Chicago-Kent News

Oct 31, 2011
Click on the image to read the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article from Friday, October 28, 2011, for a full report on July 2011 Illinois bar exam results for all nine Illinois law schools. Graduates of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law have attained the highest pass rate in Illinois on the latest...
Oct 28, 2011
From left, third-year students Erik Wilson, Heather Widell, Jessica Velez and Marcell Taylor will represent IIT Chicago-Kent at the 2011 National Civil Trial Competition. Marcell Taylor, Jessica Velez, Heather Widell and Erik Wilson, third-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will...
Oct 28, 2011
From left, Bernadett Guy, Jack Bentley and Jennifer Rexroat Lavin will represent IIT Chicago-Kent at the inaugural Judge Paul Joseph Kelly, Jr., Invitational Trial Competition. The IIT Chicago-Kent team of Jack Bentley, Bernadett Guy and Jennifer Rexroat Lavin will compete in the inaugural Judge...
Oct 21, 2011
Professor Edward Kraus Edward Kraus , associate professor of clinical practice at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been appointed by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to serve on the Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines. Professor Kraus' three-year term begins...
Oct 21, 2011
Third-year IIT Chicago-Kent student Caroline Teichner is the recipient of the 2011 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize. Caroline Teichner, a third-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been selected to receive the 2011 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize. The prize was established at the...
Oct 20, 2011
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law chapter of the Order of the Coif will induct 34 new members November 11 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 19, 2011
Third-year students Kate Goyert (left) and Katie Cisneros will represent Chicago-Kent at the 30th annual Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law. Katie Cisneros and Kate Goyert, third-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will represent the law school in the...
Oct 13, 2011
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin G. Scalia will speak at Chicago-Kent on October 18, 2011. Photo courtesy of the Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States. Antonin G. Scalia, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will deliver the keynote address at an October 18...
Oct 12, 2011
Thomas A. Demetrio '73, a nationally acclaimed trial lawyer, has been appointed chairman of the Board of Overseers of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Demetrio succeeds John R. Schmidt of Mayer Brown. Thomas A. Demetrio '73, a nationally acclaimed trial lawyer, has been appointed chairman of the...
Oct 4, 2011
Outsourcing War and Peace: Preserving Public Values in a World of Privatized Foreign Affairs , by George Washington University Law School professor Laura A. Dickinson, has won the 2011 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize. The prize was established in 2007 by IIT...
Oct 3, 2011
Chicago-Kent's 2011 Tournament of Champions team, from left: Brandi Archer, Lindsay Gephardt, Rachel Remke and Joseph Carlasare IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will defend its national title at the 2011 National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Tournament of Champions taking place October 27 to 30 at...
Oct 3, 2011
Chicago-Kent's 2011 National Pretrial Advocacy Competition team, from left: Jordan Lebovitz, Tara Korthals, Justin Haber and Edwin Johnson IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has been invited to compete in the fourth annual National Pretrial Advocacy Competition October 13 to 16 at Stetson University...
Oct 3, 2011
Chicago-Kent's 2011 Lone Star Classic team, from left: Carlos Vera, Daniel Crone, Candace Hansford, and Nicholas Economakos IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is one of 16 ABA-accredited law schools invited to compete in the 2011 Lone Star Classic held October 13 to 15 at St. Mary's University School...
Sep 23, 2011
From left: Larry Schechtman '83, managing partner of SmithAmundsen LLC; student Anne Marfisi '13; and Dean Harold J. Krent. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law student Anne Marfisi is the recipient of the 2011 SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award. The award is given annually to an IIT...
Sep 19, 2011
The IIT Chicago-Kent community mourns the recent death of former United States senator Charles H. Percy, who attended Chicago-Kent earlier in his career and received an honorary degree from our law school in 2001. Born in 1919, Mr. Percy studied law at Chicago-Kent after graduating from the...
Sep 12, 2011
United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer will speak at the inaugural program of IIT Chicago-Kent's Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States (ISCOTUS). Justice Breyer will address an invitation-only audience on September 12 at 3:30 p.m. in the law school's Governor Richard B...
Sep 8, 2011
Chicago-Kent student Damon Gupta '12 is a recipient of a 2011 Mark T. Banner Scholarship from the Richard Linn American Inn of Court. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law student Damon Gupta '12 has been awarded a 2011 Mark T. Banner scholarship from the Richard Linn American Inn of Court. The...
Sep 6, 2011
September 6, 2011 Watch the live webcast starting at 3 p.m. AFL-CIO president Richard L. Trumka will deliver Chicago-Kent's 2011 Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture on October 6. Download the free RealPlayer to view the webcast. Richard L. Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, will deliver the ninth IIT...
Sep 1, 2011
CSheldon Goldfarb, general counsel at RBS Americas and chief legal officer at Citizens Financial Group, will speak on "Lawyers' Roles in the Financial Crisis" on September 19. Sheldon Goldfarb, general counsel at RBS Americas and chief legal officer at Citizens Financial Group, will be the...
Aug 31, 2011
Nina Burleigh will discuss her new book, The Fatal Gift of Beauty: The Trials of Amanda Knox (Broadway Books 2011), on September 7. The program will begin at 3 p.m. in Room 590 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street (between Clinton and Jefferson streets), in Chicago. The Fatal...