Professor Marcus Analyzes Indiana’s New “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” on Local Television

Date posted: March 28, 2015

On March 27, 2015, the day after Indiana Governor Pence signed into law Senate Bill 101, Indiana’s “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” Professor Nancy Marcus was interviewed by two local televisions stations, WANE-tv and 21 Alive, for her perspective on the constitutional implications of the bill, which is being decried by many as legislation that will Read More…

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Enterprise Risk Management Unlikely to End Too Big to Fail Argues Dean cummings at Loyola Law School Conference

Date posted: March 24, 2015

The Loyola University of Chicago School of Law together with the Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business hosted a conference on the “New Legal and Regulatory Terrain for ERN: Outlook for Companies and Risk Managers,” where Dean andré douglas pond cummings was an invited speaker.  On Friday, March 20th, 2015, Dean cummings gave a Read More…

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Professor Marcus Published Op-Ed in Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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On March 18, 2015, the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette published “Rogue Justice Has No Legal Rationale,” an opinion editorial article by Professor Nancy Marcus that summarizes recent events in Alabama surrounding the Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore’s efforts to thwart federal court orders allowing same-sex marriages in Alabama.  In her op-ed article Professor Read More…

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Dean cummings honors Martin Luther King, Jr., during Panel Presentation at William & Mary Law School

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On Tuesday, March 17th, Dean andré douglas pond cummings appeared as a featured panelist at William and Mary Law School’s symposium “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?” (based on Martin Luther King’s seminal book).  In light of the many serious racial tragedies in recent months, including Ferguson, MO, Staten Island, NY, and Read More…

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Professor Marcus Listed as Legal Expert and Featured in Podcast Interview with BiNet USA

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On March 17, 2015, BiNet USA, a national non-profit organization that advocates for bisexuals in the United States, engaged in an extensive interview with Professor Nancy Marcus about her experiences creating the new national organization BiLaw, the first ever national organization of bisexual lawyers, law professors, law students and their allies.  In the interview, which Read More…

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Owsley Cited by Federal District Court

Date posted: March 16, 2015

Assistant Professor Brian Owsley’s recently published article, To Unseal or Not to Unseal: The Judiciary’s Role in Preventing Transparency in Electronic Surveillance Applications and Orders, 5 CALIF. L. REV. CIRCUIT 259, 264 (2014), has been cited in a published federal court decision: Matter of Grand Jury Subpoena for: [Redacted]@yahoo.com, _ F. Supp. 3d _, 2015WL604267, at *3, n.15 (Feb. Read More…

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Professor Marcus Speaks at Harvard Law School

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A year and a half ago, Professor Nancy Marcus founded the first ever national organization of bisexual lawyers, law professors, and law students, called BiLaw.  Since then, the organization held its inaugural BiLaw caucus at the National LGBT Bar Association Conference, where it grew in size from its founding core group of five members to Read More…

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Professor Fitzgerald to Appear in Podcast for American Bankruptcy Institute

Date posted: March 10, 2015

On March 17, 2015, Professor Fitzgerald will participate in a podcast for the American Bankruptcy Institute, together with professors of bankruptcy law from other law schools. The discussion will center on the oral argument before the United States Supreme Court concerning Baker Botts, L.L.P. v. Asarco LLC, an appeal that challenges the ruling of the Read More…

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Nation’s Largest LGBT News Magazine Features Supreme Court Amicus Brief of BiLaw Organization Co-Founded by Professor Marcus

Date posted: March 5, 2015

This week marks what may be a record-setting week of amicus briefs filed in the United States Supreme Court, as supporters of those petitioning for equal marriage rights of same-sex couples across the country are filing amici in the four consolidated marriage cases before the Supreme Court.  Of the amicus briefs that are due to Read More…

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Professor Owsley Quoted in Houston Chronicle Article About Police Use of Cell Phone Tracking Technology

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Professor Brian Owsley was quoted in the Houston Chronicle’s February 27th article, “HPD Cellphone Technology Worries Privacy Advocates”.  In the article, Owsley explains that many judges are unsure with how to proceed with Stingray cell phone tracking devices because of lack of familiarity.  He says there is no legislative guidance on the topic and argues that a Read More…

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