The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) works to promote the cause of civil liberties among the students and faculty at Chicago-Kent chapter and to take such action to further this purpose as is consistent with with policies of the ACLU of Illinois.

The ACLU-CK chapter sponsors speakers, events, and panels while also engaging in volunteer work to give back to the community.

Latest Events

Implicit Bias Panel

  • Date: Nov 16, 2016
  • Time: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Speakers: Michael Deutsch, Jeanette Samuels, Michelle Silverthorn, Margot Klein

The ACLU along with BLSA, HLLSA, NLG, MLSA, and the SBA diversity committee will be hosting a panel on Wednesday, November 16th from 3:00-4:30 PM on how implicit bias impacts the justice system, law students, juries, and law students. We have a great panel lined up and a reception will follow. Please see the attached […]

SCOTUS 2016 Term Preview Panel Discussion

  • Date: Nov 01, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 PM
  • Speakers: Michael Scodro, Colleen Connell, Anthony Kreis

Come join the ACLU and the American Constitution Society Tuesday, November 1st, at noon, for a panel preview of the upcoming term. As always, food will be served. Panel participants include: Illinois Solicitor General Michael Scodro, Executive Director of ACLU-IL Colleen Connell, and Professor of Law Anthony Kreis. Cases discussed include: Manuel v. Joliet, Hernandez […]

SCOTUS Term Preview

  • Date: Nov 01, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Speakers: Illinois Solicitor General Michael Scodro, Executive Director of ACLU-IL Colleen Connell, Professor of Law Anthony Kreis
  • Venue: Room 270

Come join the ACLU and the American Constitution Society Tuesday, November 1st, at noon, for a panel preview of the upcoming term. As always, food will be served. Panel participants include: Illinois Solicitor General Michael Scodro, Executive Director of ACLU-IL Colleen Connell, and Professor of Law Anthony Kreis. Cases discussed include: Manuel v. Joliet, Hernandez […]

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Welcome to the Chicago-Kent ACLU!

An organization to promote the cause of civil liberties amongst the students, faculty, and staff at Chicago-Kent, and to take such action to further this purpose as is consistent with the policies and regulations of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois.