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May 19, 2022
How good of a lawyer should an artificial intelligence system be? More importantly, how good do you want one to be? When it comes to teaching machines how to understand and utilize language, it turns out that the more legalese that they know, the better, according to a new paper co-authored by...
May 2, 2022
Jessica Kimbrough, the chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer at United Airlines and a 2004 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law, will deliver the keynote address at the law school’s 2022 Commencement.
Apr 20, 2022
A Chicago-Kent College of Law labor and employment law student who specialized in government and community service work has been awarded the Sandra P. Zemm Prize in Labor and Employment Law for 2022. Erin Monforti ’22 received the prize for her essay highlighting “my love for representing employers...
Apr 11, 2022
A half-dozen Chicago-Kent College of Law students decided to spend their winter break tackling one of the toughest pro bono jobs out there: helping survivors of domestic violence and sexual assualt file emergency protective orders. “A lot of students don’t get to see difficult cases like this…They...
Apr 11, 2022
A Chicago-Kent College of Law librarian has been elected to head the largest law librarian association in Illinois next year. In March Mandy Lee , the college’s research and instructional services librarian, was elected vice president and president-elect of the Chicago Association of Law Libraries...
Mar 18, 2022
Vince Warren will give Chicago-Kent College of Law’s 2022 Centennial Visitor Lecture next Wednesday. Warren is the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights . He is a leading expert on racial injustice and discriminatory policing, and oversees the Center for Constitutional Rights...
Mar 14, 2022
CHICAGO, March 14, 2022 —Chicago-Kent College of Law has officially renamed the Institute for Law and the Workplace (ILW) after founder and professor emeritus Martin H. Malin. A virtual celebration of the Martin H. Malin Institute for Law and the Workplace was held on March 10. ILW raised more than...
Mar 9, 2022
A Chicago-Kent College of Law team fought to become a regional co-champion of one of the largest moot court competitions of 2022, the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
Mar 9, 2022
Katherine Hanson ’22, who gave up her successful hair salon business to become a standout student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been named a 2021 “Law Student of the Year” by National Jurist and PreLaw Magazine . The publications named ten Law Students of the Year in their Spring 2022 issues...
Feb 23, 2022
A Chicago-Kent team won the regional bout of the National Trial Competition with the highest score of any law school in the Midwest, making it the second year in a row both students will be advancing to the prestigious competition's national rounds.