For more than 100 years, the curriculum at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago has emphasized both the theory and the practice of law. Now the law school is going even further by requiring that all incoming students participate in an experiential learning experience.
A Sept. 26 ribbon-cutting ceremony will have The John Marshall Law School showing off its newly renovated space in downtown Chicago for its nationally recognized Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic.
At a special luncheon Aug. 16, The John Marshall Law School brought together 25 donors in appreciation of their generosity that has enabled the Law School to award scholarships to outstanding students this academic year.
The ups and downs of the State Street elevators will be ongoing this semester as elevators come back into service, and others go off-line for major repairs.
Congratulations to the students who placed in the Dean Fred F. Herzog Moot Court Competition at The John Marshall Law School during the summer 2013 semester.
Anthony Gattuso, the May 2012 winner of the Elmer C. Kissane Public Service Award, received his monetary award in August after completing a year with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Philip Johnson has joined the Library and Technology Services staff as instructional and student services librarian. He is working with the Lawyering Skills faculty and will be one of the librarians assisting students and patrons at the reference desk.
A block grant from the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development is enabling students at The John Marshall Law School to provide free legal assistance to prospective business owners in the county’s Southland region.
Climate change, as witnessed through Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy and other natural disasters, is having a major impact on communities. Initiatives that have proved successful, as well as questions arising from the need for these changes, will be discussed at a day-long conference at The John Marshall Law School.
Maurice Jones, deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will deliver the keynote address at the two-day conference “Implementing the Duty to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing” on Sept. 20 and 21, 2013, hosted by The John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Legal Support Center and Clinic.
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