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Did the Supreme Court Endanger International Distribution Networks? Prof. Doris Estelle Long Explores the Issue

Posted April 25, 2013 by

April 23 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

In its recent decision, Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court charted new waters by establishing the groundwork for what may become the future of international distribution networks—international exhaustion.

Briefly, Kirtsaeng involves a relatively simple plan by a medical student to finance his education by importing and selling in the U.S. the foreign-published editions of various U.S. copyrighted textbooks.

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Fashion Symposium Welcomes Professionals from across the Country, Abroad

Posted April 24, 2013 by

April 19 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Michon Stuttley and Natalie Laczek, students at The John Marshall Law School, and LaTonya Williams, lead designer at Elizabeth Smith Fashions, chat near a group of models showcasing Williams designs at a cocktail reception April 12 during the school's Fashion and Design Symposium.

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Fair Housing Legal Support Clinic Hits 20th Anniversary

Posted April 24, 2013 by

April 19 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Through a U.S. Department of Education grant, the law school established the clinic in 1993. Since 1994, the Fair Housing Clinic at The John Marshall Law School has received its funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Each year, about 55 students take the fair housing law class and earn an additional two to four credit hours based on time spent working in the clinic.

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Courts Take Different Stance on Gay Parenting Rights, Says Professor Anthony Niedwiecki

Posted April 24, 2013 by

April 24 - Gudelnews.com

“The impact on children is still part of the debate, as seen by some of the questions by the Court in the Prop 8 case,” Niedwiecki said. “Justice Scalia was worried that we don't have enough information about the impact same-sex marriage has on children.”

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Longest-practicing Female Attorney in Indiana, Phyllis Gratz Poff (JD '53), has No Plans to Retire

Posted April 24, 2013 by

April 24 - The Indiana Lawyer

Reflecting on her legal career, Poff said she probably would not have been successful working at a big law firm. Yet she has done well as a solo practitioner in Auburn, not only building and sustaining a law office but also being a quiet influence on the other attorneys in DeKalb County.

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The John Marshall Law School Hosts the First International BRICS Intellectual Property Conference in the United States

Posted April 24, 2013 by

April 24 - Yahoo! News

The John Marshall Law School in Chicago is the first United States organization to host the annual BRICS Intellectual Property Conference on global developments.

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Evan Janowitz (JD '91) joins Anchor HR Solutions

Posted April 23, 2013 by

April 23 - WSFA

"Evan brings to Anchor strong industry knowledge and deep client relationships. His extensive cross industry experience, including expertise within the legal and financial services sectors, will be a great fit for our firm," said Jeffrey A. Wade, President and Chief Executive Officer, Anchor HR Solutions.

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Prof. Steven Schwinn Speaks about the Legal Rights of the Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

Posted April 22, 2013 by

April 22 - WBEZ

"There's a public safety exception to the Miranda warning … police can ask a suspect, who ordinarily would get a Miranda warning, they could ask that person about things that would have an immediate impact on public safety. We have an immediate need to protect the public, based on some of the reports we've been hearing. For example, there were additional bomb-making equipment that was found when the suspects were found, and some early indication that they may have planning additional attacks in the area. That's the kind of thing that the quarrel's exception, the public safety exception, is designed to cover."

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Outstanding Veterans and Veteran Supporters Honored at May 10 Luncheon Hosted by The John Marshall Law School Alumni Association

Posted April 22, 2013 by

April 22 - Yahoo! News

The John Marshall Law School Alumni Association’s annual Freedom Award and Distinguished Service Awards Luncheon on May 10, 2013, will honor outstanding citizens who have either dedicated their careers to military service or are working to improve the lives of veterans.

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John Marshall's Veterans Legal Support Center a Guest at Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs' Mission: Veteran 2 Entrepreneurs Program

Posted April 19, 2013 by

April 19 - noodls

Veterans had the opportunity to network and exchange best practices with agency experts, key business associations and like-minded professionals.  The event was held at UIC's Student Center East in partnership with the Small Business Development Center.

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