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Prof. Timothy O'Neill Examines High Court's New Interest in Fourth Amendment's Warrant Clause

Posted May 13, 2013 by

May 10 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

The U.S. Supreme Court's current term is shaping up as a significant one for the Fourth Amendment. And what's surprising is the court's renewed interest in the warrant clause.

Last month, I wrote about U.S. v. Jones, in which the court held during the last term that the government's installation of a GPS device on a car constituted a search requiring a warrant and probable cause under the Fourth Amendment.

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Two Professors at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago Honored for Their Columns on Public Issues, Copyright

Posted May 13, 2013 by

May 13 - Daily Herald

John Marshall Law School Professors Ann Lousin and William McGrath received awards for their columns published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Lousin was honored by the Illinois State Historical Society, and McGrath was honored by the Chicago Headline Club with the Lisagor Award.

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Alumnus James Militello (JD '91) Advocates for a Tech-Savvy Practice in Woodstock, Ill.

Posted May 13, 2013 by

May 11 - Northwest Herald

While the law firm recently marked its first year, its veteran lawyers can boast deep roots in McHenry County. Militello and fellow partner Jeremy Shaw, along with the three other attorneys have a combined 94 years of legal practice.

“We’ve been in the community a long time even though it’s a new name,” Militello said.

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The John Marshall Law School in Chicago to Conduct 195th Commencement Exercises May 19

Posted May 10, 2013 by

May 9 - PR Web

The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, founded in 1899, will conduct its 195th commencement on Sunday, May 19, 2013, awarding 290 JD degrees.

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John Marshall's Online Offerings Let Lawyers Earn LLMs at Home

Posted May 10, 2013 by

May 9 - ISBA Lawyer Now

In 2008, if a person wanted to study at the John Marshall Law School, she'd have to navigate her way to downtown Chicago, lugging heavy books and wearing something a little more formal than pajamas, to attend live lectures in a classroom setting.

Five years later, JMLS offers more online LL.M. degrees than any other accredited U.S. law school, allowing lawyers anywhere in the world to expand their legal educations from the comfort of their own homes, day or night, wearing whatever clothing feels best.

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1 in 3 Homebuyers Clueless About Mortgages, According to Study Done by Prof. Debra Pogrund Stark

Posted May 10, 2013 by

May 10 - CBS Money Watch

"Even with improved forms, if the borrower is distracted by conversation, they can fall prey to interjected distractions," Stark said. "All it takes is someone asking a question or making a comment not related to the document and the borrower can miss important information. These types of distractions routinely occur at closings."

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Jericho Board of Education President Joseph Lorintz (JD '82) Runs Unopposed in Re-Election

Posted May 10, 2013 by

May 10 - Syosset Jericho Tribune

“As a board, we have to do this with requirements of incorporating the common core curriculum and the immediate incorporation of the common core standards in NY State assessment testing,” Lorintz said.

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Prof. Ann Lousin Honored by Illinois State Historical Society for Two Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Columns

Posted May 10, 2013 by

May 8 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

She was recognized for "Many consider Fort Dearborn a Chicago tragedy," which commemorated the bicentennial of the battle and massacre of the Fort Dearborn garrison, and "Professor gives the Amendment an 'F'"—which explained the proposed amendment to the Illinois Constitution's clause guaranteeing the rights of those receiving governmental pensions.

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Prof. Ann Lousin to Moderate Gun Violence Prevention Panel

Posted May 10, 2013 by

May 13 - Sentencing and Law Policy

The event begins with continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and a panel discussion on the scope and impact of the Second Amendment on the issue of gun violence prevention, moderated by Professor Ann Lousin of the John Marshall Law School.  Panelists for this segment include David G. Sigale (plaintiff's attorney in McDonald, et al v. City of Chicago), Professor Geoffrey R. Stone (former provost of The University of Chicago and dean of its law school), and Professor Douglas Berman (Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University Law School).

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Professor William McGrath Honored by Chicago Headline Club for His Copyright Column

Posted May 9, 2013 by

May 6 – Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

McGrath, who writes a monthly column on intellectual property issues, won for a column, "Gingrich Faces Eye of the Copyright Tiger," which clarified misconceptions detailing Newt Gingrich's battle to use the song "Eye of the Tiger" for his 2012 presidential campaign.

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