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Oct 22, 2015
Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech will send three teams to compete in the 2015 ABA Regional Negotiation Competition November 14 and 15 in Chicago. Twenty-four teams from 11 law schools in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin will participate in the regional competition, hosted...
Oct 7, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has assembled a line-up of leading industry experts to teach its Practice and Professionalism course, offered this fall to students in the law school's Praxis experiential learning program . "This is a course with a roster that rivals, maybe even exceeds, the...
Sep 30, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have collaborated to establish the Chicago-Kent Patent Hub , a pro bono program that will help qualified, low-income inventors and small businesses in Illinois obtain volunteer legal assistance from local patent agents...
Sep 29, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law student Ana Montelongo '16 has been named the 2015 Michael J. Angarola Scholar. The scholarship was established by the family, friends and colleagues of Michael J. Angarola, a 1972 IIT Chicago-Kent graduate. At the time of his death in 1987, Angarola served as first...
Sep 29, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent students Tracey Harkins, Lindsay Hicks, Paige Olsen and Kendra Spearman will represent the law school at the twelfth annual Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition November 7 to 10. From left: Kendra Spearman, Lindsay Hicks, Paige Olsen and Tracey Harkins will represent Chicago-Kent...
Sep 28, 2015
Albert J. Plawinski, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to compel it to comply with the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). A copy of the complaint is available online . Plawinski has been doing...
Sep 28, 2015
Paul T. Geske '15 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, Geske received a complimentary one-year ABI membership. Professor Adrian Walters (left) presents Paul Geske '15...
Sep 24, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law student Jessica Mendoza has received a Peggy Browning Fund summer fellowship that provides law students with diverse, challenging work and educational experiences in the area of workers' rights. The program is designed to increase students' understanding of the...
Sep 24, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will send two teams to the regional competition of the 12th annual Law Student Trial Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, November 14 and 15, 2015, in Chicago. From left: Gus Hernandez, Haley Jenkins, Mohini Lal and John...
Sep 21, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent students Bryce Hensley '17, Elizabeth Romano '16, Gabrielle Romano '16 and Aniuska Rovaina '16 will represent the law school in the National Civil Trial Competition (NCTC). The tournament, sponsored by Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, will be held November 13 to 15 at the Santa...