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Nov 8, 2016
Professor Nancy S. Marder
Professor Nancy S. Marder has been selected as a member of the American Law Institute. Nancy S. Marder , professor of law and director of the Justice John Paul Stevens Jury Center at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been selected as a member of the American Law Institute (ALI). The ALI is the...
Nov 4, 2016
Mohini Lal '16 is spending her yearlong fellowship with the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum. Mohini Lal, a 2016 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has been chosen as a 2016 Reproductive Justice Fellow. The fellowship is designed to create entry points into the...
Oct 25, 2016
From left: The Chicago-Kent team of Tyler Mikan, Jon Emmanuel, Warren Fasone and Bryce Hensley finished in the top four at the 2016 Tournament of Champions. Bryce Hensley, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the best advocate award at the 2016 Tournament of...
Oct 20, 2016
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 bankruptcy law, civil procedure, class action law, criminal procedure, First Amendment...
Oct 17, 2016
The trial advocacy team of (L-R) Dan Sanders, Paige Olsen, Krista Krepp and Kristen Farr Capizzi competed for Chicago-Kent at the Lone Star Classic in October 2016. The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of second-year students Kristen Farr Capizzi and Krista Krepp and third-year students Paige Olsen...
Oct 17, 2016
Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech will host a panel discussion on Professor William Birdthistle's new book, Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now (Oxford University Press 2016), on October 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at 565 West Adams Street in Chicago. In his new book, Professor...
Oct 11, 2016
Two brand-new Chicago-Kent grads had an extra incentive to celebrate this summer when a client they represented during law school was released from prison following their successful motion on his behalf. Peter Cheun '16 (left) and Kayla Higgins '16 Peter Cheun '16 and Kayla Higgins '16 , both...
Sep 30, 2016
Linda Greenhouse will give a talk titled "Telling It Like It Is: When Courts Call Out Legislatures" at Chicago-Kent's 2016 Centennial Lecture. Linda Greenhouse, Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, will deliver the 2016 Centennial...
Sep 30, 2016
Empirical research from Professor Anthony Michael Kreis was included in a report released this week from Lambda Legal that examines the influence of judicial elections on the rights of LGBT people. The report, available on Lambda's website , shows that judges elected to state supreme courts are...
Sep 16, 2016
The IIT Chicago-Kent community is deeply saddened by the recent death of Professor Molly Warner Lien, who headed the law school's Legal Research and Writing Program from 1993 to 2001. Molly passed away on September 11. Professor Molly Warner Lien, who headed Chicago-Kent's Legal Research and...