Chicago-Kent News

Feb 10, 2016
From left: Benjamin Jacobs '17, Whitney Williams '16, Brandi Burton '16 and Dion Beatty '17 will represent Chicago-Kent in the 2016 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Midwest Regional Competition. Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech will enter the 2016 Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Midwest...
Feb 8, 2016
Third-year students Kenneth Matuszewski and Stephanie Crigler will advance to the national finals of the 2016 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition. The Chicago-Kent team of Stephanie Crigler and Kenneth Matuszewski will advance to the national finals of the 25th annual Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court...
Feb 2, 2016
From left: The team of Hung Pham, Yuchen "Ivy" Zhang, Huy Nguyen and Rebecca Charles will represent Chicago-Kent in the 2016 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Regional Competition. Rebecca Charles '17, Huy Nguyen '16, Hung Pham '17 and Yuchen "Ivy" Zhang '16 will represent Chicago-Kent...
Feb 2, 2016
From left: Third-year students Kenneth Matuszewski, Stephanie Crigler, David Mucci and Eliot Gusdorf will represent Chicago-Kent in the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition's 2016 Midwest regional tournament. Two teams from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech will participate in the 25th...
Feb 1, 2016
From left: Second-year students Kelsey Weyhing, Ryan Suniga and Rebecca Horgan will comprise the other team participating in the 2016 McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech will send two teams to defend its 2014 and 2015 championships at the...
Jan 26, 2016
From left: Ana Montelongo '16 and Nicolette Ward '16 will compete on one of two teams representing Chicago-Kent at the 2016 National Trial Competition Region 8 tournament. Evelyn Hernandez '16, Natalie Adeeyo '16 and Paige Olsen '17 will comprise the other team. Chicago-Kent College of Law at...
Jan 25, 2016
Second-year student Jennifer Ellenby (center) recently received an award endowed by Dean Harold Krent (left) and his wife, Nancy, to encourage students to strive for excellence. Jennifer P. Ellenby, a second-year student at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, is the recipient of the law...
Jan 20, 2016
From left: Third-year students Brian Hannon, Steve Gross and Anthony Bonagura will represent Chicago-Kent in the 2016 Professional Football Negotiation Competition. Third-year students Anthony Bonagura, Steve Gross and Brian Hannon will represent Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech in the...
Jan 19, 2016
Alex Beehler, Peter Cheun and Alexandra McNicholas, third-year students at Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Tech, will represent the law school in the ninth annual Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship January 28 to 30, 2016, at the University of Houston Law Center's Blakely...
Jan 14, 2016
Entries will be accepted through July 1, 2016, 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...
Jan 14, 2016
A panel of experts will address allegations of police misconduct and civil rights violations, calls for reform, and the fallout in the police department, City Hall and Springfield at Chicago-Kent's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Forum on Civil Rights and the Chicago Police Department. The forum will be...
Jan 14, 2016
Chicago-Kent students Andrew Bisping '16, Daniel Haze '18 and Mark Reel '17 will represent the law school in the 2016 National Baseball Arbitration Competition January 20 to 22 at Tulane Law School in New Orleans. From left: Andrew Bisping '16, Daniel Haze '18 and Mark Reel '17 will represent...
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...