Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Dec. 4, 2013
Now that Illinois' legislators have passed pension reform, Professor Ann Lousin, who teaches constitutional law, agreed that injunctive relief would likely be the first move.
Associated Press, Chicago Tribune - Dec. 5, 2013
Ann Lousin, John Marshall's Edward T. and Noble W. Lee Chair in Constitutional Law, says the state's new pension reform law could be tricky to defend in coming lawsuits, and could be a "serious problem" for state lawmakers.
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PRWeb Dec. 5, 2013
New York City railroad accident lawyer Edgar Romano (J.D. '95) of Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano LLP said the deadly crash of a Metro-North Railroad passenger train in the Bronx on Dec. 1 illustrates how train accidents can quickly result in multiple injuries and fatalities and require a thorough investigation.
Daily Herald Dec. 3, 2013
Lake County Chief Judge Fred Foreman (J.D. '74) is retiring. Foreman first entered the Lake County government center as an intern for the public defender's office in 1973. Since then, he has served in nearly every legal capacity available at the Waukegan government center.
Stamford Advocate.com Dec. 2, 2013
Illinois is a leader in protecting its elderly population through a host of special laws. As such, lawyers often are empowered as seniors’ first, strongest allies against abuse, Barry Kozak, director of the Elder Law Program at The John Marshall Law School, said during a recent panel held at the school.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin--guest column Nov. 25, 2013
Professor Allison Bethel's column discusses how Glenview used its home rule authority to circumvent the new Cook County rules that provide for fair housing choices by those holding rent subsidy vouchers. Glenview officials deny that the purpose of the ordinance was to keep voucher holders out; rather, they say it was enacted to restore a property owner’s right to decide whether or not to participate in the federal housing program and to preserve the status quo.
Chicago Tribune Nov. 30, 2013
Studies conducted by Professor Debra Stark and colleague Jessica Chopin on how mortgage forms provide valuable information to potential home buyers, led to a request for a revamping by the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Their experiments show how forms can present the information more clearly.
Chicago Sun-Times Nov. 27, 2013
Professor Ann Lousin argues the Obama Administration's plan to rate colleges is not helpful. She says supporting early childhood education is a better route to a good education.
SFGate.com Nov. 26, 2013
Anticompetitive concerns continue to plague industries including smartphones, pharma and biotech. Amid those concerns, a new book by Professor Daryl Lim of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago sheds fresh light on the role of “patent misuse” in innovation and competition.
ABA Journal Dec. 1, 2013
The World Wide Web may seem like a limitless superhighway. But it is filled with dead ends: hyperlinks that point to webpages that have become permanently unavailable. This phenomenon, known as “link rot,” is outlined by June Liebert and Raizel Liebler of the Louis L. Biro Law Library at The John Marshall Law School.