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Campus Remodeling Earns the Prestigious LEED Green Building Certification

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John Marshall has been awarded LEED Silver Certification. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. “This certification honors our commitment to educating our students in an innovative…

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Delegation Presents UN with International Model Human Rights Convention

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Delegation Presents UN with International Model Human Rights Convention

A delegation from John Marshall on August 1 presented proposed international human rights legislation before the United Nations. The group of faculty and staff – led by Professor William Mock – presented The Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons, legislation that aims to provide legal protections to older persons under international human rights…

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Sister Cities Social Services Exchange Addresses Elder Care in China, US

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How do social workers in Shanghai care for their aging population, and how might that compare to caregivers in Chicago? Social workers from both international cities discussed how their cities meet the needs of older citizens and set out policies to protect them, in a program hosted by John Marshall and the Sister Cities International…

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Chicago Bar Foundation Honors Professor Michael Seng, 2 Alumni

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The Chicago Bar Foundation honored a veteran John Marshall professor and two of its alums for their contributions to the legal community. Professor Michael Seng and alumni Michael Pelletier and Brian K. Jones were honored at the July 15 Chicago Bar Association and Chicago Bar Foundation Pro Bono & Public Service Awards Luncheon. Seng received…

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Faculty Activities and Publications

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Professor Ann Lousin Professor Ann Lousin appeared on CLTV’s “Politics Tonight” on June 27, giving input on the dismissal of two proposed voter referendum on whether to have a new approach on redistricting, and whether to reduce the size of the Illinois Legislature, set term limits and change the parameters for a governor’s veto. She…

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Professor Chanbonpin Elected to Lead Legal Writing Institute

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Members of the national Legal Writing Institute (LWI) have elected Professor Kim Chanbonpin to serve as president of the organization in 2016. Chanbonpin will first serve a two-year term as president-elect. The election came at the group’s 16th biennial conference in Philadelphia. Chanbonpin has been serving with fellow John Marshall Professor Mark E. Wojcik on…

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