Press Releases

Feb 12, 2020
Chicago-Kent College of Law students Joey Carrillo ’21 and Ada Sandoval ’20 have been selected for Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) internships for spring 2020.
Chicago-Kent College of Law students Joey Carrillo ’21 and Ada Sandoval ’20 have been selected for Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) internships for spring 2020. PILI interns receive a stipend and work at Illinois nonprofits under the supervision of experienced attorneys. Joey Carrillo ’21 is...
Feb 10, 2020
Debbie Ginsberg, Dawn Young, and Emily Barney won an Illinois Institute of Technology 2019 Team Excellence Award for “Innovative Contribution to Support Excellence in Teaching and Research.
Three members of the Chicago-Kent College of Law staff won an Illinois Institute of Technology 2019 Team Excellence Award in December for “Innovative Contribution to Support Excellence in Teaching and Research.” Debbie Ginsberg (second from left), Dawn Young (center), and Emily Barney (second from...
Feb 6, 2020
The American Legal System in Popular Culture is a six-credit course offered to students seeking an introduction to the American legal system and how it is portrayed in modern media. The course is targeted at au pairs and others visiting the United States who are interested in a broad understanding...
Jan 30, 2020
Professor César F. Rosado Marzán has been named to the executive committee of the Labor Law Group.
Professor César F. Rosado Marzán , co-director of Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Institute for Law and the Workplace , has been named to the executive committee of the Labor Law Group. Founded in 1953, the Labor Law Group is dedicated to developing casebooks and other educational materials to...
Jan 6, 2020
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2020, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize . Established in 2007 at Chicago-Kent College of Law by the late Roy C. Palmer ’62 and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the prize honors a work of scholarship that explores the tension...
Dec 17, 2019
The American Legal System in Popular Culture is a six-credit course offered to students seeking an introduction to the American legal system and how it is portrayed in modern media. The course is targeted at au pairs and others visiting the United States who are interested in a broad understanding...
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...