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Professor Hammond: Willis Tower sale shows confidence in Chicago real estate

Posted March 17, 2015 by

NBC Chicago - Mar. 16, 2015

Professor and Director of the Center for Real Estate Law, Celeste Hammond,comments on the details of the new Willis Tower sale.

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Alum seeks to remedy timing loophole in sexual offense cases

Posted March 17, 2015 by

Chicago Tribune - Mar. 16, 2015

John Marshall alum, Illinois State Sen. Michael Hastings (JD '13) , is sponsoring a bill that would extend the statute of limitations on a number of crimes (including armed robbery and home invasion) if any of the crimes were in connection to criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault or aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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Daniel Cotter talks chief justices

Posted March 13, 2015 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - Mar. 12, 2015

John Marshall adjunct professor and alum, Daniel A. Cotter (JD ' 95), discusses the lives and careers of two U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justices, Charles Evan Hughes and Harlan F. Stone.

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Decisive Utterance takes top prizes at Illinois Journalism Competition

Posted March 13, 2015 by

CNBC - Mar. 12, 2015

John Marshall students working on The Decisive Utterance newspaper won in multiple categories at the recent Illinois College Press Association competition.

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Unions likely to prevail in argument over pension provision: Professor Lousin

Posted March 12, 2015 by

Bloomberg via benefitspro - Mar. 11, 2015

Professor Ann Lousin discusses why the Illinois constitutional pension provision -- which says a public worker pension plan membership is a contract “the benefits of which shall not be diminished or impaired” -- is a strong provision and likely to help the suing unions prevail over the state

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Legal Writing, IP, Trial Advocacy Programs Ranked Among Top in the Country for 2016

Posted March 12, 2015 by

CNBC - Mar. 12, 2015

John Marshall is the only law school in Illinois to be ranked in the top 20 nationally for its legal writing, trial advocacy and intellectual property (IP) law programs in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools.

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Professor Schwinn: State's pension crisis is the 'elephant in the room'

Posted March 11, 2015 by

Chicago Sun-Times - Mar. 10, 2015

Professor Steven Schwinn explains why employees and retirees are trying to block a state law designed to fix the Illinois' pension crisis.

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Gamberdino: Antitrust suit could lead to NCAA agents

Posted March 6, 2015 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - Feb. 24, 2015

Nello Gamberdino II, employer outreach coordinator and a certified sports agent, discusses the potential impact on the agent industry of Northwestern University football players seeking to unionize.

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Professor O'Neill looks at what makes a USSC Justice 'conservative'

Posted March 5, 2015 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - March 4, 2015

Professor Timothy P. O'Neill discusses the differences in voting patterns of some U.S. Supreme Court Justices, though they have often been similarly labeled as "conservative."

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Professor Hammond discusses the looming Willis Tower sale

Posted March 5, 2015 by

NBC Chicago - Mar. 4, 2015

Professor and Director of the Center for Real Estate Law, Celeste Hammond, discusses what a Willis Tower sale could mean for the Chicago real estate market.

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