Turow, who spoke to the Restorative Justice class at The John Marshall Law School, served on the 14-member Commission on Capital Punishment at the behest of Illinois Governor George Ryan, who declared the nation’s first moratorium on executions.
The John Marshall Law School sponsored a luncheon on Oct. 31 in honor of Mexican Supreme Court Justice José Fernando Franco González-Salas who visited Chicago on behalf of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois.
The Office of Diversity Affairs hosted a dinner and discussion Oct. 19, 2011, on making diversity connections.
The Criminal Law Society is collecting books for prisoners at Pontiac Correctional Center. Books and reading material can be dropped off in the Student Lounge through Nov. 4.
The Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits welcomed 10th District Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer as the Lunch & Learn program speaker Oct. 19, 2011. Gainer spoke on “A Local Taxation Perspective.”
Two students were presented with $5,000 awards.