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Freedom of Suppression

By John Baglia on Sunday, October 1st, 2017

“In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy.” – Judge Billings Learned Hand Over this past weekend, NFL players, coaches, and teams continued the highly-controversial protests sparked last season by Colin Kaepernick.[1] Throughout last season, Kaepernick refused to stand during the playing of the National Anthem in…

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Comment Symposium

By Law Review on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

You can now register for the symposium here: https://101217lr.eventbrite.com The John Marshall Law Review is pleased to announce the speakers for the upcoming Fall Comment Symposium. Bobby Greene, Alexandra Verven, Laura Wibberly, John Baglia, Anthony Morelli, Tess Godhardt, and Kerby Kniss will all provide insight on their comments. Be sure not to miss this insight…

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The Domestic and International Legal Implications of DACA

By Sarah Dávila-Ruhaak on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

*Sarah is the Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at The John Marshall Law School. New actions on DACA The Trump administration announced its intention of ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) if Congress does not find a permanent solution in six months. This six-month period will end on March 5,…

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The Legal Holiday

By Declan Cleary on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

The State of Illinois lists 12 official holidays on the Department of Central Management Services website (11 on years without a general election).[1] The full list of Illinois State Holidays also includes the Friday preceding Easter (Good Friday) and Casimir Pulaski’s Birthday.[2]  As of December of last year, a House bill, since relegated to the…

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