Chicago-Kent News

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...
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...