News

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...
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...