Chicago-Kent News

Mar 28, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Kaitlyn Connelly, John Darragh and Jeffrey Grimyser will compete in the second annual Billings, Exum and Frye National Moot Court Competition March 29 to 31 at the Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina. From left, second-year...
Mar 26, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is one of 42 ABA-accredited law schools invited to compete in the first South Texas Mock Trial Challenge held March 28 to April 1 at the Harris County Civil Courthouse, the Harris County Criminal Courthouse, and the Harris County 1910 Courthouse, all located in...
Mar 20, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute for the Supreme Court of the United States (ISCOTUS) has produced materials related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to coincide with the U.S. Supreme Court's unprecedented six-hour hearing of challenges to the health care reform law on March 26 to 28...
Mar 19, 2012
Caroline Teichner '12 and Anne Schmidlin '13 will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2012 Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition March 23 to 25 at the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison. Anne Schmidlin '13 (left) and Caroline Teichner '12 will represent IIT Chicago-Kent...
Mar 19, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law second-year students Bernadett Guy, Jordan Lebovitz, Tara Korthals and Erin Mayer are the winners of the seventh annual National Ethics Trial Competition, held March 15 to 17 at the Robert T. Matsui Federal Courthouse in Sacramento, Calif. Left to right: Second-year...
Mar 16, 2012
The names of 21 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law alumni have been added to Iustitiam Servaverunt, an artistic tribute to the law school's century-old tradition of educating judges and to the many law school alumni who have served on state and federal courts. Nicknamed the "Judges Wall," Iustitiam...
Mar 15, 2012
John Lawlis and Kyle Wallenberg, second-year IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students, will represent the law school in the 39 th annual Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition's Midwest regional tournament March 16 to 18 in Chicago. Sponsored by the American Intellectual Property Law...
Mar 12, 2012
Bernadett Guy, Jordan Lebovitz, Tara Korthals and Erin Mayer, second-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will represent the law school in the seventh annual National Ethics Trial Competition, held March 15 to 17 at the Robert T. Matsui Federal Courthouse in Sacramento, Calif. Left to...
Mar 9, 2012
The Center for Open Government at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, the Chicago Headline Club and Citizen Advocacy Center will co-sponsor a free open government training seminar for professional and citizen journalists March 17 from noon to 2 p.m. at the law school, Room 580, 565 West Adams St. (...
Mar 7, 2012
Allison Adams, Catherine Cottle and Jason Gluskin, second-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will represent the law school in the National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law. The tournament will be held March 9 and 10 at Capital University Law School in Columbus...
Mar 5, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Daniel Crone '12, Marcell Taylor '12, Jessica Velez '12, and Carlos Vera '12 has advanced to the national finals of the American Association for Justice's (AAJ) 2012 Student Trial Advocacy Competition by winning the regional tournament, held March 1 to 4...
Mar 1, 2012
John W. Rowe, chairman and chief executive officer of Exelon Corporation and chairman of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Board of Trustees, will deliver the keynote address at the second annual Great Lakes Environmental Law Symposium, co-sponsored by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and...
Mar 1, 2012
Social networking is no longer just a pastime. For many, it has become a way of life. With more than 1.25 billion users on the five most popular social networking sites, the need to share information on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace, Google+ and other sites has become ubiquitous, necessary,...
Feb 28, 2012
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law successfully defended its championship in the third annual National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition. The tournament, sponsored by DePaul University College of Law and the Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation, was held February 24 and 25...
Feb 28, 2012
From left, second-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Irena Kin, Sam Mustain and Emily Chase-Sosnoff will compete on one of the two teams representing the law school at the 33rd annual ABA National Appellate Advocacy Regional Competition. From left, second-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Patrick Gill,...
Feb 27, 2012
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Rachel Brady, Matthew Cogan and Alexandra Grace has won the 27th annual William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition, held February 23 to 25 at the University of Minnesota Law School. Brady, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent, also...
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...