Press Releases

Feb 27, 2012
"The First Amendment v. Violent Bigotry: Navigating the Lines Between Free Speech and Hate Crimes" is the topic of a brown-bag lunch discussion and continuing legal education program presented by Michael Lieberman, Washington counsel and director of the Civil Rights Policy Planning Center of the...
Feb 24, 2012
From left, third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Carlos Vera, Daniel Crone, Jessica Velez and Marcell Taylor will compete on one of the teams representing the law school at the American Association for Justice's (AAJ) 2012 Student Trial Advocacy Competition's regional tournament. Two teams from IIT...
Feb 22, 2012
From left, third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Joshua Lurie, Kirtana Kalavapudi, and Sinjan Bose will compete on one of the teams representing the law school at the third annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will defend its championship and...
Feb 22, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students Patrick Abbott, Eun-kyung Kim and Erica Yee will represent the law school in the 24th annual National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition. The tournament, sponsored by Pace Law School, will be held February 23 to 25 in White Plains, New York. From left...
Feb 21, 2012
Katherine S. Newman, James B. Knapp Dean of the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and professor of sociology at Johns Hopkins University, will deliver IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 34rd annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture . Dean Newman will address the topic "Workers on the Run: Recession...
Feb 21, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Hazel Gumbs, Rachel Oliver, Johanna Ojo and Brittany Pritchett has advanced to the national finals of the National Black Law Students Association's (NBLSA) Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent, one of the top two teams in the Midwest...
Feb 16, 2012
From left, second-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Max Barack, Ramsin Canon, and Amir Missaghi will compete as one of the teams representing the law school at the 27th annual William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will send two teams to...
Feb 13, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Lindsay Gephardt '12, Heather Widell '12, and Erik Wilson '12 has advanced to the final rounds of the National Trial Competition (NTC), the premier trial advocacy tournament in the nation. IIT Chicago-Kent was one of two winning teams in the NTC Region 8...
Feb 10, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will defend its regional championship in the National Black Law Students Association's (NBLSA) Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Midwest Regional Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent will compete against teams from 12 states in the region during NBLSA's Midwest convention...
Feb 9, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will send two teams to participate in the National Trial Competition's (NTC) Region 8 tournament February 9 to 11 at the Richard J. Daley Center in Chicago. The National Trial Competition, established in 1975 by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, is the one of the...