News & Events

Legal Studies Professors Speak Out

Read the statement that Legal Studies professors issued regarding President Trump's Executive Order banning nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

The Legal Studies Standalone Major

As of Fall 2016 Legal Studies is shifting from an adjunct major to a standalone major. Review the differences between the two - applications will open in Winter 2018!

New Minor Requirements

Current students can now complete the Legal Studies minor under these revised rules - take a look at the changes.


Congratulations to Zachary Sommers!

Tuesday, May 23, 12:00 PM
A Graduate Fellow in Legal Studies, Zachary (Sociology), won the "Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher" award for the 2016-17 school year! Cheers to Zach!
Join Legal Studies in observing Constitution Day by attending this One Book One Northwestern event with the author of this year's One Book selection: "Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality”
Join us in Chicago for this year's NU Law Review symposium: "A Fear of Too Much Justice”?: Equal Protection and the Social Sciences 30 Years After McCleskey