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Please join the Northwestern Student Chapter on Thursday, February 18 at 12 PM (CST) for a discussion about Supreme Cour...
02/16/2021

Please join the Northwestern Student Chapter on Thursday, February 18 at 12 PM (CST) for a discussion about Supreme Court Litigation with Kannon Shanmugam. Kannon will share his thoughts on the Court’s operations during the pandemic and will make some predictions about the significant cases on the Court’s docket. All are welcome!

Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wAvcYULkQRGhlnUtvaeDog

Please join the Northwestern Student Chapter on Monday, February 8 at 12pm (CST) for our first event of the spring semes...
02/05/2021

Please join the Northwestern Student Chapter on Monday, February 8 at 12pm (CST) for our first event of the spring semester!

Former ACLU President Nadine Strossen and former Northwestern Law Dean Daniel Rodriguez will be discussing “The Regulation of Hate Speech.” We hope you can join us!

Zoom Webinar Registration: https://lnkd.in/dBtupkz

Are you interested in learning more about originalism or curious how originalist judges view precedent? Come check out o...
09/29/2020

Are you interested in learning more about originalism or curious how originalist judges view precedent? Come check out our zoom event, "Stare Decisis for Originalist Judges" this Thursday, Oct. 1 at 5 PM. Georgetown Professor Randy Barnett will speak on how stare decisis intersects with originalist judicial decisions.

To register, please fill out the zoom webinar link below. We hope to see you there!

Zoom Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xbEYz76_RiS5ULPhpX5wiA

Please join us today, September 28 at 12:00 PM for our zoom event, "First Step Act and Criminal Justice Reform," featuri...
09/28/2020

Please join us today, September 28 at 12:00 PM for our zoom event, "First Step Act and Criminal Justice Reform," featuring Georgetown Professor Shon Hopwood. The event will discuss legislative efforts to substantively reform the current prison system.

Zoom Webinar Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_q-BwrTIySDSvsM0zDdddng

09/27/2020
Please join us this Wednesday, September 9 at 4:30 PM via zoom for a panel event, entitled "Police Reform: Proposals and...
09/06/2020

Please join us this Wednesday, September 9 at 4:30 PM via zoom for a panel event, entitled "Police Reform: Proposals and Perspectives." The panelists include Northwestern Professors Sheila Bedi, Paul Gowder, and Ronald Allen, and the event features University of Utah Professor Shima Baughman. The speakers will discuss qualified immunity, the reallocation of police funds, and community-focused approaches to emergency responses.

If you're interested, please register through the zoom webinar link below. We hope to see you there!

Zoom Webinar Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Qx7gURikT7KkAAQAznWxUg

RESCHEDULED!We rescheduled the Northwestern Federalist Society Meet the Board event to avoid time conflicts. Please join...
08/28/2020

RESCHEDULED!

We rescheduled the Northwestern Federalist Society Meet the Board event to avoid time conflicts. Please join us MONDAY, August 31 at 4:30 PM to meet the executive board and to learn more about the organization.

If you haven't already, please also feel free to complete our google form. Links to the form and zoom meeting below. We hope to see you there!

Do you want to be involved in an open and ongoing conversation about how our founding principles affect current legal is...
08/24/2020

Do you want to be involved in an open and ongoing conversation about how our founding principles affect current legal issues? How these principles play a role in today’s society? How we should interpret the Constitution?

Please join us FRIDAY, August 28 at 4 PM to find out more about Northwestern's Federalist Society, to meet the executive board, and to learn about our purpose and values. Whether you are a living constitutionalist or an originalist, whether you like RBG or Scalia, we encourage students from all schools of thought to attend!

If you're interested, please fill out our google form. Details and google link below! See you there!

