Everardo came to Chicago-Kent with a background in engineering, drawn by the strong reputation of our IP and legal writing programs. He took advantage of the flexibility of programs like 1L Your Way and the evening division to find more professional opportunities as a student. Beyond the classroom, his experiences with local bar associations and student organizations helped him build relationships both as a mentor and mentee in the legal field. Continue reading “Meet Everardo Tapia Vergara, Class of 2019”
On October 9, 2018, our Federalist Society hosted an event with Professor Josh Blackman of South Texas College of Law and Chicago-Kent’s Professor Mark Rosen to discuss the constitutional merits of using the First and Second Amendments to address 3D-printed guns.
The full video of this event is embedded below, following the discussion section. Continue reading “Event Recap: 3D-Printed Guns and the 1st & 2nd Amendments”
Third-year student Andrew Willis enjoys creating space for in-depth discussion of current legal topics. As a student leader, he has partnered across organizations and worked with faculty to bring in influential speakers for events. He is also active as a legal blogger and has shared his views on legal podcasts and social media.
- Class year: 2019
- Division: Full-time day
- Hometown: Homer Glen, IL
- Academic Background: B.S. in Paralegal Studies, Liberty University
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The event featured three panelists:
- Professor Carolyn Shapiro, Founder and Co-Director of the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States – @CShapLaw
- Ken Connelly, Alliance Defending Freedom
- Noell Sterett, Mauck & Baker – @NoelWSterett
The panelists shared their perspectives in a discussion on abortion, free speech, Roe v. Wade, and more. Their discussion was followed by an open Q&A with students in attendance. Missed the event? Find the livestream video, tweets from the speakers, and photos from the event below: Continue reading “Event Recap – Freedom of Choice and Freedom of Speech: NIFLA v. Becerra”
This week Chicago-Kent faculty, students and staff observed Constitution Day 2017 with a panel discussion featuring Dean Harold Krent and Professors Sheldon Nahmod, Mark Rosen and Carolyn Shapiro. Professor Christopher Schmidt moderated the panel discussion and open Q&A following their presentations.
This panel represented the range of constitutional experts at Chicago-Kent. Each faculty member was asked by the moderator to emphasize issues they saw as the most relevant, important, or pressing issues related to the Constitution and the Trump presidency so far.
The full event was video recorded – you can watch it in our YouTube playlist or find the individual videos with summaries and questions below. Continue reading “The Constitution and the Trump Presidency”