Chicago-Kent Magazine

Chicago-Kent Magazine is the law school's premier alumni news source, sent to the roughly 13,000 alumni on its email list. Each issue has a theme or legal focus pertaining to current trends. Below are links to our most recent issues. Please note, in recent years, due to inflated paper costs, the magazine has been distributed digitally.

Chicago-Kent Magazine Fall 2022 cover

Fall 2022: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Law

Diversity, equity, and inclusion law is more than just a specialty. In fact, DEI work branches into numerous legal fields, from labor and employment law to government work to public interest law, to name just a few. There is not a specific J.D. certificate for it, and yet—as you will see in the alumni profiles in this fall's Chicago-Kent Magazine—legal issues relating to DEI are growing both more frequent and more prevalent. And often, these issues garner national attention.

Chicago-Kent Magazine Fall 2021 cover

Fall 2021: Immigration Law

When it comes to legal fields that are constantly in a state of flux, few can match the ever-changing landscape of immigration law. Political contention has led to dozens of changes to federal policy over the past decade, heavily impacting a client base that seems only to be growing. Intense student demand for the specialization at Chicago-Kent has led to opportunities like the renewal of our Immigration Law Clinic and pro bono trips to the Texas border. But even alumni with decades of experience share with Chicago-Kent Magazine how that they are always having to reeducate themselves, and prepare for the unexpected.

Spring 2021 Chicago-Kent Magazine cover

Spring 2021: Environmental Law

As debates about clean air and water, renewable energy, and sustainability challenge everyone from regulators to manufacturers to community activists, well-trained attorneys are helping guide those discussions. Chicago-Kent College of Law has long been recognized as a leader in environmental law education, having established one of the first specialization programs in environmental and energy law in the 1980s. Chicago-Kent Magazine talks with alumni and faculty who spearheaded that early effort, and others who are just starting out in this ever-evolving field.