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IIT Chicago-Kent professors take to the stage in post-show discussions of "Arguendo" at the Museum of Contemporary Art
IIT Chicago-Kent professors Jerry Goldman, Sheldon H. Nahmod, and Nancy S. Marder will speak in post-show conversations after performances of "Arguendo," an innovative staging of oral arguments in Barnes v. Glen Theatre, a 1991 U.S. Supreme Court case in which go-go dancers challenged an Indiana law banning totally nude dancing on First Amendment grounds. The play will be in Chicago for three days only, March 14 to 16, 2014, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Second-year students Matthew McCarter, Joshua Rehak, Alison Schaffer and Michael Zhang will represent IIT Chicago-Kent at the 2014 National Ethics Trial Competition championship March 20 to 22 at the Robert T. Matsui Federal Courthouse in Sacramento, Calif. The students will argue Peters v. Denver, a professional responsibility case.
Entries are being accepted for the 2014 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize
Eligible books and articles should focus on the tension between civil liberties and national security
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2014, for the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize. Established in 2007 by alumnus Roy C. Palmer and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the prize honors a work of scholarship that explores the tension between civil liberties and national security in contemporary American society. The $10,000 prize is designed to encourage and reward public debate among scholars on current issues affecting the rights of individuals and the responsibilities of governments throughout the world.
IIT Chicago-Kent Clinical Professor Richard J. Gonzalez inducted as a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Clinical Professor Richard J. Gonzalez has been inducted as a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
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.