Press Releases

Apr 10, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States (ISCOTUS) and the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago (CRFC) will host "A Day at the U.S. Supreme Court" on April 12 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the law school's Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Courtroom, 565 West Adams...
Apr 9, 2013
The Honorable Richard Linn, judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will deliver the keynote address at the third Patent Conference (PatCon3). Judge Linn will address the topic "The Changing Landscape of Patent Law: At the USPTO, the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit." The...
Apr 4, 2013
California attorney Tracy K. Genesen will address the topic "Wine and Social Media: Prohibition, Power Politics and Consumer Choice," at a noon lecture on April 8 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street (between Clinton and Jefferson streets), in Chicago. The lecture, which is...
Apr 3, 2013
Michael J. Broyde, professor of law and a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University, will deliver the keynote address on the first day of "Shari'a and Halakha in America," a free two-day conference co-hosted by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and the...
Apr 3, 2013
Brooklyn Law School professor and ACLU president Susan N. Herman will discuss her award-winning book Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy (Oxford University Press 2011) at the 2012 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture. The...
Mar 29, 2013
Twenty-nine IIT Chicago-Kent alumni were admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court on March 4. The induction ceremony was conducted by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., who administered the oath to the group. Associate Justices Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader...
Mar 25, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States (ISCOTUS) and its Oyez Project have produced materials related to two same-sex marriage cases to coincide with the U.S. Supreme Court's hearings March 26 and 27 of Hollingsworth v. Perry , a challenge to California's Proposition...
Mar 25, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will host a public forum at 3 p.m. on March 27 that will focus on issues related to same-sex marriages. The forum, "Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court," is being held to coincide with the final day of oral arguments in two same-sex marriage cases currently...
Mar 21, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law second-year students Claudia Cortes and David McKenzie will compete in the Herbert J. Wechsler National Criminal Law Moot Court Competition on March 23 at the Erie County Courthouse in downtown Buffalo. The tournament is sponsored by SUNY Buffalo Law School's...
Mar 21, 2013
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Zeke Katz '14 and Jack Marshall '13 won the Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition held March 15 to 17 in Madison, Wisconsin. Katz and Marshall also won the award for the second-best respondent's brief. Zeke Katz '14 (left) and Jack...