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Edward Jarot (LLM '01) Admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar

Posted August 19, 2013 by

Aug. 18 - The Herald-News

Jarot is a partner with the Joliet law firm of Dystrup, Hoster & Jarot. A native of the Plainfield/Joliet area, Jarot received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana State University, his law degree from Loyola University Chicago and his master’s of Laws in Taxation from John Marshall Law School in 2001.

He serves on the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry board and the Rialto Square Theater Foundation.

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Prof. Timothy O'Neill Says Gideon's 50th Anniversary Deserves Only Two Cheers

Posted August 16, 2013 by

Aug. 14 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, the Warren court decision that held that all indigent felony defendants have a constitutional right to a court-appointed lawyer, 372 U.S. 335 (1963). The anniversary has triggered a certain amount of self-congratulation from some legal commentors.

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Real Estate Initiatives with Climate Change Adaptability Discussed at Kratovil Conference at John Marshall

Posted August 15, 2013 by

Aug. 15 - PR Web

Climate change, as witnessed through Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy and other natural disasters, is having a major impact on communities. Initiatives that have proved successful, as well as questions arising from the need for these changes, will be discussed at a day-long conference at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

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Prof. Mark Wojcik Was Part of Same-Sex Marriage Panel

Posted August 14, 2013 by

Aug. 12 - ABA Now

Panelists at an ABA Annual Meeting discussion on same-sex marriage included (from left) moderator Mark Wojcik of the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Julie Fink of Paul Weiss, Shannon Minter of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Therese Stewart of the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office.

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Joseph Marconi (JD '76): ‘Treat Your Employees Like You Treat Your Boss’

Posted August 13, 2013 by

Aug. 6 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

"It's important to get a consensus for whatever you do," Marconi said.

Johnson said Marconi typically arrives at the office by 7 a.m. and works there on weekends. Marconi ensures the firm's policies are up to date and he works closely with its administrative staff, Johnson said.

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Kimberly Anderson (JD '98) and Janice Boback (JD '98) in 10-Year Tandem

Posted August 12, 2013 by

Aug. 2 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Every so often, the two John Marshall Law School classmates talked over the phone. For a span of about 18 months, they considered merging their practices.

In 2003, they did.

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William T. McGrath: Court Could Put World’s Most Popular Song in the Public Domain

Posted August 12, 2013 by

Aug. 8 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

The copyright status of the birthday song has long been a problem for independent filmmakers in particular. A filmmaker who wants to include the song in a film is faced with the Hobson's choice of either paying a license fee for the music synchronization rights or cutting the song out of the film and possibly compromising the artistic integrity of the work.

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John Marshall's Fair Housing Legal Support Center and Clinic to Host Conference September 20–21, 2013

Posted August 12, 2013 by

Aug. 12 - PR Web

“Many different questions surrounding fair housing will be addressed at the “Implementing the Duty to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing” conference at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago Sept. 20–21, 2013. Local and national academics, attorneys and practitioners will speak at the event.

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John Marshall No Longer the 'School over the Drugstore"

Posted August 9, 2013 by

Aug. 2 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Until 15 months ago, The John Marshall Law School did not have a ground-level presence at State Street and Jackson Boulevard.

Through a yearlong, $7 million renovation project, the school's first floor was converted into a new student commons, cafeteria, bookstore and a place for future classrooms. In addition, the main entrance was placed on State Street.

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Outstanding Trial Advocacy Program Continues Strong Tradition at John Marshall

Posted August 9, 2013 by

Aug. 9 - PR Web

At The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, the outstanding Trial Advocacy Program is being strengthened with additional courses in the latest courtroom technologies, personalized interactions with the city’s top lawyers and judges, and externships that offer students hands-on experience.

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