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Northwestern Law Alumni Club of Detroit Faculty Presentation

The Northwestern Law Alumni Club of Detroit invites you to attend The History of Law Through Rare Books Presentation with Professor Emily Kadens on April 29th.

The evening will begin with appetizers and an opportunity for networking. Professor Kadens will then highlight some of the fascinating pieces in the Law School’s extensive Rare Books collection. The Library of Northwestern University School of Law ranks among the sixth largest libraries in the United States and has the largest legal collection in Chicago.

Event Details:
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6:00 – 7:00 PM Networking Reception
7:00 – 8:00 PM Presentation
If you can't make it right at 6 pm, please stop by when you can!

Bodman PLC
1901 St. Antoine Street
6th Floor at Ford Field
Detroit, MI 48226


$10 Per Person
Light appetizers and beverages will be served.

Faculty Biography:
Professor Kadens joined the Northwestern faculty in 2013.  Prior to coming to Northwestern, she taught at the University of Texas at Austin, where she was the Baker and Botts Professor in Law.  Kadens specializes in pre-modern European legal history. In 2012, Kadens was a Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress doing research on medieval theories of custom and for the Spring Semester of 2013 she received the Richard & Diane Cummins Legal History Research Grant at George Washington University Law School. Her current research focuses on the historical problem of how custom functioned as law, the history of bankruptcy, and early modern commercial law.

Special thanks to Bodman PLC for providing space for this event.

Please contact DetroitClub@nlaw.northwestern.edu or 312.503.1793 with questions.

Refund requests must be received 48 hours in advance.