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Apr 27, 2010
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2010, for the Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize. Established in 2007 at Chicago-Kent College of Law by alumnus Roy C. Palmer and his wife, Susan M. Palmer, the prize honors a work of scholarship that explores the tension between...
Apr 26, 2010
U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) and Craig S. Donohue, chief executive officer of CME Group, will address graduates at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 2010 ceremonies on Sunday, May 16, at 2:30 p.m. Commencement will be held at the UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Rd., in Chicago. "Senator...
Apr 26, 2010
Applications are currently being accepted for Illinois Institute of Technology's (IIT) innovative new graduate program in Intellectual Property Management and Markets. This groundbreaking degree program is a collaborative effort of IIT's law, business, and engineering colleges as well as its...
Apr 20, 2010
The Illinois Institute of Technology Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Richard W. Wright as a Distinguished Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Distinguished professor is the highest faculty rank at the university and is reserved for a small number of senior faculty...
Apr 13, 2010
Chicago-Kent College of Law has awarded the first Matt Lash Memorial Scholarship and announced the date of the second annual "Lash Bash," an event that supports the scholarship fund. Established last year by the family of Matt Lash, a 2007 Chicago-Kent graduate, and a group of his classmates,...
Apr 9, 2010
The law firm of Jackson Lewis and Chicago-Kent College of Law's Institute for Law and the Workplace have announced the winners of the 2009–10 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law. Awards were presented to the top three entries. Third-year IIT Chicago-Kent...
Apr 7, 2010
Richard Komaiko, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, won first-place among Web technology companies at the 2010 University of San Francisco International Business Plan Competition held March 25 and 26 at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco. Komaiko's company, The Lawyer Market...
Mar 31, 2010
Damien Clark and Charles Prochaska, third-year students at Chicago-Kent College of Law, finished among the top four teams in the country in the National Trial Competition held March 24 to 28 in Dallas, Tex. Chicago-Kent students Charles Prochaska '10 (left) and Damien Clark '10, semifinalists in...
Mar 31, 2010
Cook County Circuit Court Judge William O. Maki yesterday upheld a complaint filed by Chicago-Kent College of Law's Center for Open Government on behalf of Oak Lawn resident Karen Berge against the Village of Oak Lawn board of trustees. Berge alleges that the board directly violated the Illinois...
Mar 22, 2010
Damien Clark and Charles Prochaska, third-year students at Chicago-Kent College of Law, are the winners of the Region 8 championship of the National Trial Competition, the premier trial advocacy tournament in the United States. This is the fourth consecutive year and the 23rd time in the past 29...