April 17 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
For 15th Judicial Circuit Judge Daniel A. Fish, having a breadth of experiences during his career as a lawyer now comes in handy while handling cases in Lee County.
"Out here, we're a small rural area, and you don't have areas of specialization very frequently, so you do a number of areas," Fish said. "It's just like being a judge."
Read more: Daniel A. Fish (JD '81) Stays Close to Home
April 18 - SPi World News
Classified Ventures, LLC, a premier online media company in automotive and rental search, today announced that Michael Cronin, a Senior Counsel at the company, has been named Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. As CLO, Cronin is responsible for oversight of all legal matters, including intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, IT licensing, corporate governance and compliance matters, as well as scaling the Legal department to the company's growing needs. As CLO, Cronin also joins the company's Senior Management Team.
April 18 - iHub
Mr. Johnson is and has been a commodity trader on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for over 40 years. He has served as a member of the CME Group Inc. board of directors since 1998. He had previously served as President, Director and part-owner of Packers Trading Company, a former futures commissions merchant/clearing firm at the CME from 1969 to 2003. In addition to Mr. Johnson’s exposure to the futures and capital markets, he has been an active investor for many decades in the agricultural and bio-waste industries.
April 12 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Technology is redefining the we way look at the world. So we should not be surprised that it is also changing the way we look at the Constitution.
A case in point is how police use of GPS devices impacts our understanding of the Fourth Amendment. Two recent decisions—one from the U.S. Supreme Court and another from the Wisconsin Supreme Court—illustrate the changes taking place.
April 15 - Digital Journal
Attorneys from across the United States are working toward an LLM degree in Estate Planning through The John Marshall Law School's online program. The Chicago law school's specially designed curriculum gives attorneys easy access to courses through flexible scheduling.
April 12 - National School Boards Association
Justin D. Petrarca became Vice-Chair; he is a partner with the Chicago firm of Scariano, Himes and Petrarca, and he received his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School.
April 12 - PR Web
John Marshall remains the only law school in the nation with a clinical program devoted exclusively to training students in fair housing law and enforcement.
April 11 - SCOTUSblog
In June 1999, Anthony Kebodeaux, an airman stationed at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado, was convicted by a special court-martial of committing “carnal knowledge” of a “female under the age of 16” in violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Kebodeaux’s conviction grew out of a “consensual” sexual relationship that he had with a fifteen-year-old girl. He was sentenced to three months in prison and received a bad-conduct discharge.
April 9 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Just a few classes shy of earning his law degree, Hastings spoke with the Daily Law Bulletin about his military service, gun control and what he's learned during his first few months in the legislature.
April 10 - Yahoo! News
More than 100,000 American citizens and an untold number from other countries are modern-day slaves in the United States, according to American Bar Association (ABA) president Laurel Bellows.