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Faculty News for Dean Marc Falkoff
Marc D. Falkoff
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
J.D., Columbia Law School
Ph.D., Brandeis University
M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
Dean Falkoff Speaks at Panel on Police Accountability
Associate Dean Marc Falkoff participated in a panel discussion on police accountability and judicial discretion during the Midwest Regional conference for the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy. The panel was hosted at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law on Saturday, October 15, 2016.
The panel discussed the
Dean Marc Falkoff Quoted in Article on Drug Law for Northwest Herald
Acting Associate Dean Marc Falkoff explained Illinois’ new drug-law “immunity” statute in a recent article in the June 19,
Dean Marc Falkoff Speaks at Chosun University Conference in South Korea
Acting Associate Dean Marc Falkoff gave several lectures at the International Conference in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chosun University Department of Law in South Korea during the week of May 20, 2016. The conference was called, "Legal Education in Korea, US
Dean Marc Falkoff's Work to be Subject of Poetry Center of Chicago Event
The Poetry Center of Chicago worked with three local poets, Fatimah Asghar, Ladan Osman and Roger Reeves, to create new works responding to the poetry book Poems from Guantanamo, The Detainees Speak edited by Acting Associate Dean Marc Falkoff. These poets, along with Dean Falkoff, will be some of the featured guests at a Tea Engagement on Saturday, April 9th at 7:00 p.m. at Links Hall in Chicago. Tickets are available on the Links Hall website.
Dean Marc Falkoff Appears on WBEZ's "Worldview"
Acting Associate Dean Marc Falkoff was a guest on 91.5 WBEZ public radio in Chicago with Jerome McDonnell on the "Worldview" program Thursday, February 18. Dean Falkoff discussed recent developments regarding the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, a subject in which he is well-versed. Professor Falkoff has legally represented detainees at the Guantanamo facility and also worked on a best-selling anthology of poems written by detainees called Poems From Guantánamo: The Detainees Speak.
NIU Law Professor Marc Falkoff wins Illinois Press Association Accolade for “Criminal Convictions” Columns
Professor Marc Falkoff Gives Radio Interview on Illinois Pension Case
On March 17, 2015, Professor Marc Falkoff was interviewed by NIU public radio station WNIJ on the Heaton v. Quinn case, which will mold the outcome of a proposed pension reform signed by then-Governor Pat Quinn in 2013.
Professor Falkoff Presents at Community Event on Guantánamo Bay
Professor Marc Falkoff gave a talk about defending Guantánamo Bay detainees and giving them a voice through their poetry at the Tea Project Closing & Community Event on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at the Lawrence Arts Center in Lawrence, KS. You can find out more about the Tea Project on project founder Amber Ginsburg's website.
Falkoff Speaks at Guantánamo Event
Professor Marc Falkoff spoke at Brown University in Providence, RI on Friday, September 12,
Falkoff Profile Appears in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
A profile of Professor Marc Falkoff appeared in the August 8,
Professor Falkoff Discusses Student Disciplinary Hearings in Latest "Criminal Convictions" Column
In the July 31,
Falkoff Raises Issue of Reasonable Doubt in June Edition of "Criminal Convictions"
Professor Marc Falkoff brings to light the issue of reasonable doubt and its role in overturning convictions in his latest "Criminal Convictions" column, which appeared in the June 25,
Professor Falkoff Reviews Important Issues in Latest "Criminal Convictions" Column
Professor Marc Falkoff's monthly "Criminal Convictions" column appeared in the May 15,
Falkoff Reflects on Loss of Privacy in "Criminal Convictions" Column
Professor Marc Falkoff had his monthly entry in his "Criminal Convictions" column featured in the April 17,
Professor Falkoff Discusses Pro Bono Scholars in "Criminal Convictions" Column
Professor Marc Falkoff's March entry in his ongoing "Criminal Convictions" column appeared in the March 26,
Falkoff Writes on Jury Instruction Issues in "Criminal Convictions" Column
Professor Marc Falkoff's latest entry for his "Criminal Convictions" column appeared in the February 18,
Professor Falkoff Publishes First 2014 Entry of "Criminal Convictions" Column
Professor Marc Falkoff has written his first "Criminal Convictions" piece of 2014, appearing in the January 20,
Professor Falkoff Authors Final "Criminal Convictions" Column of 2013
Professor Marc Falkoff's December "Criminal Convictions" piece on false confessions appeared in the December 26,
Professor Falkoff Publishes November "Criminal Convictions" Piece
Professor Marc Falkoff's latest "Criminal Convictions" column appeared in the November 25,
Professor Falkoff Quoted in Rockford Register Star
Professor Marc Falkoff was quoted in Jeff Kolkey's article in the November 15,
Professor Marc Falkoff Writes October Edition of "Criminal Convictions"
Professor Marc Falkoff's latest "Criminal Convictions" column appeared in the October 24,
Professor Falkoff Takes Part in Experts Meeting on Guantanamo
Professor Marc Falkoff participated in an experts meeting during the first week of October 2013 at the Organization of American States, appearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C., to discuss efforts to close Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
Professor Marc Falkoff Writes September Entry for "Criminal Convictions"
Professor Marc Falkoff's latest column in his continuing series "Criminal Convictions" was published in the September 26,
Professor Falkoff Featured on WBEZ's Worldview
Professor Marc Falkoff was interviewed by Jerome McDonnell on the WBEZ 91.5 Chicago radio program Worldview on September 25, 2013. Professor Falkoff, who served as a principal in the habeas representation of seventeen Guantanamo Bay detainees and edited the much-heralded book Poems From Guantánamo: The Detainees Speak, was brought on the show to talk about a recent recurrence of hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay.
