Chicago-Kent News

Feb 12, 2018
Brittany Kaplan ’19 and Evan Kline-Wedeen ’18 placed second overall and won the first-place best brief award at the 2018 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition's Midwest regional tournament. The team will advance to the national finals in March.
The Chicago-Kent team of Brittany Kaplan ’19 and Evan Kline-Wedeen ’18 will advance to the national finals of the 27th annual Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the International Trademark Association. The team placed second overall and won the first-place best brief award at the...
Feb 5, 2018
The Chicago-Kent team of Annisha Arnold '20 (front row, left), Qi Niu '18 (front row, right), Ashley Davidson '19 (center row, left) and India Burton '18 (center row, right) placed second at the 2018 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition's Midwest regional tournament. They are pictured here with their coaches Katrice Matthews '10 (back row, left) and Adella Deacon '11 (back row, right). Not pictured: Coach Janelle Dixon '11
Chicago-Kent team of Annisha Arnold '20, Ashley Davidson '19, India Burton '18 and Qi Niu '18 finished in second place at the Midwest regional tournament of the 2018 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition, held January 31 to February 2 at Saint Louis University School of Law. The team will...
Feb 2, 2018
From left: Ben Mahon, Alanna Elinoff, Matthew Griffin and Cody Lipke will compete in the final rounds of the 2018 Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot in Vancouver, Canada.
For the second year in a row, a team from Chicago-Kent College of Law has advanced to the final rounds of the Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot. To qualify for the 2018 competition, the Chicago-Kent team of Alanna Elinoff '18, Matthew Griffin '18, Cody Lipke '18 and Ben Mahon '18...
Jan 29, 2018
Christopher Gerardi ’18 (left) and Anthony Joseph ’18 won the first-place best brief award and finished in the final four in the 2017-18 Moot Court National Championship in Houston, Texas.
The Chicago-Kent appellate advocacy team of Christopher Gerardi ’18 and Anthony Joseph ’18 won the first-place best brief award and finished as semifinalists in the 2017–18 Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship. Only 16 law schools from around the country were invited to participate...
Jan 22, 2018
The American Legal System in Popular Culture is a six-credit course offered to students seeking an introduction to the American legal system and how it is portrayed in modern media. The course is targeted at au pairs and others visiting the United States who are interested in a broad understanding of the nation's legal system and its role in shaping American culture. The spring 2018 course will meet May 18 to 20.
Jan 17, 2018
Dolores K. Hanna, Class of 1952
The Chicago-Kent community mourns the death of distinguished alumna Dolores K. Hanna ’52, an influential trademark attorney who worked tirelessly to promote the role of women in the legal profession. Ms. Hanna died January 15, 2018, in Chicago, at age 90. Dolores K. Hanna, Class of 1952 During her...
Jan 9, 2018
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2018, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize . Established in 2007 at Chicago-Kent College of Law by the late Roy C. Palmer ’62 and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the prize honors a work of scholarship that explores the tension...
Jan 5, 2018
George Suh '18 (left) won a Diversity Scholarship from the Korean American Bar Association. He's pictured at the awards ceremony with Peter Huh, a member of organization's board of directors.
George Suh, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, is the recipient of a 2017 Korean American Bar Association Diversity Scholarship. The award recognizes service to the Korean community and commitment to public interest work. George Suh '18 (left) won a Diversity Scholarship from the...
Dec 14, 2017
George Washington University Professor Hugh Gusterson won the 2017 Palmer Prize for his book Drone: Remote Control Warfare (MIT Press).
The 2017 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize has been awarded to Professor Hugh Gusterson of George Washington University for his book Drone: Remote Control Warfare (MIT Press 2016, paperback 2017). George Washington University Professor Hugh Gusterson won the 2017...
Dec 1, 2017
Erika Auger '18, winner of 2017 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize
Erika Auger, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the law school's 2017 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize. The prize was established at the law school in 2006 by the law firm of K & L Gates LLP (formerly Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLC) to honor Dolores K...
