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Jul 26, 2018
Professor Lori Andrews receives the 2018 AALL Spectrum Article of the Year Award
Distinguished Professor Lori Andrews won the 2018 AALL Spectrum Article of the Year Award from the American Association of Law Libraries for her article iSpy: Threats to Individual and Institutional Privacy in the Digital World . She accepted the award July 17 at the association’s national meeting...
Jul 12, 2018
Dean Harold Krent accepted the 2018 Leonard Jay Schrager Award for Excellence on July 12 at the Chicago Bar Association and Chicago Bar Foundation's Pro Bono & Public Service Awards Luncheon. | Photo: Bill Richert for the Chicago Bar Foundation
Harold J. Krent , dean of Chicago-Kent College of Law, is the recipient of the 2018 Leonard Jay Schrager Award for Excellence, conferred July 12 by the Chicago Bar Foundation. The award recognizes attorneys in academia who have made significant contributions to improving access to justice for the...
Jul 2, 2018
Law Library Director Jean Wenger
Chicago-Kent Law Library Director Jean Wenger Jean M. Wenger has been appointed Director of the Law Library and Senior Lecturer at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Her appointment is effective July 1, 2018. Ms. Wenger earned her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, her master’s degree...
Jun 27, 2018
Block(Legal)Tech, a one-day conference on the legal aspects of blockchain technology, sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law, Jenner & Block LLP and FinTEx, will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street in Chicago. This first-of-its-kind event...
Jun 26, 2018
Professor Emeritus Margaret Stewart
The Chicago-Kent community mourns the death of Professor Emeritus Margaret Stewart , an astute legal scholar who taught civil procedure, federal courts and constitutional law to generations of future lawyers during her 35 years on Chicago-Kent’s faculty. Professor Emeritus Margaret Stewart “All of...
Jun 22, 2018
Alanna Elinoff '18 (left) and Stefanie Ferrari '18 received the 2018 Gary Laser Professionalism Award. 
Alanna Elinoff and Stefanie Ferrari, both May 2018 graduates of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, have been selected to receive the 2018 Gary Laser Professionalism Award. Alanna Elinoff '18 was selected to receive the 2018 Gary Laser Professionalism Award. Created in 2017, the endowed...
Jun 19, 2018
Julian Cagadas '19 has been selected to receive a 2018‒19 scholarship from the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium. 
Julian Cagadas, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has been selected to receive a 2018‒19 scholarship from the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium. The scholarship is awarded to graduate students who have a business/metrics-driven focus related to the practice...
Jun 6, 2018
Professor Kari Johnson teaches Legal Writing to undergraduates in the PLUS program.
A diverse group of 21 undergraduate students is participating this June in Chicago-Kent's 17th annual Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program, designed to introduce undergraduates who are interested in legal careers to the rigors of law school and to successful legal professionals. The PLUS...
Jun 5, 2018
Chicago-Kent students Carl Sessions '19, Joanna Martin '19 and Rebecca Spira '19 (far right), pictured here with faculty adviser Professor Nancy Marder, received 2018 Stevens Fellowships to support their public interest work this summer.
Chicago-Kent students Joanna Martin '19, Carl Sessions '19 and Rebecca Spira '19 have been awarded 2018 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowships. The students have received $7,000 each to support their public interest work this summer. Chicago-Kent students Carl Sessions '19,...
May 10, 2018
Kara Angeletti ’18
Kara Angeletti, a May 2018 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, is the recipient of the 2018 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award. Kara Angeletti '18 is the recipient of Chicago-Kent's 2018 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award. The award was created in memory of Professor...