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Feb 19, 2021
A trio of Chicago-Kent College of Law students wanting to serve the underserved have been awarded internships at local nonprofits under the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) this spring. The awardees—Jaylin D. McClinton, Erin Shiel, and Joseph Crawford, all second-year law students—will be...
Feb 9, 2021
Like many of their teammates, Hayden Dinges and Daniel Kfoury didn’t see moot court as a possibility when they enrolled in law school. “I didn’t want to do it. I hate public speaking. I’ve always been a somewhat insecure person when I’m speaking,” says Dinges. But the third-year Chicago-Kent...
Feb 1, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic altered education across the world this year, four veteran Chicago-Kent College of Law staff members— Emily Barney , technology training and marketing librarian; Debbie Ginsberg , educational technology librarian; Sue Jadin, assistant director of administration and finance...
Jan 29, 2021
CHICAGO, January 29, 2021—Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor William A. Birdthistle says he anticipates that the class action lawsuit filed against the Robinhood app related to Gamestop stock sales will end in arbitration and it’s questionable whether the SEC will initiate a separate...
Jan 25, 2021
As a Chicago union organizer, Martin Stainthorp learned firsthand how important paid sick leave is. And when the COVID-19 pandemic spread, he knew the need would only grow. His winning entry for Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Mary Rose Strubbe Labor and Employment Writing Prize —which outlined...
Jan 20, 2021
Chicago-Kent Law Lab Director Daniel Katz
The director of the Law Lab at Illinois Tech’s Chicago-Kent College of Law has won recognition as a top leader in the field of data and analytics from a national publication dedicated to the topic. Professor Daniel Martin Katz made Chief Data Officer Magazine ’s 2021 list of “Leading Academic Data...
Jan 12, 2021
Chicago-Kent College of Law Dean Anita K. Krug joined more than 150 law school deans in a public statement calling the attack on the U.S. Capitol “an assault on our democracy and the rule of law.” “The violent attack on the Capitol was an assault on our democracy and the rule of law,” the statement...
Dec 21, 2020
Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Stephanie M. Stern has published a book that explores how empirical, psychological research can inform our understanding of property law. Professor Stephanie M. Stern Property law has widespread impact on people’s daily lives and generates a substantial amount...
Dec 16, 2020
Angela Onwuachi-Willig will give Chicago-Kent College of Law’s 2021 Centennial Visitor Lecture. Onwuachi-Willig is dean of Boston University School of Law and is a renowned legal scholar and expert in critical race theory, employment discrimination, and family law. The virtual event will take place...
Dec 3, 2020
James Heracklis ’21 is the recipient of a scholarship from the Hellenic Bar Association Foundation. He received the $10,000 scholarship at the 70th Annual Scholarship Ball: Virtual Event on November 7, 2020. “I am deeply honored to be a recipient of the HBA Foundation Scholarship. When I first...