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    Legal Philosophy and Criminal Law Scholar Raff Donelson to Join Chicago-Kent College of Law

    CHICAGO, October 29, 2021—Raff Donelson, a legal philosophy and criminal law scholar, is joining Chicago-Kent College of Law as an associate professor of law in fall 2022. Donelson’s research interests...

    Philosopher and Scholar Raff Donelson to Join Chicago-Kent Faculty, Focus on "Unexplored" Aspects of Criminal Law

    With his career and scholarship deeply rooted in the twin fields of philosophy and criminal law, Raff Donelson has dedicated himself to “unexplored questions” about the fundamental concepts of law...

    Chicago-Kent Team Wins Best Brief in Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition

    Though it was their first competition and only the second appellate brief they had ever written, a pair of Chicago-Kent College of Law students secured the best brief award at...

    Paper on Redlining of Chicago Neighborhoods Wins Chicago-Kent’s Inaugural Racial Justice Writing Competition

    A paper exploring the lasting impact of federal redlining in Chicago neighborhoods, from before the Great Depression to today, has won Chicago-Kent College of Law’s first-ever racial justice writing competition...

    Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Carolyn Shapiro Appointed to Illinois Task Force on Constitutional Rights and Remedies

    CHICAGO, October 4, 2021—Chicago-Kent College of Law professor and co-director of the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States Carolyn Shapiro has been appointed to the Illinois Task...

    Two Chicago-Kent Students Honored for Ranking at Top of Their Class

    Two Chicago-Kent College of Law students who ranked at the top of their class have been recognized for their academic excellence with one of the college’s top awards. Elizabeth Horwitz...

    New Head of Chicago-Kent’s In-House Law Firm Looking to Expand its Clinics

    After running Chicago-Kent College of Law’s tax clinic for decades, Clinical Professor Jonathan Decatorsmith has been appointed as the school’s clinical education director, putting him in charge of the C-K...

    Student’s Article on Countering the “Equal Opportunity Harasser” Defense wins Multiple Writing Awards

    A Chicago-Kent College of Law student has won a pair of notable writing awards for her paper on how a recent United States Supreme Court case could weaken a peculiar...

    President Biden Appoints Martin H. Malin as Chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority Federal Service Impasses Panel

    CHICAGO, August 24, 2021—Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Emeritus Martin H. Malin has been appointed as chair of the Federal Labor Relations Authority Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP) by President...

    New SPACs Lawsuit Could Be “Death Knell” for the Industry and Chill New Activity, Investment Funds Legal Expert Says

    CHICAGO, August 17, 2021– Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor William A. Birdthistle says that a new federal lawsuit against billionaire hedge-fund investor Bill Ackman's SPAC could completely upend the SPAC...