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Mark E. Wojcik

Mark E. Wojcik

Professor
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.987.2391
Email: 7wojcik@jmls.edu

BA, cum laude, Bradley University
JD, cum laude, The John Marshall Law School
LLM, New York University

Blogs: International Law Blog | Legal Writing Blog

Scholarship | Full-Text Publications | Presentations

Mark Wojcik was an editor on the John Marshall Law Review and competitor in international law moot court competitions. After graduation, he clerked for judges on the Nebraska Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of International Trade. He practiced customs and international trade law in New York and served as court counsel for the Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau.

Professor Wojcik has taught and lectured in 11 foreign countries. He holds leadership roles in numerous legal organizations and associations. The Chicago Bar Foundation presented him with awards for outstanding service to the legal profession and for pro bono service.

He is the author and co-author of numerous law review articles, book chapters, and books, including the first casebook on AIDS Law, the first legal writing text for non-native speakers of English, and Illinois Legal Research.

Professor Wojcik joined the faculty in 1992. He teaches Lawyering Skills, International Criminal Law, International Human Rights, International Trade Law, Torts, International Law, and Human Rights in a Changing Society.

Full Curriculum Vitae

Scholarship

How not to Criticize a Judge, 45 ISBA Bench and Bar Newsletter 6 (August 2014)

Op-Ed, Same-sex Marriage Delay Creates Confusion, 160 Chi. Daily. L. Bull. 4 (Mar. 12, 2014)

2014 State Of Criminal Justice, (ed.) American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section (2014)

International Legal Developments Year in Review: 2013 48 ABA/SIL YIR 1 (2014) (with Cindy Buys and Kim Chanbonpin)

International Courts, 48 ABA/SIL YIR 135 (2014) (with Cindy Buys)

Women’s Interest Network, 48 ABA/SIL YIR 311 (2014) (with Sharon James)

United Nations and Other International Organizations, 48 ABA/SIL YIR 505 (2014) (with Cindy Buys, Julia Wykoff, and Chad Zoelzer)

Transnational Legal Practice, 48 ABA/SIL YIR 513 (2014)

International Legal Practice Series, Chinese Trademark Law (ed.) (Carolina Academic Press 2014)

"Global Aspects of HIV/AIDS, Chapter 10" in AIDS and The Law (4th ed., Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 2014) (with David W. Austin)

Consular Notification for Dual Nationals, 38 S. Ill. U. L.J. 73 (2013)

International Legal Research Series, International Law Legal Research (ed.) (Carolina Academic Press 2013)

"Legislative Attempts to Prohibit the Use of International Law and Islamic Law in U.S. Courts," in Transnational Legal Processes and Human Rights 101 (Ashgate Publishing 2013).

International Legal Developments Year in Review: 2012: Introduction, (ed.), 47 Int'l L. 1 (2013) (with Cindy Galway and Kim Chanbonpin)

Women's Interest Network, 47 Int'l Law. 323 (2013) (with Olufunmi Oluyede)

Letter to the editor: Bradwell Would be Proud of Illinois, 159 Chi. Daily. L. Bull. (Oct. 10, 2013)

Recent Developments in International Litigation, 48 Tort Trial & Ins. Prac. L.J. 343 (2012) (with Shayan Davoudi, Shane T. Devins, Julianne Gerding, Kelly Flesch, Jolene Kaminski, & Luz Valdovinos)

International Legal Developments Year in Review: 2011, 46 Int'l Law. 1 (2012)

"Network or Not Work: The Choice is Yours," in Careers in Int'l Law 167 (4th ed., Salli Anne Swartz, ed., American Bar Ass'n Section of Int'l Law 2012)

Introduction to the 2010 International Legal Developments in Review, 45 Int’l Law. 1 (2011) (with William B.T. Mock, Jr.)

Doing Business In Mexico (ed) (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2010)

Mexico, 44 Int’l Law.701 (2010) (with Javier Zenteno Gómez, Jorge G. de Presno and David W. Austin)

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Int’l Law. 547 (2010) (with David W. Austin and Paul E. Johnson)

Introduction to the 2009 International Legal Developments in Review, 44 Int’l Law. 1 (2010) (with William B.T. Mock, Jr.).

