Family of Longtime Law Professor and Alumnus Create Scholarships

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Two scholarship opportunities have been created at John Marshall, thanks to an alumnus and the family of a longtime professor at the school. Joseph J. Duffy (JD ’79) and children of Professor Samuel T. Lawton, Jr., each established a permanent scholarship at the school. “We are very grateful to the Lawton family and Joe Duffy…

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John Marshall Faculty Receive Writing Honors

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John Marshall Faculty Receive Writing Honors

Professors from John Marshall have been honored for their writing with accolades from journalism and civic organizations. William McGrath, Timothy P. O’Neill and Ann Lousin all have been honored by organizations that recognize the best writing and journalism work throughout Chicago and the state. McGrath won a 2015 Lisagor Award from the Chicago Headline Club…

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Alums Honored Among Top LLM Students by Chicago Bar Association

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Alums Honored Among Top LLM Students by Chicago Bar Association

Two recent LLM graduates from John Marshall have been honored as among the Chicago area’s best tax LLM law students. Bryan Cowan, who earned his LLM degree this spring, is being honored by the Chicago Bar Association for having had one of the highest GPAs in tax law courses in the city. Cowan majored in…

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Big Wins for Trial Ad and Moot Court Programs

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Big Wins for Trial Ad and Moot Court Programs

John Marshall students brought home major wins in Moot Court and Trial Advocacy competitions this past semester. John Marshall was named national champion at the National Animal Law Competition (NALC) March 1, 2015. John Marshall took first place in the Advocacy Closing Argument Competition of the 12th NALC held at Harvard Law School. Second-year law…

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Legal Writing, Trial Ad, IP Programs Among Top in the Country: US News

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John Marshall is the only school in Illinois to be ranked in the top 20 nationally for its legal writing, trial advocacy and intellectual property (IP) law programs in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools. John Marshall is the top Illinois law school on the legal writing list, and is one…

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