Chicago, IL -- (ReleaseWire) -- 10/25/2006 --Professor Leslie Ann Reis, director of Center for Information Technology and Privacy Law at The John Marshall Law School, was re-appointed to the Federal Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB). The federal appointment is given to people recognized as excellent in the field. ISPAB's mission is to advise Congress, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Office of Management and Budget on issues affecting security and privacy of information in government computer and telecommunications systems.
Professor Celeste Hammond, director of the Center for Real Estate Law at John Marshall, was re-appointed as a member of the Advisory Board of the Chicago School of Real Estate and the Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate, Walter E. Heller College of Business Administration at Roosevelt University. She has been a board member the past four years.
Hammond also was appointed chair of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL) Amicus Brief Committee for 2006-07. The committee evaluates requests for ACREL to submit amicus curiae briefs to the US Supreme Court and other appellate courts on issues of significance to the commercial real estate industry. The committee recommends its evaluations to the Board of Governors. It may also get involved with getting a brief written for the College.