Chicago-Kent News

Dec 15, 2015
Professor Adrian Walters , the Ralph L. Brill Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has been named to the International Insolvency Institute , a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving international cooperation in insolvencies and multinational business...
Dec 3, 2015
Distinguished Professor David J. Gerber , co-director of the Program in International and Comparative Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, was elected president of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) at the organization's annual meeting in October in Dallas. Professor...
Nov 19, 2015
The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones—Confronting a New Age of Threat , by Benjamin Wittes of the Brookings Institution and Professor Gabriella Blum of Harvard Law School, has won the 2015 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize . The book, published...
Nov 16, 2015
Angelo Christopher and Lauren Darwit, winners of the National Moot Court Competition Region VIII tournament, will represent Chicago-Kent in the national finals February 9 to 12, 2016, in New York. Third-year students Angelo Christopher and Lauren Darwit will represent Chicago-Kent College of Law at...
Nov 16, 2015
Gus Hernandez, John Higgins, Haley Jenkins and Mohini Lal—third-year students at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech—have won the Midwest regional tournament of the 12th annual Law Student Trial Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law. The competition...
Nov 12, 2015
Alex Halaska, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, has won the 24th 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 of...
Nov 11, 2015
Scholars and tax experts from Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States will take part in the Chicago-Kent Law Review's fall 2015 symposium "Nonprofit Oversight Under Siege: An International Comparison of Regulatory Models." The half-day symposium will be held Thursday,...
Nov 9, 2015
Matthew Smart (left) and Justin Joffe won the Appellate Lawyers Association's 2015 National Moot Court Competition championship and best brief award. For the sixth time in the past 10 years, a team from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech has won the Appellate Lawyers Association's...
Nov 4, 2015
From left: The team of Michael Sherer, Nicolette Ward, Ana Montelongo and Tyler Mikan will represent Chicago-Kent at the 2015 National White Collar Crime Mock Trial Invitational. Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology is one of only 20 law schools in the country selected to...
Oct 30, 2015
Kayla Higgins and Leo Reardon will compete on one of two teams representing Chicago-Kent at the 2015 National Veterans Law Moot Court Competition. Two teams from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology will compete November 14 and 15, 2015, in the National Veterans Law Moot...
Oct 30, 2015
A team from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology reached the semifinal round of the 2015 National Pretrial Competition October 8 through 11 at Stetson University College of Law's Gulfport campus in Florida. From left: The team of Daniel Sanders, Sona Arora, Annie Motto...
Oct 29, 2015
From left: Brian Dodds, Holly Venhuizen and David Welch will compete on one of two teams representing Chicago-Kent at the 2015 National Health Law Moot Court Competition. From left: Miranda Crowell, Patrick Etchingham and Samantha Gaul will compete on the other team representing Chicago-Kent at the...
Oct 28, 2015
Matt McElwee and Katie DeBoer will compete on one of two teams representing Chicago-Kent at the National Moot Court Competition Region 8 tournament. Lauren Darwit and Angelo Christopher will compete on the other team representing Chicago-Kent at the National Moot Court Competition Region 8...
Oct 26, 2015
Richard S. Kling , clinical professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology, will receive the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization's annual dinner November 20 at the University Club in Chicago. Professor...
Oct 22, 2015
Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech will send three teams to compete in the 2015 ABA Regional Negotiation Competition November 14 and 15 in Chicago. Twenty-four teams from 11 law schools in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin will participate in the regional competition, hosted...
Oct 7, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has assembled a line-up of leading industry experts to teach its Practice and Professionalism course, offered this fall to students in the law school's Praxis experiential learning program . "This is a course with a roster that rivals, maybe even exceeds, the...
Sep 30, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have collaborated to establish the Chicago-Kent Patent Hub , a pro bono program that will help qualified, low-income inventors and small businesses in Illinois obtain volunteer legal assistance from local patent agents...
Sep 29, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law student Ana Montelongo '16 has been named the 2015 Michael J. Angarola Scholar. The scholarship was established by the family, friends and colleagues of Michael J. Angarola, a 1972 IIT Chicago-Kent graduate. At the time of his death in 1987, Angarola served as first...
Sep 29, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent students Tracey Harkins, Lindsay Hicks, Paige Olsen and Kendra Spearman will represent the law school at the twelfth annual Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition November 7 to 10. From left: Kendra Spearman, Lindsay Hicks, Paige Olsen and Tracey Harkins will represent Chicago-Kent...
Sep 28, 2015
Albert J. Plawinski, a second-year student at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to compel it to comply with the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). A copy of the complaint is available online . Plawinski has been doing...