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Jan 22, 2018
The American Legal System in Popular Culture is a six-credit course offered to students seeking an introduction to the American legal system and how it is portrayed in modern media. The course is targeted at au pairs and others visiting the United States who are interested in a broad understanding of the nation's legal system and its role in shaping American culture. The spring 2018 course will meet May 18 to 20.
Jan 17, 2018
Dolores K. Hanna, Class of 1952
The Chicago-Kent community mourns the death of distinguished alumna Dolores K. Hanna ’52, an influential trademark attorney who worked tirelessly to promote the role of women in the legal profession. Ms. Hanna died January 15, 2018, in Chicago, at age 90. Dolores K. Hanna, Class of 1952. Photo ©...
Jan 9, 2018
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2018, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize . Established in 2007 at Chicago-Kent College of Law by the late Roy C. Palmer ’62 and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the prize honors a work of scholarship that explores the tension...
Jan 5, 2018
George Suh '18 (left) won a Diversity Scholarship from the Korean American Bar Association. He's pictured at the awards ceremony with Peter Huh, a member of organization's board of directors.
George Suh, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, is the recipient of a 2017 Korean American Bar Association Diversity Scholarship. The award recognizes service to the Korean community and commitment to public interest work. George Suh '18 (left) won a Diversity Scholarship from the...
Dec 14, 2017
George Washington University Professor Hugh Gusterson won the 2017 Palmer Prize for his book Drone: Remote Control Warfare (MIT Press).
The 2017 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize has been awarded to Professor Hugh Gusterson of George Washington University for his book Drone: Remote Control Warfare (MIT Press 2016, paperback 2017). George Washington University Professor Hugh Gusterson won the 2017...
Dec 1, 2017
Erika Auger '18, winner of 2017 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize
Erika Auger, a third-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the law school's 2017 Dolores K. Hanna Trademark Prize. The prize was established at the law school in 2006 by the law firm of K & L Gates LLP (formerly Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLC) to honor Dolores K...
Nov 30, 2017
Chicago-Kent's chapter of the Order of the Coif inducted 23 new members in November 2017.
The Chicago-Kent College of Law chapter of the Order of the Coif inducted 23 new members November 27 during award ceremonies at the law school. The Order of the Coif is a national legal honor society that recognizes superior scholarship and promotes the ethical standards of the legal profession...
Nov 20, 2017
Quinn Ford '18 and Stephanie Flowers '18, winners of the National Moot Court Competition's Region VIII tournament, will advance to the national finals in New York.
Stephanie Flowers and Quinn Ford, third-year students at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, have won the National Moot Court Competition's Region VIII tournament, held November 18 and 19, 2017, at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee. The team also had the region's highest-...
Nov 17, 2017
Forty Under 40 publication cover title image
Seven Chicago-Kent alumni, more than those of any other law school, were listed and profiled in the 2017 edition of Forty Under 40 , a publication honoring the 40 most talented young attorneys practicing in Illinois. A supplement to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer , the annual...
Nov 15, 2017
From left: Ralph L. Brill Award winner Jack Amaro '19, second-place winner Pauline Panayi ’19, first-place winner Margaret Kamm '19 and Fay Clayton Award winner Blake Thompson '19 after the 2017 Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition
Margaret Kamm, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the 26th annual Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the law school's Moot Court Honor Society . The competition is named for Chicago-Kent graduate Ilana Diamond Rovner, judge...