Press Releases

Dec 9, 2019
Abraham L. Newman Henry Farrell The 2019 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize has been awarded to Henry Farrell and Abraham L. Newman for their book, Of Privacy and Power- The Transatlantic Struggle over Freedom and Security (Princeton University Press 2019). The annual...
Nov 21, 2019
Kevin LaBarge ’21 (left) and Micah Fishman ’21 won the Runner-Up Best Brief Award and finished as quarterfinalists at the national finals of the 2019 Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition.
The Chicago-Kent team of Micah Fishman ’21 and Kevin LaBarge ’21 won the Runner-Up Best Brief Award and finished as quarterfinalists at the national finals of the 2019 Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Kevin LaBarge ’21 (...
Nov 20, 2019
Outstanding Law School Diversity Outreach Award
Chicago-Kent College of Law was honored with an Outstanding Law School Diversity Outreach Award at the 15th annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair, held November 8 and 9 at Columbia Law School in New York. Assistant Dean for Student Professional Development & Diversity Marsha...
Nov 15, 2019
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Judge Ilana Diamond Rovner (left) presented Kristen Merritt ’21 with the 2019 Ilana Diamond Rovner Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocate.
Kristen Merritt, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the 28th annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the law school's Moot Court Honor Society. The competition is named for Chicago-Kent graduate Ilana Diamond Rovner, the first woman to...
Nov 14, 2019
Betul Serbest '19 Betul Serbest ’19 recently received the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Jan Jancin Award at the organization’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The award is named after Jan Jancin, a past president of AIPLA, and is given to a law student who best exemplifies...
Nov 7, 2019
From left: The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Emin Drnovsek ’21, Breana Brill ’21, and Myles Carroll ’20  placed second in the 2019 National Medical-Legal Trial Competition.
The Chicago-Kent College of Law trial advocacy team of Breana Brill ’21, Myles Carroll ’20, and Emin Drnovsek ’21 placed second in the 2019 National Medical-Legal Trial Competition, held November 1–3 in Hempstead, N.Y. From left: The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Emin Drnovsek ’21, Breana...
Nov 5, 2019
CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2019—With the Fight for $15 minimum-wage movement, and nationwide strikes by Google employees and Uber and Lyft drivers, groups of nonunionized workers organizing to advocate for their rights have become part of a growing trend in what’s being called the alt-labor movement. Chicago...
Oct 28, 2019
Kevin LaBarge ’21 (left) and Micah Fishman ’21 (second from left) will advance to the finals of the 2019 Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition. Their teammates Michelle Locascio ’21 (second from right) and Chris Tuinenga ’21 (right) performed well in the regional tournament but didn't advance.
The Chicago-Kent team of Micah Fishman ’21 and Kevin LaBarge ’21 will advance to the national finals of the 2019 Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Kevin LaBarge ’21 (left) and Micah Fishman ’21 (second from left) will...
Oct 21, 2019
Members of the Immigration Law Society, pictured with Director of Institutional Projects Dawn Young (third from left), display their 2019 Outstanding Student Organization Award.
Members of the Immigration Law Society, pictured with Director of Institutional Projects Dawn Young (third from left), display their 2019 Outstanding Student Organization Award. Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Immigration Law Society received the 2019 Outstanding Student Organization Award at...
Oct 8, 2019
Johnny Derogene ’19 recently received the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel’s Alvin D. Lurie Memorial Award. The award is one of two prizes in the ACEBC’s annual writing competition for law students to encourage them to learn about employee benefits.