar Association on Friday, June 17. Cornelius will make history as he takes the helm of the ISBA, the state’s largest bar organization, and becomes the first African-American president in its 140-year history. Cornelius, the principal of the...
Vincent F. Cornelius
NIU Law alumnus Vincent Cornelius (’89), the incoming president of the Illinois State Bar Association, will deliver the commencement address during the Northern Illinois University College of Law Commencement Exercises, beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. During the ceremony, NIU Law will confer 88...
Jennifer Ohlrich
The NIU College of Law has announced the February 2016 Wisconsin and Illinois bar exam passage results for graduates who were first-time test takers. Each year, several NIU graduates choose to take the Wisconsin bar in anticipation of practicing in the state. The Wisconsin Bar reports that all three NIU Law graduates who took the...
David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library
The David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library in Swen Parson Hall has announced its summer hours, which begin Monday, May 16, and continue through Friday, Aug. 21. Regular hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The library is closed Saturdays....
Yolanda King
NIU College of Law Professor Yolanda King, who teaches property law, intellectual property law and entertainment law, recently wrote an opinion piece for Law360 on a pending court trial over copyright infringement. Licensing company Solid Oak Sketches LLC filed a complaint Feb. 1 of this year against Visual Concepts LLC, 2K Games Inc. and Take-Two...
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