Press Releases

Mar 9, 2012
The Center for Open Government at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, the Chicago Headline Club and Citizen Advocacy Center will co-sponsor a free open government training seminar for professional and citizen journalists March 17 from noon to 2 p.m. at the law school, Room 580, 565 West Adams St. (...
Mar 7, 2012
Allison Adams, Catherine Cottle and Jason Gluskin, second-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will represent the law school in the National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law. The tournament will be held March 9 and 10 at Capital University Law School in Columbus...
Mar 5, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Daniel Crone '12, Marcell Taylor '12, Jessica Velez '12, and Carlos Vera '12 has advanced to the national finals of the American Association for Justice's (AAJ) 2012 Student Trial Advocacy Competition by winning the regional tournament, held March 1 to 4...
Mar 1, 2012
John W. Rowe, chairman and chief executive officer of Exelon Corporation and chairman of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Board of Trustees, will deliver the keynote address at the second annual Great Lakes Environmental Law Symposium, co-sponsored by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and...
Mar 1, 2012
Social networking is no longer just a pastime. For many, it has become a way of life. With more than 1.25 billion users on the five most popular social networking sites, the need to share information on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace, Google+ and other sites has become ubiquitous, necessary,...
Feb 28, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law successfully defended its championship in the third annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition. The tournament, sponsored by DePaul University College of Law and the Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation, was held February 24 and 25...
Feb 28, 2012
From left, second-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Irena Kin, Sam Mustain and Emily Chase-Sosnoff will compete on one of the two teams representing the law school at the 33rd annual ABA National Appellate Advocacy Regional Competition. From left, second-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Patrick Gill,...
Feb 27, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Rachel Brady, Matthew Cogan and Alexandra Grace has won the 27th annual William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition, held February 23 to 25 at the University of Minnesota Law School. Brady, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent, also...
Feb 27, 2012
"The First Amendment v. Violent Bigotry: Navigating the Lines Between Free Speech and Hate Crimes" is the topic of a brown-bag lunch discussion and continuing legal education program presented by Michael Lieberman, Washington counsel and director of the Civil Rights Policy Planning Center of the...
Feb 24, 2012
From left, third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Carlos Vera, Daniel Crone, Jessica Velez and Marcell Taylor will compete on one of the teams representing the law school at the American Association for Justice's (AAJ) 2012 Student Trial Advocacy Competition's regional tournament. Two teams from IIT...
Feb 22, 2012
From left, third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Joshua Lurie, Kirtana Kalavapudi, and Sinjan Bose will compete on one of the teams representing the law school at the third annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will defend its championship and...
Feb 22, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students Patrick Abbott, Eun-kyung Kim and Erica Yee will represent the law school in the 24th annual National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition. The tournament, sponsored by Pace Law School, will be held February 23 to 25 in White Plains, New York. From left...
Feb 21, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Hazel Gumbs, Rachel Oliver, Johanna Ojo and Brittany Pritchett has advanced to the national finals of the National Black Law Students Association's (NBLSA) Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent, one of the top two teams in the Midwest...
Feb 21, 2012
Katherine S. Newman, James B. Knapp Dean of the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and professor of sociology at Johns Hopkins University, will deliver IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 34rd annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture . Dean Newman will address the topic "Workers on the Run: Recession...
Feb 16, 2012
From left, second-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Max Barack, Ramsin Canon, and Amir Missaghi will compete as one of the teams representing the law school at the 27th annual William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will send two teams to...
Feb 13, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Lindsay Gephardt '12, Heather Widell '12, and Erik Wilson '12 has advanced to the final rounds of the National Trial Competition (NTC), the premier trial advocacy tournament in the nation. IIT Chicago-Kent was one of two winning teams in the NTC Region 8...
Feb 10, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will defend its regional championship in the National Black Law Students Association's (NBLSA) Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Midwest Regional Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent will compete against teams from 12 states in the region during NBLSA's Midwest convention...
Feb 9, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will send two teams to participate in the National Trial Competition's (NTC) Region 8 tournament February 9 to 11 at the Richard J. Daley Center in Chicago. The National Trial Competition, established in 1975 by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, is the one of the...
Jan 23, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has been invited to compete in the 2012 Moot Court National Championship, taking place January 27 to February 2 at the University of Houston Law Center's Blakely Law Center. This is the fourth consecutive year that IIT Chicago-Kent has been invited to participate...
Jan 20, 2012
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2012, for the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize. Established in 2007 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law by alumnus Roy C. Palmer and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the prize honors a work of scholarship that explores the tension...