June 27 - PR Web
Follow-up action is required from the Obama Administration or the courts to help clarify how the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will be applied across the country, says Associate Dean and Professor Anthony Niedwiecki of Chicago’s John Marshall Law School.
June 26 - Virtual Strategy Magazine
The outstanding scholarship of faculty at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago has been downloaded more than 3,000 times since it was made available through the new John Marshall institutional repository, hosted on the Digital Commons platform.
June 25 - Card Hub
“A 0% loan that can be paid off in monthly installments of 1-3% of the principal balance is a pretty good deal, perhaps the best borrowing one could engage, assuming future income remains stable.” – Jason Kilborn
June 26 - PR Web
Zachary Martel, former Associate of Roscich & Roscich, has combined this practice with his own expertise to found a new law firm. The former partners of Roscich & Roscich, John and Carolyn, will remain Of Counsel to the new Roscich & Martel Law Firm, LLC.
June 20 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
In her role as dean, Frossard is supervising the career services office and is responsible for implementing programs for students to develop career-related skills throughout law school and for implementing programs to facilitate job placement for graduates.
As associate dean, Niedwiecki will continue directing the lawyering skills program and will take on responsibilities for the school's overall experiential learning requirement.
June 24 - SCOTUSblog
The Supreme Court ruled today that Congress can require a former member of the Air Force to register as a sex offender, and to punish his failure to register, for a sex crime he committed while he was in the Air Force. The case, United States v. Kebodeaux, tested congressional authority to require Kebodeaux to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, or SORNA, even after he was discharged from the military and after he completed his military sentence for the crime. In other words, the case tested whether Congress could require Kebodeaux to register even after the federal government may have severed its relationship with him and released him from federal authority.
June 20 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Leonard F. Amari, president of The John Marshall Law School Board of Trustees, prepares to present Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis with an honorary degree at the school's 195th commencement ceremony last month. Associate Dean Kathryn Jennings Kennedy assists with Theis' ceremonial hood. Theis gave the commencement address to the 324 J.D., LL.M. and M.S. graduates.
June 25 - The Daily Herald
An examination of gaming issues takes to the Internet through John Marshall Law School Professor William Ford's webcast discussion on the gaming medium.
In the series "Games Are Not Coffee Mugs," Ford and guests will examine the intersection of games and the law, especially intellectual property (IP) law. The series explores the protections the law guarantees game creators, and the persons and characters that appear in the games.
June 24 - Chicago Tribune
McGann, a managing partner at Whitfield, McGann & Ketterman, will join the board of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority at its monthly meeting Tuesday, he acknowledged on Monday.
"I want provide value to the trade show industry and represent the men and women who work in this environment," he said.
June 19 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
The Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois presented John Marshall Law School clinical professor J. Damian Ortiz with its Community Service Award for his efforts to protect civil rights and fair housing laws.