Three separate initiatives at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago are getting federal HUD dollars to help continue work that fights housing discrimination and predatory lending, and trains new attorneys and future community leaders in fair housing law.
Graduation day is a “successful ending of a considerable journey” and the first step on a new one, Circuit Court of Cook County Judge Paul P. Biebel told the students at the June 3, 2012, commencement ceremonies for The John Marshall Law School.
Professor Sabine Schlemmer-Schulte of McGeorge School of Law at the University of The Pacific addressed the issue “Sustainable Sovereign Debt: Rethinking the Global Monetary and Financial Order” on May 30.
The John Marshall Law School Moot Court Honors Program held the final round of their annual 1L competition on May 31, 2012 in Baim Courtroom. Siovaughn Funches-Wade and Jeremy Crystal (both left) were the first place team. Sarah Hess and Blythe Milby (both right) placed second. Funches-Wade also was awarded Best Oralist.
Jorge Ramirez, president of the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL), has joined The John Marshall Law School Board of Trustees.
The Chicago Bar Association honored John Marshall Law School student Travis Moore with its Liberty Bell Award for his volunteer efforts on behalf of homeowners facing foreclosure.