Google Form
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBgttQbO5wduxZgFPNDa5On7dBGCaLeFJyRYisW6HSiCvstQ/viewform

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08/19/2020

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Walter Olson on Gerrymandering/Commentary by Professor Nadav Shoked - Sept. 24th
09/24/2019

Walter Olson on Gerrymandering/Commentary by Professor Nadav Shoked - Sept. 24th

Please join us today at noon for our first speaker event of the semester! Clark Neily of the Cato Institute will speak o...
09/12/2019

Please join us today at noon for our first speaker event of the semester! Clark Neily of the Cato Institute will speak on the topic of red flag laws in the context of gun control, and Professor Koppelman will provide commentary. Chik-fil-A will be served. See you there!

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05/17/2019

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Please join us this Monday at noon as we host Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute to discuss the Supreme Court’s upcoming...
09/29/2018

Please join us this Monday at noon as we host Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute to discuss the Supreme Court’s upcoming cases during the October Term! Professor Kleinfeld will be providing commentary.

Come grab some Do-Rites!

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09/12/2018

Northwestern Federalist Society's cover photo

REMINDER: Tomorrow, the Federalist Society is hosting J. Christian Adams to discuss American elections. Professor James ...
09/12/2018

REMINDER: Tomorrow, the Federalist Society is hosting J. Christian Adams to discuss American elections. Professor James Lindgren will be providing commentary. The event is tomorrow, September 13, at noon in RB 140. Chick-Fil-A will be served! Hope to see you there!

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04/16/2018

Northwestern Federalist Society's cover photo

02/07/2018
The Federalist Society

The Federalist Society

Should administrative law judges be considered part of the federal judiciary? Professor Steven Calabresi of the Northwestern School of Law discusses the role of these executive branch employees in the federal government.

The Federalist Society Chicago Lawyers Chapter
01/20/2018

The Federalist Society Chicago Lawyers Chapter

Checking in from the first Tavern Debate of 2018. Great turnout tonight in historic Lincoln Hall at Northwestern University Law.

The Federalist Society
11/09/2017
The Federalist Society

The Federalist Society

"The renewal of civic literacy requires parents and grandparents to exercise their familial responsibilities and their civic duty to see that their descendants appreciate what separates the US from so many other countries that claim to be democracies."

Northwestern Law
11/07/2017
Northwestern Law

Northwestern Law

Only Northwestern could beat Northwestern! Congratulations to Joey Becker (JD ’18), Amanda Tzivas (JD ’19), Hannah Freiman (JD ’18), and Lane Lansdown (JD ’18) who narrowly defeated the team of Brooke Troutman (JD ’18), Ben Koenigsfeld (JD ’18), Joey Mintz (JD ’18), and Beth Wurm (JD ’19). #NLawProud

The Federalist Society
11/02/2017
The Federalist Society

The Federalist Society

To discuss the case, we have Eugene Kontorovich, Professor of Law at Northwestern School of Law.

Please join us this Friday as we play host to the Indiana Solicitor General, Thomas Fisher. The event starts at noon in ...
10/18/2017

Please join us this Friday as we play host to the Indiana Solicitor General, Thomas Fisher. The event starts at noon in RB140.

Empanadas will be served!

Michael Paulsen and Robert Bennett led a lively and thought provoking discussion on the impeachment power before a packe...
10/06/2017

Michael Paulsen and Robert Bennett led a lively and thought provoking discussion on the impeachment power before a packed house. Thank you to our speakers and all who were in attendance. Go 'Cats!

Stop by Rubloff 180 this Friday at noon to hear Michael Paulsen discuss the impeachment power from an originalist perspe...
10/04/2017

Stop by Rubloff 180 this Friday at noon to hear Michael Paulsen discuss the impeachment power from an originalist perspective. Professor Robert Bennett will provide commentary.

If that isn't enough to entice you to come, Do-Rite chicken sandwiches will be served!

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Should a religious institution be denied public funding solely because it is owned and operated by a religious entity? The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer decided that the state of Missouri violated the Free Exercise Clause by disqualifying a religious school from a state program. A Conversation with Richard W. Garnett & Andrew M. Koppelman Monday, November 20, 2017 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. Free and open to the public. Registration is required. A reception will follow.
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