Falkoff Lectures on Habeas Corpus at Tenth Circuit Conference
Professor Marc Falkoff lectured on habeas corpus at the Tenth Circuit Bench and Bar Conference, in Colorado Springs, CO, held August 28-31. Several hundred lawyers and judges from the six states of the Tenth Circuit were in attendance at the conference, which also featured Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Professor Marc Falkoff Pens August Edition of "Criminal Convictions"
Professor Marc Falkoff's monthly "Criminal Convictions" column appeared in the August 19,
Professor Falkoff Writes July "Criminal Convictions" Column for Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Professor Marc Falkoff's monthly "Criminal Convictions" column appeared in the July 22,
Professor Falkoff Quoted in Editorial on Violent Crime
Professor Marc Falkoff was consulted by Jillian Duchnowski for her editorial piece in the July 10 edition of the DeKalb Daily Chronicle. The piece examined recent cases in the DeKalb area in which victims of violent crimes who committed criminal acts themselves were not prosecuted.
Professor Marc Falkoff Quoted in Northwest Herald Article
Professor Marc Falkoff was quoted in Chelsea McDougall's June 30th article in The Northwest Herald. The article discussed Illinois House Bill 3111, which aims to create a pilot program to provide legal aid for poverty-stricken tenants in disputes with landlords.
Professor Marc Falkoff Quoted in Article on a Murder Case
Professor Marc Falkoff was quoted in Erika Wurst's June 19th article in The Beacon News. The article discussed the case of a man who recently withdrew his guilty plea of killing an Aurora, IL woman on Halloween night in 2005 when he was 14 years old. The case may now go to trial.
Professor Marc Falkoff Featured as Guest Columnist in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Professor Marc Falkoff once again wrote a guest column for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on May 29, 2013. His piece advocates the recording of police interrogations and legislation to expand the practice.
Professor Marc Falkoff Debuts as Guest Columnist in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Professor Marc Falkoff penned his first piece as a guest columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin newspaper on April 23, 2013. The column deals with an overturned conviction in a case in which the defendant was accused of writing a "terroristic threat"
Professor Falkoff Interviewed Regarding Curl Plea Deal
Professor Marc Falkoff was interviewed by WNIJ radio on April 4,
Falkoff Quoted in Article on Controversial Murder Case
Professor Marc Falkoff was quoted in Beth Hundsdorfer's March 24,
Professor Falkoff Speaks at Guantanamo Panel
Professor Marc Falkoff spoke as part of "Forum on the Forgotten Guantanamo Detainees," a program offered by the Chicago Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitutional Society, on Tuesday, February 5 at the Union League Club of Chicago.
Falkoff Heard on NPR Talking About Guantanamo Bay Detention Issues
Professor Marc Falkoff was a guest on NPR's "Here and Now" program, originating from Boston on WBUR-FM and broadcast in the NIU area on WNIJ-FM (89.5) and WBEZ-FM (91.5), on Tuesday, October 9. Falkoff was interviewed regarding his representation of Adnan Latif, a psychologically troubled detainee in the Guantanamo Bay prison facility who is thought to have committed suicide in his cell.
Professor Falkoff Writes Opinion Piece for Los Angeles Times
Professor Marc Falkoff penned an op-ed piece that was featured in the September 20,
Professor Marc Falkoff Quoted in Daily Herald
Professor Falkoff was quoted by Josh Stockinger in an August 17,
Professor Marc Falkoff Quoted in Article on High Profile Cold Case
Professor Falkoff was interviewed and cited as an expert on the controversial case of Jack
Professor Falkoff Lectures at Brown University
Professor Marc Falkoff presented "Poetry at Guantánamo" at Brown University on March 15, 2012. His lecture drew from his 2007 book Poems from Guantánamo: The Detainees Speak.
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