Press Releases

Oct 15, 2018
Noor Abdulmassih '20 (top left) and Gina Cesario '20 (top right) placed second in the central regional tournament of the 2018 Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition and will advance to the national rounds in November.
The Chicago-Kent team of Noor Abdulmassih '20 and Gina Cesario '20 will advance to the national rounds of the 2018 Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. The team placed second in the central regional tournament, held October...
Oct 5, 2018
Yuting Li '18 won the  2018 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize, awarded annually to an outstanding student in labor and employment law.
Yuting Li '18 is the recipient of the 2018 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize, awarded annually to an outstanding student in labor and employment law. The prize was established in 2009 at Chicago-Kent College of Law by the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP to honor the memory of Sandra P. Zemm, who died in...
Oct 1, 2018
Preview of Federal Circuit arguments at Chicago-Kent, October 2018
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will hear arguments in the Marovitz Courtroom at Chicago-Kent College of Law on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m., followed by Q&A sessions with Federal Circuit law clerks at 12:15 p.m. and with Federal Circuit judges at 12:40 p.m...
Aug 17, 2018
Photo of library stacks with text overlay of @ckscholarship Twitter handle
The faculty of Chicago-Kent College of Law has been ranked 44th among American law school faculties for the scholarly impact of their published work. In a study published this week on the Social Science Research Network, U.S. law school faculties were ranked for the frequency with which their...
Aug 13, 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 winter 2018 course will meet December 7 to 9.
Jul 30, 2018
Distinguished Professor Sheldon Nahmod (left) accepts a 2018 Abner J. Mikva Award, presented by Geoffrey Stone, co-chair of the ACS Chicago Lawyer Chapter Board of Advisors.  Photo: Andrew Collings | Chicago Lawyer Chapter, American Constitution Society
Distinguished Professor Sheldon Nahmod received a 2018 Abner J. Mikva Award from the Chicago Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society at a luncheon July 24 at the Union League Club in Chicago. The award, renamed in 2016 in honor of the late Abner Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for...
Jul 26, 2018
Professor Lori Andrews receives the 2018 AALL Spectrum Article of the Year Award
Distinguished Professor Lori Andrews won the 2018 AALL Spectrum Article of the Year Award from the American Association of Law Libraries for her article iSpy: Threats to Individual and Institutional Privacy in the Digital World . She accepted the award July 17 at the association’s national meeting...
Jul 12, 2018
Dean Harold Krent accepted the 2018 Leonard Jay Schrager Award for Excellence on July 12 at the Chicago Bar Association and Chicago Bar Foundation's Pro Bono & Public Service Awards Luncheon. | Photo: Bill Richert for the Chicago Bar Foundation
Harold J. Krent , dean of Chicago-Kent College of Law, is the recipient of the 2018 Leonard Jay Schrager Award for Excellence, conferred July 12 by the Chicago Bar Foundation. The award recognizes attorneys in academia who have made significant contributions to improving access to justice for the...
Jul 2, 2018
Law Library Director Jean Wenger
Chicago-Kent Law Library Director Jean Wenger Jean M. Wenger has been appointed Director of the Law Library and Senior Lecturer at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Her appointment is effective July 1, 2018. Ms. Wenger earned her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, her master’s degree...
Jun 27, 2018
Block(Legal)Tech, a one-day conference on the legal aspects of blockchain technology, sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law, Jenner & Block LLP and FinTEx, will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street in Chicago. This first-of-its-kind event...