(PRWEB) September 16, 2014
Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens will visit with law students at The John Marshall Law School Thursday, Sept. 18.
Justice Stevens is visiting John Marshall at the request of the law school’s chapter of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honors Society, which is named Stevens Inn in Justice Stevens’s honor. The chapter will present Justice Stevens with the inaugural Gavel Award, which represents outstanding contributions to the promotion of service and professionalism in the legal industry.
John Marshall has a proud affiliation with Justice Stevens. Fred F. Herzog – the dean of John Marshall between 1976 and 1983 – was the last lawyer to appear before Stevens before his appointment to the Supreme Court in 1975.
What: Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens – visit with John Marshall Law School students
When: 2 p.m.; Sept. 18, 2014
Where: The John Marshall Law School, 19 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago; Goldberg Courtroom
**Important: This event is open to the media, but Justice Stevens will not be granting interviews. You must RSVP to Public Affairs Director Christine Kraly at 312-427-2737 ext. 171 or firstname.lastname@example.org **