The April edition of your Alumni E-Brief





 April 2017
Alumni EBrief
international moot team placed third in the world

The Chicago-Kent team of Maxwell Eichenberger '17 and Jeffrey Michalik '17 placed in third at the final rounds of the Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot. Chicago-Kent was the only team from a U.S. law school selected to compete in the international finals in Sydney, Australia. Read more...



Defending Our Data Internet Privacy Law Conference

Join us for "Defending Our Data: Privacy, Security, and the Wave of Data Breaches." A panel of experts will address the issues raised by data breaches, happening at the rate of more than two per day, examining the question of why we still live with a large loss that we have the means to avoid.  This free conference is eligible for 4.75 hours of IL MCLE credit. Register now



Kent vs Krent Annual Debate

Watch Dean Krent and Professor Kent Streseman duke it out at this popular annual event hosted by Chicago-Kent's chapter of the American Constitution Society. The two will debate Packingham v. North Carolina and whether states can completely bar sex offenders from social media sites, weighing the protection of children versus the Constitutional rights of free speech and association. Register now.



Law Review Publication Launch Party

Join the Law Review to celebrate the end of the general staff's student writing program. A few students will speak briefly about their soon-to-be-published notes and the newly elected 2017-18 executive board will be recognized. Register now



Public Interest Awards Night

Join us for the 10th annual Public Interest Awards honoring alumni and students who devote their careers to the public good and demonstrate outstanding public service leadership, as well as those in private practice who make a substantial commitment to pro bono service. Register now.



Global Alumni Gathering

Join us for the second Illinois Tech Global Alumni Gathering, where faculty and global alumni will discuss current challenges in the areas of water, health, energy, and security and explore the beautiful city of Paris!  Register now.

cle Programs
The Office of Continuing Legal and Professional Education (CLE) offers live conferences and lectures in a variety of substantive areas of faculty scholarship and substantive expertise. Visit the CLE Conferences page for upcoming events.  
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On campus interviewing
Chicago-Kent's Career Services Office (CSO) invites employers to participate in the law school’s Fall Recruiting Program. Chicago-Kent offers employers the opportunity to preselect some of their interview candidates. Read more…
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professor de armond wins legal writing award
Professor Elizabeth De Armond is a winner of the 2017 Annual Writing Competition of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. She won first place in the competition's professional category. Read more... 
Marovitz courtroom
Trial ad team finishes in top four 
The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Kristen Farr Capizzi '18, Stephanie Gerstetter '18, Connor Greene '18 and Erin Kuhfuss '17 finished in the top four at the national finals of the 2017 American Association for Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition.
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Professor Katz article published in science
A new paper by Professor Daniel Martin Katz, J.B. Ruhl and Michael Bommarito II, was published in the March issue of Science. The paper describes how to bring tools of complexity science to bear on improving law. This paper is particularly noteworthy as papers from the legal academy are rarely published in ScienceRead more... 
Judges Wall
new to the bench?
Have you been elected or appointed to the bench since January 2012? If so, we want to include your name in the next installation on Iustitiam Servaverunt or the "Judges Wall." If you would like to have your name placed among the more than 250 alumni who have become judges contact the Alumni Association at  
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volunteer opportunity
Volunteer to serve as an informal resource to students to discuss practice trends, legal markets across the nation, and other career-related topics, while helping them build their legal network. Sign up to serve as a member of the Alumni Advisor Network when you complete your MyKent profile.
GIVE to chicago-kent
Make a difference in the lives of Chicago-Kent students by giving to the law school. Alumni who give for five or more consecutive years are eligible for membership in the James Kent Loyalty Society, while alumni who give $1,000 or more this fiscal year join the Senior Partner Council. Give Now.

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