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Country's oldest pro bono group praises Professor Michael Seng's work

Posted September 3, 2014 by

Chicago Lawyer Magazine – September 2, 2014 Meg Benson, executive director of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, praised Professor Michael Seng for his many decades of pro bono work. Calling him a “renaissance man,” Benson lauded Seng’s work on several initiatives, from registering black voters in Mississippi in the 1960s to founding and co-directing John Marshall’s…

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Delegation Presents UN with International Model Human Rights Convention

Posted August 6, 2014 by
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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Chicago Bar Foundation Honors Professor Michael Seng, 2 Alumni

Posted August 6, 2014 by

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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Law School Graduate’s Vast Work With Children and Refugees Earn Her Public Interest Scholarship

Posted June 20, 2014 by
Law School Graduate’s Vast Work With Children and Refugees Earn Her Public Interest Scholarship

Aruj Chaudhry had finally made the breakthrough she had been hoping for. The quiet, reluctant young Iraqi refugee girl grabbed the youth leader’s hand and joined her on the children’s playground.

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Marcos Resendiz Will Focus His Career on Giving Spanish-Speaking Community Legal Help

Posted June 20, 2014 by
Marcos Resendiz Will Focus His Career on Giving Spanish-Speaking Community Legal Help

Marcos Resendiz was working on the free legal advice desk at Chicago’s Daley Center, through the Pro Bono Program at The John Marshall Law School. One man called, as many did, seeking help as he faced losing his home to foreclosure. Chicago native Resendiz did his best to answer the man’s questions.

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City connections, strong friendships are points of pride for graduates

Posted June 20, 2014 by
City connections, strong friendships are points of pride for graduates

Below is the commencement address delivered May 18, 2014, by class valedictorian Elizabeth Winkowski.

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Graduate Marcos Resendiz to focus career giving Spanish-speaking community legal help

Posted May 14, 2014 by
Graduate Marcos Resendiz to focus career giving Spanish-speaking community legal help

The 197th: A Spotlight on Our Graduates The John Marshall Law School is hosting its 197th commencement exercises May 18, 2014. As part of its celebration, the law school is highlighting graduating students, their stories and successes. Marcos Resendiz was working on the free legal advice desk at Chicago’s Daley Center, through the Pro Bono…

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Six new clinics added to enhance experiential learning

Posted May 5, 2014 by
Six new clinics added to enhance experiential learning

Students at The John Marshall Law School can receive more hands-on experience than ever before, as the school introduces six new clinics to its list of those already respected in local and national legal communities. The expansion is part of John Marshall’s focus on providing law students with an enriching, skills-focused learning experience.

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John Marshall Law School Adds 6 New Clinics – Provide Thousands of Legal Hours to Chicago

Posted April 22, 2014 by

Students at The John Marshall Law School can receive more hands-on experience than ever before, as the school introduces six new clinics to its list of those already respected in local and national legal communities. The expansion is part of John Marshall’s focus on providing law students with an enriching, skills-focused learning experience.

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Raising awareness of John Marshall's fair housing work

Posted April 21, 2014 by

SocialWorkDegree.net   The John Marshall Fair Housing Legal Support Center is one of several professional organizations listed as assisting persons with housing issues. Read More

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