Chicago-Kent News

Sep 8, 2017
From left: Nicole Murphy '17, Nicholas Pangere '18 and Laura Reichel '18, 2017 Fleischman Family Awards recipients
Nicole Murphy '17, Nicholas Pangere '18 and Laura Reichel '18 are the recipients of the 2017 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech. The awards, which include a cash stipend, are made at the end of the academic year to Chicago-Kent...
Aug 11, 2017
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 targeted at au pairs and others visiting the United States who are interested in a broad understanding...
Jul 11, 2017
Naomi Frisch
Naomi Frisch '18 is the recipient of the 2017 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 10, 2017
Professor Carolyn Shapiro
Professor Carolyn Shapiro received a 2017 Abner Mikva Award from the Chicago Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society at a luncheon June 19 at the Union League Club in Chicago. The award, renamed last year in honor of the late Judge Abner Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
Jul 6, 2017
IP Program ranked #1 in the U.S. by Law Street Media (2017)
Chicago-Kent's intellectual property law program has been ranked No. 1 in the United States by Law Street , a popular law and policy website published by Law Street Media and targeted to millennials. The new research, which identifies America's top ten IP programs, comprises the latest installment...
Jun 9, 2017
Dean Harold Krent welcomed the 2017 PLUS Scholars to Chicago-Kent on June 5.
Dean Harold Krent welcomed the 2017 PLUS Scholars to Chicago-Kent on June 5. A diverse group of 21 undergraduate students from across the country is participating this June in Chicago-Kent's 16th annual Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program, designed to introduce undergraduates who are...
May 30, 2017
Best Lawyers in America - Professors Andrews and Nahmod
Once again in 2017, Professors Lori Andrews and Sheldon Nahmod have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America , an annual peer-review publication that names leading lawyers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia plus more than 60 additional countries. Professor Lori Andrews Professor...
May 23, 2017
From left: Peggy Browning Fellows Nicolas Coronado '18, Miranda Huber '19 and Jeremiah Shavers '18
Chicago-Kent students Nicolas Coronado '18, Miranda Huber '19 and Jeremiah Shavers '18 have been awarded 2017 Peggy Browning Fellowships focusing on public interest labor law. Supported by the Peggy Browning Fund, fellows are chosen on the basis of academic achievement in law school as well as a...
May 16, 2017
Three Chicago-Kent students named 2017 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellows
Chicago-Kent students Aima E. Mori '19, Stephen I. Spector '19 and David Zumba '19 have been awarded 2017 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowships. The students have received $7,000 each to support their public interest work this summer. This year's announcement of the three new...
May 11, 2017
Aisha Shotande '17 is a winner of the National Law Review Student Writing Competition.
Aisha Shotande, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, is a winner of the National Law Review Student Writing Competition for her paper Delivering New Parental Leave in the Trump Era: Can It Be Born? Aisha Shotande '17 is a winner of the National Law Review Student Writing Competition...
May 10, 2017
Professor Kimberly Bailey (center), pictured here with Illinois Tech Provost Frances Bronet and Dean Harold Krent, received the university's 2017 John W. Rowe University Excellence in Teaching Award.
Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Kimberly D. Bailey is the recipient of Illinois Tech's 2017 John W. Rowe University Excellence in Teaching Award. Provost Frances Bronet announced the award at a faculty recognition and awards reception on April 27. Established by Illinois Tech in 2014, the...
May 5, 2017
Greg Wyler '96
Greg Wyler '96 will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent's 2017 Commencement. Greg Wyler '96 will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent's 2017 Commencement. Greg Wyler '96, founder and executive chairman of OneWeb, will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent College of Law's 2017...
May 1, 2017
The latest issue of the Seventh Circuit Review is 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 appellate procedure, civil rights law, class actions, constitutional law, cultural...
Apr 13, 2017
Justice-term accuracy heatmap compared against  M = 10 null model (1915 -2015).
In a paper in the peer-reviewed science journal PLOS ONE, Chicago-Kent professor Daniel Martin Katz, Chicago-Kent researcher Michael J. Bommarito II, and Professor Josh Blackman of South Texas College of Law Houston construct a model that predicts with more than 70 percent accuracy the votes and...
Apr 13, 2017
Professor Adrian Walters (right) presents Stephanie Wolf '17 with an ABI Medal of Excellence.
Stephanie Wolf '17 has been awarded a Medal of Excellence from the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) for outstanding performance in her bankruptcy coursework and for her membership in the Chicago-Kent team that submitted the highest-ranked U.S. brief at the 2017 Ian Fletcher International...
Apr 5, 2017
2017 Bar and Gavel inductees
Twelve members of the Class of 2017 at Chicago-Kent College of Law have been named to the Bar and Gavel Society. The induction was held at the Student Bar Association award ceremonies April 3 at the law school. 2017 Bar and Gavel inductees Front row, From left: Margaret "Peggy" Wojkowski, Kelsey...
Mar 30, 2017
Cover of the March 31, 2017, issue of Science Photo : Jim Richardson, National Geographic Creative In a paper appearing in the March 31, 2017, issue of Science , Vanderbilt law professor J.B. Ruhl , Chicago-Kent professor Daniel Martin Katz , and Chicago-Kent researcher Michael J. Bommarito II...
Mar 29, 2017
Professor Elizabeth De Armond
Professor Elizabeth De Armond is a winner of the 2017 Annual Writing Competition of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. Chicago-Kent Professor Elizabeth De Armond is a winner of the 2017 Annual Writing Competition of the American College of Consumer Financial Services...
Mar 23, 2017
Professor Martin Malin
Professor Martin Malin authored a recent paper titled The AFSCME–State of Illinois Negotiations: Traveling in Uncharted Waters, which reviews and evaluates the current state of negotiations between AFSCME and the State of Illinois. A recent paper by Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Martin...
Mar 22, 2017
Militza Pagán
During her two-year Skadden Fellowship, Militza Pagán will work at the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law in Chicago. Chicago-Kent alumna Militza Pagán is the recipient of a 2017 Skadden Fellowship. Established in 1988 by the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, the...