The Chicago-Kent Lambdas is an organization that provides support to students who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer. The organization welcomes all students interested in areas of law that affect the LGBTQ community. The Lambdas sponsor speakers, events and panel discussions on legal issues that affect queer and trans communities.

The Lambdas also represents LGBTQ student interests with Chicago-Kent administration in advocating for institutional support and change. Additionally, the Lambdas provide a forum for social and professional interaction by hosting social events for Chicago-Kent students and by actively maintaining links with other queer law student associations at other Chicago law schools, as well as LAGBAC (The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago).

Please email cklambdas@kentlaw.iit.edu with any questions or concerns.

Recent Events

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Bostock v. Clayton County: Does Title VII Protect LGBTQ Workers?

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  • Date: Oct 08, 2019
  • Time: 12PM to 1PM

In the Chicago-Kent Auditorium on Tuesday, October 8, the Lambdas is joining the Chicago-Kent Diversity Committee in hosting a panel discussion around the oral arguments in an upcoming consolidated set of cases before the Supreme Court. These three cases (Bostock v. Clayton CountyAltitude Express v. Zarda, and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. EEOC) will be consolidated for one hour of oral argument on the issue: Does the federal ban on employment discrimination “because of sex” apply to discrimination based on sexual orientation?

 

 

General Body Meeting

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  • Date: Oct 03, 2019
  • Time: 4PM to 5PM

Come learn about Lambdas and our upcoming events this semester! Snacks will be provided! Meeting will be in the Game Room (570).GBM flyer

LGBTQ Judges Night

LBGTQ Judges Night

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  • Date: Mar 07, 2018
  • Time: 5:00 PM
  • Location: Main Lobby

The Chicago-Kent Lambdas and the John Marshall Outlaws invite you to the 2018 LGBTQ Judges night!

Join us to meet and network with the Alliance of Illinois Judges and fellow law students.

Refreshments and drinks provided.

Please RSVP to Elisabeth Hieber at ehieber@kentlaw.iit.edu by Wednesday, February 28


Recent Updates

Chicago-Kent Lambdas Panel: Queer and Trans Criminal (In)Justice

In celebration of Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Diversity Week 2019, the Chicago-Kent Lambdas & Criminal Law Society proudly present “Queer & Trans Criminal (In)Justice: A Panel on the Intersection of Gender, Sexuality, & Race in the Criminal Justice System.” This panel will discuss the experiences of queer and trans folx, especially QTPOC, and assess the … Continue reading Chicago-Kent Lambdas Panel: Queer and Trans Criminal (In)Justice

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