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    Lewis Collens Honored with Order of Lincoln

    Lewis Collens, professor emeritus and former dean at Chicago-Kent College of Law and former president of Illinois Institute of Technology, is one of the 2024 recipients of the Order of...

    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 with...

    An Honor from Colleagues: Chicago-Kent Library Director Inducted into AALL Hall of Fame

    “Law librarians—we’re one of the best networked professions, in that, we always support each other and share our expertise,” says Jean M. Wenger, director of the Chicago-Kent College of Law...

    Bringing the Constitution to High School: Chicago-Kent Program Awarded $750,000 Grant

    Chicago-Kent College of Law has been awarded a grant to teach civics to students and their teachers as part of an education program created in the wake of the January...

    GPT-4 Passes the Bar Exam

    CHICAGO—March 15, 2023— GPT-4, the new multimodal deep learning model from OpenAI, has passed the Uniform Bar Exam, demonstrating an enormous leap for machine learning and proving that an artificial...

    IIT Chicago-Kent Names Maureen R. Aidasani Director of Experiential Learning

    Maureen R. Aidasani has been named director of experiential learning at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Professor Aidasani, who joined the law school faculty on July 1, will coordinate the...

    IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Edward Lee Chosen for Spark Camp at Harvard

    IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Edward Lee, director of the Program in Intellectual Property Law, has been selected to attend Spark Camp at Harvard University this weekend. The four-day event, "Visionaries, Leaders...

    IIT Chicago-Kent Professor’s New Book Analyzes and Condemns Ageism in the Media

    The use of negative epithets such as "geezer," "crone," "coot," "old bat," and "old f-t" in everyday language helps contribute to ageism in our society, says IIT Chicago-Kent Professor Howard...

    Jared Bernstein to deliver 36th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture [WEBCAST]

    Jared Bernstein, former chief economist and economic adviser to Vice President Joseph Biden, will deliver IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 36th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture. Dr. Bernstein will address...