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Electoral College Reform Focus of Northwestern Law Lecture

Akhil Reed Amar, the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, will visit the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law as the inaugural Abraham Lincoln Lecturer on Constitutional Law.Amar’s newest book, “The...
27-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Supreme Court, Gorsuch and the Nuclear Option

Northwestern Law alumnus Carter Phillips, ’77, one of the nation’s preeminent appellate advocates, discusses the current state of the U.S. Supreme Court in the 10th episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series....
24-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chicago’s Red-Light Camera Program Has Significant Safety Benefits

Chicago’s red-light cameras reduce serious injury crashes at intersections where they are placed and also have a measurable “spillover effect” that improves safety at intersections without cameras, according to a Northwestern University...
20-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Award-Winning Composer Jake Heggie Will Lead Master Class

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Budding opera professionals will present a vocal recital of songs by contemporary opera composer Jake Heggie, accompanied on piano by the renowned artist himself when Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music concludes its...
15-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Making It Easier to Get Juvenile Arrest Records Expunged  

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle talked Monday at a Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law event about a proposed bill in Illinois that will make it easier to get juvenile arrest records expunged and combat unlawful and broad...
14-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Alumnus Makes $3 Million Campaign Commitment in Support of Social Justice Reporting Initiatives

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Northwestern University alumnus David F. Freedman ’81 has made a $3 million commitment to further the study of reporting on social justice issues at the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications.
14-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hair Loss and Prostate Drugs Linked to Persistent Erectile Dysfunction in Men

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Men with longer exposure to the drugs finasteride and dutasteride had a higher risk of getting persistent erectile dysfunction than men with less exposure, reports a new study. The persistent erectile dysfunction continued despite stopping these...
9-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Vision, Not Limbs, Led Fish Onto Land 385 Million Years Ago

A Northwestern University and W.M. Keck Science Department of Pitzer, Claremont McKenna and Scripps colleges study suggests it was the power of the eyes and not the limbs that first led our aquatic ancestors to make the leap from water to land. The...
7-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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