Davoudi Is Ready For Internship in Ghana, West Africa

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Davoudi Is Ready For Internship in Ghana, West Africa

Second-year student Shayan Davoudi will be one of eight students traveling to West Africa this summer to participate in a Law and Human Rights Internship in Accra, Ghana. Davoudi will begin his seven-week internship on June 2. He hopes to be assigned to work with the staff of the Law and Development Associates.

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ABA President Focuses on Human Trafficking as Herzog Lecture

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ABA President Focuses on Human Trafficking as Herzog Lecture

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. Bellows delivered the Dean Fred Herzog Memorial Lecture on Monday, April 8, 2013, at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. That was Holocaust Remembrance Day and Herzog, who left his native Austria when Hitler invaded, was a long-time champion of human rights.

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Public Interest Scholarship Auction

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The Student Bar Association (SBA) raised more than $14,000 at the 31st Annual Public Interest Scholarship Auction on April 4, 2013. More than 80 items were auctioned off. “We had hundreds of students and John Marshall ‘family’ come out and support the auction,” said Kurt Brna, SBA president. This year’s bargains were called out by a professional auctioneer, and a DJ provided the entertainment for the evening.

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Social Media and IP Law

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Social Media and IP Law

The 2013 Review of Intellectual Property Law (RIPL) Symposium focused on rights, ownership and identity in social media.

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Peeps Diorama Contest

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Peeps Diorama Contest

Caryn Suder, advisor in the Writing Resource Center, placed first in the Peeps diorama contest at John Marshall with her project, “The Newly Elected Peep Greeting the Peeple in St. Peeper’s Square.”

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LLSA Hosts Year-End Fiesta

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LLSA Hosts Year-End Fiesta

The Latino Law Students Association hosted their yearly fiesta celebration that welcomed students, faculty, staff and guests to an evening of music and dancing. LLSA also welcomed new officers and honored members of faculty and staff at fiesta.

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The ‘Right to Know’

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The ‘Right to Know’

Professor Jonathan Adler of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, spoke about compelled commercial speech and the consumer’s right to know as part of a Faculty Roundtable Series on April 11, 2013.

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Impact of Climate Change in the Midwest

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Impact of Climate Change in the Midwest

The John Marshall Law School Center for Real Estate Law welcomed Carl Adrianopoli and Michael Mencari of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to speak about public health implications regarding climate change in the Midwest.

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Faculty Activities and Publications

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The John Marshall Faculty Activity Report is a comprehensive account of all faculty scholarly activities and publications, presentations, pro bono work, and general service to the legal community.

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