Press Releases

Oct 16, 2020
The Chicago-Kent College of Law trial advocacy team of Claire Axelrood ’21, Adrian Delgado ’20, Andrew Hale ’20, and Eddie Hettel ’21 reached the semifinal round of the 2020 National Pretrial Competition held by Stetson University College of Law. This year’s competition was held over Zoom from...
Sep 14, 2020
CHICAGO, September 14, 2020—Michael Z. Green has been named the next director of Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Institute for Law and the Workplace. Green is currently professor of law and director of the Workplace Law Program at Texas A&M University School of Law. He will become the second...
Sep 9, 2020
Marsha Ross-Jackson, assistant dean for student professional development, and head of the Office of Diversity and inclusion, Multicultural Affairs, and Professional Development at Chicago-Kent College of Law, shared her tips on navigating law school and professional life in a new book that seeks to...
Sep 8, 2020
The Constitutional Democracy Project (CDP) will hold a virtual panel discussion on voting rights in celebration of Constitution Day on September 17 from 4-5 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. The panel, “What Does the Constitution Say About Voting?,” will focus on the history of the...
Sep 3, 2020
Monica Pechous has won the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) 2020 Willis R. Tribler Law Student Writing Competition for her article “The Impact of Technology on Home Rule Power in Illinois.” This is her third writing competition win over the past year. Monica Pechous In the...
Sep 1, 2020
New director of the national institute to be named in September. CHICAGO, September 1, 2020 ̶̶ Martin H. Malin , founder and director of Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Institute for Law and the Workplace , has announced that he is retiring at the end of May 2021. Malin says that he plans to remain...
Jul 15, 2020
As Chicago shut down in March in response to COVID-19, more calls started coming into the C-K Law Group seeking legal help. Meanwhile, Chicago-Kent College of Law students and soon-to-be graduates were watching their summer internships, summer associate positions, clerkships, and job offers...
Jul 9, 2020
Adrian Delgado ’21 and Dominica Puglise ’20 are the recipients of the 2020 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology. Adrian Delgado The awards, which include a cash stipend, are made at the end of the academic year...
Jul 2, 2020
As human beings , we are appalled and horrified by the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police, and by the centuries-old, yet ongoing, official and semi-official violence visited on people of color, especially African-Americans. We affirm that Black lives matter. As lawyers , we are well-...
Jun 25, 2020
A panel of experts will discuss race, law, and policing issues in a virtual event on June 30, the first event in Chicago-Kent College of Law’s new Equity Talks Series. David A. Harris , a nationally recognized expert on police, race, and criminal justice, will discuss his recently released book, A...