News & Events

New standalone major option starts Fall 2016

Review the differences between the Adjunct Major and the new Standalone Major

New minor requirements begin Fall 2016

Review the changes to the Minor starting next Fall

Center for Legal Studies represents at LSA 2016!

Our faculty and GFILS contribute at this year's Law and Society Association annual meeting in New Orleans.

Professor Laura Beth Nielsen Scolds Senate

Professor Heather Schoenfeld on Mass Incarceration


Constitution Day: SAVE THE DATE!

Thursday, October 6, 4:00 PM
Legal Studies will observe Consitution Day with special guest speaker Tom Saenz. Mr. Saenz is the President and General Counsel of MALDEF and he was the person who conducted oral argument at the Supreme Court in the Evenwal (so called one-person-one-vote) case.
Our annual Law in Motion Key Note Address was given by Historian Elizabeth Fenn, Pulitzer Prize winning author of Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan Peoples. *A One Book One Northwestern event!
Historian Prof. Kathleen DuVall from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill gave her talk "Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution".