Volume 9, Issue 24

Medal of Honor Recipient Thanks VLSC for Its Service

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Medal of Honor Recipient Thanks VLSC for Its Service

“Thank you.” At a time when members of the military receive thanks from the public for their service, it was Medal of Honor recipient former Army Capt. William Swenson who delivered his own gratitude. Swenson thanked students and staff at The John Marshall Law School’s Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic (VLSC) for the service…

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Fair Housing Legal Clinic Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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Fair Housing Legal Clinic Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Graduates, faculty and friends gathered to applaud the outstanding work of the Fair Housing Legal Support Center & Clinic over the past 20 years at a special anniversary party Oct. 30. Professor Michael P. Seng brought his idea of a clinic to fruition with assistance from F. Willis Caruso, who initially paired with Seng on…

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Stary Ends Her John Marshall Career

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Stary Ends Her John Marshall Career

After 46 years, Diane Stary said her goodbyes to staff and faculty at a retirement party Oct. 28. Diane came to John Marshall in 1967 through an employment agency. No one ever officially “hired” her but she said that’s the way it was back then. She stayed “because I found out I liked administrative work.”…

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Top Students Recognized with CALI Awards

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Top Students Recognized with CALI Awards

The Registrar’s Office has announced the students who, during the spring and summer 2013 semesters, scored the highest grade in exam courses. They were selected as CALI winners. Recipients are listed as: class followed by the outstanding student and the professor’s name: Accounting for Lawyers, Abigail Higgins (Cotter); Administrative Law, Amy Brammell (Hamann); Administrative Law,…

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New Course at The John Marshall Law School Focuses on Guiding Domestic Violence Survivors Through Divorce

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New Course at The John Marshall Law School Focuses on Guiding Domestic Violence Survivors Through Divorce

Divorce cases involving domestic violence survivors pose unique challenges and a new course at The John Marshall Law School will help prepare students to handle them. The course, Family Law Advocacy for Survivors of Domestic Violence, will be co-taught in January by Professor Debra Pogrund Stark of John Marshall and Beth McCormack and Bryan Wilson…

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John Marshall Expanding Online Options for JD Students

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The John Marshall Law School is set to have one of the largest catalogs of online courses available upon ABA credit extension approval. Students can already log on to learn entertainment law and the legal history of video games. Now, they will have a full 15 hours of online courses to choose from as the…

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Chicago Bulls Honor Work of VLSC on Veterans Day

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Chicago Bulls Honor Work of VLSC on Veterans Day

On Nov. 11, the United States honored its men and women who have sacrificed in service for its freedom. This Veterans Day, the Chicago Bulls will salute those heroes, as well as the students and staff at The John Marshall Law School who serve them. At its Veterans Day game, the Bulls recognized John Marshall’s…

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Backes Brings Writing, Editing Talents to John Marshall

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Backes Brings Writing, Editing Talents to John Marshall

M. Molly Backes has been named publications coordinator in the Office of Institutional Affairs. She joined the staff Oct. 21. In her new position, Backes will be writing for and editing various publications produced for the law school. Backes is the author of the young adult novel The Princesses of Iowa (Candlewick, 2012), and teaches…

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George Mahoney III Accepts Appointment after Warren Lupel Steps Down from John Marshall Law School Board of Trustees

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Leonard Amari, president of the Board of Trustees of The John Marshall Law School, has announced the appointment of George F. Mahoney III to the board.  Mahoney will serve through 2014 completing the term of Warren Lupel of Much Shelist, P.C. who stepped down after nine years on the board. The Evanston resident was awarded…

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Editor: Marilyn Thomas, Director, Public Relations and Advertising; Contributors: Ciara Shook, Public Relations and Advertising.

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