Press Releases

Feb 12, 2018
Brittany Kaplan ’19 and Evan Kline-Wedeen ’18 placed second overall and won the first-place best brief award at the 2018 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition's Midwest regional tournament. The team will advance to the national finals in March.
The Chicago-Kent team of Brittany Kaplan ’19 and Evan Kline-Wedeen ’18 will advance to the national finals of the 27th annual Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the International Trademark Association. The team placed second overall and won the first-place best brief award at the...
Feb 5, 2018
The Chicago-Kent team of Annisha Arnold '20 (front row, left), Qi Niu '18 (front row, right), Ashley Davidson '19 (center row, left) and India Burton '18 (center row, right) placed second at the 2018 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition's Midwest regional tournament. They are pictured here with their coaches Katrice Matthews '10 (back row, left) and Adella Deacon '11 (back row, right). Not pictured: Coach Janelle Dixon '11
Chicago-Kent team of Annisha Arnold '20, Ashley Davidson '19, India Burton '18 and Qi Niu '18 finished in second place at the Midwest regional tournament of the 2018 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition, held January 31 to February 2 at Saint Louis University School of Law. The team will...
Feb 2, 2018
From left: Ben Mahon, Alanna Elinoff, Matthew Griffin and Cody Lipke will compete in the final rounds of the 2018 Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot in Vancouver, Canada.
For the second year in a row, a team from Chicago-Kent College of Law has advanced to the final rounds of the Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot. To qualify for the 2018 competition, the Chicago-Kent team of Alanna Elinoff '18, Matthew Griffin '18, Cody Lipke '18 and Ben Mahon '18...
Jan 29, 2018
Christopher Gerardi ’18 (left) and Anthony Joseph ’18 won the first-place best brief award and finished in the final four in the 2017-18 Moot Court National Championship in Houston, Texas.
The Chicago-Kent appellate advocacy team of Christopher Gerardi ’18 and Anthony Joseph ’18 won the first-place best brief award and finished as semifinalists in the 2017–18 Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship. Only 16 law schools from around the country were invited to participate...
Jan 22, 2018
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 of the nation's legal system and its role in shaping American culture. The spring 2018 course will meet May 18 to 20.
Jan 17, 2018
Dolores K. Hanna, Class of 1952
The Chicago-Kent community mourns the death of distinguished alumna Dolores K. Hanna ’52, an influential trademark attorney who worked tirelessly to promote the role of women in the legal profession. Ms. Hanna died January 15, 2018, in Chicago, at age 90. Dolores K. Hanna, Class of 1952. Photo ©...
Jan 9, 2018
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2018, 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...
Jan 5, 2018
George Suh '18 (left) won a Diversity Scholarship from the Korean American Bar Association. He's pictured at the awards ceremony with Peter Huh, a member of organization's board of directors.
George Suh, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, is the recipient of a 2017 Korean American Bar Association Diversity Scholarship. The award recognizes service to the Korean community and commitment to public interest work. George Suh '18 (left) won a Diversity Scholarship from the...
Dec 14, 2017
George Washington University Professor Hugh Gusterson won the 2017 Palmer Prize for his book Drone: Remote Control Warfare (MIT Press).
The 2017 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize has been awarded to Professor Hugh Gusterson of George Washington University for his book Drone: Remote Control Warfare (MIT Press 2016, paperback 2017). George Washington University Professor Hugh Gusterson won the 2017...
Dec 1, 2017
Erika Auger '18, winner of 2017 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize
Erika Auger, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the law school's 2017 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize. The prize was established at the law school in 2006 by the law firm of K & L Gates LLP (formerly Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLC) to honor Dolores K...