Chicago-Kent News

Feb 27, 2012
"The First Amendment v. Violent Bigotry: Navigating the Lines Between Free Speech and Hate Crimes" is the topic of a brown-bag lunch discussion and continuing legal education program presented by Michael Lieberman, Washington counsel and director of the Civil Rights Policy Planning Center of the...
Feb 24, 2012
From left, third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Carlos Vera, Daniel Crone, Jessica Velez and Marcell Taylor will compete on one of the teams representing the law school at the American Association for Justice's (AAJ) 2012 Student Trial Advocacy Competition's regional tournament. Two teams from IIT...
Feb 22, 2012
From left, third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Joshua Lurie, Kirtana Kalavapudi, and Sinjan Bose will compete on one of the teams representing the law school at the third annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will defend its championship and...
Feb 22, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students Patrick Abbott, Eun-kyung Kim and Erica Yee will represent the law school in the 24th annual National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition. The tournament, sponsored by Pace Law School, will be held February 23 to 25 in White Plains, New York. From left...
Feb 21, 2012
Katherine S. Newman, James B. Knapp Dean of the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and professor of sociology at Johns Hopkins University, will deliver IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 34rd annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture . Dean Newman will address the topic "Workers on the Run: Recession...
Feb 21, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Hazel Gumbs, Rachel Oliver, Johanna Ojo and Brittany Pritchett has advanced to the national finals of the National Black Law Students Association's (NBLSA) Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent, one of the top two teams in the Midwest...
Feb 16, 2012
From left, second-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Max Barack, Ramsin Canon, and Amir Missaghi will compete as one of the teams representing the law school at the 27th annual William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will send two teams to...
Feb 13, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Lindsay Gephardt '12, Heather Widell '12, and Erik Wilson '12 has advanced to the final rounds of the National Trial Competition (NTC), the premier trial advocacy tournament in the nation. IIT Chicago-Kent was one of two winning teams in the NTC Region 8...
Feb 10, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will defend its regional championship in the National Black Law Students Association's (NBLSA) Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Midwest Regional Competition. IIT Chicago-Kent will compete against teams from 12 states in the region during NBLSA's Midwest convention...
Feb 9, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will send two teams to participate in the National Trial Competition's (NTC) Region 8 tournament February 9 to 11 at the Richard J. Daley Center in Chicago. The National Trial Competition, established in 1975 by the Texas Young Lawyers Association, is the one of the...
Feb 9, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent community mourns the recent death of antitrust pioneer and lawyer William Simon '35, a founding partner in the Washington, D.C., law firm of Howrey Simon Baker & Murchison, later known as Howrey. A Chicago native, Mr. Simon was a renowned antitrust attorney who counted...
Jan 23, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has been invited to compete in the 2012 Moot Court National Championship, taking place January 27 to February 2 at the University of Houston Law Center's Blakely Law Center. This is the fourth consecutive year that IIT Chicago-Kent has been invited to participate...
Jan 20, 2012
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2012, for the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize. Established in 2007 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law by alumnus Roy C. Palmer and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the prize honors a work of scholarship that explores the tension...
Jan 19, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Sungjoon Cho has been selected by the Korea-EU Trade Commission to become a Member of Arbitration Panel Roster under Chapter 14 of the Korea-European Union Free Trade Agreement (Korea-EU FTA). Professor Cho's term begins immediately. The list of fifteen...
Dec 12, 2011
The law school community mourns the recent death of attorney and trial advocacy teacher George Domas '82, a coach for the IIT Chicago-Kent teams that won the National Trial Competition in 2007 and 2008. A member of IIT Chicago-Kent's first trial ad team, George most recently worked as an...
Dec 12, 2011
Professor Jonathan Decatorsmith oversees the law school's Tax Clinic in the Chicago-Kent Law Offices. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Tax Clinic will shift its focus to provide a variety of legal services to middle-income and small-business taxpayers effective January 2012. Focusing on three...
Dec 8, 2011
Professor Henry H. Perritt, Jr. Would-be heroines, heroes, villains, corrupt politicians and other characters will be able to bid on roles in "Giving Ground," a new play by IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Henry H. Perritt, Jr. , at a cast auction on December 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Chicago Bar...
Nov 23, 2011
From left: The Honorable Ilana Diamond Rovner '66 with second-year student Emily Chase-Sosnoff, winner of IIT Chicago-Kent's 20th annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition. Emily Chase-Sosnoff, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won the 20th annual Ilana...
Nov 17, 2011
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will participate in the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's Moot Court Competition November 17 to 19 at the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago. In this year's competition, students will argue American Society of Thomas...
Nov 15, 2011
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will defend its back-to-back regional championships in the American Bar Association's Section of Labor and Employment Law's 8th annual Law Student Trial Advocacy Competition November 19 and 20 in Chicago. Established by the ABA's Section of Labor and Employment Law,...