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Professor Lim breaks down the latest Apple v. Samsung ruling

Posted June 8, 2015 by

Real Clear Policy - June 8, 2015

Professor Daryl Lim discusses the current legal battle between Apple and Samsung and why patent law has played such a major role.

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Professor Mundy: Hastert structuring charge appealing to prosecutors

Posted June 4, 2015 by

Chicago Sun-Times - June 3, 2015

Professor Hugh Mundy says the structuring charge brought against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is appealing to federal prosecutors because it is typically easier to prove than some other charges.

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Professor Long talks scandalous marks

Posted June 3, 2015 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - June 1, 2015

Professor Doris Long discusses whether marks often considered scandalous should be protected under trademark law.

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Alum dedicates career to helping civil sexual abuse case plaintiffs

Posted June 2, 2015 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - May 18, 2015

Since 1991, John Marshall alum Joseph G. Klest (JD '82) has represented over 500 alleged sexual abuse victims in civil lawsuits.

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John Marshall honors 5 with Spirit Award for contributions to school

Posted June 2, 2015 by

The John Marshall Law School Board of Trustees has selected five individuals to receive the 2015 Spirit Award on June 5, 2015, in recognition of their outstanding efforts to benefit John Marshall students.

The Spirit Award is among the highest honors the school bestows upon loyal, respected members of its community.

In 2008, the Board of Trustees developed the Spirit Award to honor individuals who best exemplify qualities essential to being ambassadors of John Marshall's rich tradition of diversity, innovation and opportunity.

“This year’s honorees join an impressive list of men and women who have shaped the law school we know today,” said Leonard Amari, president of the John Marshall Board of Trustees and Managing Partner at Amari & Locallo. “They are extraordinary ambassadors for John Marshall and are selfless in their dedication, leadership and commitment to our law school. This institution changes lives and makes the impossible possible for so many. Today, we thank some of the people whose work has transformed the lives of so many.”

This year’s Spirit Award recipients are:

  • Daniel A. Cotter (’95), President, Chicago Bar Association
  • Hon. Timothy C. Evans (’69), Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County
  • Ralph Ruebner, John Marshall Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti (’98), Lieutenant Governor, State of Illinois
  • Hon. Regina A. Scannicchio (’88), Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County

Why Chicago is not the next Detroit: Professor Lousin and Joseph Kearney

Posted May 29, 2015 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - May 27, 2015

Professor Ann Lousin and Associate Director of the Career Services Office, Joseph Kearney, discuss the economies of Chicago and Detroit and why Chicago will not become the next Detroit.

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John Marshall students named among country's best legal writers

Posted May 28, 2015 by

San Antonio Express-News - May 27, 2015

Six members of John Marshall's Class of 2015 have been named to the National Order of Scribes, a group that honors law students who excel at legal writing.

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City grant allows Restorative Justice Project to assist CPS students

Posted May 26, 2015 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - May 22, 2015

A grant awarded to John Marshall's Restorative Justice Project from the Chicago Department of Public Health will go towards helping Chicago Public School students with conflict resolution instruction.

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Professor Lousin: Pension problem caused by an old loophole

Posted May 15, 2015 by

Chicago Tribune (subscription) - May 14, 2015

Professor Ann Lousin says an old tax loophole is causing a pension mess in Illinois and costing the state billions a year.

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Professor Schwinn: Municipal weapons ban case good candidate for en banc review

Posted May 11, 2015 by

Reproduced with permission from The United States Law Week, 83 U.S.L.W. 1627 (May 5, 2015). Copyright 2015 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)

Professor Steven Schwinn comments on a current Illinois case considering whether a local law that bans assault weapons and large capacity magazines violates the Second Amendment.

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