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Past ABA President Laurel G. Bellows Delivers Keynote at June Graduation

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Past ABA President Laurel G. Bellows Delivers Keynote at June Graduation

Laurel G. Bellows delivered the keynote address for the June commencement to John Marshall’s 305 graduating students. Commencement was held at the Hilton Chicago in the International Ballroom on Sunday, June 21, 2015. Professor Stuart Ford was awarded the Scholarly Achievement Award and the Hon. James F. Holderman (Ret.) was honored with the Adjunct Teaching…

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John Marshall Law Students Named Among the Country’s Best Legal Writers

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Six members of the Class of 2015 have been selected to be members of the National Order of Scribes based on their excellence in legal writing. “We are proud every year that our students are honored with membership into this esteemed group,” Associate Dean Anthony Niedwiecki, director of John Marshall’s Lawyering Skills Program said. “Their…

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Faculty/Staff Activities and Publications

Posted July 31, 2015
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Professor Donald Beschle He provided comments to The Indianapolis Star regarding the new First Church of Cannabis in Indiana being unlikely to win its claim under the Religious Freedom Reformation Act (RFRA). Professor Kim Chanbonpin She participated in a conference hosted by the Federal Bar Association in Washington, D.C., called Women in the Law: Putting…

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John Marshall In the News

Posted July 31, 2015
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Chicago Sun-Times – July 13, 2015 – Students from the John Marshall International Human Rights Clinic provide legal services to homeless Puerto Rican citizens suffering from drug addiction. Read More Chicago Sun-Times – June 21, 2015 – John Marshall alum, Daniel T. Coyne, has been appointed the independent third party to screen applications for reparations…

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ABA Names John Marshall Among Most LGBT-Friendly Law Schools in US

Posted July 31, 2015
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John Marshall has been named an “LGBT-Friendly Law School” by the American Bar Association (ABA). The ABA has released a list of just eight law schools that it says go above and beyond its counterparts to provide an inclusive environment for LGBT students. Only law schools with established associations and forums designed to enhance educational…

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A Look at 2015's Braun & Herzog Lectures

Posted July 31, 2015
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Dean Fred F. Herzog Memorial Lecture This year’s Dean Fred F. Herzog Memorial Lecture will be given by Professor Deborah Lipstadt of Emory University. The topic will be “The Changing Face of Holocaust Denial in the 21st Century.” The event will take place on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at John Marshall. The Belle R. &…

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Student Awarded IABA Foundation Public Interest Fellowship

Posted July 31, 2015
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Manpreet Teji, a rising 2L at John Marshall, has been awarded the 2015 Indian American Bar Association of Chicago Foundation (IABA Foundation) Public Interest Summer Fellowship. The IABA Foundation selected one student this year for the prestigious fellowship. In order to be considered for the fellowship, a student must show a desire to practice in…

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John Marshall Honors Spirit Award Recipients

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Five individuals received the Spirit Award on June 5, 2015, in recognition of their outstanding efforts to benefit John Marshall students. The Spirit Award is among the highest honors the school bestows upon loyal, respected members of its community. In 2008, the Board of Trustees developed the Spirit Award to honor individuals who best exemplify…

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