Chicago-Kent News

Jan 9, 2013
Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy , by Brooklyn Law School professor and national ACLU president Susan N. Herman, has won the 2012 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize . Susan N. Herman's book Taking Liberties: The War on Terror...
Dec 20, 2012
Students who have an exam scheduled for Thursday, December 20, at 6:00 pm, or Friday, December 21, at 8:30 am, please read the message below. Thursday night exams The storm is expected to hit late this afternoon or early evening. Please leave extra time, if at all possible, to make it to school...
Dec 11, 2012
Laurence Tooth, a third-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the 21st annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the law school's Moot Court Honor Society. The competition is named for IIT Chicago-Kent graduate Ilana Diamond Rovner '66, judge of the...
Nov 19, 2012
Graduates of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law have exceeded the statewide passage rates on the Illinois bar exam for the tenth consecutive year. According to results released by the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar, 95 percent of IIT Chicago-Kent graduates who took the bar exam in July 2012...
Nov 16, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent will send two teams to compete in the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law's Law Student Trial Advocacy regional competition November 17 and 18 in Chicago. From left, Fariz Burhanuddin '14, Patrick Ferrell '13, Rachel Oliver '13 and John DiFrancesco '14 will compete on one of...
Nov 15, 2012
Emily Aleisa '13, Justin Haber '13, Kate Kosartes '14 and Jordan Lebovitz '13 will represent IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in the National Civil Trial Competition (NCTC), which will be held November 16 to18 at Loyola University Law School in Los Angeles. From left, Jordan Lebovitz '13, Kate...
Nov 9, 2012
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the National Moot Court Competition Region 8 tournament November 10 and 11 at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee. From left, third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Irena Kin, Sam Mustain and Emily Chase-Sosnoff will compete on...
Nov 9, 2012
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will participate in the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's 30th annual Moot Court Competition November 15 to 17 at the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago. Third-year students John Darragh and Anne Schmidlin are on the...
Nov 8, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law third-year students Katerina Alexopoulos, Amanda Bielinski, Edwin Johnson and Betsy Schulzetenberg will represent the law school at the ninth annual Buffalo-Niagara National Mock Trial Competition November 9-12. The prestigious invitational tournament, featuring...
Nov 8, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Ronald W. Staudt was elected president of the College of Law Practice Management (COLPM) at the organization's futures conference and annual meeting October 25–27 in Washington, D.C. Professor Ronald W. Staudt The College of Law Practice Management was established in 1994...
Nov 6, 2012
Professor David J. Gerber , IIT Chicago-Kent distinguished professor and co-director of the program in international and comparative law, was elected vice president of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) at the organization's annual meeting October 4–7 at the University of Iowa Law...
Nov 1, 2012
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the 2012 National Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Appellate Lawyers Association November 2 and 3 in Chicago. Third-year students Max Barack, Ramsin Canon and Amir Missaghi are the members of one team. The second team comprises...
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...