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Oct 4, 2021
CHICAGO, October 4, 2021 —Chicago-Kent College of Law professor and co-director of the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States Carolyn Shapiro has been appointed to the Illinois Task Force on Constitutional Rights and Remedies by Illinois Senate President Don Harmon. The 19-member task...
Oct 1, 2021
Two Chicago-Kent College of Law students who ranked at the top of their class have been recognized for their academic excellence with one of the college’s top awards. Elizabeth Horwitz ’23 and Evan Turcotte ’23 both received the Harold J. and Nancy F. Krent Excellence Award for their achievements...
Sep 13, 2021
After running Chicago-Kent College of Law’s tax clinic for decades, Clinical Professor Jonathan Decatorsmith has been appointed as the school’s clinical education director, putting him in charge of the C-K Law Group and its 11 individual practices. Decatorsmith, who had been interim director since...
Aug 27, 2021
A Chicago-Kent College of Law student has won a pair of notable writing awards for her paper on how a recent United States Supreme Court case could weaken a peculiar sexual harassment defense made by “equal opportunity harassers.” Katherine Hanson ’22 was named as the 2021 winner of the Mary Rose...
Aug 24, 2021
CHICAGO, August 24, 2021 —Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Emeritus Martin H. Malin has been appointed as chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP) by President Joseph R. Biden. The announcement was made by the White House on Monday. Malin, who...
Aug 17, 2021
CHICAGO, August 17, 2021 – Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor William A. Birdthistle says that a new federal lawsuit against billionaire hedge-fund investor Bill Ackman's SPAC could completely upend the SPAC industry and send a chilling effect through the booming, billion-dollar industry...
Aug 4, 2021
[Update] Register for Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture by Thomas Crocker on Tuesday, October 5 at 3:00 p.m. here . CHICAGO, August 4, 2021 – The 2020 Chicago-Kent College of Law Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize has been awarded to Thomas P. Crocker for his book titled Overcoming Necessity:...
Jul 28, 2021
In his new book about the “pervasive investigative gaze” of increasingly ubiquitous surveillance in the modern world, Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Richard Warner explores how it happened, what its effect is on the average person, and what can be done about it. “The public’s increasingly...
Jul 23, 2021
[Update] Register for Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture by Thomas Crocker on Tuesday, October 5 at 3:00 p.m. here . Following a national emergency, there is frequently a test of the United States Constitution. And when that test comes from the country’s president, either through executive orders...
Jul 20, 2021
Legally speaking, how should one define their age? The number of years from your date of birth? The strength of your heart? Or even how you feel? In his latest upcoming publication, Chicago-Kent College of Law Associate Professor and Associate Dean Alexander Boni-Saenz explores several ways the law...