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Recent News Items from the Law School


  • Naomi Frisch '18 receives 2017 Sandra P. Zemm Prize

    Naomi Frisch '18 is the recipient of the 2017 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. The prize was established in 2009 at Chicago-Kent by the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP to honor the memory of Sandra P. Zemm. The prize is awarded annually to a third-year Chicago-Kent student in the Labor and Employment Law Certificate Program.

  • Chicago-Kent's IP program ranked best in nation by Law Street

    Chicago-Kent's intellectual property law program has been ranked No. 1 in the United States by Law Street, a popular law and policy website published by Law Street Media and targeted to millennials. The new research, which identifies America's top ten IP programs, comprises the latest installment in the Law Street Specialty Rankings, a detailed resource for prospective law students as they consider the many law schools across the country.

  • Chicago-Kent welcomes 21 students to the 2017 Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program

    A diverse group of 21 undergraduate students from across the country is participating this June in Chicago-Kent's 2017 Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program, designed to introduce undergraduates who are interested in legal careers to the rigors of law school and to successful legal professionals. Students began their first week of classes June 5, 2017, at the law school.

  • Professors Andrews and Nahmod once again listed in Best Lawyers in America

    Once again in 2017, Professors Lori Andrews and Sheldon Nahmod have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America, an annual peer-review publication that names leading lawyers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia plus more than 60 additional countries. Professor Andrews is named as a leading Illinois lawyer in the area of biotechnology law, and Professor Nahmod is named as a leading Illinois lawyer in the area of municipal law.

  • Three Chicago-Kent students awarded prestigious Peggy Browning Fellowships

    Chicago-Kent students Nicolas Coronado '18, Miranda Huber '19 and Jeremiah Shavers '18 have been awarded 2017 Peggy Browning Fellowships focusing on public interest labor law. Supported by the Peggy Browning Fund, fellows are chosen on the basis of academic achievement in law school as well as a demonstrated commitment to workers' rights through previous educational, work, volunteer and personal experiences.

  • Three Chicago-Kent students named 2017 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellows

    Chicago-Kent students Aima E. Mori '19, Stephen I. Spector '19 and David Zumba '19 have been awarded 2017 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowships. Stevens Fellows are selected based on their commitment to public service and their potential for excellence throughout their legal careers. Since 2011, 14 Chicago-Kent students have been selected as Stevens Fellows.