Press Releases

May 5, 2017
Greg Wyler '96
Greg Wyler '96 will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent's 2017 Commencement. Greg Wyler '96 will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent's 2017 Commencement. Greg Wyler '96, founder and executive chairman of OneWeb, will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent College of Law's 2017...
Apr 13, 2017
Professor Adrian Walters (right) presents Stephanie Wolf '17 with an ABI Medal of Excellence.
Stephanie Wolf '17 has been awarded a Medal of Excellence from the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) for outstanding performance in her bankruptcy coursework and for her membership in the Chicago-Kent team that submitted the highest-ranked U.S. brief at the 2017 Ian Fletcher International...
Apr 13, 2017
Justice-term accuracy heatmap compared against  M = 10 null model (1915 -2015).
In a paper in the peer-reviewed science journal PLOS ONE, Chicago-Kent professor Daniel Martin Katz, Chicago-Kent researcher Michael J. Bommarito II, and Professor Josh Blackman of South Texas College of Law Houston construct a model that predicts with more than 70 percent accuracy the votes and...
Apr 5, 2017
2017 Bar and Gavel inductees
Twelve members of the Class of 2017 at Chicago-Kent College of Law have been named to the Bar and Gavel Society. The induction was held at the Student Bar Association award ceremonies April 3 at the law school. 2017 Bar and Gavel inductees Front row, From left: Margaret "Peggy" Wojkowski, Kelsey...
Mar 30, 2017
Cover of the March 31, 2017, issue of Science Photo : Jim Richardson, National Geographic Creative In a paper appearing in the March 31, 2017, issue of Science , Vanderbilt law professor J.B. Ruhl , Chicago-Kent professor Daniel Martin Katz , and Chicago-Kent researcher Michael J. Bommarito II...
Mar 29, 2017
Professor Elizabeth De Armond
Professor Elizabeth De Armond is a winner of the 2017 Annual Writing Competition of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. Chicago-Kent Professor Elizabeth De Armond is a winner of the 2017 Annual Writing Competition of the American College of Consumer Financial Services...
Mar 23, 2017
Professor Martin Malin
Professor Martin Malin authored a recent paper titled The AFSCME–State of Illinois Negotiations: Traveling in Uncharted Waters, which reviews and evaluates the current state of negotiations between AFSCME and the State of Illinois. A recent paper by Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Martin...
Mar 22, 2017
Militza Pagán
During her two-year Skadden Fellowship, Militza Pagán will work at the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law in Chicago. Chicago-Kent alumna Militza Pagán is the recipient of a 2017 Skadden Fellowship. Established in 1988 by the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, the...
Mar 20, 2017
Jeffrey Michalik '17 (left) and Maxwell Eichenberger placed in the top four at the final rounds of the 2017 Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot in Sydney, Australia. The Chicago-Kent team of Maxwell Eichenberger '17 and Jeffrey Michalik '17 placed in the top four at the final rounds of...
Mar 16, 2017
Students participated in an intensive Saturday workshop at Seyfarth Shaw to kick off Chicago-Kent's new Legal Project Management and Legal Process Improvement course.
Continuing its legacy as an innovator in legal education, Chicago-Kent is offering a new course this spring, titled Legal Project Management and Legal Process Improvement , in collaboration with Seyfarth Shaw LLP. The course provides students with practical skills that address the demands of...
Mar 13, 2017
Regional champions (from left) Connor Greene, Stephanie Gerstetter, Erin Kuhfuss and Kristen Farr Capizzi will advance to the 2017 AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition national finals in Cleveland. The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Kristen Farr Capizzi '18, Stephanie Gerstetter '18, Connor...
Mar 9, 2017
Meaghan Sweeney '17
Meaghan Sweeney '17 is the winner of the 2017 Hirsh Award of the American College of Legal Medicine for her paper proposing a health-based approach to legislation aimed at reducing gun violence. Sweeney, who won first place in the college's Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine & Bioethics, presented her paper in February at the college's annual conference in Las Vegas.
Mar 3, 2017
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...
Mar 2, 2017
Roy Palmer '62 (left) accepts the 2012 Distinguished Service Award from Dean Harold Krent. Mr. Palmer passed away on February 27, 2017. The Chicago-Kent community is saddened to learn of the recent death of attorney and philanthropist Roy C. Palmer '62, a generous benefactor of the law school and...
Feb 27, 2017
From left: The Chicago-Kent team of Maxwell Eichenberger '17, Jeffrey Goldberg '17, Jeffrey Michalik '17 and Stephanie Wolf '17 are the only team in the United States to qualify for the final rounds of the 2017 Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot. A team from Chicago-Kent College of Law...
Feb 20, 2017
From left: Erika Rodger '18, Anthony Joseph '18 and Christopher Gerardi '18 finished in second place and won the best brief award at the 2017 McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. The Chicago-Kent appellate advocacy team of Christopher Gerardi '18, Anthony Joseph '18 and Erika Rodger...
Feb 14, 2017
From left: Catherine Larson, Meaghan Fontein and Francyn Brown will advance to the national finals of the 2017 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition. 
From left: Catherine Larson, Meaghan Fontein and Francyn Brown will advance to the national finals of the 2017 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition. (Photo by Stephanie Crigler) The Chicago-Kent team of Francyn Brown, Meaghan Fontein and Catherine Larson will advance to the national finals of the...
Feb 3, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Chicago-Kent will participate in the CourtCall Law School Awards program for 2016–17. CourtCall will present two graduating students with an award of $250 each for excellence in advocacy. The winning students will be selected by the directors of the trial and...
Jan 31, 2017
From left: Kathleen Karnig '17, Maxwell Eichenberger '17 and Jenna Kim '17
From left: Kathleen Karnig '17, Maxwell Eichenberger '17 and Jenna Kim '17 finished in second place at the 2017 Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship. The Chicago-Kent appellate advocacy team of Maxwell Eichenberger '17, Kathleen Karnig '17 and Jenna Kim '17 finished in second place...
Jan 31, 2017
The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Jon Emmanuel '18 and Tyler Mikan '17 won the 2017 National Trial Competition's Midwest regional tournament, held January 26 to 28 in Valparaiso, Indiana. This is the 25th time in the last 35 years that a team from Chicago-Kent has won the regional...