Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
I fell in love with this architecture of this school because it reminded me of England or the Elizabethan era. I ate lunch and started with a tour of the school, and after an information/Q&A session. Chicago, Illinois is the 3rd largest legal market after New York and California, other legal markets are Washington D.C, and Texas.
During the tour:
The building was modern and remodeled.
The courthouse has been used in movies.
Center on wrongful convictions: They had a wall of individuals that have been criminalized unlawfully but gained their freedom through the 2L Pro-Bono program.
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Information/Q&A Session:
Deciding to attend a law school is similar to an investment in a house.
1L Northwestern Law students have their schedules prescribed.
Law school divides 1L students into three 55 sections.
1L students have the opportunity to take 2 upper division electives in their second semester.
Having an interdisciplinary course is a graduation requirement.
Public interest opportunity: Externship, LRAP, post-graduate fellowship, and summer funding.
Northwestern Law International Team Project (ITP) draws students to international legal perspective for a semester-long in another country to develop own research proposals and field research.
Law School has partnered with Kellogg School of Management offering 10 Kellogg courses are equivalent to 2 law school classes.
5 Kellogg courses are reserved for Northwestern law student.
Joint programs: JD-LLM, JD-MBA, JD-PhD.
Collegiality: Strong sense of community and cooperative culture.
Moot court teams, competition, and Arlyn Miner first-year Moot court program.
Northwestern Law reviews + 5 more journals publishes student research.
Career strategy center (CSC) is designed to help students develop sound career strategies.
95.97% of 2017 class secured employment.
Clinic education: Direct experience representing clients in addition to receiving course credit.
Center on wrongful convictions.
Children and family Justice center.
Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law center.
ALL application: September 01, 2019
Application deadline: December 01, 2019
JD-LLM: February 15, 2020
Interview: on-campus or off-campus option
Financial aid: Merit & Need-based scholarship