Chicago-Kent News

Oct 16, 2017
From left: Mariam Chamilova, Carolina Solano, Dina Lupancu and Ashur Youash placed second in the 2017 Queens County District Attorney's Mock Trial Competition.
The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Mariam Chamilova '19, Dina Lupancu '18, Carolina Solano '19 and Ashur Youash '19 finished in second place at the 2017 Queens County District Attorney's Mock Trial Competition, held October 14 and 15 at the Queens County Courthouse in Kew Gardens, New York...
Sep 27, 2017
Professor Suzanne Ehrenberg
The Chicago-Kent community mourns the death of Professor Suzanne Ehrenberg, a gifted lawyer and teacher and a cherished colleague and friend who mentored hundreds of Chicago-Kent students in the art of legal research and writing. Professor Ehrenberg died September 26 at her home in Evanston...
Sep 14, 2017
Professor Graeme Dinwoodie
International IP scholar Graeme B. Dinwoodie , the professor of intellectual property law and information technology law at the University of Oxford, will move full-time to Chicago-Kent College of Law as a Global Professor in Intellectual Property Law. Professor Dinwoodie, who currently holds the...
Sep 8, 2017
From left: Nicole Murphy '17, Nicholas Pangere '18 and Laura Reichel '18, 2017 Fleischman Family Awards recipients
Nicole Murphy '17, Nicholas Pangere '18 and Laura Reichel '18 are the recipients of the 2017 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech. The awards, which include a cash stipend, are made at the end of the academic year to Chicago-Kent...
Aug 11, 2017
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 targeted at au pairs and others visiting the United States who are interested in a broad understanding...
Jul 11, 2017
Naomi Frisch
Naomi Frisch '18 is the recipient of the 2017 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 10, 2017
Professor Carolyn Shapiro
Professor Carolyn Shapiro received a 2017 Abner Mikva Award from the Chicago Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society at a luncheon June 19 at the Union League Club in Chicago. The award, renamed last year in honor of the late Judge Abner Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
Jul 6, 2017
IP Program ranked #1 in the U.S. by Law Street Media (2017)
Chicago-Kent's intellectual property law program has been ranked No. 1 in the United States by Law Street , a popular law and policy website published by Law Street Media and targeted to millennials. The new research, which identifies America's top ten IP programs, comprises the latest installment...
Jun 9, 2017
Dean Harold Krent welcomed the 2017 PLUS Scholars to Chicago-Kent on June 5.
Dean Harold Krent welcomed the 2017 PLUS Scholars to Chicago-Kent on June 5. A diverse group of 21 undergraduate students from across the country is participating this June in Chicago-Kent's 16th annual Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program, designed to introduce undergraduates who are...
May 30, 2017
Best Lawyers in America - Professors Andrews and Nahmod
Once again in 2017, Professors Lori Andrews and Sheldon Nahmod have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America , an annual peer-review publication that names leading lawyers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia plus more than 60 additional countries. Professor Lori Andrews Professor...
May 23, 2017
From left: Peggy Browning Fellows Nicolas Coronado '18, Miranda Huber '19 and Jeremiah Shavers '18
Chicago-Kent students Nicolas Coronado '18, Miranda Huber '19 and Jeremiah Shavers '18 have been awarded 2017 Peggy Browning Fellowships focusing on public interest labor law. Supported by the Peggy Browning Fund, fellows are chosen on the basis of academic achievement in law school as well as a...
May 16, 2017
Three Chicago-Kent students named 2017 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellows
Chicago-Kent students Aima E. Mori '19, Stephen I. Spector '19 and David Zumba '19 have been awarded 2017 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowships. The students have received $7,000 each to support their public interest work this summer. This year's announcement of the three new...
May 11, 2017
Aisha Shotande '17 is a winner of the National Law Review Student Writing Competition.
Aisha Shotande, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, is a winner of the National Law Review Student Writing Competition for her paper Delivering New Parental Leave in the Trump Era: Can It Be Born? Aisha Shotande '17 is a winner of the National Law Review Student Writing Competition...
May 10, 2017
Professor Kimberly Bailey (center), pictured here with Illinois Tech Provost Frances Bronet and Dean Harold Krent, received the university's 2017 John W. Rowe University Excellence in Teaching Award.
Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Kimberly D. Bailey is the recipient of Illinois Tech's 2017 John W. Rowe University Excellence in Teaching Award. Provost Frances Bronet announced the award at a faculty recognition and awards reception on April 27. Established by Illinois Tech in 2014, the...
May 5, 2017
Greg Wyler '96
Greg Wyler '96 will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent's 2017 Commencement. Greg Wyler '96 will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent's 2017 Commencement. Greg Wyler '96, founder and executive chairman of OneWeb, will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent College of Law's 2017...
May 1, 2017
The latest issue of the Seventh Circuit Review is available online at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/7cr . Articles in this issue analyze recent decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dealing with appellate procedure, civil rights law, class actions, constitutional law, cultural...
Apr 13, 2017
Justice-term accuracy heatmap compared against  M = 10 null model (1915 -2015).
In a paper in the peer-reviewed science journal PLOS ONE, Chicago-Kent professor Daniel Martin Katz, Chicago-Kent researcher Michael J. Bommarito II, and Professor Josh Blackman of South Texas College of Law Houston construct a model that predicts with more than 70 percent accuracy the votes and...
Apr 13, 2017
Professor Adrian Walters (right) presents Stephanie Wolf '17 with an ABI Medal of Excellence.
Stephanie Wolf '17 has been awarded a Medal of Excellence from the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) for outstanding performance in her bankruptcy coursework and for her membership in the Chicago-Kent team that submitted the highest-ranked U.S. brief at the 2017 Ian Fletcher International...
Apr 5, 2017
2017 Bar and Gavel inductees
Twelve members of the Class of 2017 at Chicago-Kent College of Law have been named to the Bar and Gavel Society. The induction was held at the Student Bar Association award ceremonies April 3 at the law school. 2017 Bar and Gavel inductees Front row, From left: Margaret "Peggy" Wojkowski, Kelsey...
Mar 30, 2017
Cover of the March 31, 2017, issue of Science Photo : Jim Richardson, National Geographic Creative In a paper appearing in the March 31, 2017, issue of Science , Vanderbilt law professor J.B. Ruhl , Chicago-Kent professor Daniel Martin Katz , and Chicago-Kent researcher Michael J. Bommarito II...