Press Releases

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...
Mar 12, 2020
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Monica Pechous, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, accepted the Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association’s Franklin W. Klein Law Student Writing Competition Award on February 17, 2020, at the organization’s annual conference in Naperville, Illinois. The award is given...
Feb 24, 2020
Monica Pechous, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the American Kennel Club’s 2019 Companion Animal Law Writing Contest.
Monica Pechous, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the American Kennel Club’s 2019 Companion Animal Law Writing Contest. As the first-place winner, Pechous received a $2,500 cash prize for her paper “A Leash Too Tight: A Case for a ‘Pet-Integrative’ Society.” Monica...
Feb 19, 2020
UPDATE: The April 22 event unveiling event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date. Please check our website for future updates. CHICAGO, February 19, 2020 —Illinois Institute of Technology today announced the renaming of its law school building to the Conviser Law Center in...
Feb 17, 2020
Patrick Foote ’20 is the recipient of the 2020 AFL-CIO legal fellowship.
Patrick Foote, who expects to graduate from Chicago-Kent College of Law in May 2020, is the recipient of the 2020 AFL-CIO legal fellowship. Only one recent graduate is chosen each year out of hundreds of applicants from law schools across the country. “I’m the second Chicago-Kent student in a row...
Feb 14, 2020
The Chicago-Kent team of Bryant Roby ’20 and Alexandra Rogers ’21 will advance to the national finals of the 2020 NBLSA Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition.
The Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Bryant Roby ’20 and Alexandra Rogers ’21 will advance to the national finals of the 2020 Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA). The team placed third in the Midwest regional tournament, held...
Feb 13, 2020
From left: The Chicago-Kent College of Law trial advocacy team of Shawn-Anthony Meyer ’20, Annisha Arnold ’20, Cristina Alma McNeiley ’20, and Michael McGee ’20 won the Midwest regional championship of the National Black Law Students Association’s 2020 Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition.
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 won the Midwest regional championship of the National Black Law Students Association’s 2020 Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition that was...