Aug. 2 - Rockford Register Star
Lawrence Ferolie, who passed the bar in 1951 and continued to practice law until 2010, died Sunday at the age of 90.
A Rockford native, Ferolie graduated from the University of Illinois before serving in World War II. After the war, Ferolie earned his law degree from John Marshall Law School in Chicago.
Ferolie started his legal career as a Winnebago County assistant state's attorney from 1951 to 1955. He also served as Rockford's city attorney from 1959 to 1963.
Our thoughts are with Lawrence's family and friends.
August 2 - Yahoo! News
How patent enforcement practices in China differ from those in the United States is the topic for the 2nd Chinese Intellectual Property Forum on Aug. 24, 2012, at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. A distinguished panel will discuss the impact and ramification of the Chinese patent litigation procedures.
July 31 - International Law Prof Blog
The 2012 International Conference of the International Law Students Association (ILSA) has just finished in Chicago at The John Marshall Law School.
The keynote lecture was given by Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni of DePaul University College of Law, who spoke at length on the "Realpolitik" of International Law. He shared experiences from his work at the United Nations and various international criminal tribunals.
July 24 - Chicago Tribune
He earned his Juris Doctor in 1981 from John Marshall Law School. After spending seven years with the Oak Lawn Police Department, David went on to join the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. Six years later, he joined the Cook County Public Defender's Office, retiring in 2010.
Our thoughts are with David's family and friends.
Read more: Alumnus David Baitman (JD '81) Passses Away
Aug. 1 - WSFA Montgomery
Felicia L. Ganther has been named Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the Maricopa Community Colleges.
July 27 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
"Those who seek to protect copyright owners from the continued rapacity of digital piracy will find the path even more difficult. On July 4, while the United States was celebrating its independence, the European Parliament (EP) (the legislative body of the European Union) may have delivered a death blow to hopes for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) by voting overwhelmingly against its ratification. Touted as the new international bulwark against digital piracy, ACTA has a troubled past."
July 24 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Gagliardo, managing partner of Laner, Muchin, Dombrow, Becker, Levin & Tominberg Ltd. since 2005, said his parents stressed treating people with dignity and respect. HE called the store very service-oriented.
July 30 - Detroit Free-Press
Central Detroit Christian wants to do more and is venturing into fish farming and aquaponics -- using the waste to grow crops -- to create jobs in the neighborhood. The group is in the process of a Neighborhood Stabilization Program plan "for a major development for this community," said Johanon, who majored in Bible and education as an undergraduate at Moody Bible Institute and Wheaton College and has a law degree from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago.
She said there are 27 houses in a six-block area that includes Philadelphia, Pingree and Blaine that CDC wants to renovate, and that it is applying for a grant from a $5-million fund the city has available for such projects.
July 28 - Chicago Tribune
A lot of criminal defense lawyers would probably agree (that) in civil proceedings, the government gets the horse and the defendant gets the manure," he said.
July 20 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Among those who have attempted to define art, in somewhat more pragmatic terms, is the U.S. Congress. The Visual Artists Right Act (VARA), 17 USC Section 106A, provides limited "moral rights" to the creators of certain works of fine art. Moral rights are rights, distinct from copyright, that artists may exercise to control the treatment and presentation of their original works by others. For a limited class of copyrightable works VARA creates a right of attribution (the right to claim authorship of a work) and a right of integrity (the right to prevent the intentional distortion, mutilation, destruction or modification of a work).