Chicago-Kent News

Jan 20, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission recently signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a scholarship program to assist Polish students pursuing an LL.M. degree at IIT Chicago-Kent. "This scholarship program will provide a unique opportunity for selected...
Jan 16, 2015
Stephen Gee '14 has been awarded a Medal of Excellence from the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) for outstanding performance in his bankruptcy course work. In addition to the medal, Gee received a Certificate of Excellence in Bankruptcy and a complimentary one-year ABI membership. Judge Timothy...
Dec 29, 2014
The Chicago-Kent community is saddened by the recent death of Homer J. Livingston '66, former head of LaSalle National Bank and the Chicago Stock Exchange. A strong supporter of Chicago-Kent, Homer passed away December 22. "Homer was a lion in the financial community and a great source of pride for...
Dec 22, 2014
Webcams have transformed entertainment, medicine, home security, and many other fields. But they have also been used to spy on people in shocking ways. Hundreds of thousands of people have been the targets of surreptitious remote webcam activation, yet there has been no meaningful legislative...
Dec 12, 2014
IIT Chicago-Kent's Day of Giving began October 29 with a pre-dawn email from Dean Harold J. Krent. The challenge was clear: Alumni Steve Jambois '82 and Al Schwartz '84 of the law firm of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz would donate $50,000 if the law school could match that amount by midnight...
Dec 11, 2014
IIT Chicago-Kent alumna Rachel Brady is the recipient of a 2015 Skadden Fellowship. Established in 1988 by the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, the prestigious two-year fellowship supports graduating law students and judicial clerks who wish to pursue public interest work. During...
Nov 25, 2014
Lyal Fox III and Jared Reynolds, third-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, won the National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition held November 15 to 16 at George Washington University Law School and the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in Washington, D.C. Third-year students...
Nov 14, 2014
Third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Iman Boundaoui and John Jefferson will represent the law school in the National Moot Court Competition national finals in New York February 9 to 12, 2015. The IIT Chicago-Kent team won the regional tournament held November 8 and 9 at Marquette University Law...
Nov 14, 2014
Two teams of IIT Chicago-Kent students will represent the law school in the regional competition of the 11th annual Trial Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, November 15 and 16 in Chicago. From left: Kendra Spearman '15, Laurel Martinez '15, Elizabeth...
Nov 13, 2014
Alexandra M. McNicholas, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the 23rd annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the law school's Moot Court Honor Society. The competition is named for IIT Chicago-Kent graduate Ilana Diamond Rovner, judge...
Nov 12, 2014
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law reached the semifinal round of the 2014 National Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA) November 7 and 8 in Chicago. David Repking '15, who earned individual honors as the tournament's best oral advocate, received a...
Nov 12, 2014
Emily Herbick and Abrahem Wehbi, third-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, won the best brief award at the National Health Law Moot Court Competition held November 8 and 9 at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Law in Carbondale. Herbick and Wehbi, who advanced to the...
Nov 10, 2014
Angelo Christopher, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, is the recipient of the law school's 2014 Harold J. and Nancy F. Krent Excellence Award. The announcement was made October 31 during student award ceremonies in the Walnut Room of the Hotel Allegro in Chicago. Second-year...
Nov 4, 2014
University of Minnesota Law School Professor Heidi Kitrosser will discuss her award-winning book Reclaiming Accountability: Transparency, Executive Power, and the U.S. Constitution at the 2014 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture. The lecture will begin at 3 p...
Nov 4, 2014
Michael Albert (left) and Ryan Hanneken will compete on one of two teams representing IIT Chicago-Kent at the 2014 National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition. Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the 6th annual National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition November 15 to...
Nov 3, 2014
Molly Condon, Laura Henneman, Elangie Lozada and Alison Schaffer, third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students, will represent the law school at the eleventh annual Buffalo-Niagara National Mock Trial Competition November 8 to 11. From left: third-year students Molly Condon, Alison Schaffer, Laura Henneman...
Oct 31, 2014
Vicki C. Jackson, the Thurgood Marshall Professor of Constitutional Law at Harvard Law School, will deliver the Centennial Lecture at 3 p.m. on November 3 in the Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Courtroom at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street (between Clinton and Jefferson streets...
Oct 30, 2014
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Amany Awad '15, Kelly O'Neill '15 and Arlo Walsman '15 won the championship and the award for best petitioner's brief in the 33rd annual John Marshall Law School International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law October 23 to...
Oct 29, 2014
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is one of 10 law schools—and the only Illinois law school—recognized for its ongoing support of the National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair. The Diversity Champion Award was presented during the 10th anniversary of the conference October 24 to 25 in Houston,...
Oct 29, 2014
A2J Author® software—developed by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and CALI®, the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction —has advanced to the final round of the international Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HiiL) 2014 Innovating Justice Awards. A2J Author finished in the...