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Mar 12, 2020
Richard
University Distinguished Professor Richard W. Wright has been selected as an academic fellow of the Pound Civil Justice Institute . A member of the Chicago-Kent College of Law faculty since 1985, Wright is a leading advocate for just tort liability provisions. Richard Wright "I am honored to be...
Mar 12, 2020
Monica
Monica Pechous, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, accepted the Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association’s Franklin W. Klein Law Student Writing Competition Award on February 17, 2020, at the organization’s annual conference in Naperville, Illinois. The award is given...
Feb 24, 2020
Monica Pechous, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the American Kennel Club’s 2019 Companion Animal Law Writing Contest.
Monica Pechous, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the American Kennel Club’s 2019 Companion Animal Law Writing Contest. As the first-place winner, Pechous received a $2,500 cash prize for her paper “A Leash Too Tight: A Case for a ‘Pet-Integrative’ Society.” Monica...
Feb 19, 2020
UPDATE: The April 22 event unveiling event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date. Please check our website for future updates. CHICAGO, February 19, 2020 —Illinois Institute of Technology today announced the renaming of its law school building to the Conviser Law Center in...
Feb 17, 2020
Patrick Foote ’20 is the recipient of the 2020 AFL-CIO legal fellowship.
Patrick Foote, who expects to graduate from Chicago-Kent College of Law in May 2020, is the recipient of the 2020 AFL-CIO legal fellowship. Only one recent graduate is chosen each year out of hundreds of applicants from law schools across the country. “I’m the second Chicago-Kent student in a row...
Feb 14, 2020
The Chicago-Kent team of Bryant Roby ’20 and Alexandra Rogers ’21 will advance to the national finals of the 2020 NBLSA Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition.
The Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Bryant Roby ’20 and Alexandra Rogers ’21 will advance to the national finals of the 2020 Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA). The team placed third in the Midwest regional tournament, held...
Feb 13, 2020
From left: The Chicago-Kent College of Law trial advocacy team of Shawn-Anthony Meyer ’20, Annisha Arnold ’20, Cristina Alma McNeiley ’20, and Michael McGee ’20 won the Midwest regional championship of the National Black Law Students Association’s 2020 Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition.
The Chicago-Kent College of Law trial advocacy team of Annisha Arnold ’20, Shawn-Anthony Meyer ’20, Michael McGee ’20, and Cristina Alma McNeiley ’20 won the Midwest regional championship of the National Black Law Students Association’s 2020 Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition that was...
Feb 12, 2020
Chicago-Kent College of Law students Joey Carrillo ’21 and Ada Sandoval ’20 have been selected for Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) internships for spring 2020.
Chicago-Kent College of Law students Joey Carrillo ’21 and Ada Sandoval ’20 have been selected for Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) internships for spring 2020. PILI interns receive a stipend and work at Illinois nonprofits under the supervision of experienced attorneys. Joey Carrillo ’21 is...
Feb 10, 2020
Debbie Ginsberg, Dawn Young, and Emily Barney won an Illinois Institute of Technology 2019 Team Excellence Award for “Innovative Contribution to Support Excellence in Teaching and Research.
Three members of the Chicago-Kent College of Law staff won an Illinois Institute of Technology 2019 Team Excellence Award in December for “Innovative Contribution to Support Excellence in Teaching and Research.” Debbie Ginsberg (second from left), Dawn Young (center), and Emily Barney (second from...
Feb 6, 2020
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...