Press Releases

May 16, 2012
As Chicago hosts the NATO Summit May 20 to 21, 2012, there is the possibility of disruptions to "business as usual," including transportation to and from the city. Please note that the IIT Downtown Campus building will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20. Update 1: Friday, May 18 (8:30...
May 14, 2012
Bernadett Guy, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been named the 2012 Michael J. Angarola Scholar. The scholarship was established by the family, friends and colleagues of Michael J. Angarola, a 1972 IIT Chicago-Kent graduate. At the time of his death in 1987, Angarola...
May 14, 2012
Imagine answering a few short questions on your cell phone and being directed to a form on the Internet, which you will be able print out and file in court. What sounds like science fiction will soon be a reality. A redesigned A2J Author® will allow pro se litigants greater access to A2J Guided...
May 11, 2012
2012 Bar and Gavel Society inductees: (back row, from left) Jack Bentley, John Auchter, James Vergara, Joseph Janas, Candace Hansford; (front row, from left) Kirtana Kalavapudi, Rachel Remke, Elizabeth Camille, Katherine (Katsie) Calhoun, Nazanin Tondravi. Not pictured: Richard Madison and Umar...
May 11, 2012
Meganne Britton-Trela and Helena Gonzalez, third-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent, have been named the recipients of the 2012 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award. The award was created in memory of Professor Marc A. Grinker, a member of the IIT Chicago-Kent faculty from 1990 until his death in...
May 11, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent students Caroline Teichner and Bernhard Akwasi Müller will address their fellow graduates at the law school's 2012 Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 13, at 2:30 p.m at the UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Rd., in Chicago. Bernhard Akwasi Müller (left), a candidate for an LL.M. in...
May 11, 2012
Legal education changed forever in the 1960s with the development of clinical education, which allowed law students to simultaneously use the skills developed in their substantive classes while gaining hands-on experience by working with clients before graduation. IIT Chicago-Kent's Center for...
May 9, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students Patrick Ferrell and Kylin Fisher have been awarded Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowships. Ferrell and Fisher will each receive $5,000 to support their work in summer public interest law positions. Second-year students Kylin Fisher (...
May 9, 2012
William J. Wilkins, chief counsel of the Internal Revenue Service, will deliver the keynote address on the first day of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 31st annual Federal Tax Institute. The two-day program will be held May 17 and 18 at the law school, 565 West Adams St. (between Clinton and...
May 8, 2012
Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol of Thailand and Laurel G. Bellows, president-elect of the American Bar Association, will address graduates at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 2012 Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 13, at 2:30 p.m at the UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Rd., in...