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Apr 13, 2017
Justice-term accuracy heatmap compared against  M = 10 null model (1915 -2015).
In a paper in the peer-reviewed science journal PLOS ONE, Chicago-Kent professor Daniel Martin Katz, Chicago-Kent researcher Michael J. Bommarito II, and Professor Josh Blackman of South Texas College of Law Houston construct a model that predicts with more than 70 percent accuracy the votes and...
Apr 5, 2017
2017 Bar and Gavel inductees
Twelve members of the Class of 2017 at Chicago-Kent College of Law have been named to the Bar and Gavel Society. The induction was held at the Student Bar Association award ceremonies April 3 at the law school. 2017 Bar and Gavel inductees Front row, From left: Margaret "Peggy" Wojkowski, Kelsey...
Mar 30, 2017
Cover of the March 31, 2017, issue of Science Photo : Jim Richardson, National Geographic Creative In a paper appearing in the March 31, 2017, issue of Science , Vanderbilt law professor J.B. Ruhl , Chicago-Kent professor Daniel Martin Katz , and Chicago-Kent researcher Michael J. Bommarito II...
Mar 29, 2017
Professor Elizabeth De Armond
Professor Elizabeth De Armond is a winner of the 2017 Annual Writing Competition of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. Chicago-Kent Professor Elizabeth De Armond is a winner of the 2017 Annual Writing Competition of the American College of Consumer Financial Services...
Mar 23, 2017
Professor Martin Malin
Professor Martin Malin authored a recent paper titled The AFSCME–State of Illinois Negotiations: Traveling in Uncharted Waters, which reviews and evaluates the current state of negotiations between AFSCME and the State of Illinois. A recent paper by Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Martin...
Mar 22, 2017
Militza Pagán
During her two-year Skadden Fellowship, Militza Pagán will work at the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law in Chicago. Chicago-Kent alumna Militza Pagán is the recipient of a 2017 Skadden Fellowship. Established in 1988 by the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, the...
Mar 20, 2017
Jeffrey Michalik '17 (left) and Maxwell Eichenberger placed in the top four at the final rounds of the 2017 Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot in Sydney, Australia. The Chicago-Kent team of Maxwell Eichenberger '17 and Jeffrey Michalik '17 placed in the top four at the final rounds of...
Mar 16, 2017
Students participated in an intensive Saturday workshop at Seyfarth Shaw to kick off Chicago-Kent's new Legal Project Management and Legal Process Improvement course.
Continuing its legacy as an innovator in legal education, Chicago-Kent is offering a new course this spring, titled Legal Project Management and Legal Process Improvement , in collaboration with Seyfarth Shaw LLP. The course provides students with practical skills that address the demands of...
Mar 13, 2017
Regional champions (from left) Connor Greene, Stephanie Gerstetter, Erin Kuhfuss and Kristen Farr Capizzi will advance to the 2017 AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition national finals in Cleveland. The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Kristen Farr Capizzi '18, Stephanie Gerstetter '18, Connor...
Mar 9, 2017
Meaghan Sweeney '17
Meaghan Sweeney '17 is the winner of the 2017 Hirsh Award of the American College of Legal Medicine for her paper proposing a health-based approach to legislation aimed at reducing gun violence. Sweeney, who won first place in the college's Student Writing Competition in Law, Medicine & Bioethics, presented her paper in February at the college's annual conference in Las Vegas.