Office of Academic Administration
and Student Affairs
Asst. Dean Stephen
Weeks of October 2, 2006
Academic Calendar Reminder. Due to a religious holiday,
all classes are canceled on Monday, October 2.
Guantanamo National Teach-In. On Thursday, October
5, law schools, colleges, and universities across the
country will participate in a teach-in examining the legal
issues raised by the detentions at Guantanamo Bay. All Chicago-Kent
faculty, students, and staff are invited to participate in
the teach-in, which will include several sessions broadcast
nationally over the Internet as well as local panels hosted
here at Chicago-Kent. Local speakers will include Dean Harold
J. Krent and Professors Henry H. Perritt, Jr., Sheldon Nahmod,
Bartram Brown, and Mark Rosen. Chicago-Kent co-sponsors of
the event include: The American Constitution Society, the
Federalist Society, the Chicago-Kent Law Review, APALSA, the
National Lawyers Guild, the Kent Justice Foundation, the Military
Law Society, the International Law Society, the Chicago-Kent
Lambdas, and the Justinian Society.
The program will run from 9:00am-5:15pm. From 9:00am-3:00pm,
the program will be held in Rm. 580, and from 3:00pm on, it
will be held in Rm. 590. You are welcome to attend all of
it, or as much of it as fits into your schedule. You do not
need to RSVP for the program. For more information on both
the broadcast sessions and the local panels, click
here. For details about the national program, including
background information about the detentions, program speakers,
and other participating schools, go to http://law.shu.edu/guantanamoteachin.
ASP Workshop on Outlining. The Academic Support Program
will present the third of four Fall workshops on Tuesday,
October 10, 12:00-1:00 pm, in Rm. 590 (for day students)
and Wednesday, October 11, at 5:00-5:50 pm, in Rm.
590 (for evening students). This workshop will focus on different
approaches to the course outlining process and will feature
students and faculty sharing tips for assembling a useable
and complete course outline. Although the programs are mainly
aimed at first-year students, all students are welcome to
Summer 2006 CALI Award Winners. The CALI Excellence
for the Future Award, sponsored by the Center for Computer-Assisted
Legal Instruction, is given to the student or students who
receive the highest grade in each section of each course.
The CALI Award winners for Summer 2006 courses are linked
to this page. Congratulations to all of you who received
Lawyers' Assistance Program Dinner. The Lawyers' Assistance
Program (LAP) will hold its annual dinner on Friday, October
6, at 6:00pm at the Palmer House Hilton. There will be a table
for law students who are in recovery or are interested in
LAP's work. If you are interested in attending, contact Janet
Voss, the Executive Director of LAP, at 312/726-6607, or email@example.com.
Joke of the Week. "Two women broke a Guinness
world record by spending twelve days in a room with 888 snakes.
Apparently, the record was for the two dumbest women in one
room." (Conan O'Brien)
Poem of the Week. This week's poem is "Suicide
of a Moderate Dictator," by Emma Lazarus.