Chicago-Kent News

Nov 1, 2012
Students in Professor Ronald W. Staudt's Justice & Technology Practicum at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law meet every Thursday to discuss the intersection of law and technology and its impact on the practice of law in the not so distant future. They learn how to use software tools that will...
Oct 30, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law chapter of the Order of the Coif will induct 29 new members October 30 during award ceremonies in the Walnut Room of the Hotel Allegro in Chicago. The Order of the Coif is a national legal honor society that recognizes superior scholarship and promotes the...
Oct 15, 2012
Second-year students Justin Cabuhat and Aileen Cordero will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2012 Thomas Tang International Moot Court Competition regional tournament at Florida Coastal Law School in Jacksonville October 19 and 20. Second-year students Aileen Cordero (left) and Justin Cabuhat will...
Oct 15, 2012
The Intellectual Property Law Society (IPLS) at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will present "Patent Wars Strike Back! Apple v. Samsung : The Rise and Wrath of Design Patents." Attorney Christopher V. Carani of McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd. will be the guest speaker. The program will be held...
Oct 12, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has been invited to compete in the fifth annual National Pretrial Advocacy Competition October 11 through 14 at Stetson University College of Law's Gulfport campus in Florida. The competition, which is designed to capture the essence of pretrial motion practice, is...
Oct 10, 2012
Allison Adams, Catherine Cottle and Jason Gluskin, third-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will represent the law school in the Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law, which will be held October 24 to 27 at John Marshall Law School in Chicago. From left,...
Oct 4, 2012
Gershom Gorenberg, historian, author, blogger and senior correspondent for The American Prospect, will speak at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law on October 16 at 4 p.m. Gorenberg will address the topic "How It Broke, How to Fix It: The Crisis of Israeli Democracy and What to Do About It." The...
Oct 3, 2012
The Jury Center at IIT Chicago-Kent has been renamed in honor of retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. The announcement was made today at "An Afternoon with Justice John Paul Stevens," a program during which the retired justice addressed an invitation-only audience at the law school...
Oct 2, 2012
Laura LaRue, through her attorney, Professor Edward Kraus of the IIT Chicago-Kent Law Offices, has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regarding her petition for compensation for the life-threatening neurological illness she experienced after receiving a...
Oct 1, 2012
Bernadett Guy '13, Tara Korthals '13, Erin Mayer '13 and Valerie Raedy '14 will represent IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in the 2012 National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Tournament of Champions October 24 to 28 in Chicago. IIT Chicago-Kent will also host the competition, which will be held at...
Sep 25, 2012
"Location, location, location…" It's not just the first rule of real estate. Businesses and governments can use smartphones and other location tracking technologies to follow individuals' activities and whereabouts—at home, at work and beyond. As one data analyst remarked, "We can determine where...
Sep 21, 2012
The Honorable John Paul Stevens, retired justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will address an invitation-only audience at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law on October 3 at 1:30 p.m. in the Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium, 565 West Adams (between Clinton and Jefferson streets) in...
Sep 18, 2012
"Good Derivatives: A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation" is the topic of a lecture by Richard L. Sandor, chairman and chief executive officer of Environmental Financial Products LLC (EFP), on September 20 at 4:30 p.m. in room 590 on the Downtown Campus of Illinois Institute of...
Sep 14, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent community celebrates the life of Chicago attorney Etha Beatrice Fox '39, known as "Bea" to her legion of friends and colleagues in the legal profession, who died September 8. Possessed of a keen legal mind and a trailblazing spirit, Bea championed the cause of women lawyers in...
Sep 10, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent is pleased to announce the launch of the Solo & Small Practice Incubator (SSPI), a one-year program starting November 5, 2012, designed to assist newly admitted attorneys in an "incubator" environment. SSPI will provide recent Chicago-Kent graduates valuable training, ongoing...
Sep 10, 2012
"The Death Penalty in America" is the topic of a program hosted by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law on September 12 from 2 to 6 p.m. in the law school's Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium, 565 West Adams (between Clinton and Jefferson streets) in Chicago. The program will focus on the future of...
Sep 4, 2012
The Honorable Maria Pallante, U.S. Register of Copyrights and director of the Copyright Office, will speak at IIT Chicago-Kent's third annual U.S. Supreme Court Intellectual Property Review (SCIPR) addressing the topic "New Initiatives of the Copyright Office." Register Pallante will also...
Aug 31, 2012
Andrew Koppelman, the John Paul Stevens Professor of Law and professor of political science at Northwestern University, will deliver the 2012 Constitution Day lecture at IIT Chicago-Kent at 5 p.m. on September 24. Professor Koppelman will address the topic "The Tough Luck Constitution and the Fight...
Aug 29, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will host the 2012 Tournament of Champions October 24 to 28. The tournament will be held at the Circuit Court of Cook County in the Richard J. Daley Center and in IIT Chicago-Kent’s Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Courtroom. Established in 1989, the Tournament of Champions...
Jul 27, 2012
Jerry Goldman, research professor of law and director of the Oyez Project at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been named to receive a 2012 Fastcase 50 award. Fastcase, a legal research service based in Washington, D.C., established the awards in 2011 to showcase "the fifty most interesting,...