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Pro Bono Hosts National Activist Lawyer Bryan Stevenson, Who Will Keynote Commencement

Posted December 19, 2014 by
Pro Bono Hosts National Activist Lawyer Bryan Stevenson, Who Will Keynote Commencement

The Pro Bono Program & Clinic hosted a luncheon with Bryan Stevenson on Oct. 29, 2014.  Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a private, nonprofit organization headquartered in Montgomery, Ala., and is a professor at New York University School of Law. He has gained national acclaim for his work challenging bias against…

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Sen. Mark Kirk, Rep. Tammy Duckworth Praise VLSC Amid ABA Push For More Clinics

Posted October 13, 2014 by
Sen. Mark Kirk, Rep. Tammy Duckworth Praise VLSC Amid ABA Push For More Clinics

The veterans legal clinic at John Marshall provides the type of legal resources of which U.S. servicemembers are in a growing need. That’s according to U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), who lauded the work of John Marshall’s Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic (VLSC) at a national conference hosted…

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John Marshall Student Joins ABA Business Law Section Leadership

Posted July 1, 2015
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César Escovar, a 2L evening student at The John Marshall Law School, was recently appointed to an American Bar Association (ABA) leadership position as the 2015-2016 Law Student Division (LSD) liaison to the Business Law Section. Escovar will provide leadership and administrative support to 50 practice-specific committees, and advocate the interests of over 30,000 LSD…

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Faculty Activities and Publications

Posted May 18, 2015
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Dean Kathryn J. Kennedy She was a moderator and speaker at the JCEB Government Invitational. Professor Kim D. Chanbonpin She was a panelist at Washington University School of Law for an International Conference on Skin Tone Preferences and/or Biases: Global Perspectives on Colorism. She presented at Chicago-Kent IIT’s Spring 2015 Symposium, featuring rising generations of…

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Family of Longtime Law Professor and Alumnus Create Scholarships

Posted May 18, 2015
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Two scholarship opportunities have been created at John Marshall, thanks to an alumnus and the family of a longtime professor at the school. Joseph J. Duffy (JD ’79) and children of Professor Samuel T. Lawton, Jr., each established a permanent scholarship at the school. “We are very grateful to the Lawton family and Joe Duffy…

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John Marshall Faculty Receive Writing Honors

Posted May 18, 2015
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Professors from John Marshall have been honored for their writing with accolades from journalism and civic organizations. William McGrath, Timothy P. O’Neill and Ann Lousin all have been honored by organizations that recognize the best writing and journalism work throughout Chicago and the state. McGrath won a 2015 Lisagor Award from the Chicago Headline Club…

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Alums Honored Among Top LLM Students by Chicago Bar Association

Posted May 18, 2015
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Two recent LLM graduates from John Marshall have been honored as among the Chicago area’s best tax LLM law students. Bryan Cowan, who earned his LLM degree this spring, is being honored by the Chicago Bar Association for having had one of the highest GPAs in tax law courses in the city. Cowan majored in…

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