Chicago-Kent News

Mar 3, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Distinguished Professor Joan E. Steinman has been named an Honorary Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Members are elected by the Academy's board of directors. Professor Steinman will be inducted during the organization's spring meeting April 16 to...
Mar 2, 2015
Professor Daniel Martin Katz, a leader in using technology to advance the study and practice of law, will join the faculty of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in fall 2015. Professor Daniel Martin Katz will join the Chicago-Kent faculty in fall 2015 and assume a key leadership role in the law school...
Mar 2, 2015
Justin Joffe (left) and Matthew Smart will compete on one of two teams representing IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2015 Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition. Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will participate in the Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition...
Feb 27, 2015
Patrick Grimaldi ’16 (left) and Daniel Allard ’15 will participate in the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition's Midwest regional tournament March 13 to 15 in Chicago. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students Daniel Allard '15 and Patrick Grimaldi '16 will participate in the Giles...
Feb 27, 2015
Amber Lukowicz ’16 (left) and Rory Quinn ’15 will compete as a team representing IIT Chicago-Kent in the American Bar Association's (ABA) Law Student National Representation in Mediation Regional Competition. Kevin Doran ’15 (left) and Jennie Balkas ’16 will compete as another IIT Chicago-Kent team...
Feb 25, 2015
From left: The IIT Chicago-Kent team of Mohini Lal, Haley Jenkins, Natalie Adeeyo and Gus Hernandez has won the Midwest regional championship of the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition and will advance to the national finals in March. The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of second-year...
Feb 24, 2015
From left: The IIT Chicago-Kent team of Peter Cheun, Alexandra McNicholas and Alex Beehler won the national championship and best brief award at the 2015 William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law successfully defended its championship—winning...
Feb 23, 2015
Alex Tillett-Saks, a third-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, is the recipient of the 2015 Sheldon H. Nahmod Civil Rights Award for Social Action. Tillett-Saks is being recognized for his "outstanding commitment to the promotion of positive change and development that has a...
Feb 20, 2015
From left: Patrick Etchingham, Gregory Conner and Nicholas Brankle will compete as a team in the sixth annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition. Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the sixth annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition...
Feb 19, 2015
Third-year students Maureen Bitonio, Lindon Bluth, Jenna Holtz and Blake Kocian will represent IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in the Niagara International Moot Court Competition. The tournament, sponsored by the Canada–United States Law Institute, will be held February 21 and 22 in Washington, D.C...
Feb 19, 2015
From left: The Chicago-Kent team of Huy Nguyen, Adrienne Kitchen and Saba Mahmud will represent the law school in the 2015 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Regional Competition. Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Regional...
Feb 9, 2015
Nicolette Ward '16 (left) and Emily Schroeder '15 are the winners of the Region 8 championship of the National Trial Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent students Emily Schroeder '15 and Nicolette Ward '16 are the winners of the Region 8 championship of the National Trial Competition, the premier trial...
Feb 6, 2015
Thursday, February 12, is the deadline for nominations for the 2015 Sheldon H. Nahmod Civil Rights Awards. The awards, which were established in 2010 and named for IIT Chicago-Kent Distinguished Professor Sheldon H. Nahmod , honor leaders within Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) who are...
Feb 4, 2015
From left: Kenneth Matuszewski '16, David Mucci '15, Elizabeth Zubiate '15, Adam Reis '15, and Cole Garrett '15 will compete in the 2015 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Midwest Regional Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will defend its title in the 24th annual Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court...
Feb 3, 2015
From left: Matt McElwee '16, Katie DeBoer '16, Lauren Darwit '16, and Angelo Christopher '16 will participate in the 2015 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Regional Competition. Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will participate in the 2015 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Regional...
Jan 30, 2015
Jing Zhang (left) and Nicole Wilmet will compete as a team representing IIT Chicago-Kent at the 2015 William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will send two teams to defend its 2014 championship in the William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot...
Jan 29, 2015
From left: Sharon Wyskiel, Alexa Carreno, and Jennie Balkas will represent the law school in the 2015 Jeffrey G. Miller Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition. Jennie Balkas, Alexa Carreno, and Sharon Wyskiel, second-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will represent...
Jan 29, 2015
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2015, for the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize . Established in 2007 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law by alumnus Roy C. Palmer and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the prize honors a work of scholarship that explores the...
Jan 28, 2015
From left: Emily Schroeder '15, Nicolette Ward '16, Ana Montelongo '16 and Judy Shammo '15 will compete in the 2015 National Trial Competition Region 8 tournament. IIT Chicago-Kent students Emily Schroeder '15, Judy Shammo '15, Ana Montelongo '16 and Nicolette Ward '16 will compete in the National...
Jan 27, 2015
From Left: Gus Hernandez, Haley Jenkins, Mohini Lal, and Natalie Adeeyo will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2015 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Midwest Regional Competition. Second-year students Natalie Adeeyo, Gus Hernandez, Haley Jenkins and Mohini Lal will represent IIT Chicago-Kent College of...