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Trial Advocacy Ends Victorious Season as Champions

Chicago-Kent College of Law’s trial advocacy team has returned home with awards and accolades after a highly successful 2023 fall season. The team kicked off the season at the Hofstra...

Religious Freedom or Discrimination? Jamie Franklin and Team Defend Fired Female Professor

“In the view of Moody Bible Institute, the religious autonomy doctrine should be stretched to the point that it categorically bars all non-religious discrimination and retaliation claims,” says Chicago-Kent College...

A New Standard: Sungjoon Cho Wins Best Book Award

“In Western countries, somehow intellectuals tend to believe their legal system is standard,” says Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Sungjoon Cho . “That, we try to problematize.” Cho’s latest book—co-written...

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Chicago-Kent Professor Carolyn Shapiro Discusses Trump Asking Supreme Court to Put Off Election Interference Trial

“There’s nowhere to go if the Supreme Court says no here,” said Carolynn Shapiro, professor of law and co-director of the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States at Chicago-Kent College of Law. “That’s what I think they will do, that’s what I think they should do. It’s possible they will do something different.”

WTTW

Efforts to Restrict Travel for Abortion Access in Texas Likely Run Afoul of Constitution, Says Professor Noah Smith-Drelich

“The constitutional provisions that protect your right to travel from, for example, Texas to Washington, include some provisions that may not protect your right to travel within the state of Texas,” said Noah Smith-Drelich, law professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law. “I think it’s a reflection of just how important, how fundamental travel is, that there are multiple different constitutional protections that say you can't limit travel without a really good reason.”

Texas Tribune

Chicago-Kent Professor Harold Krent: If Trump Is Convicted, Constitution Would Not Stop Him From Serving as President

“There is nothing in our traditions or the Constitution that prevents someone who is indicted or convicted or, in fact, serving in jail, from also serving as the president,” said Harold Krent, law professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. “Does it make any sense? No. But there is no constitutional disablement from that happening.”

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