Some Lessons Learned from the AIDS Pandemic, 19 Annals Health L. 63 (2010)

Introduction To Legal English: An Introduction To Legal Terminology, Reasoning, And Writing In Plain English (ed.)(3d ed., International Law Institute 2009)

"Jurisdiction and Civil Procedure" in Overview Of U.S. Law (Ellen S. Podgor & John F. Cooper, eds., LexisNexis 2009)

Introduction to the 2008 International Legal Developments in Review, 43 Int’l Law. 229 (2009) (with N. Jansen Calamita)

Presentations

Speaker: ABA SIL Spring Meeting, "Finding Your Place(s) in the World: Making Your Name in International Legal Education," New York, NY (April 2014)

Moderator: ABA Mid-Year Meeting, "Olympian Troubles: Responses to Russia's Anti-Gay Legislation During the Sochi Winter Olympics," Chicago, IL (February 2014)

Speaker: Law School Outreach Meet & Greet, TIPS Business Litigation Committee, Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, IL (February 2014)

Panelist: ABA Mid-Year Meeting, TIPS Section, "Careers in Tort Law," Chicago, IL (February 2014)

Speaker: CBA Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, "Russia's Anti-Gay Propaganda Law," Chicago, IL (January 2014)

Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series, "Consular Notification for Dual Nationals," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (January 2014)

Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series, "Libel Tourism Update: England Talks Back to America's SPEECH Act," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (January 2014)

Speaker: International Law Weekend, American Brach of the International Law Association, "Same-Sex Marriage Around the World," Fordham University School of Law, Bronx, NY (October 2013)

Moderator: Theberge Award Winners' Panel, American Bar Association Section of International Law Fall Meeting, "Private International Law: What's New and What's on the Horizon?," London, England (October 2013)

Panelist: American Bar Association Section of International Law Fall Meeting, "Defamation Tourism and the Art of Oral Advocacy," London, England (October 2013)

Speaker: Chicago Bar Association International and Foreign Law Committee, "International Legal Research," Chicago, IL (September 2013)

Speaker/Moderator: 2013 Supreme Court Review and Preview, "Same-Sex Marriage, Hollingsworth v. Perry" (September 2013)

Speaker/Moderator: 2013 Supreme Court Review and Preview, "Business, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co." (September 2013)

Speaker: Annual Meeting, American Bar Association, "Libel Tourism in the Internet," San Francisco, CA (August 2013)

Moderator: Annual Meeting, American Bar Association, "More than an Equal Sign: DOMA, Prop 8, the Supreme Court, and Your Practice," San Francisco, CA (August 2013)

Panelist: "International Human Rights," University of Cagliari Faculty of Law, Cagliari, Italy (July 2013)

Speaker: Legal Writing Seminar, "Plain Language for Lawyers," Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, IL (April 2013)

Speaker: American Society of International Law Interest Group, "International Legal Research," Washington, D.C. (April 2013)

Speaker: Louis L. Biro Law Library, Scholars & Students Series, "Libel Tourism: Where in the World Can You Get Sued for Defamation on the Internet," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (March 2013)

Moderator: "A Preview of the Supreme Court Arguments in DOMA and the Prop 8 Case," Chicago, IL (March 2013)

Speaker: Global Legal Skills Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica (March 2013)

Moderator: "I-9 Compliance," Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, IL (February 2013)

Speaker: "A Preview of the Supreme Court Oral Arguments in DOMA and the Prop 8 Case, " Chicago, IL (March 2012)

Moderator: Fall Meeting of The American Bar Association Section of International Law, "Recent Developments in Private International Law," Miami, FL (October 2012)

Speaker: Leadership Training, The American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Meeting, "Diversity Issues and Student Involvement in Bar Associations," La Quinta, CA (October 2012)

Speaker: ABA's Section officers Conference, "Diversity Issues," Chicago, IL (September 2012)

Speaker, "Legal Writing Issues," California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA (September 2012)

Speaker, Chicago Bar Association International and Foreign Law Committee, "International Treaties: Which Ones Apply to Our Work?," Chicago, IL (September 2012)

Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series, "Libel Tourism," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (November 2012)

Speaker: International Law Students Association Conference, "International Law Careers," Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, Mexico (July 2012)

Speaker: Inaugural Conference of the Society for Mediterranean Law and Culture, "Legal Education in Egypt, University of Cagliari Faculty of Law, Sardinia, Italy (June 2012)

Speaker: Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, "Transnational and International Law Issues in Legal Writing," Palm Desert, CA (June 2012)

Moderator: Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, IL (April 2012)

Speaker: Southern University School of Law, "International Law Careers," Carbondale, IL (April 2012)

Speaker: Scribes—The American Society of Legal Writers, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (March 2012)

Speaker: 7th Global Legal Skills Conference, San José, Costa Rica (March 2012)

Speaker: Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, IN (March 2012)

Speaker: Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, "International Law Careers," Washington, D.C. (March 2012)

Speaker: "Live Grading," Stetson University College of Law (February 2012)


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