Press Releases

Nov 11, 2016
Professor Martin Malin accepted the ABA's 2016 Arvid Anderson Public Sector Labor and Employment Attorney of the Year Award on November 11 in Chicago. Professor Martin Malin , director of the Institute for Law and the Workplace at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, is the recipient of...
Nov 11, 2016
Chicago-Kent will field the following teams in ADR-related interscholastic competitions during the 2016–17 academic year: November 12–13, 2016 ABA Law Student Division Negotiation Regional Competition Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Competitors: Logan Meyer and David Springer...
Nov 8, 2016
Professor Nancy S. Marder
Professor Nancy S. Marder has been selected as a member of the American Law Institute. Nancy S. Marder , professor of law and director of the Justice John Paul Stevens Jury Center at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been selected as a member of the American Law Institute (ALI). The ALI is the...
Nov 4, 2016
Mohini Lal '16 is spending her yearlong fellowship with the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum. Mohini Lal, a 2016 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has been chosen as a 2016 Reproductive Justice Fellow. The fellowship is designed to create entry points into the...
Oct 25, 2016
From left: The Chicago-Kent team of Tyler Mikan, Jon Emmanuel, Warren Fasone and Bryce Hensley finished in the top four at the 2016 Tournament of Champions. Bryce Hensley, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the best advocate award at the 2016 Tournament of...
Oct 20, 2016
The latest issue of the Seventh Circuit Review is available online at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/7cr . Articles in this issue analyze recent decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dealing with bankruptcy law, civil procedure, class action law, criminal procedure, First Amendment...
Oct 17, 2016
The trial advocacy team of (L-R) Dan Sanders, Paige Olsen, Krista Krepp and Kristen Farr Capizzi competed for Chicago-Kent at the Lone Star Classic in October 2016. The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of second-year students Kristen Farr Capizzi and Krista Krepp and third-year students Paige Olsen...
Oct 17, 2016
Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech will host a panel discussion on Professor William Birdthistle's new book, Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now (Oxford University Press 2016), on October 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at 565 West Adams Street in Chicago. In his new book, Professor...
Oct 11, 2016
Two brand-new Chicago-Kent grads had an extra incentive to celebrate this summer when a client they represented during law school was released from prison following their successful motion on his behalf. Peter Cheun '16 (left) and Kayla Higgins '16 Peter Cheun '16 and Kayla Higgins '16 , both...
Sep 30, 2016
Linda Greenhouse will give a talk titled "Telling It Like It Is: When Courts Call Out Legislatures" at Chicago-Kent's 2016 Centennial Lecture. Linda Greenhouse, Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, will deliver the 2016 Centennial...
Sep 30, 2016
Empirical research from Professor Anthony Michael Kreis was included in a report released this week from Lambda Legal that examines the influence of judicial elections on the rights of LGBT people. The report, available on Lambda's website , shows that judges elected to state supreme courts are...
Sep 8, 2016
Professor Sheldon Nahmod recently filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the City of Joliet in the case Manuel v. City of Joliet . Professor Sheldon Nahmod recently filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the City of Joliet in the case Manuel v. City of Joliet ,...
Sep 7, 2016
At the invitation of Chancellor Gerónimo Laviosa González of the National University of the East in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, Dean Harold Krent visited the university and gave a speech to university students, faculty and administrators about the importance of an independent judiciary. After the...
Aug 1, 2016
Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech has graduated its first class in its seven-month, online certificate program in Financial Markets Compliance (FMC) — a program among the first in the country to provide prospective and entry-level compliance professionals with a deep understanding of the...
Jul 27, 2016
3L Karen Vaysman recently presented research she conducted with Professor Wright to legal scholars from around the world who gathered at the University of Cambridge for the biennial Obligations Conference. Chicago-Kent student Karen Vaysman '17, in collaboration with Distinguished Professor Richard...
Jul 21, 2016
In Veazey v. Rich Township School District 227 (2016 IL App 1st 151795), decided July 20, 2016, the Illinois Appellate Court upheld Frederick Veazey's taxpayer standing to enforce the school district's anti-nepotism policy and paved the way to invalidate the Rich Township High School District's...
Jul 13, 2016
Dalia Labrador '17 (left) and Lydia Ness '16 are the recipients of Chicago-Kent's 2016 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic. Dalia Labrador '17 and Lydia Ness '16 are the recipients of the 2016 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at Chicago-Kent College...
Jul 11, 2016
Kenneth Matuszewski '16 and Stephanie Crigler '16 are the winners of Chicago-Kent's 2016 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize. Stephanie Crigler and Kenneth Matuszewski, both 2016 graduates of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, have won the law school's 2016 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize...
Jul 8, 2016
Matthew Smart '16 and Katie DeBoer '16, members of the Chicago-Kent Moot Court Honor Society, are the recipients of the 2016 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award. Katie DeBoer and Matthew Smart, both May 2016 graduates of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, are the recipients of the 2016...
Jul 8, 2016
During her two-year Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Lydia Ness '16 will advocate on behalf of people with disabilities who are victims of sexual abuse and sex trafficking and educate adults and children with disabilities about their legal rights. Lydia Ness, a 2016 graduate of Chicago-Kent College...