Chicago-Kent News

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
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 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 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,...
Nov 14, 2011
From left, 3L students Jack Kennedy, Helena Gonzalez and David Jorgensen are the winners of the National Moot Court Competition regional tournament, held November 12 to 13 in Milwaukee. The team will compete in the national finals in New York January 30 through February 2, 2012. Helena Gonzalez,...
Nov 7, 2011
From left, Moot Court Honor Society members Daaron Kimmel and Justin Hagan won the Appellate Lawyers Association's 2011 National Moot Court Competition by edging out the other IIT Chicago-Kent team of Whitney Friedman and Josiah Jenkins in the competition's final round. Two teams from IIT Chicago-...
Nov 4, 2011
From left, IIT Chicago-Kent students Daaron Kimmel, Justin Hagan, Whitney Friedman, and Josiah Jenkins will represent the law school at the Appellate Lawyers Association's 2011 National Moot Court Competition. Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the 2011 National Moot...
Nov 1, 2011
Third-year IIT Chicago-Kent students Jon Ellison and Anna Shvedchenko will compete in the 20th annual National Health Law Moot Court Competition held November 4 and 5 at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Law in Carbondale. The competition, the only one in the nation devoted to health law...