News

May 9, 2018
The Chicago-Kent community is saddened by the recent death of alumnus and former Chicago Alderman Wilson Frost ’58, a leading Chicago politician for more than 30 years, but there is much to commemorate. In a career defined by an extraordinary commitment to public service, Alderman Frost was...
May 9, 2018
New Hampshire Supreme Court Justice Anna Barbara Hantz Marconi ’92 will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent's 2018 Commencement.
New Hampshire Supreme Court Justice Anna Barbara Hantz Marconi ’92 will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent's 2018 Commencement. The Honorable Anna Barbara Hantz Marconi ’92 of the New Hampshire Supreme Court will deliver the keynote address at Chicago-Kent College of Law's 2018...
May 4, 2018
Glass cases with trophies from appellate advocacy competitions
For the second time in three years, Chicago-Kent's appellate advocacy program has been ranked second in the country by the Blakely Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center. Trophy cases for Chicago-Kent's formidable advocacy programs are on display on the first floor of the law...
Apr 30, 2018
New rules established by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to govern procedures followed when unions seek to represent units of unrepresented employees have had no significant effect on the outcomes of representation elections. Those are the findings of a new empirical analysis by Chicago-...
Apr 26, 2018
Alexandra Franco '16 was selected for a 2018 Equal Justice Works Fellowship.
Alexandra Franco, a 2016 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has been selected as a 2018 Equal Justice Works Fellow. Starting in September, Franco will implement the new Housing Opportunity Project for Equity (HOPE), hosted by Cabrini Green Legal Aid in Chicago, where she will...
Apr 18, 2018
The law firm of Jackson Lewis PC and the Institute for Law and the Workplace at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech have announced the winners of the 2017–18 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law . Awards were presented to the top three entries...
Apr 3, 2018
Chicago-Kent College of Law ranks #37 in a just-published list of American law schools with the most alumni promoted last year from associate to partner at the nation’s 100 largest law firms. In the National Law Journal article Go-To Law Schools: Associates to Partner , Chicago-Kent ties at #37...
Apr 2, 2018
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Effective immediately, Chicago-Kent College of Law will accept scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), as well as from the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), from applicants seeking admission for the upcoming academic year. The GRE is a holistic exam that measures verbal and quantitative...
Mar 23, 2018
Meaghan Fontein '18 won the International Trademark Association's 2018 Ladas Memorial Award for her article “Digital Resurrections Necessitate Federal Post-Mortem Publicity Rights.”
Meaghan Fontein, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the International Trademark Association's 2018 Ladas Memorial Award for her article “Digital Resurrections Necessitate Federal Post-Mortem Publicity Rights.” Each year, two law or graduate student authors...
Mar 20, 2018
Brittany Kaplan ’19 (left) and Evan Kline-Wedeen ’18, pictured here with their coach Ashly Boesche '04 (center), won the 2018 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the International Trademark Association.
The Chicago-Kent team of Brittany Kaplan ’19 and Evan Kline-Wedeen ’18 won first place in the national finals of the International Trademark Association's 2018 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, held March 17 at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. Brittany...