News - 2016

Apr 29, 2016
Holly Pope '16 is the recipient of the 2016 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. Holly Pope '16 is the recipient of the 2016 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. The prize was established in 2009 at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech by the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP to honor the memory of...
Apr 28, 2016
The law firm of Jackson Lewis PC and the Institute for Law and the Workplace at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech have announced the winners of the 2015–16 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law . Awards were presented to the top three entries...
Apr 26, 2016
2016 Bar and Gavel inductees Front row, from left: Lindsay Hicks, Ann Motto, Briana Mayes and Amber Lukowicz Back row, from left: Huy Nguyen, Lydia Ness, Matthew Smart, Tracey Harkins, Matthew McElwee, Andrew Sharp, Alexandra Brinkmeier and Peter Cheun Twelve members of the Class of 2016 at Chicago...
Apr 20, 2016
Professor Felice Batlan won the 2016 J. Willard Hurst Prize for her book Women and Justice for the Poor: A History of Legal Aid, 1863–1945 (Cambridge University Press 2015). Professor Felice Batlan , professor of law and associate dean for faculty at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech,...
Apr 14, 2016
The Chicago-Kent community is saddened by the recent death of Bernard B. "BB" Wolfe '37, a former prosecutor, judge and legislator who earlier this year celebrated his 101st birthday. In 2013, BB was named one of Chicago-Kent's 125 Alumni of Distinction . BB's remarkable career spanned 79 years. A...
Apr 12, 2016
Matthew McElwee and Caitlin Ajax swept the two national best oral advocate awards at the 2016 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Chicago-Kent students won the two top advocacy awards at the final rounds of the American Bar Association's 2016 National Appellate Advocacy Competition, held...
Apr 6, 2016
Professors Lori Andrews and Sheldon Nahmod
Professor Lori Andrews Professors Lori Andrews and Sheldon Nahmod have been listed in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America , a peer-review publication that names leading lawyers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia plus more than 60 additional countries. ne of six leading...
Apr 1, 2016
Kenneth Matuszewski '16 won the 2016 Ladas Memorial Award for his paper Casting Out Confusion: How Exclusive Appellate Jurisdiction in the Federal Circuit Would Clarify Trademark Law . Kenneth Matuszewski, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the...
Mar 31, 2016
Nicolette Ward '16 (left) and Emily Schroeder '15 defeated six nationally ranked trial teams to win the 2015 National Trial Competition, the premier trial advocacy tournament in the United States. The Trial Advocacy Program at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology has been...
Mar 15, 2016
From left: Benjamin Jacobs '17, Whitney Williams '16, Brandi Burton '16 and Dion Beatty '17 placed third at the national round of the 2016 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech won the top two best advocate awards at the national round of the 2016...
Mar 15, 2016
Third-year students Stephanie Crigler and Kenneth Matuszewski won second place at the national finals of the 2016 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition. Stephanie Crigler and Kenneth Matuszewski, third-year students at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, won second place at the national...
Mar 14, 2016
From left: Olivia Schwartz '17, Mohini Lal '16, Dalia Labrador '17 and Erin Kuhfuss '17 will represent Chicago-Kent at the 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition. The Chicago-Kent team of Erin Kuhfuss '17, Dalia Labrador '17, Mohini Lal '16 and Olivia Schwartz '17 will represent the law school at...
Mar 11, 2016
Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech will host two events relating to the ABA TECHSHOW this month. Over the weekend of March 12 to 13, the free, public Tech for Justice Hackathon aims to bring together lawyers, judges, legal aid workers, technologists, domestic violence experts, activists,...
Mar 11, 2016
In a widely publicized study appearing in the March 8 issue of JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, a research team from Chicago-Kent's Institute for Science, Law and Technology examined the privacy policies and practices of Android diabetes apps and reported that they came up...
Mar 9, 2016
Second-year students Nick DeRyke (left) and Daniel Ristau won the award for best respondent's brief at the 2016 Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition. In addition, Ristau was honored as the tournament's best oral advocate. Nick DeRyke and Daniel Ristau, second-year students at Chicago-...
Mar 9, 2016
Professor Lance Compa will discuss "The External Workforce and the Domestic Workplace: Connecting International Labor Standards and Free Trade Agreements" at the 2016 Kenneth M. Piper Lecture. Cornell University professor Lance Compa will discuss "The External Workforce and the Domestic Workplace:...
Mar 7, 2016
Students Caitlin Ajax and David Love will advance to the national tournament of the 2016 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. The Chicago-Kent team of Caitlin Ajax and David Love won a regional championship at the 2016 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, held March 3 to 5 in San...
Mar 4, 2016
From left: Michael Cosgrove, Alexandria Seydel and Paul King will represent Chicago-Kent at the 2016 Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court in New York. Second-year students Michael Cosgrove, Paul King and Alexandria Seydel will represent Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech...
Mar 3, 2016
From left: Kendra Spearman '16, Lindsay Hicks '16, Sona Arora '17 and Tracey Harkins '16 will compete on one team representing Chicago-Kent at the 2016 AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition. Two teams from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech will compete in the regional...
Mar 2, 2016
From left: Second-year students Nicholas Dollenmaier, Schuyler Ufkes and Matt Cannon will participate in the 2016 Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition. Matt Cannon, Nicholas Dollenmaier and Schuyler Ufkes, all second-year students at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, will...