Former Illinois Governor Thompson Gives NIU Law Commencement Address and Receives Honorary Degree

NIU Law conferred 116 graduates with Juris Doctorate degrees at Commencement on May 25 at the NIU Convocation Center. Former Illinois Governor James Thompson gave the commencement address and received an honorary degree from the law school for his distinguished record of achievement in law and public service. More


NIU Law Welcomes Turner and Pettitt

The College of Law welcomes Terea Turner as its new Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid and Karl Pettitt as Assistant Technical Services Librarian and Assistant Professor. Turner joined the College of Law staff in May and Pettitt joined the library faculty in June.

NIU Law Scrambles at 9th Annual Golf Outing

The NIU Law Alumni Council held its 9th Annual Golf Outing on June 7, 2013 at River Heights Golf Course in DeKalb, IL. The day was nothing short of par for the course as alumni and friends came out to hit the links and raise money for a student scholarship. Golfers enjoyed a beautiful day with a full 18 rounds, lunch, drinks, dinner, gifts, golf awards, and raffle. More

Alumni Council Seeks Nominations for 2013 Alumni Awards

The NIU Law Alumni Council is accepting nominations for its 2013 Alumni Awards program of outstanding NIU Law graduates and non-graduates who deserve special recognition. Award recipients will be honored at a special reception on September 19, 2013 at the University Club in Chicago. Nominations are due by Friday, July 19th. More


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