Abdullah Ali (’20) was published in the June 2020 issue of the Kane County Bar Association’s Bar Briefs. In his article, Governor Pritzker’s Executive Power Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, Abdullah explores Governor Pritzker’s executive authority amid the coronavirus pandemic. In particular, the article evaluates the stay-at-home order and the legal authority to enact it, and whether more extreme measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus could be legally utilized.
Abdullah received his J.D. from NIU Law in May 2020. He served as the Notes and Comments Editor of the NIU Law Review and Vice President of the Muslim Law Students Association. He also worked two years as a graduate assistant for the law school’s Office of Alumni Events and Public Relations. Following the bar exam, he will be working for Hanna Brophy in their Los Angeles office. This firm has been dedicated to representing defendants in workers’ compensation and related cases.