Press Releases

Mar 25, 2021
A Chicago-Kent College of Law team pulled off an undefeated streak in the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition’s regional bouts this year, and will advance to nationals in April. Ion Moraru Third-year student Alex Mathews and fourth-year evening student Ion Moraru, who practiced...
Mar 25, 2021
After six arduous rounds spread over three days, Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Trial Advocacy team finished in the final four during the National Ethics Trial Competition this year.
Mar 12, 2021
About five dozen high school students crowded onto Zoom to debate the case. If you were interested in the United States Constitution, there was lots to talk about: search and seizure, probable cause, hot pursuit….
Mar 10, 2021
In one of the most stellar performances of the 2021 moot court season to date, a Chicago-Kent College of Law team pulled off an undefeated streak of wins to take the national William E. McGee Civil Rights Moot Court Competition title. Teammates Mia Rivecco and Hannah Bucher, both second-year law...
Mar 3, 2021
Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Moot Court Honor Society teams continued their impressive 2021 run this week, placing high in a pair of national competitions and earning a best oralist award. Shaunagh McGoldrick Starting on February 25, second-year law students Shaunagh McGoldrick and Scott LaMunyon...
Feb 25, 2021
One client, recently let go from a job due to COVID-19, was besieged by hospital bills. His dire medical situation didn’t help. Another lived in a household with no income or savings—and little hope on the horizon due to the pandemic. But over winter break, a group of Chicago-Kent College of Law...
Feb 23, 2021
Chicago-Kent National Trial Competeition 2021
In the decades-old history of the National Trial Competition—the most prestigious trial advocacy contest of the year—only three times have a pair of teams advanced from a single school in Chicago’s region to earn their place in nationals. That third time happened this weekend, when a pair of two-...
Feb 22, 2021
In an increasingly technological and virtual world, how will the law be practiced? Who will have access? Which processes will become automated, and which will require more than a simple e-signature? “The law in reality is often mediated through an information system somehow,” says Illinois Tech...
Feb 19, 2021
A trio of Chicago-Kent College of Law students wanting to serve the underserved have been awarded internships at local nonprofits under the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) this spring. The awardees—Jaylin D. McClinton, Erin Shiel, and Joseph Crawford, all second-year law students—will be...
Feb 9, 2021
Like many of their teammates, Hayden Dinges and Daniel Kfoury didn’t see moot court as a possibility when they enrolled in law school. “I didn’t want to do it. I hate public speaking. I’ve always been a somewhat insecure person when I’m speaking,” says Dinges. But the third-year Chicago-Kent...