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