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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.

Fifth Circuit OKs Texas Voter ID - Read More

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Voter ID - Read More

 

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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Professor Lim nominated among top antitrust law professors in worldwide poll

Posted October 16, 2014 by

Houston Chronicle - October 15, 2014

Professor Daryl Lim is one of 24 scholars from around the world to be nominated by the Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog - a prominent publication within antitrust circles - as one of the top antitrust professors in the field.

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When prison authorities can limit religious exercise: Professor Schwinn weighs in

Posted October 8, 2014 by

Governing - October 7, 2014

Professor Steven Schwinn weighs in on a case before the United States Supreme Court that could determine when prison authorities can limit religious exercise for the sake of security.

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Animal law then and now with Professor MacLachlan

Posted October 8, 2014 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - October 3, 2014

Clinical Professor Susann “Sunny” MacLachlan discusses the history of John Marshall's animal law program and how the program has expanded since it was formed over 10 years ago.

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Professor Schwinn "not surprised" by USSC inaction with same-sex marriage

Posted October 8, 2014 by

Professor Steven Schwinn explains why he was not surprised by the United States Supreme Court's recent inaction on same-sex marriages cases.

Indianapolis Star - October 7, 2014 - Supreme Court decision: A message sent or a risky move? - Read More

The Hill - October 6, 2014 - Why the justices ducked gay marriage - Read More

The Salt Lake Tribune - October 6, 2014 - Utah clerks issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples - Read More

South Shore railroad names alum as general manager

Posted October 3, 2014 by

Northwest Indiana Times - October 3, 2014

Michael Noland (JD '89) has been hired by the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District as general manager of the South Shore commuter railroad. Noland was previously the deputy executive director of Metra.

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Alum to make history as first African American Public Defender in Illinois county

Posted October 2, 2014 by

GLT - October 2, 2014

John Marshall alum Carla Barnes will head the McLean County public defender's office. She is the first African American to lead any office within the Illinois county's criminal justice system.

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Not all US patent laws are adopted globally: Professor Doris Long

Posted October 2, 2014 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - October 1, 2014

Professor Doris Long discusses the differences between two biotech gene patent cases, one decided in the United States and the other in Australia.

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Professor O'Neill examines discrimination in today's judicial system

Posted October 2, 2014 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - October 1, 2014

Professor Timothy O'Neill discusses how discrimination in the justice system can lead to economic and psychological costs for the accused.

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