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IIT Chicago-Kent wins 2014 championship and best brief award at the William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition
For the second time in the last three years, a team from IIT Chicago-Kent has won the William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. Second-year students Nicholas Bartzen, Melody Gaal and Eric Shinabarger won the overall competition and the best brief award on February 20 to 22, 2014, at the University of Minnesota Law School.
Paulina Lopez Caballero and Malinda Pileggi win individual oral advocate honors
IIT Chicago-Kent students Paulina Lopez Caballero '14, Kelly O'Neill '15 and Hannah Tuber '15 won the fifth annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition February 21 and 22, 2014, at the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago. Lopez Caballero was named the tournament's best oral advocate, and Malinda Pileggi '16, who competed on another IIT Chicago-Kent team that reached the quarterfinals, received the award for second-best oral advocate.
IIT Chicago-Kent to participate in the third annual National Professional Responsibility Moot Court Competition
Second-year students Lyal Fox III, Emily Herbick and Jared Reynolds will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2014 National Professional Responsibility Moot Court Competition. The tournament, sponsored by Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law, will be held March 14 to 15 in Indianapolis.
"U.S. Immigration Law: History, Theory and Political Implications" is the topic of the March 11 lecture
Professor Mark D. Rosen will discuss "U.S. Immigration Law: History, Theory and Political Implications" March 11, 2014, at the sixth Presidential Lecture, hosted by IIT President John Anderson. Drawing on history, political theory and law, Professor Rosen will consider the connections between immigration and citizenship in liberal democracies.
The latest issue 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 antitrust, constitutional law, consumer law, criminal law, employment law, immigration and asylum, and privacy law. Each article is available for download in PDF format and has an audio synopsis recorded by the student author.