Press Releases

Sep 4, 2012
The Honorable Maria Pallante, U.S. Register of Copyrights and director of the Copyright Office, will speak at IIT Chicago-Kent's third annual U.S. Supreme Court Intellectual Property Review (SCIPR) addressing the topic "New Initiatives of the Copyright Office." Register Pallante will also...
Aug 31, 2012
Andrew Koppelman, the John Paul Stevens Professor of Law and professor of political science at Northwestern University, will deliver the 2012 Constitution Day lecture at IIT Chicago-Kent at 5 p.m. on September 24. Professor Koppelman will address the topic "The Tough Luck Constitution and the Fight...
Aug 29, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will host the 2012 Tournament of Champions October 24 to 28. The tournament will be held at the Circuit Court of Cook County in the Richard J. Daley Center and in IIT Chicago-Kent’s Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Courtroom. Established in 1989, the Tournament of Champions...
Jul 27, 2012
Jerry Goldman, research professor of law and director of the Oyez Project at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been named to receive a 2012 Fastcase 50 award. Fastcase, a legal research service based in Washington, D.C., established the awards in 2011 to showcase "the fifty most interesting,...
Jul 26, 2012
The Center for Law and Computers will be conducting maintenance on the Internet connection for the IIT Downtown Campus from 10:15 p.m. on Friday, July 27, to 8:00 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012. Beginning at 10:15 p.m. on Friday, all services located within the Downtown Campus will experience...
Jul 6, 2012
Aaron Davis and Michael Johnson have been named to receive the 2012 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Michael Johnson (left) and Aaron Davis have been named to receive the 2012 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic...
Jul 4, 2012
Professor Carolyn Shapiro named "Appellate Lawyer of the Week" by National Law Journal Professor Carolyn Shapiro , director of IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States (ISCOTUS), has been designated "Appellate Lawyer of the Week" by the National Law Journal. "Shapiro...
Jun 21, 2012
Patrick Milott '12 has been awarded the 2012 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. The prize was established in 2009 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law by the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP to honor the memory of Sandra P. Zemm, who died in September 2008 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Patrick Milott...
Jun 18, 2012
Benjamin Coate and Julio Costa, second-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, have been awarded ten-week Peggy Browning Fellowships for the 2012-13 school year. From left, second-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Benjamin Coate and Julio Costa have been awarded ten-week Peggy Browning...
Jun 7, 2012
A diverse group of 25 undergraduate students, all interested in legal careers, is participating in a special four-week summer session at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. The law school is hosting the Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program, which is designed to provide current college...