Press Releases

Apr 16, 2021
Adrian Walters
Because of his inspirational dedication to online instruction and student well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic, Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Adrian Walters has been awarded Illinois Institute of Technology’s Michael J. Graff Teaching and Advising Innovation Award this year. The award,...
Apr 15, 2021
CHICAGO, April 15, 2021 — Law and technology scholar Nancy S. Kim has been named the inaugural Michael Paul Galvin Chair in Entrepreneurship and Applied Legal Technology at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology. “Preparing our students for the future of law requires a...
Apr 12, 2021
After years working in Silicon Valley’s proving grounds, Nancy Kim brought her wealth of experience to academia. She has spent decades advising students, budding entrepreneurs, and business leaders about the potential and pitfalls of new technology. During an honorary ceremony on Oct. 25, 2021, Kim...
Mar 25, 2021
After six arduous rounds spread over three days, Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Trial Advocacy team finished in the final four during the National Ethics Trial Competition this year.
Mar 25, 2021
A Chicago-Kent College of Law team pulled off an undefeated streak in the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition’s regional bouts this year, and will advance to nationals in April. Ion Moraru Third-year student Alex Mathews and fourth-year evening student Ion Moraru, who practiced...
Mar 12, 2021
About five dozen high school students crowded onto Zoom to debate the case. If you were interested in the United States Constitution, there was lots to talk about: search and seizure, probable cause, hot pursuit….
Mar 10, 2021
In one of the most stellar performances of the 2021 moot court season to date, a Chicago-Kent College of Law team pulled off an undefeated streak of wins to take the national William E. McGee Civil Rights Moot Court Competition title. Teammates Mia Rivecco and Hannah Bucher, both second-year law...
Mar 3, 2021
Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Moot Court Honor Society teams continued their impressive 2021 run this week, placing high in a pair of national competitions and earning a best oralist award. Shaunagh McGoldrick Starting on February 25, second-year law students Shaunagh McGoldrick and Scott LaMunyon...
Feb 25, 2021
One client, recently let go from a job due to COVID-19, was besieged by hospital bills. His dire medical situation didn’t help. Another lived in a household with no income or savings—and little hope on the horizon due to the pandemic. But over winter break, a group of Chicago-Kent College of Law...
Feb 23, 2021
Chicago-Kent National Trial Competeition 2021
In the decades-old history of the National Trial Competition—the most prestigious trial advocacy contest of the year—only three times have a pair of teams advanced from a single school in Chicago’s region to earn their place in nationals. That third time happened this weekend, when a pair of two-...