Press Releases

Feb 6, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete against teams from 12 states during the National Black Law Students Association's (NBLSA) Midwest regional convention February 6 to 9 in St. Louis. The top two teams in the Midwest tournament will join ten teams from five other regions at the national...
Feb 6, 2013
"The Global Regulation of Financial Markets" is the topic of a lecture by Michael Mann, a partner at the law firm of Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP, on February 28 at 5:30 p.m. in IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 10th floor event room, 565 West Adams Street (between Clinton and Jefferson streets)...
Feb 5, 2013
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke '83 and Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) President Emeritus Lewis M. Collens will serve as honorary co-chairs of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 125th Anniversary Gala . The black-tie event will be held on Saturday, February 23, from 5:30 to 11 p...
Jan 18, 2013
January 28 is the application deadline for the 2013 Honors Scholars Program, a full-tuition law school scholarship and stipend program at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Established in 1998, the program provides full-tuition law school scholarships and annual living stipends for extraordinarily...
Jan 18, 2013
The Bruce M. Kohen Courtroom at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will be dedicated at a public reception on January 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the law school's Lewis Collens Atrium, 565 West Adams Street (between Clinton and Jefferson streets) in Chicago. The Bruce M. Kohen Courtroom at IIT Chicago-Kent...
Jan 17, 2013
Emily Chase-Sosnoff, Irena Kin and Sam Mustain, third-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, have advanced to the National Moot Court Competition as finalists in the regional tournament held November 10 and 11 at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee. As the region's top two teams...
Jan 10, 2013
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Institute for Compliance will present a half-day "Compliance Boot Camp" for practitioners, in-house counsel and prospective compliance professionals. The program will be held from 1-4:45 p.m. on January 17 in the law school's Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium...
Jan 9, 2013
Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy , by Brooklyn Law School professor and national ACLU president Susan N. Herman, has won the 2012 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize . Susan N. Herman's book Taking Liberties: The War on Terror...
Dec 11, 2012
Laurence Tooth, a third-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the 21st annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the law school's Moot Court Honor Society. The competition is named for IIT Chicago-Kent graduate Ilana Diamond Rovner '66, judge of the...
Nov 19, 2012
Graduates of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law have exceeded the statewide passage rates on the Illinois bar exam for the tenth consecutive year. According to results released by the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar, 95 percent of IIT Chicago-Kent graduates who took the bar exam in July 2012...