Press Releases

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
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...
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 20, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will hold a one-day E-Discovery Institute: "What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About E-Discovery" on March 21 at the law school, 565 West Adams Street (between Clinton and Jefferson streets) in Chicago. As electronic discovery or "e-discovery" becomes more widely used...
Mar 14, 2013
Matt Carter, Lisa DeLeon and Seth Heim, second-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will represent the law school in the second annual National Professional Responsibility Competition March 15 and 16 at Indiana University's Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. The...
Mar 13, 2013
Samuel Cook and Sarah Riess, third-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will represent the law school in the 40th annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition's Midwest regional tournament March 15 to 17 in Chicago. Sponsored by the American Intellectual Property Law...
Mar 12, 2013
Appellate Courts as First Responders: The Constitutionality and Propriety of Appellate Courts' Resolving Issues in the First Instance , a law review article by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Distinguished Professor Joan E. Steinman , has won the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers' (AAAL) 2011–...
Mar 11, 2013
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2013, for the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize . Established in 2007 at IIT 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...
Mar 6, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will defend its National Ethics Trial Competition championship March 14 to 16 at the Robert T. Matsui Federal Courthouse in Sacramento, Calif. The team of second-year students Amanda Bell, Fariz Burhanuddin, John DiFrancesco and Holli Dobler will represent the law...