Press Releases

Jan 23, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has been invited to compete in the 2012 Moot Court National Championship, taking place January 27 to February 2 at the University of Houston Law Center's Blakely Law Center. This is the fourth consecutive year that IIT Chicago-Kent has been invited to participate...
Jan 20, 2012
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2012, for the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize. Established in 2007 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law by alumnus Roy C. Palmer and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the prize honors a work of scholarship that explores the tension...
Jan 19, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Sungjoon Cho has been selected by the Korea-EU Trade Commission to become a Member of Arbitration Panel Roster under Chapter 14 of the Korea-European Union Free Trade Agreement (Korea-EU FTA). Professor Cho's term begins immediately. The list of fifteen...
Dec 12, 2011
Professor Jonathan Decatorsmith oversees the law school's Tax Clinic in the Chicago-Kent Law Offices. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Tax Clinic will shift its focus to provide a variety of legal services to middle-income and small-business taxpayers effective January 2012. Focusing on three...
Dec 8, 2011
Professor Henry H. Perritt, Jr. Would-be heroines, heroes, villains, corrupt politicians and other characters will be able to bid on roles in "Giving Ground," a new play by IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Henry H. Perritt, Jr. , at a cast auction on December 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Chicago Bar...
Nov 23, 2011
From left: The Honorable Ilana Diamond Rovner '66 with second-year student Emily Chase-Sosnoff, winner of IIT Chicago-Kent's 20th annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition. Emily Chase-Sosnoff, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the 20th annual Ilana...
Nov 17, 2011
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will participate in the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's Moot Court Competition November 17 to 19 at the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago. In this year's competition, students will argue American Society of Thomas...
Oct 4, 2011
Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World of Privatized Foreign Affairs , by George Washington University Law School professor Laura A. Dickinson, has won the 2011 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize. The prize was established in 2007 by IIT...
Jul 22, 2011
Harvard Law School professors Gabriella Blum and Philip B. Heymann will discuss their award-winning book, Laws, Outlaws, and Terrorists: Lessons from the War on Terrorism (MIT Press 2010), at the 2010 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture. The program will...
Apr 20, 2011
Professor Ronald W. Staudt "Apps for Justice: Learning Law by Creating Software," an innovative legal education concept developed by IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Ronald W. Staudt and a team of educators and entrepreneurs, has been honored at the Future Ed: New Business Models for U.S. and Global...