Academic Calendar Reminder. Due to Rosh Hashanah, classes are administratively canceled on Monday, September 14 (all day and evening). Due to Yom Kippur, classes are administratively canceled on Tuesday, September 22 (4:00 and after), and on Wednesday, September 23 (all day and evening).
Legal Writing Ethics Guidelines. This is a reminder that the Chicago-Kent Legal Writing Ethics Guidelines apply to all Chicago-Kent students, including students enrolled in first-year and upper-level writing courses (Legal Writing 1, Legal Writing 2, Legal Writing 3, Legal Writing 4, and all seminars). The Guidelines, which address a variety of issues, including plagiarism, are available by clicking here. If you have not reviewed the Guidelines recently, please do so.
Constitution Day Observance. Chicago-Kent will be hosting a Constitution Day event on Thursday, September 17, 3:30-4:30pm, in the Marovitz Courtroom. The event is entitled "Categorical Confusion and the Supreme Court's 'Takings' Cases" and will feature a discussion of Horne v. Dept. of Agriculture with Professor Sarah Harding and Dean Harold Krent. There will be a reception following the event in the first floor lobby. The event is free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary). It is co-sponsored by the Chicago-Kent Federalist Society, the Chicago-Kent chapter of the American Constitution Society, and the Benjamin Franklin Project.
CLE Event: Making the Case for Personal Wellness. The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is sponsoring a free CLE event entitlted "Making the Case for Personal Wellness" on Tuesday, September 22, 11:30-1:30pm, at the University Club of Chicago, 76 East Monroe Street. The event will focus on how to make health and wellness a greater priority in the legal profession. The event is free and lunch will be provided. Click here for more information and to register for the event.
Joke of the Week. No matter how far you push the envelop, it will still be stationery.