Academic Calendar Reminder.
Due to religious holidays, classes are administratively canceled on Monday, September 17 (day and evening); on Tuesday, September 25 (4:00 and after); and on Wednesday, September 26 (day and evening).
Summer 2012 CALI Awards.
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 2012 courses are available by clicking here
. Congratulations to all of you who received the award.
Security Reminder: Watch Your Valuables!
We would like to remind all faculty, staff, and students to guard your valuables to avoid the risk of theft. Please do not leave your possessions unattended in the Library or any other part of the building, even for a short time -- it only takes a second for a thief to grab and run.
Student Organization Fair.
The annual Student Organization Fair will be held on Tuesday, September 11, from 11:00-1:00 (for day students) and from 4:00-6:00 (for evening students) in the second and third floor atriums. All students are invited.
London Law Consortium: Brochures Available.
Chicago-Kent offers a semester of legal study in London each Spring semester as part of a consortium with other schools. If you are interested in the London Law Consortium for the Spring 2013 semester, please go to the London Law Consortium web site
for details. If you are interested in applying, please contact me before doing so. There is no specific appliction deadline -- spaces in the program will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Constitution Day Observance.
Each year, the university commemorates "Constitution Day" in recognition of the signing of the Constitution and in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education. This year's observance will feature Andrew Koppelman, John Paul Stevens Professor of Law and Political Science at Northwestern University, who will deliver a lecture entitled "The Tough Luck Constitution and the Fight Over Health Care Reform." The lecture is scheduled for Monday, September 24, 5:00 pm, in the Marovitz Courtroom; it is free and open to the public.
Joke of the Week.
I was flying on a plane recently when the flight attendant asked me if I'd like dinner. "What are the choices?" I asked. She said, "Yes or no."