New Canaan News-July 11, 2014
Alumna Margaret O'Connell (J.D. '91) was awarded the 2014 Inspirational Woman Award from the DuPage Association of Women Lawyers.
Windy City Media Group-July 9, 2014
Nichole Bashor (J.D. '07) will be honored Aug. 23 by the National LGBT Bar Association as the only Chicago area attorney named to the organization's 40 Under 40 list.
TMCnet.com-July 9, 2014
Professor Daryl Lim, in analyzing the United States Supreme Court decision in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International, says the decision has implications for software concept approvals winning patents.
Chicago Tonight (WTTW-TV)-July 7, 2014
Professor Ann Lousin shares her insights as a panelist on "Chicago Tonight." Carol Marin led a discussion on what the Illinois Supreme Court's 6-1 decision prohibiting cuts of health care benefits for the state's pensioners will mean for future attempts to cut pension benefits.
CBS News-July 8, 2014
Professor Steven Schwinn says a poorly drafted phrase could undo parts of the Affordable Care Act, which faces its next court challenge. The Court of Appeals is set to decide if the federal government can help subsidize premiums for those in federal health exchanges.
PropertyProfBlog-July 8, 2014
Professor Debra Stark and colleagues have done an assessment of the state of reverse mortgages, typically used by senior citizens. She said counseling for seniors could give needed information on the high interest rates associated with reverse mortgages that many now consider in a class with predatory lending.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (column)-June 30, 2014
William McGrath, associate director of the Center for Intellectual Property, Information and Technology Law, and an adjunct professor, explores the timeliness issues in intellectual property cases in which a claim can be made.
In the Loop on WYCC-July 3, 2014
Professor Ann Lousin is a panelist on a program looking at the role of women in elected office--the history of women voting, serving in office, and what the future holds for women running for office.
Chicago Bar Foundation-July 2, 2014
The Chicago Bar Foundation will honor Professor Michael Seng with the Leonard Jay Schrager Award of Excellence; Michael J. Pelletier (J.D. '76) with the Richard J. Phelan Public Service Award; and Brian K. Jones (J.D. '06) with the Maurice Weigle Exceptional Young Lawyer Award at its CBA & CBF Pro Bono & Public Service Awards Luncheon July 15.
Chicago Tribune-July 6, 2014
Sarah Hess (J.D. '14) will use her many talents and a Skadden Fellowship to work for better health care for underserved children in Chicago.