Press Releases

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
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 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 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...
Jan 19, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Sungjoon Cho has been selected by the Korea-EU Trade Commission to become a Member of Arbitration Panel Roster under Chapter 14 of the Korea-European Union Free Trade Agreement (Korea-EU FTA). Professor Cho's term begins immediately. The list of fifteen...
Dec 12, 2011
Professor Jonathan Decatorsmith oversees the law school's Tax Clinic in the Chicago-Kent Law Offices. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Tax Clinic will shift its focus to provide a variety of legal services to middle-income and small-business taxpayers effective January 2012. Focusing on three...
Dec 8, 2011
Professor Henry H. Perritt, Jr. Would-be heroines, heroes, villains, corrupt politicians and other characters will be able to bid on roles in "Giving Ground," a new play by IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Henry H. Perritt, Jr. , at a cast auction on December 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Chicago Bar...
Nov 23, 2011
From left: The Honorable Ilana Diamond Rovner '66 with second-year student Emily Chase-Sosnoff, winner of IIT Chicago-Kent's 20th annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition. Emily Chase-Sosnoff, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the 20th annual Ilana...
Nov 17, 2011
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will participate in the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's Moot Court Competition November 17 to 19 at the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago. In this year's competition, students will argue American Society of Thomas...
Oct 4, 2011
Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World of Privatized Foreign Affairs , by George Washington University Law School professor Laura A. Dickinson, has won the 2011 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize. The prize was established in 2007 by IIT...
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...