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<br /> Winter 2012<br /> Notin<br /> MyBack<br /> Yard<br /> Across the nation, hundreds of<br /> thousands of elders are being<br /> abused, many in their own homes.<br /> MacArthur “Genius”<br /> Marie-Therese Connolly ’84<br /> is answering their cries.<br /> Vanishing Juries | Funding Public Interest Careers | Restorative Powers<br /> Dean’s Message<br /> Guided by Values,<br /> Supporting Our Mission<br /> AFTER 10 TERRIFIC YEARS,<br /> I have decided to step down as dean of<br /> the School of Law at the end of this<br /> academic year. For now, my work<br /> continues unabated until summer, when<br /> I will take a sabbatical.<br /> I came to Northeastern because I was<br /> attracted to the history, mission and values<br /> that are at NUSL’s core. As we embark on<br /> the search for a new dean, I have no doubt<br /> that the work we do here will continue<br /> without fal<a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=1"> Winter 2012 Notin MyBack Yard Across the nation,</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=2"> Dean’s Message Guided by Values</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=3"> WInTeR 2012 | Vol. 11 • No. 1 14 3</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=4"> Faculty Deliberations By</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=5"> news briefs Spieler Concludes Service as Dean </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=6"> news briefs New Program Combines Health Policy </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=7"> news briefs BBA Honors Northeastern with Divers</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=8"> news briefs Edward McNierney, chief technol</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=9"> n e w s b r i e f s co-op matters Co-op 2.0 N</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=10"> news briefs In November, the</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=11"> news briefs Helping Combat Kid “Pester Power” </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=12"> Notin MyBack Yard </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=13"> Marie-Therese Connolly ’84 is </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=14"> When Page Ulrey ’93 got the case, she was dete</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=15"> Lew Morris ’80 directs a staff of 80</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=16"> Where Have All the Civil </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=17"> illustration by scott bakal</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=18"> WGEN GE STARTED PRAC</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=19"> Prior to joining the bench in 1996, Massachusetts</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=20"> “ It’s my dream job. I feel really lucky </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=21"> NEW FEDEral laW aND NorTHEaSTErN </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=22"> “ Those of us who go into public interest law do </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=23"> She’s assigned to the Defender Association of Phi</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=24"> Not everyone is as well informed as Northeastern’</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=25"> The US Department of Education is still strugg</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=26"> Fa c u lt y n e w s fa c u lt y p r o f i l e </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=27"> Fa c u lt y n e w s FacuLty Notes Richardson P</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=28"> Fa c u lt y n e w s Lewis Honored by Carroll Ce</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=29"> Fa c u lt y n e w s fa c u lt y p r o f i l e </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=30"> Fa c u lt y n e w s bill passed the legislatu</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=31"> of the American Public Health Association in Wash</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=32"> Trends Pay By Number CHoLESTEroL HIgH? ovErWEI</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=33"> incentives for wellness, to today’s numbers, whic</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=34"> class notes profile mary peterson ’85 and navj</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=35"> 1974 Karen Porter, retired from law, spent three </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=36"> class notes 1 Friedman Receives </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=37"> class notes profile sumedhA AhujA-BAhAri ’04 </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=38"> class notes 1 3 2 From the</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=39"> class notes maribeth Cusick ’03 </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=40"> class notes Alumni/ae Weekend october 21-22, </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=41"> Marc Breakstone ’86 photos: (top) david leifer; </a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=42"> class notes tobin t ver 7/21/11 6:42 A</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=43"> class notes Alumni/ae Chapter Events In the La</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=44"> class notes 1 Sanchez Garfunkel P</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=45"> Civil Jury Trials Continued from page 17 underst</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=46"> At LAst Healing Through Justice B y L o r e n</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=47"> Building Better Futures Lydia Luz '86 had a choi</a> <a title="Winter 2012 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56efa8ec?page=48"> 400 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115 Address Se</a>