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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...
Mar 13, 2018
From left: Rebecca Quade '19, Alida Pecanin '18 and Javier Ortega Alvarez '19 placed second in the 2018 Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Competition, with Rebecca Quade earning the competition's best oral advocate award. Taylor Brewer '19, who competed on another Chicago-Kent, was named the competition's second-place best oral advocate.
From left: Rebecca Quade '19, Alida Pecanin '18 and Javier Ortega Alvarez '19 placed second in the 2018 Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition, with Rebecca Quade earning individual honors as the competition's best oral advocate. The Chicago-Kent appellate advocacy team of Javier Ortega...
Mar 7, 2018
Photo of Professor Christopher Schmidt and the cover image for his new book "The Sit-Ins" (2018)
One of the most significant protest campaigns of the civil rights era, the lunch counter sit-in movement began on February 1, 1960, when four African-American college students sat down at the whites-only lunch counter of the Woolworth store in Greensboro, North Carolina. Refused service, they sat...
Mar 5, 2018
From left: The team of Jesse Pollans ’18, Alexis Halsell ’18, Shahina Khan ’18 and Kristen Farr Capizzi ’18 won the Chicago regional championship of the 2018 American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition. The team will advance to the national finals.
The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Kristen Farr Capizzi ’18, Alexis Halsell ’18, Shahina Khan ’18 and Jesse Pollans ’18 has won the Chicago regional championship of the 2018 American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition. The students will compete in the national finals...
Mar 2, 2018
Jeffrey Michalik and Jenna Kim received the 2017 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award.
Jenna Kim and Jeffrey Michalik, both May 2017 graduates of Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, are the recipients of the 2017 Marc Grinker Student Commitment Award. The award was created in memory of Professor Marc A. Grinker, a member of the Chicago-Kent faculty from 1990 until his death...
Feb 22, 2018
Professor Edward Lee speaks at the launch celebration for Chicago-Kent's new Center for Design, Law & Technology.
Chicago-Kent's new Center for Design, Law & Technology (cDELTA or c∆) celebrated its launch on Feb. 21 with a public lecture by Chicago-Kent professor Graeme Dinwoodie on “The Future of Design Copyright after Star Athletica?,” followed by a reply from Notre Dame law professor Mark McKenna, a...
Feb 12, 2018
Brittany Kaplan ’19 and Evan Kline-Wedeen ’18 placed second overall and won the first-place best brief award at the 2018 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition's Midwest regional tournament. The team will advance to the national finals in March.
The Chicago-Kent team of Brittany Kaplan ’19 and Evan Kline-Wedeen ’18 will advance to the national finals of the 27th annual Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the International Trademark Association. The team placed second overall and won the first-place best brief award at the...
Feb 5, 2018
The Chicago-Kent team of Annisha Arnold '20 (front row, left), Qi Niu '18 (front row, right), Ashley Davidson '19 (center row, left) and India Burton '18 (center row, right) placed second at the 2018 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition's Midwest regional tournament. They are pictured here with their coaches Katrice Matthews '10 (back row, left) and Adella Deacon '11 (back row, right). Not pictured: Coach Janelle Dixon '11
The Chicago-Kent team of Annisha Arnold '20, Ashley Davidson '19, India Burton '18 and Qi Niu '18 finished in second place at the Midwest regional tournament of the 2018 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition, held January 31 to February 2 at Saint Louis University School of Law. The team will...
Feb 2, 2018
From left: Ben Mahon, Alanna Elinoff, Matthew Griffin and Cody Lipke will compete in the final rounds of the 2018 Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot in Vancouver, Canada.
For the second year in a row, a team from Chicago-Kent College of Law has advanced to the final rounds of the Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot. To qualify for the 2018 competition, the Chicago-Kent team of Alanna Elinoff '18, Matthew Griffin '18, Cody Lipke '18 and Ben Mahon '18...
Jan 29, 2018
Christopher Gerardi ’18 (left) and Anthony Joseph ’18 won the first-place best brief award and finished in the final four in the 2017-18 Moot Court National Championship in Houston, Texas.
The Chicago-Kent appellate advocacy team of Christopher Gerardi ’18 and Anthony Joseph ’18 won the first-place best brief award and finished as semifinalists in the 2017–18 Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship. Only 16 law schools from around the country were invited to participate...