Chicago-Kent News

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...
Jan 26, 2015
John Jefferson '15 and Iman Boundaoui '15 will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the National Moot Court Competition finals in New York February 9 to 12, 2015. Third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Iman Boundaoui and John Jefferson will represent the law school in the National Moot Court Competition...
Jan 23, 2015
From left: Anthony Bonagura '16, Mark Reel '17 and Steve Gross '16 will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2015 National Baseball Arbitration Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent students Anthony Bonagura '16, Steve Gross '16 and Mark Reel '17 will represent the law school in the 2015 National Baseball...
Jan 21, 2015
Third-year students Jerome Urbik (left) and Matthew Jarka will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2015 Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship. Third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Matthew Jarka and Jerome Urbik will represent the law school in the 8th annual Andrews Kurth Moot Court National...
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...