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App from alum helps students navigate applying to college

Posted October 31, 2014 by

Chicago Daily Herald - Oct 31, 2014

John Marshall alum Justin Shiffman (JD '13) has created a new app for smartphones and the iPad that aims to help students navigate the college admissions process.

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Prof Schwinn discusses suit against IRS claiming political posturing

Posted October 30, 2014 by

Constitutional Law Prof Blog- October 28, 2014

Professor Steven Schwinn discusses a decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to dismiss a challenge from a group that claims the IRS delayed its non-for-profit application because of its political party affiliation.

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Alum named Executive Director of AIPLA

Posted October 30, 2014 by

AIPLA - October 24, 2014

John Marshall alum Lisa K. Jorgenson (JD '87) has been named Executive Director of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).

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Smartphone wars may be over soon: Professor Lim

Posted October 29, 2014 by

NBC 23 - Oct 29, 2014

Professor Daryl Lim explains why he thinks patent litigation over technology standards commonly used in smartphones could be ending soon.

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Professor Lousin reflects on importance of Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Posted October 28, 2014 by

D Magazine - Oct 24, 2014

Professor Ann Lousin reflects on the 160-year anniversary of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, and the publication's importance to the Chicago legal community.

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Alum named one of the best corporate lawyers in North Texas

Posted October 27, 2014 by

D Magazine - Oct 27, 2014

John Marshall alum Christopher Ducanes (JD '92) was one of 35 attorneys honored in the 2014 Corporate Counsel Awards program by the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and D CEO Magazine. Christopher Ducanes is Vice President of Administration, General Counsel and Secretary of Allegro Development Corp. in Texas.

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Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapter joins environmental discussion with film screening

Posted October 27, 2014 by

Food Consumer - October 24, 2014

The Student Animal Legal Defense Fund Chapter at John Marshall held a screening last week of the new documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. The film explores animal agriculture in the United States.

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Filmmaker Michael Moore to keynote RIPL symposium

Posted October 22, 2014 by

The Associated Press via ABC  - Oct 22, 2014

Filmmaker Michael Moore will be the keynote speaker at The John Marshall Law School Review of Intellectual Property Law 6th Annual Symposium on Oct 24, 2014. Moore is in town to present at the Chicago International Film Festival.

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Professor Schwinn weighs in on new voter ID rulings

Posted October 17, 2014 by

Constitutional Law Prof  Blog - October 16, 2014

Professor Steve Schwinn discusses the recent state election rulings in Texas and Arkansas.

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Illinois courts interpret in favor of the voter: Professor Ann Lousin

Posted October 17, 2014 by

The Times - October 16, 2014 

Professor Ann Lousin discusses two proposed amendments Illinois voters will see on the November ballot. One proposal would prohibit denial of the right to vote “based on race, color, ethnicity, status as a member of a language minority, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or income" and the other would strengthen the crime victims’ bill of rights.

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