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<br /> Spring 2008<br /> Northeastern<br /> MAGAZINE<br /> The Public Interest Law Issue<br /> It's about the values you hold, not the job you take<br /> » Putting Public<br /> Interest into Practice<br /> » When the Courtroom<br /> Door Slams Shut<br /> » Lending Lunacy<br /> » Firmly Pro Bono<br /> States of Exception + Gideon Goes Civil + Birth Rights and Wrongs<br /> Dean's Message<br /> A Clear Vision:<br /> Advancing Justice<br /> S<br /> EVERAL TIMES EACH YEAR deans of American law<br /> schools gather to grapple with issues of common<br /> concern. At one of these national meetings, a dean<br /> kicked off a discussion on “branding” and<br /> “differentiation” this way:<br /> “Most law schools are seen as pretty much the<br /> same. 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Williams Our Interesti</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=6"> News Briefs 4 Law</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=7"> NUSL Goes Green New water fountains, additional </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=8"> News Briefs Daynard Fellows Take on Torture, I</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=9"> News Briefs Forums Tackle Wide Range of Issues </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=10"> News Briefs UN Expert Calls for Global Lens on </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=11"> Niki Borofsky '08 in the World Trade Organization</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=12"> </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=13"> Putting Public Interest into Practice It's about </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=14"> 12 “When I was at Northeastern, many of my</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=15"> Making the Case for Public Service The School o</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=16"> Jeanne Butterfield '86, executive director of the</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=17"> By Jeri Zeder | Photograph</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=18"> 16 Katherine Grainger '02, vice president of pub</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=19"> “We were literally on the courthouse steps when t</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=20"> </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=21"> By Michelle Bates Deakin | </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=22"> Home values diminish with each foreclosed residen</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=23"> Practices that are considered abusive in mortgage</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=24"> Kathleen Cloherty Henry '00 is involved with pro </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=25"> By Lewis I. Rice | Pho</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=26"> 24 Corporation in 2005 determined that “at le</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=27"> Marty Tankleff at a New York court hearing in Jan</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=28"> 26 Public Interest Continued from page 12 cl</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=29"> of 2007, the figure — defined as those in legal s</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=30"> Faculty News Honoring a Memory, Advancing a Leg</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=31"> spring, Adler was honored with one of Northeaster</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=32"> Faculty News Home is Where Human Rights Are Pro</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=33"> bringing to fruition a pro bono project Klare has</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=34"> Trends 32 Representation for All Faculty and s</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=35"> Professor David Hall, a former dean of the</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=36"> Class Notes </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=37"> 1930 After reading the class notes for Abe Kline </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=38"> 36 Class Notes Two Grads Hailed as BBA Public</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=39"> Class Notes PHOTO: JODI HILTON F or</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=40"> 38 Class Notes 1994 William “Mo” Cowan of Mint</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=41"> in Medford, focusing on civil litigation. Jennife</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=42"> At Last 40 The Accident of Birth By Leslie</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=43"> July 1, 2006 – J une 30, </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=44"> 42 Report of Giving July 1, 2006 – </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=45"> New Gifts Received Fiscal Year 2006 – 2007*</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=46"> Endowed and Special Funds The School of Law'</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=47"> Alumni/ae Giving The gifts we receive from our</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=48"> 46 Janice A. Toran Robert Gray Dodge Club Peter </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=49"> Robert Gray Dodge Club Barbara J. Kelly Keith B. </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=50"> 48 Robert Gray Dodge Club Phyllis L. Crocker C. </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=51"> Charles A. Dale Julie Leclair Dale Faruqah A. Rus</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=52"> 50 Alfred F. Gal Jr. Joyce C. Gerber Jaclyn R. G</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=53"> Samantha Einhorn Monica C. 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Fala</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=54"> 52 Firm, Corporation and Foundation Donors </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=55"> Gifts in Honor and in Memory of Others T</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=56"> 54 Volunteers The School of Law gratefully ack</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=57"> Reunion Committee Volunteers Alumni/ae Weekend i</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=58"> 56 Connections Volunteers The School of Law ext</a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=59"> A party of interest for interested parties. </a> <a title="Spring 2008 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/49fe4ae3?page=60"> Res Ipsa Loquitur </a>