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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.
American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, president Randi Weingarten to deliver IIT Chicago-Kent's tenth Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, will deliver the tenth IIT Chicago-Kent Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture on March 24. The program is free and open to the public. The Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1998 by IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Workplace and the Chicago Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, as a public service to offer forums on critical workplace issues.
IIT Chicago-Kent to participate in the 2014 National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law
Second-year students Franchesca Mateo, Joaquin Sena and Abrahem Wehbi will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2014 National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law, March 7 to 8 in Columbus, Ohio. The competition is designed to give law students an opportunity to develop oral advocacy and writing skills as they argue current issues related to state child welfare and adoption law. This year's topic is "Balancing Rights Under the Indian Child Welfare Act."