Oct. 1 - Chicago Public Media
"… expected rulings this time around could easily rival the major decision handed down in the last session: The constitutionality of President Obama's health care law." Prof. Steven Schwinn discusses the SCOTUS docket with Tony Sarabia.
Sept. 28 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
A law student at The John Marshall Law School may have figured out a way to retain more students of color in law school, a problem that has bedeviled professors and administrators for years.
"I have just been shocked since I started teaching as to the significant attrition rate for students of color, blacks and Latinos in particular," said professor Rogelio A. Lasso.
Sept. 27 - Concurring Opinions
David Stebenne gave a fascinating talk today about how the personal experiences of Justice Goldberg made him very sensitive to privacy, and led to his strong pro-privacy concurrence in the Griswold case that established a right to privacy for use of contraceptives. David is a legal historian at Ohio State, now has a joint appointment with our law school, and spoke today at a John Marshall Law School conference on the history of privacy from Brandeis to today.
Oct. 1 - Nearshore Journal
Robert A. Kuehl has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Kuehl has been Chief Financial Officer for Royal Bank America since 2008. In his new role, Mr. Kuehl will assume responsibility for leadership in several key areas including retail banking, ALCO, deposit operations and strategic planning.
Sept. 29 - Herald Online
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks during a ceremony naming a courtroom at The John Marshall Law School after former Supreme Court Justice Arthur J. Goldberg Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 in Chicago.
Oct. 2 - Northwest Herald
"I spent more than seven years in the Civil Division of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office as an assistant state’s attorney where I had the opportunity to work with the County Board, elected officials, department heads and employees. I left in April of this year to face new challenges and pursue a new opportunity in private practice. I currently work for a Crystal Lake law firm, Aleen R. Tiffany P.C., which primarily represents contractors and subcontractors in a wide variety of construction contract, general liability, and construction defect litigation, while still providing legal advice in real estate and government law matters."
Sept. 27 - Illinois Lawyer Now
The Illinois State Bar Association’s Diversity Leadership Council (DLC) welcomed six new Fellows at its meeting on Friday, Sept. 21.
Sept. 21 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Louboutin has been at the center of a trademark controversy that is of great importance to the fashion industry. Louboutin v. Yves Saint Laurent. 2012 WL 3832285 (2nd Cir.). It stems from his claim of trademark protection over a single color—red—as it appears on the soles of his high-heeled shoes. His bright, red-lacquered soles have been appearing on his designer shoes since 1992. In 2008, he actually obtained a federal trademark registration for a mark consisting of "a lacquered red sole on footwear."
Sept. 28 - Bloomberg TV
Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince discusses the recent hack of the Wells Fargo website. He speaks with Willow Bay on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West."
Sept. 27 - Daily Herald
Walters was a practicing attorney for 34 years in Elgin, handling cases involving traffic, family, personal injury and real estate issues. He went to John Marshall Law School in Chicago, which he defended after an audience member called it a fourth-tier school.
“If people want to call it fourth-tier, they can, but we had competitive, good students in that class who have done a lot of good things,” Walters said.