News: "Leadership Messages"

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Will Not Participate in U.S. News Rankings
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law has decided not to participate in the U.S. News rankings because its approach does not align with our law school’s values.

Denouncing Racist Video
We have learned of a racist video that is circulating on social media. Based on our investigation, we have confirmed that the person who made this video is not a current student, but someone with a similar name appears to be a former student at the Law School.

Five Faculty Members Appointed to Chairs
Please join me in congratulating Professors Emily Kadens, Michael Kang, Heidi Kitrosser, Jide Nzelibe, and Deborah Tuerkheimer on this well-deserved recognition of their important scholarly contributions.

Welcome to Our 2022-23 Visiting Professors
We are excited for all of the ways in which they will enrich our community in the coming year as they share their scholarship, teach courses, and participate in our events.

Acknowledging Our Pain, Anger, and Sadness and Our Commitment to Work for Greater Justice
We want to acknowledge today’s two-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, the school shooting in Uvalde, the hate-driven killings in Buffalo, and too many other incidents of violence and hate in our community and around the country and world.

Congratulations to our Graduates and Thank You!
Congratulations to the Class of 2022! We are so proud of you and it was wonderful to celebrate your milestone achievement with you and your friends and family.

Statement on Russia's Invasion of Ukraine
I am extremely disturbed by the Russian invasion of Ukraine in clear violation of international law and by its human impact. As lawyers and future lawyers, we have a duty to uphold and protect the rule of law.

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Today we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Excited to Build Our Next Chapter Together
I am very honored to join the Northwestern Pritzker Law community as your new dean and excited for all that we will create together. This is an extraordinary law school and community. We have the opportunity at this time of change to build on our strengths and develop an innovative next chapter.

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