Press Releases

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...
Nov 16, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent will send two teams to compete in the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law's Law Student Trial Advocacy regional competition November 17 and 18 in Chicago. From left, Fariz Burhanuddin '14, Patrick Ferrell '13, Rachel Oliver '13 and John DiFrancesco '14 will compete on one of...
Nov 15, 2012
Emily Aleisa '13, Justin Haber '13, Kate Kosartes '14 and Jordan Lebovitz '13 will represent IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in the National Civil Trial Competition (NCTC), which will be held November 16 to18 at Loyola University Law School in Los Angeles. From left, Jordan Lebovitz '13, Kate...
Nov 9, 2012
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the National Moot Court Competition Region 8 tournament November 10 and 11 at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee. From left, third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Irena Kin, Sam Mustain and Emily Chase-Sosnoff will compete on...
Nov 9, 2012
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will participate in the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's 30th annual Moot Court Competition November 15 to 17 at the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago. Third-year students John Darragh and Anne Schmidlin are on the...