Justice Theis Welcomes John Marshall Graduates to ‘Wonderful Profession’

Posted June 3, 2013 by
Justice Theis Welcomes John Marshall Graduates to ‘Wonderful Profession’

Theis delivered her comments as the speaker at the 195th commencement ceremonies May 19, 2013, in which the law school awarded 295 J.D. degrees, 27 LL.M. degrees and seven M.S. degrees. Theis was awarded an honorary degree during the ceremony.

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Valedictorian Ryanne Bush Dent Addresses the May 2013 Graduates

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Valedictorian Ryanne Bush Dent Addresses the May 2013 Graduates

Like many of you, before going to law school, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my life, but I knew that I wanted to work with people and to feel like I was making a contribution to society. I came across a quote before starting at John Marshall by the photographer Dewitt Jones that kept me motivated. He said: “Celebrate what’s right in the world. Strive to be the best for the world.”

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Congratulations to the 2013 1L Moot Court Competition Winners

Posted June 24, 2013 by
Congratulations to the 2013 1L Moot Court Competition Winners

First place team: Ruby Karam and Nora Cusick; second place team: Gabriela Parra and Jeremy Lemmons; Semifinalists: Joel Radakovich and Anisha Mehta, and Galen M. Williams and RiKaleigh C. Johnson; Best Oralist: Sarah Quinn.

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Four Appointed to New Administrator Positions

Posted June 25, 2013 by
Four Appointed to New Administrator Positions

The Board of Trustees of The John Marshall Law School approved the appointment of two new deans at its June 7, 2013, board meeting, and Dean John E. Corkery has appointed two new administrators.

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The Chinese State Intellectual Property Office Commissioner Stops by John Marshall

Posted June 25, 2013 by
The Chinese State Intellectual Property Office Commissioner Stops by John Marshall

Because John Marshall has had a relationship with SIPO for 20 years, Tian made a special stop to visit our newly renovated first floor and to thank Dean John E. Corkery for the law school’s continued commitment to the SIPO/John Marshall partnership.

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Hispanic Lawyers of Illinois Honors Professor Ortiz for Community Service

Posted June 25, 2013 by
Hispanic Lawyers of Illinois Honors Professor Ortiz for Community Service

The Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois (HLAI) presented John Marshall Law School Clinical Professor Damian Ortiz with its Community Service Award for his outstanding efforts in protecting civil rights and fair housing laws.

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Honored by the Chicago Bar Association

Posted June 25, 2013 by
Honored by the Chicago Bar Association

Jeffrey Arnold (JD/LLM ’13) and Jack Towarnicky (LLM ’13) were honored by the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) Employee Benefits Committee on May 17, 2013.

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Special Honors for Three Faculty Members

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Special Honors for Three Faculty Members

The John Marshall Law School gave special recognition to three faculty members for their outstanding service. Each was honored at the May 2013 commencement.

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Year-Long Study of Chicago Area Housing Shows Impediments in Enforcement, Says Professor Michael Seng of The John Marshall Law School

Posted June 26, 2013 by
Year-Long Study of Chicago Area Housing Shows Impediments in Enforcement, Says Professor Michael Seng of The John Marshall Law School

A team of students from The John Marshall Law School spent a year studying discrimination against specific classes and finds that major impediments are preventing strong enforcement of fair housing laws. The report was prepared for the Illinois Department of Human Rights.

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John Marshall Law School’s New Webcast Series Examines Video Gaming as Serious Medium of Expression

Posted June 27, 2013 by
John Marshall Law School’s New Webcast Series Examines Video Gaming as Serious Medium of Expression

Intellectual Property Law Professor William K. Ford of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago begins a webcast series on video and board game issues.

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