Four Northeastern law students delivered powerful reflections on Friday at the School of Law commencement, during which they recalled their academic experiences and looked forward to their careers ahead.
A group of students in Northeastern’s law school crafted — and helped pass — a city council resolution making freedom from domestic violence a human right in Boston.
U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., a leading voice in Washington on human rights issues, visited Northeastern on Friday to discuss his work advocating for human rights across the globe and what still needs to be done.
Northeastern University law professor Margaret Burnham was recognized by the Museum of African American History for her work as a civil rights lawyer, educator, and activist, as well as for being the first African American woman to serve in the Massachusetts judiciary.
In a campus lecture on Friday, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Douglas Blackmon said he writes about African American slavery because it’s a way to infuse personality into stories that were originally written in dehumanizing ways.
A new collaboration between IDEA, Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator, and the School of Law’s Community Business Clinic offers Boston-based entrepreneurs support and free business and legal advice.
The School of Law’s innovation lab is exploring new, innovative ways to deliver legal assistance and educate lawyers in order for more people yo have access to legal services.
Josh Zakim, a 2009 graduate of Northeastern’s School of Law, was elected to the Boston City Council last week and said he is excited to be part of a new chapter in Boston politics.
Public interest attorney Sharon Eubanks said Monday that lawyers will need to forge strong partnerships with advocates and journalists in order to continue advancing equal rights for all in the 21st century.
Michael Bennett, associate professor in the School of Law, examines the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that wipes out three decades of government patent awards.
Stephanie Gharakhanian received a fellowship through the School of Law’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy to work at a nongovernmental organization in Mexico City this spring.
More than 200 graduating students of the School of Law were challenged to shape the future of the legal system and take professional risks for the sake of justice in a Commencement ceremony on Friday afternoon at Matthews Arena.