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Aug 31, 2011
Nina Burleigh will discuss her new book, The Fatal Gift of Beauty: The Trials of Amanda Knox (Broadway Books 2011), on September 7. The program will begin at 3 p.m. in Room 590 at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams Street (between Clinton and Jefferson streets), in Chicago. The Fatal...
Aug 30, 2011
The Honorable Kathleen O'Malley, judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; the Honorable James F. Holderman, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; and the Honorable David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and...
Aug 26, 2011
Professor Adrian Walters joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in fall 2011 and holds the law school's first endowed faculty chair. Professor Adrian James Walters of England's Nottingham Trent University has been named IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's first Ralph Brill Endowed Chair. Professor Walters...
Aug 10, 2011
The IIT Chicago-Kent community is saddened by the recent death of John A. (Jack) Wing, a national leader in the financial services industry, a former IIT trustee, and for many years the executive director of IIT's Center for Law and Financial Markets. The former board chairman and chief executive...
Jul 22, 2011
Harvard Law School professors Gabriella Blum and Philip B. Heymann will discuss their award-winning book, Laws, Outlaws, and Terrorists: Lessons from the War on Terrorism (MIT Press 2010), at the 2010 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture. The program will...
Jul 8, 2011
Professor Ralph Brill has taught at Chicago-Kent for 50 years. Members of the larger legal community will join IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law faculty, students and alumni as they celebrate the 50-year teaching career of Ralph L. Brill at the law school and his lasting contributions to the legal...
Jun 30, 2011
Professor Sarah Barringer Gordon of the University of Pennsylvania will deliver the keynote address on "Holy War: Women, Courts and Religion in the 1980s" at IIT Chicago-Kent's Symposium on Women's Legal History. Sarah Barringer Gordon, the Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and...
Jun 29, 2011
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and Sejong University recently signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a graduate study program for Korean lawyers. The agreement was signed June 14 in Chicago by Dean Yul Lee of the Graduate School of Business at Sejong University and Chicago-Kent Dean...
Jun 16, 2011
FTC commissioner William E. Kovacic William E. Kovacic, former chairman and a current commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), will deliver the keynote address at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Global Competition Law conference on Friday, October 28. The one-day conference will be...
Jun 16, 2011
A diverse group of 23 undergraduate students, all interested in legal careers, is participating in a special four-week summer session at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. The law school is hosting the Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program, which is designed to provide current college...