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    Thomas P. Crocker Named Winner of 2020 Chicago-Kent College of Law Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize

    [Update] The Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Lecture by Thomas Crocker is on Tuesday, October 5 at 3:00 pm. CHICAGO, August 4, 2021 –The 2020 Chicago-Kent College of Law Roy C...

    Law Professor’s Book Warns of “Loss of Self” to Surveillance—and What Can Be Done

    In his new book about the “pervasive investigative gaze” of increasingly ubiquitous surveillance in the modern world, Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Richard Warner explores how it happened, what its...

    Palmer Prize Winner’s Book Explores Debate Between Liberty and “Necessity” Amid National Emergencies

    Following a national emergency, there is frequently a test of the United States Constitution. And when that test comes from the country’s president, either through executive orders or raw rhetoric...

    How Old Are You? Chicago-Kent Professor Explores Varied Legal Concepts of Age

    Legally speaking, how should one define their age? The number of years from your date of birth? The strength of your heart? Or even how you feel? In his latest...

    Constitutional Democracy Project Receives Library of Congress Grant to Develop LGBTQ+ Equality Movement Teaching Resources

    CHICAGO, July 19, 2021—The Constitutional Democracy Project (CDP) has received a $19,000 grant from the Library of Congress to develop teaching resources on the court cases and the political movement...

    Chicago-Kent Professor Researches the Constitutionality of Restricting Travel under Quarantine

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, there have been numerous instances in the United States where state governments have used quarantines to curb travel. While most challenges to quarantines have failed...

    Chicago-Kent Librarian Receives National Minority Leadership Award

    When applying for the American Association of Law Libraries award for minority leadership, Chicago-Kent College of Law librarian Mandy Lee started off by relating a painful and embarrassing attempt to...

    Chicago-Kent Professor Measures Quantifiable Growth of Modern Law

    As the world grows more complex and diverse, how does the law change? The short answer: It gets bigger. Quantifiably bigger. Daniel Katz, director of The Law Lab at Illinois...

    Voting Rights Supreme Court Decision Has Eviscerated Voting Rights Act, SCOTUS Expert Available for Analysis

    Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Carolyn Shapiro, co-director of the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States, says that the Supreme Court decision in the Arizona voting rights...

    Chicago-Kent Student Takes "Pitch@IllinoisTech" Competition's Top $30,000 Prize for Urban Farm

    Access to fresh, healthy, culturally relevant food can be severely limited on the South Side of Chicago, something Ashley-Marie and Gyasi Sutherland found out firsthand when the couple moved to...