• Weekly Faculty in the News, 12/5

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    A roundup of faculty appearances in news sources and media from the last two weeks, 11/21 to 12/5.

    11/25 – In an interview on WDCB Public Radio, Dean Harold Krent discussed the challenges facing new federal prosecutor Zachary Fardon, who was officially installed at the Federal Courthouse in Chicago on the 25th.

    12/1 – Dean Krent was quoted in a front-page Chicago Tribune article about lower law school enrollments and the legal job market (“Law schools adjust to lower enrollments”).

    12/2 – Faculty Perspectives, Chicago-Kent’s new online publication that highlights recent faculty scholarship, was featured on IIT Today (“New Publication to Showcase Recent Legal Scholarship by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Faculty”).

    12/3Keith Ann Stiverson, Director of the Chicago-Kent Law Library, was elected Vice President/President-Elect of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). She will take over as Vice President in the summer of 2014 and will assume the presidency in 2015. Read her AALL biography and candidate statement here and view the election results here.

    12/3 – Clinical Professor Edward Kraus was recognized as the recipient of the Stop Diabetes Award in a Chicago Daily Law Bulletin headline (“In the law schools”). The award, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, is given “to an individual, group or organization that promotes health awareness, research, advocacy, wellness and/or disease prevention.”

    Other news:

    12/3 – Professor Adrian Walters authored a new post on his blog, The Walters Way (“More on careers”). Prof. Walters’s advice to law students is that it is “never too soon to start thinking about careers.”

    12/4 – Professor Sheldon Nahmod added a new installment to his “Know Your Constitution” series on his blog, Nahmod Law (“Know Your Constitution (5): Free Speech and Hate Speech”).


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