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Alumna Margaret O'Connell receives Inspirational Woman Award

Posted July 11, 2014 by

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.

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Alumna Nichole Bashor named to 2014 40 Under 40 List by LGBT Bar Association

Posted July 10, 2014 by

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.

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Professor Lim says SCOTUS decision has 'profound' implications for big data

Posted July 10, 2014 by 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.

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Professor Lousin joins panelists assessing Illinois Supreme Court's ruling on pension benefits

Posted July 8, 2014 by

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.

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Professor Schwinn says court's next focus on ACA could come down to one phrase

Posted July 8, 2014 by

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.

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Professor Stark offers insights into the pitfalls of reverse mortgages

Posted July 8, 2014 by

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.

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Adjunct Professor McGrath examines issue of laches and timeliness in copyright questions

Posted July 7, 2014 by

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.

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Professor Lousin discusses the role of women in elected office

Posted July 7, 2014 by

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.

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Professor Seng and Alumni Michael Pelletier and Brian Jones honored by CBF

Posted July 7, 2014 by

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.

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Alumna Sarah Hess focusing on health care of needy children

Posted July 7, 2014 by

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.

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