Chicago Bar Association – September 8, 2014 Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens will be the keynote speaker at the 15th annual John Paul Stevens Award Luncheon. Among those being honored are John Marshall alum Justice Joy V. Cunningham (JD ’82) and John Marshall Elder Law adjunct professor Kerry R. Peck. Read More
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…
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…
Pacific Standard – July 15, 2014 New proposals to put a stop to elder abuse and support the rights of the elderly around the world are being developed across the country. One example of this is The Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons, which will be presented to the United Nations next month….
LTLMagazine.com-July 11, 2014 The 2014 International Elder Law and Policy Conference concluded on Friday with the unveiling of the Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons. Read More
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin-June 27, 2014 On July 10 and 11, The John Marshall Law School is hosting its annual Braun Symposium as an international conference on elder law, drawing speakers from around the world. Read More
TheStreet.com-July 2, 2014 Barry Kozak, director of Elder Law Programs, recommends end-of-life planning to guarantee necessary care, carry out your wishes and avoid major disputes with family, others. Read More
SFGate.com-June 23, 2014 Barry Kozak, director of Elder Law Programs at The John Marshall Law School, advises all adults to prepare Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA) papers that spell out your wishes for health care should you become incapacitated. Read More
The John Marshall Law School has elected three new members to its Board of Trustees. Roger Zamparo, a veteran litigator; Christine Castellano, a Fortune 500 corporate general counsel; and J. Timothy Eaton, recent past president of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA), bring respected and wide-ranging experience to the law school’s board.
The unveiling of the “Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons” on July 11 will culminate a two-day international conference focusing on a variety of issues faced by older persons around the world.