Press Releases

Jul 22, 2011
Harvard Law School professors Gabriella Blum and Philip B. Heymann will discuss their award-winning book, Laws, Outlaws, and Terrorists: Lessons from the War on Terrorism (MIT Press 2010), at the 2010 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture. The program will...
Apr 20, 2011
Professor Ronald W. Staudt "Apps for Justice: Learning Law by Creating Software," an innovative legal education concept developed by IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Ronald W. Staudt and a team of educators and entrepreneurs, has been honored at the Future Ed: New Business Models for U.S. and Global...
Mar 7, 2011
From left: The Chicago-Kent team of (from left) Bryan Bienias, Caitlyn Jones and Stephen Gardner, winners of the 2011 National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Bryan Bienias, Stephen Gardner and Caitlyn Jones has won the 2nd annual National...
Mar 1, 2011
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the Midwest regional tournament of the American Association for Justice's (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition. Chicago-Kent will compete against teams from nine law schools from Illinois and Indiana March 3 to 6 in Indianapolis...
Feb 24, 2011
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman Susan Hedman, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 administrator, will deliver the keynote address at "Challenges Facing the Chicago Area Waterway System," a Great Lakes Environmental Law Symposium co-sponsored...
Feb 23, 2011
The Center for Access to Justice & Technology (CAJT) at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, in partnership with the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI), has released Access to Justice AuthorTM 4.0, an upgrade of the popular legal software used by those who assist low-income...
Feb 21, 2011
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Onika Angus, Adella Deacon, Janelle Fairchild and Marcell Taylor has won the Midwest regional championship and has advanced to the national finals of the National Black Law Students Association's (NBLSA) Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. Team...
Jan 25, 2011
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has joined with the Center on Halsted, Chicago Alliance against Sexual Exploitation, Chicago Foundation for Women, Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network and Rape Victim Advocates to present a Chicago mayoral candidates forum to address strategies for ending...
Jan 24, 2011
Professor Ralph Brill is the first recipient of the Association of Legal Writing Directors' Brill Award. Click on the image to watch a video of Professor Brill accepting the award during a reception at the AALS annual meeting in San Francisco. The Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) has...
Jan 21, 2011
Distinguished Professor Sheldon Nahmod (far left) presented the 2011 Sheldon H. Nahmod IIT Civil Rights Award to a coalition of four Chicago-Kent student organizations represented by (from left) 3L student Rohit Paul, SALSA president; 2L student Brittany Pritchett, BLSA vice-president; 2L student...