John Marshall Gives Back

Posted December 19, 2014 by
John Marshall Gives Back

John Marshall students and staff gave back to the Chicago community in recent weeks. Professor Maureen Collins organized a group of faculty and staff who knitted red scarves to give to foster children for Valentine’s Day. Meanwhile, Professor Sunny MachLachlan and her Animal Law Society students raised funds for the Chicago Police Department K-9 unit.

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John Marshall Remembers Professor Liu

Posted December 19, 2014 by
John Marshall Remembers Professor Liu

The John Marshall family suffered a great loss when Assistant Professor Benjamin Liu, a respected member of the school’s intellectual property (IP) faculty, died Dec. 1, 2014, at the age of 38. Professor Liu came to John Marshall in 2011. He served as the director of the Chinese Intellectual Property Resource Center and taught IP…

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Intellectual Property Laws ‘Way Out of Control’: Filmmaker Michael Moore at RIPL Symposium

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Intellectual Property Laws ‘Way Out of Control’: Filmmaker Michael Moore at RIPL Symposium

Copyright and patent laws are flawed and foster an environment of people eager to sue over infringement, says filmmaker Michael Moore. “I don’t like the copyright law,” Moore said. “As a filmmaker, I like people stealing my stuff.” Moore made his comments during the sixth annual symposium of the Review of Intellectual Property Law (RIPL)….

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IHRC Leads Human Rights Projects on Immigrant Detention, Cholera Restitution

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IHRC Leads Human Rights Projects on Immigrant Detention, Cholera Restitution

John Marshall’s International Human Rights Clinic has led initiatives to draw attention to human rights issues involving immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities, as well as the cholera epidemic in Haiti. Adults seeking safe asylum in the United States can be subjected to deplorable conditions in U.S. detention facilities, including psychologically damaging solitary confinement and…

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Faculty Activities and Publications

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Professor Marc Ginsberg In November 2014, he was a guest blogger for HealthLawProf Blog, where he contributed four posts on the following topics: The Locality Rule And A National Standard of Care; Admissibility of Forensic Autopsy Reports in Homicide Prosecutions; Enforceability of Forced Arbitration of Medical Liability Claims; and Informed Consent. Professor Doris Long Her column…

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Domestic Violence Clinic Hosts Panel Focused on Protection Remedies

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Domestic Violence Clinic Hosts Panel Focused on Protection Remedies

John Marshall’s Domestic Violence Clinical Advocacy Program hosted a program on Nov. 6, 2014, which presented new developments and best practices in implementing five remedies in civil court. They remedies discussed were: firearm relinquishment, payment of support (child and spousal), temporary legal custody, payment of various types of losses (including attorney’s fees), and counseling.  

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