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Feb 12, 2019
Andrea Mireles '20 (left) and Jewell Ewing '20 placed second in the Midwest regional tournament of the 2019 Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition and will advance to the national finals.
The Chicago-Kent team of Jewell Ewing '20 and Andrea Mireles '20 will advance to the national rounds of the 2019 Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA). The team placed second in the Midwest regional tournament, held February 6 to 8...
Feb 8, 2019
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Chicago-Kent’s Program in Labor and Employment Law , known for combining theoretical education with exceptional experiential learning opportunities, has been rated the top program in the country by preLaw Magazine. The ratings, published in preLaw’s Winter 2019 issue , identify America’s top seven...
Jan 30, 2019
Updated January 30: Due to the continued extreme weather, all Chicago-Kent classes are canceled through Thursday, January 31. The library and cafeteria will be closed, but the building itself will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily. Normal operations will resume on Friday, February 1...
Jan 9, 2019
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 2019 course will meet May 17 to 19.
Jan 2, 2019
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2019, 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...
Dec 7, 2018
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Harold J. Krent , who will step down as Chicago-Kent's dean next year, has been named 2018 Person of the Year by Chicago Lawyer magazine. Congratulations, Dean Krent! Read the Chicago Lawyer feature [PDF]
Dec 5, 2018
Anthony Joseph '18 has published a scholarly paper in the November 2018 issue of the University of Pennsylvania's Journal of Constitutional Law.
Anthony Joseph '18 has published a scholarly paper in the November 2018 issue of the University of Pennsylvania's Journal of Constitutional Law. Anthony Joseph, a 2018 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law, has published a scholarly paper in the November 2018 issue of the University of...
Nov 30, 2018
Timothy H. Edgar, a senior fellow at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, won the 2018 Palmer Civil Liberties Prize for his book "Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA" (Brookings Institution Press 2017).
The 2018 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize has been awarded to Timothy H. Edgar , a senior fellow at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, for his book Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA (...
Nov 26, 2018
Professor Evelyn Brody accepted the 2018 Distinguished Achievement in Leadership and Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research Award from ARNOVA during the organization’s 47th annual conference.
Professor Evelyn Brody accepted the 2018 Distinguished Achievement in Leadership and Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research Award from ARNOVA during the organization’s 47th annual conference, held November 15 to 17 in Austin, Texas. Professor Evelyn Brody accepted the 2018 Distinguished...
Nov 20, 2018
Illinois Appellate Judge Mary Mikva (right) presented Jack Etchingham '20 with the 2018 Ilana Diamond Rovner Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocate.
Illinois Appellate Judge Mary Mikva (right) presented Jack Etchingham '20 with the 2018 Ilana Diamond Rovner Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocate. Jack Etchingham, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the 27th annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate...