In this issue... 
Week of September 25, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Speaking engagement for Prof. Claire Hill.
  • Speaking engagement for Dean Perritt.
  • Meeting that Dean Perritt attended.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • European Club.
  • Joke of the week.


  • July bar applications.
  • MPRE applications and deadlines.
  • Summer 2000 grades.
  • Access to online grading system.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall 2000 semester building/library hours.
  • Discounted parking rates for students.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Reserving a room at the Downtown Campus.

Student Services

  • Voter registration on Monday, September 25.
  • Flu shots!
  • AEP workshop: "Outlining and Controlling Material in Preparation for Exams."
  • Teaching assistance office hours.
  • Check out the student resource library.
  • Fall semester office hours.

Financial Aid

  • Perkins loan entrance interview session.

Career Services

  • Additional on-campus and direct contact employers.
  • U.S. Army and Air Forces JAG Corps interviews.
  • Report call backs and offers through OCI and job fairs.
  • Exciting employment opportunities.
  • Judicial externship informational program.
  • Stop handgun violence-- First Monday Program.
  • Updated NAPIL career fair information.
  • Scholarship opportunities.
  • Upcoming Practising Law Institute seminars.
  • New resources.


  • Student worker positions available.
  • Show your enthusiasm for Chicago-Kent-- join the Advocates!
  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Fall semester hours.
  • Please reshelve your books.
  • Federal Statutes Tutorial.
  • REMINDER: Weekend reference hours.
  • Study rooms.

Law Offices

  • Judicial externships: Spring 2001 semester with a minimum GPA.
  • Temporary employment opportunity for 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • Clinical Professor Laurie Leader quoted and appointed to editorial board.
  • A new clinical program -- Information Technology and Entrepreneurship Clinic.
  • A new clinical program -- First Defense Legal Aid.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • Upcoming events:
    • Anti-Bribery and Transparency Conference-- October 3.
    • Visit by Kosovar delegates from the Pristina Law Faculty, October 9-13.
    • Lecture on the legal system in the People's Republic of China by Professor Hilary K. Josephs, Syracuse University College of Law-- Monday, October 16.

Center for Law and Computers

  • Welcome back.
  • Office hours.
  • Network migration update for returning students.
  • Contact us.
  • Printing on KENTNET.
  • E-mail stations.
  • New virus detection software.
  • Online student directory.
  • Network maintenance.
  • Electronic casebook availability.
  • Computer labs.
  • Commonly asked questions.
  • Student worker positions available.


  • DEADLINE: Asian Law Student Scholarship extended to Friday, September 29.
  • 2000-01 external scholarship list.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • ATTENTION: Students interested in international law.
  • ATTENTION: Students interested in Illinois labor and employment law.
  • More upcoming 2000-01 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices

  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

From Professor Tim Holbrook

  • ATTENTION: Students, faculty and staff running the Chicago Marathon

Institute for Science Law and Technology

  • Research assistant position available.

Certificate Program in Intellectual Property Law

  • 3000-word essay contest on law and the music industry with substantial cash awards.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Volunteer opportunities of the week.


  • New student representative.
  • Lab hours.


  • New Westlaw student representatives.
  • Your Westlaw academic account manager.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Amnesty International

  • Speaker events.
  • Fundraising.
  • T-shirts and calendars for sale.
  • Dues.

Corporate Law Society

  • General meeting information.

Environmental Law Society

  • Bake sale.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Bake sale.
  • Volunteer opportunities.
  • Chicago-Kent t-shirts for sale.
  • Auction helpers needed.

Sports and Entertainment

  • Future events.

Women in Law

  • Magazine drive.
  • Have you paid your dues?
  • 1L representative elections.