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Loyola Chicago Law School Wins National Competition

Posted April 10, 2013 by

April 9 - Yahoo! News

Co-hosts The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and the American Bar Association-Criminal Justice Section are pleased to announce Loyola University-Chicago School of Law as the national champion for the 23rd annual National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition.

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Innovatio's Lawyer, Matt McAndrews (JD '95), Discusses Patent Trolls

Posted April 9, 2013 by

April 2013 - Chicago Lawyer

Innovatio's lawyer, Matt McAndrews of Niro Haller & Niro, said … there is "widespread infringement" of Innovatio's patents that possibly extends to anyone using a cellphone, tablet or computer that connects to a Wi-Fi network. But he added that he does not intend to pursue "individual use."

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NWSBA to Honor Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans (JD '69)

Posted April 9, 2013 by

April 8 - Palatine Patch

“As chief judge, Judge Evans has spearheaded a number of positive changes in our court system, including the very important establishment of the Domestic Violence Courthouse on West Harrison Street in 2005,” said the NWSBA’s Miriam Cooper, head of the Awards Committee, of Evans’ selection.

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Tarek Khalil (JD '13) Comments on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Posted April 8, 2013 by

April 7 - The DePaulia

“The propaganda machine is more powerful with the Internet,” said Khalil. “They have to be more involved to make the public believe that what is going on between Israel and Palestine is something that can only be resolved between the two parties and the U.S. as an impartial mediator when, in fact, we have to internationalize the conflict. We need to take the U.S. out of the picture because it has never been a neutral mediator.”

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Third-year Student Blake Korb Discusses the Job Hunt in a Competitive Market

Posted April 8, 2013 by

April 2013 - Chicago Lawyer

As if the transition from academics to the marketplace won't be daunting enough, I find myself facing an even greater challenge: the job hunt.

Whenever I meet someone new and I tell them I am in my last semester of law school, they almost always ask where I will be working after graduation.

That's when I start to feel the anxiety kicking in. The truth is that my job hunt is in limbo. I applied to the large firms and federal jobs back in September.

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The John Marshall Law School Center for International Law Presents “Recent Developments in EU Law: What Lawyers Need to Know”

Posted April 5, 2013 by

April 5 - PR Web

Changes to European Union (EU) law imply differences that international lawyers should consider. The John Marshall Law School Center for International Law in Chicago explores these implications in an afternoon conference, “Recent Developments in EU Law: What Lawyers Need to Know,” on April 16, 2013.

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Prof. Steven Schwinn Explores the 'Wild West' of Second Amendment Law

Posted April 3, 2013 by

April 3 - Lawyers.com

“The U.S. Supreme Court hasn’t yet identified a level of scrutiny for Second Amendment claims,” notes Steven D. Schwinn, an associate professor of law at the John Marshall Law School. “It has suggested that certain reasonable restrictions, short of an outright ban, won’t get strict scrutiny.”

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Indian Patent Decision on Drug Manufacturing May Have Unintended Consequences, Says Professor Lim of The John Marshall Law School

Posted April 3, 2013 by

April 3 - Yahoo! News

The Indian Supreme Court decision that denied Novartis AG its patent appeal could have unintended consequences for major international drug manufacturers as well as India’s own drug companies, says Professor Daryl Lim of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

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Michael DiSanto (JD '04) Featured as Naperville City Prosecutor

Posted April 2, 2013 by

April 1 - Naperville Sun

“I wanted to be a lawyer because I was always interested in debating and arguments, and I enjoyed reading and writing, which were vehicles that I thought would help me in the profession,” DiSanto said. “I also felt law, being a lawyer, would be a way to help people — a place to have some involvement by helping others deal with difficult situations and reach a resolution.”

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Darline Petersen (JD '70) Passes Away

Posted April 2, 2013 by

April 1 - MyRacineCounty.com

She held degrees from the University of Wisconsin and The John Marshall Law School and entered the Illinois Bar in 1970. After practicing law in Wheaton, Ill., for nearly 20 years, she made a career change to follow her favorite pastime, cooking. After graduating from College of DuPage and until her retirement in 2008, she worked as a chef and food service manager, as well as a teacher of Restaurant and Hotel Law.

Our thoughts are with Petersen's family and friends.

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