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Jun 27, 2018
Block(Legal)Tech, a one-day conference on the legal aspects of blockchain technology, sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law, Jenner & Block LLP and FinTEx, will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street in Chicago. This first-of-its-kind event...
Jun 26, 2018
Professor Emeritus Margaret Stewart
The Chicago-Kent community mourns the death of Professor Emeritus Margaret Stewart , an astute legal scholar who taught civil procedure, federal courts and constitutional law to generations of future lawyers during her 35 years on Chicago-Kent’s faculty. Professor Emeritus Margaret Stewart “All of...
Jun 22, 2018
Alanna Elinoff '18 (left) and Stefanie Ferrari '18 received the 2018 Gary Laser Professionalism Award. 
Alanna Elinoff and Stefanie Ferrari, both May 2018 graduates of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, have been selected to receive the 2018 Gary Laser Professionalism Award. Alanna Elinoff '18 was selected to receive the 2018 Gary Laser Professionalism Award. Created in 2017, the endowed...
Jun 19, 2018
Julian Cagadas '19 has been selected to receive a 2018‒19 scholarship from the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium. 
Julian Cagadas, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has been selected to receive a 2018‒19 scholarship from the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium. The scholarship is awarded to graduate students who have a business/metrics-driven focus related to the practice...
Jun 6, 2018
Professor Kari Johnson teaches Legal Writing to undergraduates in the PLUS program.
A diverse group of 21 undergraduate students is participating this June in Chicago-Kent's 17th annual Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program, designed to introduce undergraduates who are interested in legal careers to the rigors of law school and to successful legal professionals. The PLUS...
Jun 5, 2018
Chicago-Kent students Carl Sessions '19, Joanna Martin '19 and Rebecca Spira '19 (far right), pictured here with faculty adviser Professor Nancy Marder, received 2018 Stevens Fellowships to support their public interest work this summer.
Chicago-Kent students Joanna Martin '19, Carl Sessions '19 and Rebecca Spira '19 have been awarded 2018 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowships. The students have received $7,000 each to support their public interest work this summer. Chicago-Kent students Carl Sessions '19,...
May 10, 2018
Kara Angeletti ’18
Kara Angeletti, a May 2018 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, is the recipient of the 2018 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award. Kara Angeletti '18 is the recipient of Chicago-Kent's 2018 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award. The award was created in memory of Professor...
May 9, 2018
New Hampshire Supreme Court Justice Anna Barbara Hantz Marconi ’92 will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent's 2018 Commencement.
New Hampshire Supreme Court Justice Anna Barbara Hantz Marconi ’92 will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent's 2018 Commencement. The Honorable Anna Barbara Hantz Marconi ’92 of the New Hampshire Supreme Court will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent College of Law's 2018...
May 9, 2018
The Chicago-Kent community is saddened by the recent death of alumnus and former Chicago Alderman Wilson Frost ’58, a leading Chicago politician for more than 30 years, but there is much to commemorate. In a career defined by an extraordinary commitment to public service, Alderman Frost was...
May 4, 2018
Glass cases with trophies from appellate advocacy competitions
For the second time in three years, Chicago-Kent's appellate advocacy program has been ranked second in the country by the Blakely Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center. Trophy cases for Chicago-Kent's formidable advocacy programs are on display on the first floor of the law...