Press Releases

Jan 23, 2017
From left: The team of Sean Fitzgerald '19, Mark Reel '17 and Daniel Haze '18 won the Best Written Materials Award at the 2017 National Baseball Arbitration Competition. (Photo courtesy of Tulane Law School)
The Chicago-Kent team of Sean Fitzgerald '19, Daniel Haze '18 and Mark Reel '17 won the Best Written Materials Award at the 2017 National Baseball Arbitration Competition, held January 18 to 20 in New Orleans. From left: The team of Sean Fitzgerald '19, Mark Reel '17 and Daniel Haze '18 won the...
Jan 5, 2017
Illinois Institute of Technology has appointed Mark D. Rosen to the rank of Distinguished Professor. Illinois Institute of Technology has appointed Mark D. Rosen to the rank of Distinguished Professor. Distinguished Professor, the highest rank awarded to faculty, recognizes preeminent achievement...
Jan 4, 2017
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2017, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize . Established in 2007 at 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...
Dec 12, 2016
Laura K. Donohue won the 2016 Palmer Prize for her book The Future of Foreign Intelligence: Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age (Oxford University Press 2016). The 2016 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize has been awarded to Laura K. Donohue for her book The...
Dec 1, 2016
Professor Christopher Schmidt won the American Society for Legal History's 2016 Surrency Prize. The American Society for Legal History has awarded Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Christopher Schmidt the 2016 Surrency Prize for the best article published in the society's 2015 edition of its...
Nov 29, 2016
The Chicago-Kent College of Law chapter of the Order of the Coif inducted 25 new members November 28 during award ceremonies at the law school. The Order of the Coif is a national legal honor society that recognizes superior scholarship and promotes the ethical standards of the legal profession...
Nov 21, 2016
Third-year students Tracey Starck and Alex Halaska will represent Chicago-Kent in the 2017 National Moot Court Competition national finals. Third-year students Alex Halaska and Tracey Starck will represent Chicago-Kent College of Law in the National Moot Court Competition national finals in New...
Nov 17, 2016
Chief Judge Diane Wood (right) presented third-year student Symone Shinton with the 2016 Ilana Diamond Rovner Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocate. Symone Shinton, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the 25th annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate...
Nov 16, 2016
Chicago-Kent College of Law has received a $102,000 grant from the Access Group Center for Research & Policy Analysis to support a summer program for college students that promotes diversity in the legal profession. The law school's PreLaw Undergraduate Scholars Program , begun in 2002, seeks...
Nov 14, 2016
From left: The Chicago-Kent team of Bryce Hensley, Connor Greene, Kristen Farr Capizzi and Tyler Mikan placed second in the 2016 White Collar Crime Mock Trial Invitational. Connor Greene, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the best advocate award at the...
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...