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Second-year students Natalie Adeeyo, Gus Hernandez, Haley Jenkins and Mohini Lal will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Midwest Regional Competition in Indianapolis. Sponsored by the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA), the tournament will be held during the organization's regional convention February 18 to 22, 2015.
John Jefferson '15 and Iman Boundaoui '15 will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the National Moot Court Competition finals in New York February 9 to 12, 2015
Third-year students Iman Boundaoui and John Jefferson will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the National Moot Court Competition finals in New York February 9 to 12, 2015. Boundaoui and Jefferson won the region 8 tournament held November 8 and 9 at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee. IIT Chicago-Kent and the second-place regional team, Loyola University Chicago, will join 28 teams from 14 other regions in the national finals.
IIT Chicago-Kent students Anthony Bonagura '16, Steve Gross '16 and Mark Reel '17 will represent the law school in the 2015 National Baseball Arbitration Competition January 28 to 30 at Tulane University in New Orleans. The competition, sponsored by Tulane Law School's Sports Law Society, is a simulated salary arbitration competition modeled closely on the procedures used by Major League Baseball (MLB).
Third-year students Matthew Jarka and Jerome Urbik will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2015 Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship January 21 to 24 at the University of Houston Law Center. The tournament is an annual "best of the best" competition that recognizes a law school's sustained excellence in the art of written and oral advocacy, and only the sixteen top-scoring schools in the country are invited to compete.
IIT Chicago-Kent and Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission create scholarship program for Polish LL.M. students
Chicago-Kent College of Law and the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission recently signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a scholarship program to assist Polish students pursuing an LL.M. degree at IIT Chicago-Kent. The Fulbright Commission will select one student a year to attend IIT Chicago-Kent. The commission and the law school together will cover full tuition and expenses.
Stephen Gee '14 has been awarded a Medal of Excellence from the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) for outstanding performance in his bankruptcy course work. In addition to the medal, Gee received a Certificate of Excellence in Bankruptcy and a complimentary one-year ABI membership. The Medal of Excellence program was developed by Christopher F. Graham of the New York law firm of Thatcher Proffitt & Wood and inaugurated by ABI in 1997.
The results of IIT Chicago-Kent's "Digital Peepholes" report may surprise you
Webcams have transformed entertainment, medicine, home security, and many other fields. But they have also been used to spy on people in shocking ways. Hundreds of thousands of people have been the targets of surreptitious remote webcam activation, yet there has been no meaningful legislative response to the problem. In "Digital Peepholes," a new report from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Distinguished Professor Lori Andrews and attorneys Michael Holloway and Dan Massoglia document the risk and propose policy solutions to protect people's rights on the web.