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Jul 13, 2015
Meron Kebede '15 will begin a yearlong fellowship with the Communications Workers of America in September. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law graduate Meron Kebede has received a one-year fellowship from the Communications Workers of America (CWA). The union represents 700,000 workers in private and...
Jul 13, 2015
Samantha Dudzinski ’15 is the recipient of the 2015 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. Samantha Dudzinski '15 is the recipient of the 2015 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. The prize was established in 2009 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law by the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP to honor the memory of...
Jun 24, 2015
Dean Harold J. Krent (left) and ISBA president-elect Umberto S. Davi. (Photo courtesy of ISBA.) IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has received the Illinois State Bar Association's (ISBA) first Excellence in Legal Education Award for its innovative Praxis program. Dean Harold J. Krent accepted the...
Jun 17, 2015
Due to the Blackhawks parade on Thursday, June 18, West Loop traffic patterns and street parking will be disrupted during the morning hours. Street closures, including Monroe Street from Halsted to Lake Shore Drive, are currently scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. The city has revised information about...
Jun 2, 2015
Professor Sarah Harding is the recipient of IIT's 2015 John W. Rowe University Excellence in Teaching Award. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Sarah K. Harding is the recipient of the Illinois Institute of Technology's (IIT) 2015 John W. Rowe University Excellence in Teaching Award. The...
Jun 2, 2015
A diverse group of 19 undergraduate students from 13 states will participate in a special three-week summer session at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. The Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program is designed to provide current college freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are interested in...
Jun 1, 2015
Daniel T. Coyne, clinical professor of law at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been appointed by the Chicago City Council to serve as the Independent Third Party for the Burge Reparations Ordinance. Professor Coyne will work under the terms of the new city ordinance that provides reparations...
May 13, 2015
Retired Illinois Appellate Justice David A. Erickson , director of IIT Chicago-Kent's Trial Advocacy Program, will receive Stetson University College of Law's Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy. Erickson will receive the award, which recognizes individuals "who have...
May 1, 2015
The latest issue of the Seventh Circuit Review is available online at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/7cr . Articles in the current issue analyze recent decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dealing with bankruptcy law, constitutional law, criminal procedure, and intellectual property...
Apr 30, 2015
Jorge Ramirez, president of the Chicago Federation of Labor and a 1997 graduate of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will deliver the keynote address at the law school's 2015 Commencement on Sunday, May 17, at 2:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd., in Chicago...