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May 13, 2014
Esther Mignanelli and Stephen Pauwels, third-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, are the recipients of the 2014 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award. The award was created in memory of Professor Marc A. Grinker, a member of the IIT Chicago-Kent faculty from 1990 until his death in...
May 13, 2014
David Liberty and Stephanie Puente are the recipients of the 2014 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. David Liberty '14 and Stephanie Puente '14 received the 2014 Fleischman Family Awards for Excellence in Criminal Clinic at IIT Chicago-...
May 12, 2014
Seth Kennedy and Alex Tillett-Saks, second-year students at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, have each been awarded 10-week summer fellowships from the Peggy Browning Fund. Seth Kennedy (left) will spend his fellowship period with the Service Employees International Union in Washington, D.C., and...
May 1, 2014
Valedictorian Yu Di and Monica Hernandez, a candidate for an LL.M. in International Intellectual Property Law, will address their fellow graduates at IIT Chicago-Kent's 2014 Commencement ceremony on May 18. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students Yu Di and Monica Hernandez will address their...
May 1, 2014
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law students Jenna Holtz and Alexandra McNicholas have been awarded Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowships. Holtz and McNicholas will each receive $5,000 to support their work in summer public interest law positions. IIT Chicago-Kent students...
Apr 22, 2014
Stephanie J. Ridella '14 won the National Law Review winter 2014 student writing contest for her paper "The Madwoman in the Attic: Mental Illness and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008." Stephanie J. Ridella, a third-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has won...
Apr 21, 2014
Kwame Y. Raoul, Illinois State Senator (D-13) and a 1993 graduate of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, will deliver the keynote address at the law school's 2014 Commencement on Sunday, May 18, at 2:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road (at Halsted Street), in...
Apr 21, 2014
Twelve members of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Class of 2014 have been named to the Bar and Gavel Society. 2014 Bar and Gavel inductees Back row from left: Rebecca Lyon, Megan Morton, Alexander "Sasha" Kakabadse, David Liberty, Eun "Sunny" Nam, Colette Kopon and Esther Mignanelli Front row,...
Apr 14, 2014
The Office of the Illinois Attorney General will receive IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Public Interest Partner Award during IIT Chicago-Kent's seventh annual Public Interest Awards Night on April 16 in the law school's Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium, 565 West Adams Street (between...
Apr 11, 2014
Daniel Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) Dave Gorak, executive director of the Midwest Coalition to Reduce Immigration Professor Linus Chan of the University of Minnesota Law School Alexandra Filindra, political science professor at the University of Illinois...