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Just the Beginning: Chicago-Kent Professor Demonstrates that GPT-4 Can Pass Bar Exam

It has been just a few months since the release of ChatGPT, one of the fastest-growing artificial intelligence consumer applications in history. In a paper released in December 2022, Chicago-Kent...

Moot Court Teams Win Big as Competition Season Kicks Off

Chicago-Kent College of Law students Brittany Dushman ’24, Ben Sheinbein ’24, and Aaron Thompson ’‘24 finished as the champions of the 2023 virtual McGee Civil Rights Moot Court Competition, held...

Chicago-Kent Trial Advocacy Team Wins Regional AAJ Competition

Five Chicago-Kent College of Law students are heading to the national finals of the American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition. The team won all 15 of the ballots...

In the Media

Professor Edward Lee Cited in Story About 'Banned Words' in Federal Court

“The term ‘patent troll’ may operate as a moral panic in a way that is detrimental to reasoned analysis and consideration of the root problems related to the issue of abusive patent litigation tactics,” Lee wrote in a law review article. Given the nature of the term and the negative way it has been used in news articles, he concluded that it would be prejudicial in the context of a patent trial.

Bloomberg Law

Chicago-Kent Professor Harold Krent Debunks SAFE-T Act Myths

Under the SAFE-T Act, people charged with serious crimes such as second-degree murder and kidnapping “can be detained based on a finding of potential dangerousness,” said Harold Krent, professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. “To detain, there must be particular facts demonstrating serious risk. Or the individual can be detained because of a risk of flight.”