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  • IIT Chicago-Kent Order of the Coif chapter to induct 30 new members

    Spring 2014 graduates selected were among the top 10 percent of their class

    The IIT Chicago-Kent chapter of the Order of the Coif will induct 30 new members October 31 during award ceremonies in the Walnut Room of the Hotel Allegro in Chicago. The Order of the Coif is a national legal honor society that recognizes superior scholarship and promotes the ethical standards of the legal profession. The most recent honorees earned their Juris Doctor degrees from IIT Chicago-Kent on May 18, 2014.

  • October 23 conference at IIT Chicago-Kent explores "The Pioneering Role of Flight Attendants in Fighting Sex Discrimination"

    Multimedia program commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    "The Civil Rights Act @ 50: The Pioneering Role of Flight Attendants in Fighting Sex Discrimination," a multimedia exploration of the critical role flight attendants played in the enforcement of Title VII's prohibition against sex discrimination in the workplace, will be held October 23, 2014, at IIT Chicago-Kent. The half-day program is co-sponsored by IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Workplace, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law.

  • IIT Chicago-Kent returns to the National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Tournament of Champions for the eighth consecutive year

    IIT Chicago-Kent students Matthew McCarter, Lucas Peters, Emily Schroeder and Judy Shammo will compete October 14 to 20, 2014, in the National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Tournament of Champions, one of the most prestigious law school trial competitions in the country. Each year, only 16 schools from the nation's nearly 200 law schools are invited to participate. This is the eighth consecutive year and the thirteenth time overall that IIT Chicago-Kent has competed.

  • IIT Chicago-Kent names 2014 National Pretrial Competition team

    Ana Montelongo, Joshua Rehak, Nicolette Ward and Michael Zhang will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2014 National Pretrial Competition October 16 through 19 at Stetson University College of Law's Gulfport campus in Florida. The competition, which is designed to capture the essence of pretrial motion practice, is co-sponsored by Stetson's Center for Excellence in Advocacy and the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar.

  • The A2J Author Course Project enters its second phase

    Proposals will be accepted until October 15

    October 15 is the deadline for proposals from law school faculty interested in participating in the second phase of the Access to Justice Clinical Course Project (A2J Author Course Project), an innovative nationwide clinical course initiative aimed at lowering barriers to justice for self-represented litigants.