NIU Law Professor and Former Student Drive
Patent to the Finish Line

Professor Walton, who teaches intellectual property, business organizations, pretrial, and entertainment law, can now add inventor and patent holder to his list of credentials. Little did he know, a former law student would be instrumental in helping to accomplish this goal. More

NIU Clinical Professor Honored for Preventing Violence

Clinical Professor Wendy Vaughn was awarded the 2012 Pioneer in Peace Award in commemoration of a career rich in devotion to the prevention of violence.

The Violence Prevention Collaborative (VPC) recognized Professor Vaughn as part of the VPC’s 13th annual violence prevention awards ceremony and luncheon. More

NIU Law Expands Clinical Program
to Include Juvenile Justice Clinic

After more than 10 years of assisting clients and providing valuable experience to law students, the Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic has expanded its program to include a Juvenile Justice Clinic. More

NIU Law Alumni Council Elects New Leadership and Members

The NIU Law Alumni Council elected a new Executive Board during its quarterly meeting on October 13, 2012. President Kenya Jenkins-Wright (’03), 1st Vice-President Brent Eames (’09), 2nd Vice-President Melinda Rosales-Byerly (’03), and Secretary Laura Alms (’12) were all elected to serve two-year terms. More


Alumni On The Move
Alice Johnson (’02) appointed head of Illinois Nurses Union; Julie Proscia (‘03) named 40 under 40

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NIU Law Reception in Chicago
December 14
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Chicago Sheraton Hotel
Special presentation honoring Kenneth ('84) and Ellen Chessick

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