The Northerner

Chase Law professor’s brief helps guide Supreme Court decision

File photo. Students walk through NKU's campus to celebrate Pride Week.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

June 23, 2020

Before Jack Harrison was a professor at Chase College of Law, he worked as an attorney at a large law firm and handled product liability and employment litigation. Self-described as a “fairly visible gay guy,” Harrison said he would often have members of the LGBTQ+ community reach out to him to r...

Chase professor cited, quoted in national death penalty case

“It's an interesting case, because at the time of the killings, Connecticut had the death penalty, but since then, Connecticut has repealed their death penalty. - Michael Mannheimer

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

April 30, 2019

Drug dealer Azibo Aquart and his accomplices pulled on their masks and armed themselves early one morning on August 24, 2005, to break in a “perceived” drug competitor’s apartment. After constraining her and two others in the apartment, Aquart and company beat them to death with baseball bats, ac...

Visions of the future: how Chase Dean plans to elevate law college

Judith Daar will serve as the dean for Chase College of Law.

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Judith Daar will be taking over as dean of Chase College of Law this summer. Chase faculty look back at Interim Dean Michael Whiteman’s tenure and what Daar should expect as dean.

Rebel lawyer: Chase Law professor defends survivors of trafficking

Jennifer Kinsley, attorney and Chase Law associate director of professional development, works for justice for those who belong to traditionally marginalized groups.

Noelle Horn, Reporter

January 18, 2019

It isn't easy to get Chase Law professor Jennifer Kinsley to back down from a challenge.

Chase College of Law announces new dean

Judith Daar will serve as the dean for Chase College of Law.

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018

University of California, Irvine professor Judith Daar will head NKU’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law, the university announced Tuesday.

Cybersecurity: NKU symposium celebrates the tech that protects us

The JRG Cyber Threat Intelligence Laboratory located in Griffin Hall.

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

October 10, 2018

For 15 years, October has been National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Various events and conferences happen throughout October to promote awareness for cybersecurity. On Oct. 11 and 12, NKU will be hosting their 11th annual Cybersecurity Symposium. I...

Chase professor a Supreme Court contender

Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University.

Josh Goad, Asst. News Editor

July 6, 2018

Chase professor Amul Thapar is on President Trump's shortlist to serve on the Supreme Court following Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.

The ‘semi-accidental’ leader: St. Amand bids NKU farewell

Interim President Gerard St. Amand, who served NKU for nearly 20 years as Chase dean and vice president of advancement,  steps down June 30, 2018.

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2018

The central thread of St. Amand’s career has been what he calls “semi-accidental” leadership and service. Throughout his time in the military and in higher education, he always stepped up to fill a need, even when he least expected it.

Investigation docs show Chase dean’s office a ‘toxic’ work environment

Chase Law Dean Jeffery Standen has been on leave since Nov. 17. He resigned in Dec. after a university investigation found that he created an

Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief and Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

February 23, 2018

Chase Law Dean Jeffrey Standen resigned in December after a university investigation found he violated NKU's Values and Ethical Responsibilities policy by creating “an unhealthy culture of fear, intimidation and bullying” in his office.

Hard work and heart set her apart

Hurley leads the Norse in digs with 221 digs so far this season.

Trevor Holzschuh, Contributor

September 27, 2016

After an action-packed two days, nobody would fault Lauren Hurley for spending the three hour long bus ride back from the Morehead Invitational celebrating with teammates or even taking a nap. After all, she had just finished one of the most successful tournaments of her NKU career. Hurley broke the schoo...

Chasing the truth: externship helps the innocent

Melissa Bodner, a fourth- year law student, is an extern for the Innocence Project.

Molly B. True, Reporter

November 17, 2015

When Michael VonAllmen walked into a neighborhood bar for a cold beer on a Sunday night in Louisville in 1981, he had no idea he would be fighting for his freedom for the next three decades. VonAllmen didn’t know that just two nights prior, while he was at a party, a young lady was abducted at gunpoint...

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