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Aug 15, 2019
Cover for "Why Don't We Defend Better?: Data Breaches, Risk Management, and Public Policy" (2019)
According to a 2019 study sponsored by IBM Security, the average total cost of a data breach in the United States is $8.19 million. And yet, many companies don’t invest enough time or money to protect themselves and their customers from hackers. Professor Richard Warner of Chicago-Kent College of...
Aug 12, 2019
Four recent Chicago-Kent College of Law graduates were selected for 2019 Equal Justice Works fellowships, which provides them with an opportunity to support legal services organizations and launch their careers in public service. The Equal Justice Works Fellowship program offers aspiring public...
Jul 23, 2019
Jean M. Wenger, director of the law library and senior lecturer at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been elected as a member of the executive board of the International Association of Law Libraries.
Jean M. Wenger , director of the law library and senior lecturer at Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been elected as a member of the executive board of the International Association of Law Libraries. Her term, which runs from 2019 to 2022, begins in November at the IALL’s 38th annual course in...
Jul 16, 2019
Zoe Arthurson-McColl ’20 and Karen Maxwell ’19 are the recipients of the 2019 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic.
Zoe Arthurson-McColl ’20 and Karen Maxwell ’19 are the recipients of the 2019 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology. The awards, which include a cash stipend, are made at the end of the academic year to Chicago-...
Jul 2, 2019
Miranda L. Huber ’19 is the recipient of the 2019 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize.
Miranda L. Huber ’19 is the recipient of the 2019 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. The prize was established in 2009 at Chicago-Kent College of Law by the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP to honor the memory of Sandra P. Zemm, who died in September 2008 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Zemm Prize...
Jul 2, 2019
Yuliya Patlata ’19 has won the Chicago-Kent College of Law 2019 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize.
Yuliya Patlata ’19 has won the Chicago-Kent College of Law 2019 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize. The prize was established in 2006 by Bell, Boyd and Lloyd (now K&L Gates) to honor Dolores K. Hanna ’52, who served as the firm's special trademark counsel. Yuliya Patlata ’19 has won the Chicago-...
Jul 2, 2019
The Chicago-Kent College of Law community mourns the death of Professor of Law Emeritus Jeffrey G. Sherman , a one-of-a-kind professor who served as an institutional conscience to the law school for 32 years. He passed away recently at the age of 72. Professor Jeffrey G. Sherman “Jeff Sherman was a...
Jun 22, 2019
Professor of Law Emeritus Ralph Brill The Chicago-Kent College of Law community is saddened by the loss of Professor of Law Emeritus Ralph L. Brill . He passed away on Friday at the age of 83. Brill had been a member of Chicago-Kent’s faculty since 1961, and he taught more than 8,500 students over...
Jun 21, 2019
 Nicole Young ’19 is the recipient of Chicago-Kent's 2019 Gary Laser Professionalism Award.
Nicole Young, a May 2019 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology, has been selected to receive the 2019 Gary Laser Professionalism Award. Nicole Young ’19 is the recipient of Chicago-Kent's 2019 Gary Laser Professionalism Award. Created in 2017, the endowed prize...
Jun 17, 2019
The American Legal System in Popular Culture is a six-credit course offered to students seeking an introduction to the American legal system and how it is portrayed in modern media. The course is intended for au pairs and others visiting the United States who are interested in a broad understanding...