Chicago-Kent News

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
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...
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 10, 2014
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law chapter of the Order of the Coif will induct 30 new members October 31 during award ceremonies in the Walnut Room of the Hotel Allegro in Chicago. The Order of the Coif is a national legal honor society that recognizes superior scholarship and promotes the...
Oct 10, 2014
This event will be live streamed via YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwmNip_Ua_Y "The Civil Rights Act @ 50: The Pioneering Role of Flight Attendants in Fighting Sex Discrimination," a multimedia exploration of the critical role flight attendants played in the enforcement of Title VII's...
Oct 9, 2014
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students Amany Awad '15, Kelly O'Neill '15 and Arlo Walsman '15 will represent the law school in the International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law, which will be held October 23 to 25 at John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Students...
Oct 8, 2014
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the 2014 National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Tournament of Champions October 14 to 20 at Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas. Third-year students (from left) Matthew McCarter, Emily Schroeder, Judy Shammo and Lucas Peters will represent IIT Chicago-...
Oct 8, 2014
Ana Montelongo, Joshua Rehak, Nicolette Ward and Michael Zhang will represent IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in the seventh annual National Pretrial Competition October 16 through 19 at Stetson University College of Law's Gulfport campus in Florida. The competition, which is designed to capture...
Oct 7, 2014
October 15 is the deadline for proposals from law school faculty interested in participating in the second phase of the Access to Justice Clinical Course Project (A2J Author Course Project), an innovative nationwide clinical course initiative aimed at lowering barriers to justice for self-...
Oct 6, 2014
Reclaiming Accountability: Transparency, Executive Power, and the U.S. Constitution , by University of Minnesota Law School professor Heidi Kitrosser, has won the 2014 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize . The prize was established in 2007 by IIT Chicago-Kent alumnus...
Oct 3, 2014
Maurice Adams, Professor of General Jurisdiction, Vfund Professor of Democratic Governance and Rule of Law, and Vice Dean Education at Tilburg Law School in the Netherlands, will deliver the 2014 Henry C. Morris Lecture in International and Comparative Law at noon on Tuesday, October 28, in IIT...
Oct 1, 2014
Jaclyn Kostich and Briana Mayes will represent IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at the 2014 Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition regional tournament October 24 and 25 in Chicago. The winning team will join the first-place teams from four other regions at the national finals November 6 to 9 in...
Sep 24, 2014
The Honorable James F. Holderman, senior judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, will deliver the luncheon keynote address at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's conference "Juries and Lay Participation: American Perspectives and Global Trends" on October 10. The one-...
Sep 22, 2014
Logo for the the Anti-Money Laundering Association (AMLA) IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute for Compliance in Financial Markets and the Anti-Money Laundering Association (AMLA) will host the 4th annual Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Conference on October 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chicago-...
Sep 17, 2014
The most recent issue of the Seventh Circuit Review is now 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 civil procedure, constitutional law, criminal law and employment law. Each...
Sep 15, 2014
Jared M. Reynolds, a third-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, won Race Judicata® 2014 on September 4. The 5K Run/Walk benefits Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, an organization of more than 3,000 attorneys who donate legal services to thousands of low-income Chicagoans...
Sep 9, 2014
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will celebrate Constitution Day on September 15 with a panel discussion on "The Press, The Supreme Court, and the Constitution." The program will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the law school's Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Courtroom, 565 West Adams Street (between...
Aug 29, 2014
A2J Author® has been selected as a finalist in the international Hague Institute of Internationalization of Law (HiiL) 2014 Innovating Justice Awards . The software, developed by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Center for Access to Justice and Technology (CAJT) and CALI®, the Center for Computer-...
Aug 27, 2014
Mary Rose Strubbe '81, professor of Legal Research and Writing and assistant director of the Institute for Law and the Workplace at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been elected a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Professor Strubbe will be inducted in ceremonies held by the...
Aug 27, 2014
Maureen R. Aidasani has been named director of experiential learning at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Professor Aidasani, who joined the law school faculty on July 1, will coordinate the upper-year legal writing curriculum and the Praxis Program. In her new position, Professor Aidasani will also...