NIU Law Named a Top School in
Public Service Government Jobs

New rankings released by the National Jurist Magazine recognize NIU Law as one of the best law schools in the nation for students interested in pursuing careers in public service or public sector jobs. More

Moot Court Celebrates Thirtieth Anniversary

Chief Justice Thomas L. Kilbride, Illinois Supreme Court; Judge Robert M. Dow, Jr. and Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois will serve on the final bench of this year’s 30th annual competition. The Board is very excited about reaching this milestone, and plans are progressing to make this year truly special. More

NIU Law to Hold Symposium on Juvenile Justice

NIU Law will host Youth Justice: "Young and in Trouble" on Thursday, March 1, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Francis X. Riley Courtroom. This Symposium addresses the issue of youth justice against the backdrop of the United States Supreme Court, J.D.B. v. North Carolina (2011) decision. More

College of Law U.S. Supreme Court Swearing-In

Join us for NIU Law’s United States Supreme Court Swearing-In Ceremony on May 21, 2012. This special and unique opportunity of being sworn in by the U.S. Supreme Court Justices is as an experience you will never forget. More


Legal ethics expert Lawrence J. Fox to deliver annual Riley Lecture on Professionalism

Professor Michael A. Olivas, Immediate Past-President of AALS, to deliver Dickerson Lecture on Public Interest


Minority Reception
February 23
Chicago, IL
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

NIU Law Symposium on Youth Justice
March 1
Swen Parson Hall
DeKalb, IL
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Alumni Reception
March 22
Harry Caray's
Lombard, IL
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Francis X. Riley Lecture
March 30
Swen Parson Hall
DeKalb, IL

3-4 p.m.

PILS Auction
March 30
Swen Parson Hall
DeKalb, IL

5-10 p.m.

Marla Dickerson Lecture on Public Interest
April 16
Swen Parson Hall
DeKalb, IL

3-4 p.m. 

Law Review Symposium
April 20
Swen Parson Hall
DeKalb, IL

9:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Race NIjUdicata: 5K Run/Walk
April 21
Swen Parson Hall
DeKalb, IL

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Golf Outing & Awards Dinner
June 8
River Heights Golf Course
DeKalb, IL
12-8 p.m

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