Chicago-Kent News

Apr 26, 2011
Three IIT Chicago-Kent alumni are among seven Illinois attorneys named as 2011 Laureates of the Illinois State Bar Association's Academy of Illinois Lawyers. The 2011 Class of Laureates was inducted today during luncheon ceremonies at the Standard Club in Chicago. The Academy of Illinois Lawyers...
Apr 25, 2011
Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, Class of 1986 Anita Alvarez, Cook County State's Attorney and a 1986 graduate of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will deliver the keynote address at the law school's 2011 Commencement on Sunday, May 15, at 2:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the UIC...
Apr 21, 2011
Twelve students in IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Program in Environmental and Energy Law are completing their term as Spring 2011 Baum Fellows. The Baum fellowship program was established at Chicago-Kent and is supported by the Alvin H. Baum Family Fund. Fellows are selected each semester by...
Apr 20, 2011
Professor Ronald W. Staudt "Apps for Justice: Learning Law by Creating Software," an innovative legal education concept developed by IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Ronald W. Staudt and a team of educators and entrepreneurs, has been honored at the Future Ed: New Business Models for U.S. and Global...
Apr 12, 2011
2011 Bar and Gavel Society inductees: (back row, from left) Emil Totonchi, Danielle Tucker, Mark Silverman, Mark Mazzone; (front row, from left) Rohit Paul, William Lopez, Mariana Karampelas, Katie Jahnke, Jackie Hilderbrand, Michael Brandt. Not pictured: Julie Levinson, Kathleen Opal. Twelve...
Apr 11, 2011
IIT Chicago-Kent student Ryan Nolte '11 has been named the Best Oral Advocate in the 2011 National Trial Competition, and he and teammate Rachel Remke '12 were finalists in the overall competition. The premier trial advocacy tournament in the nation was held April 6 to 10 in Houston, Texas. Nolte...
Apr 8, 2011
Dean Martha Minow of Harvard Law School is Chicago-Kent's 2011 Centennial Visitor Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow has been named IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Centennial Visitor for 2011. Dean Minow will deliver the 2011 Centennial Lecture, "In Brown 's Wake: Reassessing the School...
Mar 31, 2011
Pauline T. Kim, Charles Nagel Professor of Law at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, will deliver IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 33rd annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, addressing the topic "Privacy, Loyalty and Free Speech: Pushing the Boundaries of the Modern Employment...
Mar 29, 2011
The Oyez Project has joined with IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law to launch OyezToday , a new iPhone app full of information and media related to the current U.S. Supreme Court docket. OyezToday is free and available through the App Store . iPad and Android phone versions will soon follow. OyezToday...
Mar 7, 2011
From left: The Chicago-Kent team of (from left) Bryan Bienias, Caitlyn Jones and Stephen Gardner, winners of the 2011 National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Bryan Bienias, Stephen Gardner and Caitlyn Jones has won the 2nd annual National...
Mar 1, 2011
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the Midwest regional tournament of the American Association for Justice's (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition. Chicago-Kent will compete against teams from nine law schools from Illinois and Indiana March 3 to 6 in Indianapolis...
Feb 25, 2011
Illinois civil unions, the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" prohibition on gays serving openly in the military, and bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students are among the topics to be discussed at the first annual LGBT Civil Rights Conference March 5 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of...
Feb 25, 2011
Illinois civil unions, the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" prohibition on gays serving openly in the military, and bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students are among the topics to be discussed at the first annual LGBT Civil Rights Conference March 5 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of...
Feb 24, 2011
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman Susan Hedman, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 administrator, will deliver the keynote address at "Challenges Facing the Chicago Area Waterway System," a Great Lakes Environmental Law Symposium co-sponsored...
Feb 23, 2011
The Center for Access to Justice & Technology (CAJT) at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, in partnership with the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI), has released Access to Justice AuthorTM 4.0, an upgrade of the popular legal software used by those who assist low-income...
Feb 22, 2011
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2011, 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...
Feb 21, 2011
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Onika Angus, Adella Deacon, Janelle Fairchild and Marcell Taylor has won the Midwest regional championship and has advanced to the national finals of the National Black Law Students Association's (NBLSA) Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. Team...
Feb 15, 2011
The IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law team of Rachel Remke '12 and Ryan Nolte '11 has advanced to the final rounds of the National Trial Competition (NTC), the premier trial advocacy tournament in the nation. Chicago-Kent, one of the top two teams in the NTC Region 8 tournament held February 10 to 12...
Feb 8, 2011
Two teams from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the Midwest regional round of the National Black Law Students Association's (NBLSA) Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. Chicago-Kent will compete against teams from 11 states in the region during NBLSA's Midwest convention...
Jan 25, 2011
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has joined with the Center on Halsted, Chicago Alliance against Sexual Exploitation, Chicago Foundation for Women, Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network and Rape Victim Advocates to present a Chicago mayoral candidates forum to address strategies for ending...