Chicago-Kent News

Aug 30, 2011
The Honorable Kathleen O'Malley, judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; the Honorable James F. Holderman, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; and the Honorable David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and...
Aug 26, 2011
Professor Adrian Walters joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in fall 2011 and holds the law school's first endowed faculty chair. Professor Adrian James Walters of England's Nottingham Trent University has been named IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's first Ralph Brill Endowed Chair. Professor Walters...
Aug 10, 2011
The IIT Chicago-Kent community is saddened by the recent death of John A. (Jack) Wing, a national leader in the financial services industry, a former IIT trustee, and for many years the executive director of IIT's Center for Law and Financial Markets. The former board chairman and chief executive...
Jul 22, 2011
Harvard Law School professors Gabriella Blum and Philip B. Heymann will discuss their award-winning book, Laws, Outlaws, and Terrorists: Lessons from the War on Terrorism (MIT Press 2010), at the 2010 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture. The program will...
Jul 8, 2011
Professor Ralph Brill has taught at Chicago-Kent for 50 years. Members of the larger legal community will join IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law faculty, students and alumni as they celebrate the 50-year teaching career of Ralph L. Brill at the law school and his lasting contributions to the legal...
Jun 30, 2011
Professor Sarah Barringer Gordon of the University of Pennsylvania will deliver the keynote address on "Holy War: Women, Courts and Religion in the 1980s" at IIT Chicago-Kent's Symposium on Women's Legal History. Sarah Barringer Gordon, the Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and...
Jun 29, 2011
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and Sejong University recently signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a graduate study program for Korean lawyers. The agreement was signed June 14 in Chicago by Dean Yul Lee of the Graduate School of Business at Sejong University and Chicago-Kent Dean...
Jun 16, 2011
FTC commissioner William E. Kovacic William E. Kovacic, former chairman and a current commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), will deliver the keynote address at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Global Competition Law conference on Friday, October 28. The one-day conference will be...
Jun 16, 2011
A diverse group of 23 undergraduate students, all interested in legal careers, is participating in a special four-week summer session at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. The law school is hosting the Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program, which is designed to provide current college...
Jun 8, 2011
The 2011 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law have been presented to Sara Engbretson '11 and Andrew Medeiros '12. The awards, which include a cash stipend, are made at the end of the academic year to Chicago-Kent students who have...
Jun 6, 2011
Joseph Carlasare '12 finished among the top four student advocates in the 2011 National Top Gun Mock Trial Competition. Joseph P. Carlasare, a 2012 J.D. candidate at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, finished among the top four student advocates in the 2011 National Top Gun Mock Trial Competition...
Jun 3, 2011
Second-year students Margot Nikitas and Chris Bowers have been awarded 10-week Peggy Browning Fellowships for the 2011-12 school year. Chris Bowers and Margot A. Nikitas, second-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, have been awarded 10-week Peggy Browning Fellowships for the 2011-12...
Jun 2, 2011
Chicago-Kent alumni and their guests pose outside the U.S. Supreme Court building following the swearing-in ceremony on May 23, 2011. Twenty-eight IIT Chicago-Kent alumni were admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court on May 23. The induction ceremony was conducted by Chief Justice John G...
May 31, 2011
Joseph Carlasare '12 represents IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2011 National Top Gun Mock Trial Competition. Joseph P. Carlasare, a 2012 J.D. candidate at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will represent the law school in the 2011 National Top Gun Mock Trial Competition held June 2 to 5 at Baylor Law...
May 6, 2011
Third-year student Kendra L. Kutko received the 2011 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. Kendra Kutko, a third-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has been awarded the 2011 Sandra P. Zemm Labor Law Prize. The prize was established in 2009 at Chicago-Kent by the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw...
May 2, 2011
Students Rachel Brady '13 (left) and Richard Gutierrez '12 (right), Chicago-Kent's first recipients of Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowships, are pictured with faculty adviser Nancy Marder (center). IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students Rachel Brady '13 and Richard...
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...