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Assistant Professor of Business Law Richard Kilpatrick stands outdoors in front of National University of Singapore signage

Richard Kilpatrick returns from maritime law research fellowship

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

As an unprecedented migration crisis unfolds in the Mediterranean Sea, commercial vessels often witness boats filled with refugees crossing major shipping lanes. These boats are typically unsafe and overloaded, and commercial vessels are often first responders when the refugees need help. Commercial shipmasters and crews are legally obligated to rescue the refugees and take them to a place of safety, but these rescues have also regularly led to a sticky legal question: Who pays for the commercial costs of rescue-related shipping delays?
Elevated view of Student Union Building and University Commons

Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein to speak at Northeastern Illinois University

Monday, January 8, 2018

Journalism icons and authors Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein will participate in a conversation about current events as Northeastern Illinois University presents the third installment of the Daniel L. Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series on Feb. 8. It will be the first time they have appeared together since the November 2016 election. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium on the Main Campus, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago.

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