Nov 30, 2017
Chicago-Kent's chapter of the Order of the Coif inducted 23 new members in November 2017.
The Chicago-Kent College of Law chapter of the Order of the Coif inducted 23 new members November 27 during award ceremonies at the law school. The Order of the Coif is a national legal honor society that recognizes superior scholarship and promotes the ethical standards of the legal profession...
Nov 20, 2017
Quinn Ford '18 and Stephanie Flowers '18, winners of the National Moot Court Competition's Region VIII tournament, will advance to the national finals in New York.
Stephanie Flowers and Quinn Ford, third-year students at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, have won the National Moot Court Competition's Region VIII tournament, held November 18 and 19, 2017, at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee. The team also had the region's highest-...
Nov 17, 2017
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Seven Chicago-Kent alumni, more than those of any other law school, were listed and profiled in the 2017 edition of Forty Under 40 , a publication honoring the 40 most talented young attorneys practicing in Illinois. A supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer , the annual...
Nov 15, 2017
From left: Ralph L. Brill Award winner Jack Amaro '19, second-place winner Pauline Panayi ’19, first-place winner Margaret Kamm '19 and Fay Clayton Award winner Blake Thompson '19 after the 2017 Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition
Margaret Kamm, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the 26th annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the law school's Moot Court Honor Society . The competition is named for Chicago-Kent graduate Ilana Diamond Rovner, judge...
Nov 13, 2017
From left: Justin Taylor '19, Imani-Ari Asanté '19, Presley Valenzuela '18 and Michael Brew, Chicago-Kent's ABA Negotiation Competition regional teams
The Chicago-Kent team of Michael Brew '19 and Presley Valenzuela '18 won the ABA Negotiation Competition's Region 7 tournament, held November 10 and 11 at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis. Brew and Valenzuela will join teams from nine other regions at the national finals...
Nov 10, 2017
Professor Daniel Martin Katz was inducted as a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management at the organization's 2017 annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Professor Daniel Martin Katz , director of the Law Lab at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, was inducted as a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management on October 27 at the organization's 2017 annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Professor Daniel Martin Katz was inducted as a...
Nov 10, 2017
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Two reports published in recent weeks have declared Chicago-Kent preeminent in using innovative curricula and programming to prepare students for the future of legal practice. Following a survey of American law schools, the fall 2017 issue of National Jurist magazine names Chicago-Kent among 20...
Nov 9, 2017
From left: Marko Ilich and his teammate, Katherine LaRosa, finished in the top four at the 2017 ALA National Moot Court Competition, and Timothy Lavino and Alexandrina Shrove  placed second.
The Chicago-Kent Moot Court Honor Society team of Timothy Lavino ’18 and Alexandrina Shrove ’18 placed second in the nation and won the second-place best brief award at the 2017 Appellate Lawyers Association National Moot Court Competition, held November 3 and 4 in Chicago. From left: Marko Ilich...
Oct 24, 2017
From left: Alexis Halsell ’18, Jesse Pollans ’18, Shahina Khan ’18 and Kristen Farr Capizzi ’18 finished in second place at the 2017 National Civil Trial Competition.
The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Kristen Farr Capizzi ’18, Alexis Halsell ’18, Shahina Khan ’18 and Jesse Pollans ’18 finished in second place at the 2017 National Civil Trial Competition, held October 21 and 22 in Santa Monica and Los Angeles, Calif. The invitation-only tournament is...
Oct 18, 2017
From left: Jonathon Dotson '19, Hannah Nisson '19, Farishta Ahmadi '19 and Aima Mori '19 will represent Chicago-Kent in the national finals of the 2017 Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition.
Two teams from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech earned wild-card invitations to the national finals of the 2017 Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition. The Chicago-Kent teams will face off against high-performing teams from three other regions during the National Asian Pacific...