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IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 2013 Commencement will be webcast live Sunday, May 19, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Share your messages, comments, pictures and video of the ceremonies and other graduation weekend activities on Twitter with the hashtag #CKgrad.
Emily Bock and Elizabeth Zink receive 2013 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic
Emily Bock and Elizabeth Zink are the recipients of the 2013 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at IIT Chicago-Kent. The awards, which include a cash stipend, are made at the end of the academic year to IIT Chicago-Kent students who have demonstrated dedication to the criminal defense litigation program and who have provided "zealous advocacy" on behalf of the program's clients.
Second-year student Benjamin Boroughf has been selected to receive the 2013 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize. The prize was established at the law school in 2006 by the law firm of K & L Gates LLP (formerly Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLC) to honor Dolores K. Hanna, a 1952 IIT Chicago-Kent graduate who served as the firm's special trademark counsel. Recipients are selected annually by faculty who teach in the law school's program in intellectual property law.
Third-year student Ramsin Canon is the recipient of IIT Chicago-Kent's 2013 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award. Each year, members of the law school's Moot Court Honor Society nominate their peers who have shown dedication to the program. The award was created in memory of Professor Marc A. Grinker, a member of the IIT Chicago-Kent faculty from 1990 until his death in 1996.
Luke Harriman and Jingjing Huang to deliver student addresses at 2013 IIT Chicago-Kent Commencement ceremony May 19
Valedictorian Luke Harriman will deliver the J.D. Commencement address and Jingjing Huang will deliver the graduate address at IIT Chicago-Kent's 2013 Commencement ceremony May 19 at the UIC Forum. The law school will award 281 J.D. degrees and 106 LL.M. degrees.