Chicago Tribune - July 24, 2015
Professor Ann Lousin says there is little chance that the City of Chicago will successfully appeal a Cook County judge's ruling that municipal worker pensions cannot be reduced in exchange for a city guarantee to fix their retirement systems.
TheGrio - July 20, 2015
Professor Samuel V. Jones recounts a visit by comedian Chris Rock to the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center. Rock spoke to the Center's youth about taking responsibility for their actions and pride in their families. Jones is a member of a group selecting the next leader of the Cook County center, one of the largest juvenile detention facilities in the world.
Chicago Sun-Times - July 22, 2015
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals "made a very good attempt" to distinguish between political horse-trading and criminals acts when it overturned some of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's convictions, according to Professor Ann Lousin. But drawing a clear line may not happen, she said.
Illinois Bar Journal - July 2015
John Marshall alum Umberto Davi (JD '82) was sworn into office as president of the Illinois State Bar Association on June 19.
Huffington Post - July 21, 2015
Professor Steven Schwinn weighs in on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in an Oklahoma lethal injection case and what it means for future method-of-execution claims.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - July 17, 2015
In its seventh year, John Marshall's China IP Summer Program extended its trial program to Shanghai. Students like Mitchell Capp discuss not only the legal but also the cultural lessons they gleaned during their summer course trip to Beijing.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - July 16, 2015
Professor Ann Lousin suggests what she thinks would be the best solution for financing public elementary and secondary education in Illinois.
ABA Journal - July 16, 2015
Lawyering Skills Director Professor Kim Chanbonpin spoke to the American Bar Association on behalf of the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT). Chanbonpin told the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar that paid externships could detract from the educational value and jeopardize access to justice.
Crain's Chicago - July 16, 2015
Professor Michael Seng -- co-executive director of the Fair Housing Legal Support Center & Clinic -- touts a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision and Department of Housing and Urban Development rule as proof that the government is serious about ending housing discrimination.
Constitutional Law Prof Blog - July 14, 2015
Professor Steven Schwinn summarizes a Tenth Circuit case where the court rejected statutory and First Amendment challenges to the contraception mandate under the Affordable Care Act.