Press Releases

Oct 1, 2013
University of California Irvine School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky has been named IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 2013 Centennial Visitor. Dean Chemerinsky will deliver the 2013 Centennial Lecture, "Has the Supreme Court Lost Faith in the Courts?," at 3 p.m. on October 7 in the Governor Richard...
Sep 24, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's yearlong 125th anniversary celebration continues with an All-School Reunion and Block Party on Saturday, September 28, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the 200 block of South Jefferson Street between Adams and Jackson streets in Chicago. The law school is hosting the...
Sep 13, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will launch its Fall 2013 Documentary Film Series on Race on September 18, with a screening of "The Central Park 5, " directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon. The film, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012, examines the 1989 assault and...
Sep 12, 2013
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law chapter of the Order of the Coif will induct 30 new members October 11 during award ceremonies in the Walnut Room of the Hotel Allegro in Chicago. The Order of the Coif is a national legal honor society that recognizes superior scholarship and promotes the...
Sep 9, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will celebrate Constitution Day with a panel discussion that will focus on issues related to same-sex marriages. The panel discussion "When Did It Become Unconstitutional for States to Ban Same Sex Marriage?: Constitutional Interpretation in the 21st Century" will be...
Sep 9, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will celebrate the new academic exchange between the law school and the Bar Council of Ireland by hosting a distinguished delegation of members of the Irish bench and bar September 9 to 13. Three events are open to the public and will take place at the law school at...
Sep 9, 2013
The College of Law Practice Management (COLPM) will hold is 2013 Futures Conference October 4 and 5 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street (between Clinton and Jefferson streets), in Chicago. Professor Stephen Mayson Stephen Mayson, director and professor of strategy at Legal...
Aug 27, 2013
Venus by Valerie Schiff is one of several works by prominent Midwest artists to be featured in The Art of Influence: Breaking Criminal Traditions, at IIT Chicago-Kent, October 10, 2013, to February 3, 2014. The Art of Influence: Breaking Criminal Traditions sheds light on ongoing ancient rituals...
Aug 24, 2013
Edward Lee , IIT Chicago-Kent professor and director of its Program in Intellectual Property Law , will address the topic "The Fight for the Future: How People Defeated Hollywood and Saved the Internet—For Now." Professor Lee's presentation will begin at 2:30 p.m. on September 25 in the Chicago...
Aug 23, 2013
CHICAGO- Applications will be accepted from scholars in the social sciences and law through August 24, 2013, for the first "Workshop on Empirical Methods in Intellectual Property." The program, co-sponsored by IIT Chicago-Kent's Center for Empirical Studies of Intellectual Property (CESIP) and the...