Shapiro, Carolyn

Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Carolyn Shapiro is an Associate Professor of Law at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she has been on the faculty since 2003, and she is the founder and co-director of Chicago-Kent's Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States (ISCOTUS). From 2014 to 2016, Professor Shapiro served as Illinois Solicitor General. She also served as a law clerk for Judge Richard A. Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and for Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court, and practiced law as an associate with Miner, Barnhill & Galland, where she handled primarily plaintiff-side civil rights cases, and as a Skadden Fellow with the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law. The views expressed in this post are Carolyn Shapiro's alone.