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Professor Schwinn discusses Second Circuit arguments on NSA spying program

Posted September 4, 2014 by

Constitutional Law Prof Blog - September 3, 2014

Professor Steven Schwinn examines one challenge against the National Security Agency spying program involving the mass collection of telephone calls. The case, ACLU v. Clapper, is one of three cases challenging the program now pending in the circuit courts.

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Country's oldest pro bono group praises Professor Michael Seng's work

Posted September 3, 2014 by

Chicago Lawyer Magazine - September 2, 2014

Meg Benson, executive director of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, praised Professor Michael Seng for his many decades of pro bono work. Calling him a "renaissance man," Benson lauded Seng's work on several initiatives, from registering black voters in Mississippi in the 1960s to founding and co-directing John Marshall's Fair Housing Legal Support Center and Clinic.

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Gamberdino says MLB needs to treat minor league players more fairly

Posted August 29, 2014 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - August 26, 2014

John Marshall Employer Outreach Coordinator Nello Gamberdino II (J.D. '95) examines a recent federal lawsuit by three former minor league baseball players who allege that Major League Baseball has been in violation of federal and state labor laws.

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Alum Jason Schneider named board president of TriCity Family Services

Posted August 28, 2014 by

The Beacon-News - August 27, 2014

TriCity Family Services has appointed John Marshall alum Jason Schneider (J.D. 11') as its new board president. The organization seeks to strengthen people and build a sense of community through a variety of services from youth crisis intervention to offering high-quality, affordable counseling.

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Report commissioned by Canadian government cites work by Professor Lim

Posted August 27, 2014 by

San Francisco Gate - August 26, 2014

Professor Daryl Lim’s book, "Patent Misuse and Antitrust: Empirical, Doctrinal and Policy Perspectives", has been used in an analysis prompted by Industry Canada, the microeconomic policy arm of the Government of Canada.

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Army experience steered VLSC co-founder Michael Barnicle's passion to help veterans

Posted August 26, 2014 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - August 22, 2014

Michael Barnicle served in the Army before enrolling at The John Marshall Law School and helping found its nationally renown Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic. Said VLSC Executive Director Brian Clauss: "Students don't drive curriculum at schools generally, and three guys did. They worked the dean. They worked the board of trustees. … That's an inspirational model for current and future students."

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Second-year student praises helpful alumni, networking at John Marshall

Posted August 26, 2014 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - August 22, 2014

Amica Jutla, a second-year student at The John Marshall Law School, praises the helpful alumni she's met through networking early in her time at the school.

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Professor Schwinn says no head-of-state immunity for past Finance Minister of India

Posted August 22, 2014 by

Constitutional Law Prof Blog - August 20, 2014

Professor Steven Schwinn discusses the ruling in Sikhs for Justice v. Singh, which held that while Manmohan Singh enjoyed head-of-state immunity from suit in U.S. federal court for acts committed while he was Prime Minister of India, that immunity did not extend to acts he took earlier, when he was Finance Minister.

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Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons featured in recap of UN Working Group

Posted August 15, 2014 by

ehospice - August 14, 2014

The Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons -- proposed human rights legislation that was drafted by an international coalition of experts led by John Marshall -- has been featured in a recap of the 5th Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA). A delegation led by John Marshall presented the Declaration at an Aug. 1 OEWGA meeting at the United Nations.

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ABA now advocating the spread of similar clinics to the VLSC across the US

Posted August 13, 2014 by

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - August 12, 2014

Brian Clauss, executive director of the Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic (VLSC) is praising the American Bar Association for advocating the spread of similar clinics across the U.S. at its annual meeting last week.

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