Intellectual Property Laws ‘Way Out of Control’: Filmmaker Michael Moore at RIPL Symposium

Posted December 19, 2014 by
Intellectual Property Laws ‘Way Out of Control’: Filmmaker Michael Moore at RIPL Symposium

Copyright and patent laws are flawed and foster an environment of people eager to sue over infringement, says filmmaker Michael Moore. “I don’t like the copyright law,” Moore said. “As a filmmaker, I like people stealing my stuff.” Moore made his comments during the sixth annual symposium of the Review of Intellectual Property Law (RIPL)….

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IHRC Leads Human Rights Projects on Immigrant Detention, Cholera Restitution

Posted December 19, 2014 by
IHRC Leads Human Rights Projects on Immigrant Detention, Cholera Restitution

John Marshall’s International Human Rights Clinic has led initiatives to draw attention to human rights issues involving immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities, as well as the cholera epidemic in Haiti. Adults seeking safe asylum in the United States can be subjected to deplorable conditions in U.S. detention facilities, including psychologically damaging solitary confinement and…

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Faculty Activities and Publications

Posted December 19, 2014 by

Professor Marc Ginsberg In November 2014, he was a guest blogger for HealthLawProf Blog, where he contributed four posts on the following topics: The Locality Rule And A National Standard of Care; Admissibility of Forensic Autopsy Reports in Homicide Prosecutions; Enforceability of Forced Arbitration of Medical Liability Claims; and Informed Consent. Professor Doris Long Her column…

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Domestic Violence Clinic Hosts Panel Focused on Protection Remedies

Posted December 19, 2014 by
Domestic Violence Clinic Hosts Panel Focused on Protection Remedies

John Marshall’s Domestic Violence Clinical Advocacy Program hosted a program on Nov. 6, 2014, which presented new developments and best practices in implementing five remedies in civil court. They remedies discussed were: firearm relinquishment, payment of support (child and spousal), temporary legal custody, payment of various types of losses (including attorney’s fees), and counseling.  

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UN Should Honor Human Rights Day With Amends to Haitian Cholera Victims: John Marshall Law School International Human Rights Clinic

Posted December 10, 2014 by

Today, Human Rights Day should be when the United Nations starts righting the wrongs done to hundreds of thousands of Haitian cholera victims who have been deprived of justice by the international organization. That’s according to the International Human Rights Clinic at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. The IHRC leads a group of…

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Revelations in CIA Torture Report Disturbing, but Release an Important Step in Accountability: John Marshall Law School International Human Rights Clinic

Posted December 9, 2014 by

The revelations in the CIA’s torture report released today are disturbing but extremely important for the American and international public to learn. That’s according to Professor Sarah Dávila-Ruhaak, director of the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. “The release of this report regarding ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ that amounted…

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