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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

Professor Elizabeth De Armond

Prof. De Armond wins national legal writing award

Professor Elizabeth De Armond won the 2017 first-place legal writing award in the professional category from the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers for her paper Preventing Preemption: Finding Space for States to Regulate Consumers' Credit Reports, 2016 BYU Law Review 365 (2016).

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Professor Christopher Schmidt

Prof. Schmidt wins the American Society for Legal History's 2016 Surrency Prize

The American Society for Legal History has awarded Professor Christopher Schmidt the 2016 Surrency Prize for the best article published in the 2015 edition of the society's journal Law and History Review.

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Prof. Martin Malin accepts the ABA's 2016 Arvid Anderson Public Sector Labor and Employment Attorney of the Year Award

Prof. Malin named ABA's Public Sector Labor and Employment Attorney of the Year

Professor Martin Malin (left) accepted the 2016 Arvid Anderson Public Sector Labor and Employment Attorney of the Year Award at the 10th annual conference of the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section on November 11 in Chicago.

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Professor Nancy S. Marder

Prof. Marder elected to American Law Institute

Professor Nancy Marder, a nationally and internationally recognized expert on juries, judges and courts, has been elected as a member of the American Law Institute, the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and otherwise improve the law.

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