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Recent News Items from the Law School


  • Jared M. Reynolds '15 wins Race Judicata 2014

    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.

  • A2J Author nominated for international "Innovating Justice" award

    Voting takes place September 1 through 17. Your vote counts!

    A2J Author® has been selected as a finalist in the international Hague Institute of Internationalization of Law (HiiL) 2014 Innovating Justice Awards. The software, developed by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Center for Access to Justice and Technology (CAJT) and CALI®, the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, is competing against 14 other global innovations in the "Successful Innovations" category. The top three nominees, based on voting, will go on to the final round, with the winner selected in November 2014. Voting starts on September 1 at 2 am CDT and ends on September 17 at 5 pm CDT.

  • IIT Chicago-Kent names Maureen R. Aidasani director of experiential learning

    Maureen R. Aidasani has been named director of experiential learning at IIT Chicago-Kent. Professor Aidasani, who joined the faculty on July 1, will coordinate the upper-year legal writing curriculum and the Praxis Program. In her new position, She will also work closely with Professor Elizabeth De Armond, who oversees the law school's Legal Research and Writing Program, and coordinate with IIT Chicago-Kent's skills initiatives such as its clinical and advocacy programs.