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U.S. District Court Judge James F. Holderman will address IIT Chicago-Kent conference on "Juries and Lay Participation" October 10
The Honorable James F. Holderman, senior judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, will deliver the luncheon keynote address at IIT Chicago-Kent's conference "Juries and Lay Participation: American Perspectives and Global Trends" on October 10, 2014. The one-day conference is co-sponsored by IIT Chicago-Kent's Justice John Paul Stevens Jury Center and the "Chicago-Kent Law Review." Judge Holderman's talk, titled "Maximizing Jurors' Understanding," will begin about 12:15 p.m.
Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Conference to explore risk management for financial institutions
IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute for Compliance in Financial Markets and the Anti-Money Laundering Association (AMLA) will host the 4th annual Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Conference on October 3, 2014. The one-day conference is designed to help attorneys and professionals in the fields of compliance, risk management, fraud and security stay current on recent enforcement issues and trends occurring within financial institutions.
The most recent of the Seventh Circuit Review is now available available online. Student authors in the Seventh Circuit Review Honors Seminar have written articles analyzing recent decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dealing with civil procedure, constitutional law, criminal law and employment law. Read the full articles or listen to the synopses in the students' own voices.
Jared M. Reynolds, a third-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, won Race Judicata 2014 on September 4. The 5K Run/Walk benefits Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, an organization of more than 3,000 attorneys who donate legal services to thousands of low-income Chicagoans.
IIT Chicago-Kent's 2014 Constitution Day celebration to focus on "The Press, the Supreme Court, and the Constitution"
Support is provided by the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History
IIT Chicago-Kent will celebrate Constitution Day on September 15 with a panel discussion on "The Press, the Supreme Court, and the Constitution." Panelists include Professor Sonja West of the University of Georgia School of Law, Professor RonNell Andersen Jones of Brigham Young University Law School, and Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor and legal affairs correspondent for "Slate" magazine. Professor Carolyn Shapiro of IIT Chicago-Kent, who is currently on leave to as Illinois solicitor general, will moderate the discussion.