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Sep 8, 2016
Professor Sheldon Nahmod recently filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the City of Joliet in the case Manuel v. City of Joliet . Professor Sheldon Nahmod recently filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the City of Joliet in the case Manuel v. City of Joliet ,...
Sep 7, 2016
At the invitation of Chancellor Gerónimo Laviosa González of the National University of the East in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, Dean Harold Krent visited the university and gave a speech to university students, faculty and administrators about the importance of an independent judiciary. After the...
Aug 1, 2016
Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech has graduated its first class in its seven-month, online certificate program in Financial Markets Compliance (FMC) — a program among the first in the country to provide prospective and entry-level compliance professionals with a deep understanding of the...
Jul 27, 2016
3L Karen Vaysman recently presented research she conducted with Professor Wright to legal scholars from around the world who gathered at the University of Cambridge for the biennial Obligations Conference. Chicago-Kent student Karen Vaysman '17, in collaboration with Distinguished Professor Richard...
Jul 21, 2016
In Veazey v. Rich Township School District 227 (2016 IL App 1st 151795), decided July 20, 2016, the Illinois Appellate Court upheld Frederick Veazey's taxpayer standing to enforce the school district's anti-nepotism policy and paved the way to invalidate the Rich Township High School District's...
Jul 13, 2016
Dalia Labrador '17 (left) and Lydia Ness '16 are the recipients of Chicago-Kent's 2016 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic. Dalia Labrador '17 and Lydia Ness '16 are the recipients of the 2016 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at Chicago-Kent College...
Jul 11, 2016
Kenneth Matuszewski '16 and Stephanie Crigler '16 are the winners of Chicago-Kent's 2016 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize. Stephanie Crigler and Kenneth Matuszewski, both 2016 graduates of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, have won the law school's 2016 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize...
Jul 8, 2016
Matthew Smart '16 and Katie DeBoer '16, members of the Chicago-Kent Moot Court Honor Society, are the recipients of the 2016 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award. Katie DeBoer and Matthew Smart, both May 2016 graduates of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, are the recipients of the 2016...
Jul 8, 2016
During her two-year Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Lydia Ness '16 will advocate on behalf of people with disabilities who are victims of sexual abuse and sex trafficking and educate adults and children with disabilities about their legal rights. Lydia Ness, a 2016 graduate of Chicago-Kent College...
Jun 29, 2016
A single generation ago, many Americans enjoyed the prospects of paying for their golden years with a steady stream of income from their pension plans. Today, only 3 percent of U.S. private-sector workers are covered solely by pensions, while one-third of American households have no retirement...