Press Releases

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...
Apr 25, 2012
"Giving Ground," a play by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law professor and playwright Henry H. Perritt, Jr., is more than a whodunit full of murder, mayhem, political corruption and shady corporate dealings. Premiering May 3 at the James R. Thompson Center Auditorium in Chicago, the play is also a...
Apr 17, 2012
Austin D. Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science and chair of the Political Science Department at Amherst College, has been named IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Centennial Visitor for 2012. Professor Sarat will deliver the 2012 Centennial Lecture, "...
Apr 12, 2012
George Washington University law professor Laura Dickinson will discuss her award-winning book, Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World of Privatized Foreign Affairs (Yale University Press 2011), at the 2011 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize...
Mar 28, 2012
Ashley Brody and Matt Fitterer, second-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will participate in the 27th annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition March 29 to 31 at Brooklyn Law School. Second-year students Ashley Brody and Matt Fitterer will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in...
Mar 28, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Kaitlyn Connelly, John Darragh and Jeffrey Grimyser will compete in the second annual Billings, Exum and Frye National Moot Court Competition March 29 to 31 at the Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina. From left, second-year...
Mar 26, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is one of 42 ABA-accredited law schools invited to compete in the first South Texas Mock Trial Challenge held March 28 to April 1 at the Harris County Civil Courthouse, the Harris County Criminal Courthouse, and the Harris County 1910 Courthouse, all located in...
Mar 20, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute for the Supreme Court of the United States (ISCOTUS) has produced materials related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to coincide with the U.S. Supreme Court's unprecedented six-hour hearing of challenges to the health care reform law on March 26 to 28...