Press Releases

Sep 18, 2012
"Good Derivatives: A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation" is the topic of a lecture by Richard L. Sandor, chairman and chief executive officer of Environmental Financial Products LLC (EFP), on September 20 at 4:30 p.m. in room 590 on the Downtown Campus of Illinois Institute of...
Sep 10, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent is pleased to announce the launch of the Solo & Small Practice Incubator (SSPI), a one-year program starting November 5, 2012, designed to assist newly admitted attorneys in an "incubator" environment. SSPI will provide recent Chicago-Kent graduates valuable training, ongoing...
Sep 10, 2012
"The Death Penalty in America" is the topic of a program hosted by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law on September 12 from 2 to 6 p.m. in the law school's Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium, 565 West Adams (between Clinton and Jefferson streets) in Chicago. The program will focus on the future of...
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...