Chicago-Kent News

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
Paul T. Geske '15 has been awarded a Medal of Excellence from the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) for outstanding performance in his bankruptcy course work. In addition to the medal, Geske received a complimentary one-year ABI membership. Professor Adrian Walters (left) presents Paul Geske '15...
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...
Sep 24, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law student Jessica Mendoza has received a Peggy Browning Fund summer fellowship that provides law students with diverse, challenging work and educational experiences in the area of workers' rights. The program is designed to increase students' understanding of the...
Sep 24, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will send two teams to the regional competition of the 12th annual Law Student Trial Advocacy Competition, sponsored by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, November 14 and 15, 2015, in Chicago. From left: Gus Hernandez, Haley Jenkins, Mohini Lal and John...
Sep 21, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent students Bryce Hensley '17, Elizabeth Romano '16, Gabrielle Romano '16 and Aniuska Rovaina '16 will represent the law school in the National Civil Trial Competition (NCTC). The tournament, sponsored by Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, will be held November 13 to 15 at the Santa...
Sep 18, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will compete in the 2015 National Board of Trial Advocacy's Tournament of Champions October 28 to 31 at the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. From left: Third-year students Ana Montelongo, Evelyn Hernandez, Nicolette Ward and Natalie Adeeyo will...
Sep 17, 2015
From left: The team of Annie Motto, Symone Shinton, Sona Arora and Daniel Sanders will represent IIT Chicago-Kent in the 2015 National Pretrial Competition. Annie Motto, Sona Arora, Daniel Sanders and Symone Shinton will represent IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law in the eighth annual National...
Sep 16, 2015
The latest issue of the Seventh Circuit Review is available online at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/7cr . Articles in this issue analyze recent decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dealing with civil rights law, constitutional law, employment law, First Amendment law, and voter ID...
Sep 15, 2015
IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Sarah Harding will deliver the 2015 Constitution Day lecture at the law school at 3:30 p.m. on September 17. Professor Harding will address the topic "Categorical Confusion and the Supreme Court's ‘Takings' Cases: A Discussion of Horne v. Department of Agriculture ."...