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    Faculty Perspectives

    Faculty Perspectives highlights recent scholarship by Chicago-Kent faculty. In our latest issue, we spotlight the recent works of five faculty members whose interests range from global investment law to federal flood policy to the regulation of drones.

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    Prof. Birdthistle on Mutual Funds

    Professor William Birdthistle introduces his engaging new book, Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now, about how mutual funds work, their problems, and how to reform the industry. He's also prepared an alternate video trailer in verse. Learn more on the book's website.
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Faculty News & Updates

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Prof. Andrews and teammates among Nayar Prize II finalists

Professor Lori Andrews and her teammates have been selected as one of three finalist teams in Illinois Tech's Nayar Prize II competition for their project, "A Data-Driven Crime Prevention Program." The team willl receive $100,000 to spend on the project over the next year in Phase 1 of the competition.

Learn about the Project
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Lambda Legal report features research by Prof. Kreis

Empirical research from Professor Anthony Michael Kreis was featured in a report released by Lambda Legal indicating that judges elected to state supreme courts are often less supportive of LGBT rights than judges who are appointed.

Read the Report (PDF)
Distinguished Professor Sheldon Nahmod

Prof. Nahmod files amicus brief in SCOTUS case

Professor Sheldon Nahmod recently filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Respondents in the case Manuel v. City of Joliet, arguing that "the common law elements of malicious prosecution should play no independent role in determining the scope of claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983."

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Professor Nancy S. Marder

Prof. Marder named a Pound Institute Academic Fellow

Professor Nancy Marder has been selected as an Academic Fellow of the Pound Civil Justice Institute — a national legal think tank dedicated to ensuring access to justice for ordinary citizens — based on her expertise on juries, judges, courts and trials.

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Professor Bernadette Atuahene receives NSF research grant

Prof. Atuahene receives NSF grant to study squatters in Detroit

With grant support from the National Science Foundation, Professor Bernadette Atuahene is extending her research on the relationship between property rights and dignity in a new project sponsored by the American Bar Foundation.

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