Press Releases

Jul 2, 2019
Miranda L. Huber ’19 is the recipient of the 2019 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
Miranda L. Huber ’19 is the recipient of the 2019 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. The prize was established in 2009 at Chicago-Kent College of Law by the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP to honor the memory of Sandra P. Zemm, who died in September 2008 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Zemm Prize...
Jul 2, 2019
Yuliya Patlata ’19 has won the Chicago-Kent College of Law 2019 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize.
Yuliya Patlata ’19 has won the Chicago-Kent College of Law 2019 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize. The prize was established in 2006 by Bell, Boyd and Lloyd (now K&L Gates) to honor Dolores K. Hanna ’52, who served as the firm's special trademark counsel. Yuliya Patlata ’19 has won the Chicago-...
Jul 2, 2019
The Chicago-Kent College of Law community mourns the death of Professor of Law Emeritus Jeffrey G. Sherman , a one-of-a-kind professor who served as an institutional conscience to the law school for 32 years. He passed away recently at the age of 72. Professor Jeffrey G. Sherman “Jeff Sherman was a...
Jun 22, 2019
Professor of Law Emeritus Ralph Brill The Chicago-Kent College of Law community is saddened by the loss of Professor of Law Emeritus Ralph L. Brill . He passed away on Friday at the age of 83. Brill had been a member of Chicago-Kent’s faculty since 1961, and he taught more than 8,500 students over...
Jun 21, 2019
 Nicole Young ’19 is the recipient of Chicago-Kent's 2019 Gary Laser Professionalism Award.
Nicole Young, a May 2019 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology, has been selected to receive the 2019 Gary Laser Professionalism Award. Nicole Young ’19 is the recipient of Chicago-Kent's 2019 Gary Laser Professionalism Award. Created in 2017, the endowed prize...
Jun 17, 2019
The American Legal System in Popular Culture is a six-credit course offered to students seeking an introduction to the American legal system and how it is portrayed in modern media. The course is intended for au pairs and others visiting the United States who are interested in a broad understanding...
Jun 11, 2019
The 2019 PLUS Program scholars visited the Dirksen Federal Building to tour the courthouse and observe court proceedings.
A diverse group of 24 undergraduate students is participating this June in Chicago-Kent College of Law's 18th annual Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program , which is designed to introduce undergraduates who are interested in legal careers to the rigors of law school and to become successful legal...
Jun 5, 2019
Tyler Sprague and Patrick Foote
Patrick Foote ‘20 and Tyler Sprague ‘21 have been selected for Peggy Browning Fellowships, which are awarded to law students with a demonstrated commitment to workers’ rights. In 2019, the 10-week summer fellowship will support more than 80 public interest labor law fellowships nationwide. Patrick...
Jun 4, 2019
Professor Sergio Gamonal C. (left) of Adolfo Ibáñez University in Chile and Associate Professor César Rosado Marzán of Chicago-Kent College of Law and co-authored Principled Labor Law: U.S. Labor Law through a Latin American Method (Oxford University Press 2019).
Across Latin America a common set of principles governs the relationship between employers and employees. With the rise of the so-called gig economy in the United States and the decline of unions, among other developments affecting the quality of jobs and life of U.S. workers, Associate Professor...
Jun 3, 2019
Seven Chicago-Kent College of Law students were selected for the 2019 Institute for the Future of Law Practice (IFLP) program, which is the most students of any participating United States law school. IFLP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing entrepreneurial and technology-based...