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May 11, 2016
Geoffrey Curley '17 and Rebecca Charles '17 will represent Chicago-Kent in the 2016 Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition. Rebecca Charles '17 and Geoffrey Curley '17 will represent Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech in the 2016 Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court...
May 10, 2016
Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli '87 will deliver the keynote address at Commencement 2016. Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli, a 1987 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, will deliver the keynote address at the law school's 2016 Commencement on Sunday, May 15...
Apr 29, 2016
Andrew Hemmer, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has been selected as a 2016 Equal Justice Works Fellow. During his two-year fellowship period, Hemmer will work for Cabrini Green Legal Aid in Chicago, where he will establish a program that represents individuals...
Apr 29, 2016
Trophy cases for Chicago-Kent's formidable advocacy programs are on display on the first floor of the law school building. Chicago-Kent's appellate advocacy program has been ranked second in the country by the Blakely Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center. The annual rankings...
Apr 29, 2016
Holly Pope '16 is the recipient of the 2016 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. Holly Pope '16 is the recipient of the 2016 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. The prize was established in 2009 at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech by the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP to honor the memory of...
Apr 26, 2016
2016 Bar and Gavel inductees Front row, from left: Lindsay Hicks, Ann Motto, Briana Mayes and Amber Lukowicz Back row, from left: Huy Nguyen, Lydia Ness, Matthew Smart, Tracey Harkins, Matthew McElwee, Andrew Sharp, Alexandra Brinkmeier and Peter Cheun Twelve members of the Class of 2016 at Chicago...
Apr 20, 2016
Professor Felice Batlan won the 2016 J. Willard Hurst Prize for her book Women and Justice for the Poor: A History of Legal Aid, 1863–1945 (Cambridge University Press 2015). Professor Felice Batlan , professor of law and associate dean for faculty at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech,...
Apr 14, 2016
The Chicago-Kent community is saddened by the recent death of Bernard B. "BB" Wolfe '37, a former prosecutor, judge and legislator who earlier this year celebrated his 101st birthday. In 2013, BB was named one of Chicago-Kent's 125 Alumni of Distinction . BB's remarkable career spanned 79 years. A...
Apr 12, 2016
Matthew McElwee and Caitlin Ajax swept the two national best oral advocate awards at the 2016 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Chicago-Kent students won the two top advocacy awards at the final rounds of the American Bar Association's 2016 National Appellate Advocacy Competition, held...
Apr 6, 2016
Professors Lori Andrews and Sheldon Nahmod
Professor Lori Andrews Professors Lori Andrews and Sheldon Nahmod have been listed in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America , a peer-review publication that names leading lawyers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia plus more than 60 additional countries. ne of six leading...