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Professor Long: How a Sony-style hack can be averted in the future

Posted February 2, 2015 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - Jan. 28, 2015

Professor Long discusses the recent hack of Sony's computer systems and how something like this could be averted in the future.

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Alum's documentary to celebrate 1985 Super Bowl-winning Chicago Bears

Posted January 29, 2015 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - Jan. 26, 2015

Alum Joseph Klest (JD '82) is working on the film “’85: The Untold Story of the Greatest Team in Pro Football History,” a documentary about the Chicago Bears team who won the 1985 Super Bowl.

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Professor Chanbonpin: Police body cameras might not be 'slam dunk' people expect

Posted January 28, 2015 by

Medill News Service - Jan. 23, 2015

Professor Kim Chanbonpin weighs in on a new pilot program wherein some Chicago police officers will sport body cameras. She explains why the cameras may not be the "slam dunk" solution many are hoping for.

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Alum promoted to vice president general counsel of Cook Group

Posted January 27, 2015 by

Inside Indiana Business - Jan. 26, 2015

John Marshall alum Cynthia Kretz (JD '97) has been promoted to vice president general counsel of Cook Group Inc. Kretz previously served as general counsel of Cook since 2008.

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Alum named board president of Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Posted January 22, 2015 by

Southtown Star - Jan. 11, 2015

John Marshall alum and commissioner Mariyana T. Spyropoulos (JD '96) has been elected the new board president of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.

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Illinois State Sen. Hastings named to co-chair Judiciary Committee

Posted January 22, 2015 by

Southtown Star - Jan. 22, 2015

On Jan. 22, 2015, John Marshall alum Illinois Sen. Michael E. Hastings (JD '13) was named the vice-chairman of the Illinois Senate Judiciary Committee.

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John Marshall student supports investigation of Chicago's animal control department

Posted January 21, 2015 by

Southtown Star - Jan. 20, 2015

Sarah Hanneken, a current John Marshall student and animal rights activist, explains why she supports an investigation of the animal control department's practices and budget. Hanneken presented a petition to Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey with over 3,000 signatures requesting a review of the county's animal control department.

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White House appointee, acclaimed lawyer Bryan Stevenson gives commencement address

Posted January 20, 2015 by - Jan. 7, 2015

Bryan Stevenson, a prominent human rights attorney and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, delivered the commencement address at graduation on Jan. 18, 2015. Stevenson also received an honorary degree from John Marshall at the ceremony.

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Professor Kilborn weighs in on casino operator Caesars bankruptcy filing

Posted January 16, 2015 by

The New York Times - Jan. 15, 2015

Professor Jason Kilborn discusses why it may be advantageous for casino operator Caesars to go through bankruptcy proceedings in Chicago compared to other court systems in the United States.

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What it takes to be a sports agent: Nello Gamberdino

Posted January 12, 2015 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - Dec. 23, 2014

John Marshall Employer Outreach Coordinator Nello Gamberdino II (JD '95) talks about the difficulties of entering the highly competitive sports agent business.

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