Press Releases

Sep 12, 2019
Elisabeth Hieber '19 (left) and Tobias Rodriguez '19 advocated for gender-neutral restrooms at Chicago-Kent. They're pictured here holding the awards they received at the annual diversity graduation celebration.
Chicago-Kent College of Law has won the 2019 Henry J. Ramsey, Jr. Diversity Award from the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association. The award—named in honor of Henry J. Ramsey Jr., who served as dean of the Howard University School of Law from 1990 to 1996—recognizes Chicago-Kent’s...
Sep 10, 2019
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...
Sep 8, 2019
Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Felice Batlan has been appointed co-editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Legal History . The American Jour nal of Legal History is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal that publishes outstanding scholarship on all facets and periods of legal history, with a...
Sep 5, 2019
Evan McLaughlin, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology, is the recipient of the law school’s 2019 Harold J. and Nancy F. Krent Excellence Award. Evan McLaughlin ’21 is the recipient of the law school’s 2019 Harold J. and Nancy F. Krent Excellence...
Aug 21, 2019
Bryant Roby ’20 was one of only two law students selected for a 2019 Hinshaw Diversity Scholarship from the law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP. 
Bryant Roby, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, was the only law student selected for a 2019 Hinshaw Diversity Scholarship from the law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP. Bryant Roby ’20 was selected for a 2019 Hinshaw Diversity Scholarship from the law firm Hinshaw &...
Aug 21, 2019
Professor Sergio Gamonal C. (left) of Adolfo Ibáñez University in Chile and Associate Professor César Rosado Marzán of Chicago-Kent College of Law and co-authored Principled Labor Law: U.S. Labor Law through a Latin American Method (Oxford University Press 2019).
Professors Sergio Gamonal C. (left) and César Rosado Marzán and co-authored Principled Labor Law: U.S. Labor Law through a Latin American Method (Oxford University Press 2019). Professor César F. Rosado Marzán of Chicago-Kent College of Law and Professor Sergio Gamonal C. of Adolfo Ibáñez...
Aug 15, 2019
Cover for "Why Don't We Defend Better?: Data Breaches, Risk Management, and Public Policy" (2019)
According to a 2019 study sponsored by IBM Security, the average total cost of a data breach in the United States is $8.19 million. And yet, many companies don’t invest enough time or money to protect themselves and their customers from hackers. Professor Richard Warner of Chicago-Kent College of...
Aug 12, 2019
Four recent Chicago-Kent College of Law graduates were selected for 2019 Equal Justice Works fellowships, which provides them with an opportunity to support legal services organizations and launch their careers in public service. The Equal Justice Works Fellowship program offers aspiring public...
Jul 23, 2019
Jean M. Wenger, director of the law library and senior lecturer at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been elected as a member of the executive board of the International Association of Law Libraries.
Jean M. Wenger , director of the law library and senior lecturer at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been elected as a member of the executive board of the International Association of Law Libraries. Her term, which runs from 2019 to 2022, begins in November at the IALL’s 38th annual course in...
Jul 16, 2019
Zoe Arthurson-McColl ’20 and Karen Maxwell ’19 are the recipients of the 2019 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic.
Zoe Arthurson-McColl ’20 and Karen Maxwell ’19 are the recipients of the 2019 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology. The awards, which include a cash stipend, are made at the end of the academic year to Chicago-...