News

Jan 25, 2010
New audio, video and graphic enhancements to A2J Author® software will make it easier for court personnel and legal aid lawyers to help the public gain access to the legal system. The Center for Access to Justice & Technology (CAJT) at Chicago-Kent College of Law, in partnership with the Center...
Jan 21, 2010
Illinois Institute of Technology has established an annual award honoring IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Distinguished Professor Sheldon H. Nahmod for his work in civil rights and civil liberties. The award is sponsored by IIT's Office of Multicultural Student Services. Distinguished Professor...
Jan 13, 2010
Terri LeClercq, a prolific scholar and nationally recognized authority on legal writing, research and drafting, has been named Chicago-Kent College of Law's first Ralph Brill Visiting Professor. Professor LeClercq will visit the law school during the week of February 22, 2010, to participate in a...
Mar 25, 2008
The Chicago-Kent community was saddened by the recent death of Fred Herzog, former dean of Chicago-Kent from 1970 to 1973. He died on March 21, 2008, at age 100. "Fred Herzog was a champion professor, dean and human being," said Chicago-Kent Dean Harold J. Krent. "Generations of Chicago-Kent...
Feb 28, 2007
The Chicago-Kent community was saddened to learn of the recent death of John H. Bickley, Jr. '51, an outstanding trial lawyer and 2002 recipient of Chicago-Kent's Alumni Professional Achievement Award. John began his legal career as an assistant United States attorney in the Northern District of...
Dec 11, 2006
The Chicago-Kent community was saddened by the death of alumnus Michael R. McKenna, Class of 1976, in a tragic shooting at his office in the Citigroup Center on December 8. Michael, who practiced intellectual property law, was recently profiled on our Web site. We extend our condolences to Michael'...
Feb 7, 2006
The Chicago-Kent community was saddened by the recent death of Sadie F. Berkson, a cherished friend and benefactor of the law school, a devoted champion of Chicago-Kent students, and a member of the Chicago-Kent Board of Overseers. "Sadie Berkson was a gift to our law school—an individual of rare...
Sep 27, 2005
The Chicago-Kent community was saddened by the recent death of Professor Emeritus Warren Heindl '47, who taught at Chicago-Kent from 1949 until 1994. He was 82. Professor Heindl's teaching touched the lives of generations of Chicago-Kent students. Chicago-Kent's Student Bar Association honored him...
Aug 16, 2005
The Chicago-Kent community was saddened by the recent death of Max Kargman '29, a prominent real-estate developer and philanthropist who has generously supported our law school. He was 96. Mr. Kargman was the son of Russian immigrants and grew up in low-income housing in Chicago. He took evening...
Aug 10, 2004
The Chicago-Kent community was saddened by the recent death of George B. Javaras, one of our nation's premiere tax lawyers and a driving force behind Chicago-Kent's Graduate Program in Taxation and annual Federal Tax Institute. A senior partner at the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis, Mr. Javaras...