Press Releases

May 18, 2020
Noah Smith-Drelich, a civil rights litigator and scholar in tort law, is joining Chicago-Kent College of Law as an assistant professor of law in the fall. Smith-Drelich’s research lies on the intersection of tort law, civil procedure, and health policy, focusing on the ways in which substantive and...
May 13, 2020
Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Anne M. Burke Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Anne M. Burke is delivering the keynote address for Chicago-Kent College of Law’s 2020 Commencement. The virtual commencement will be streamed on the law school’s website beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 17...
May 11, 2020
Chicago-Kent Professor Bernadette Atuahene is the recipient of the 2020 John Hope Franklin Award from the Law and Society Association for her article “ Predatory Cities .” The annual award recognizes exceptional scholarship in the field of race, racism, and the law. Professor Bernadette Atuahene...
May 5, 2020
Programs will be geared toward middle school and high school students, and their teachers CHICAGO, May 5, 2020— Chicago-Kent College of Law is launching the Constitutional Democracy Project (CDP), which will prepare middle school and high school students for active civic participation by providing...
May 4, 2020
Bryant Roby Bryant Roby ’20 was named among six finalists for Law Student of the Year by National Jurist Magazine. The announcement was made in the Spring 2020 issue. Roby has been actively involved in extracurricular activities at Chicago-Kent, including serving as president of Chicago-Kent...
Apr 23, 2020
The Chicago-Kent College of Law trial advocacy team of Annisha Arnold ’20, Shawn-Anthony Meyer ’20, Michael McGee ’20, and Cristina Alma McNeiley ’20 finished among the top four teams in the country in the National Black Law Students Association’s 2020 Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition...
Apr 16, 2020
Chicago-Kent College of Law Assistant Professor Greg Reilly is the recipient of Illinois Tech’s 2020 John W. Rowe University Excellence in Teaching Award. Greg Reilly Established in 2014, the award recognizes faculty who have made notable contributions to their profession and to the university. It...
Apr 10, 2020
The Chicago-Kent College of Law appellate advocacy team of Hayden Dinges ’21, Sakshi Jain ’21, and Daniel Kfoury ’21 won the Best Brief Award at the 2020 William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. The team finished overall as quarterfinalists at the tournament, held February 21...
Apr 6, 2020
The Chicago-Kent College of Law trial advocacy team of Derek Bolka ’20, Katrina O’ Regan ’21, Alex Stark ’20, and Lilly Mashayek ’20 advanced to the semifinals of the Capitol City Challenge at American University's Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. It is the first time that a Chicago-...
Mar 12, 2020
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University Distinguished Professor Richard W. Wright has been selected as an academic fellow of the Pound Civil Justice Institute . A member of the Chicago-Kent College of Law faculty since 1985, Wright is a leading advocate for just tort liability provisions. Richard Wright "I am honored to be...