In this issue... 
Week of October 2, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Speaking engagement for Dean Perritt.
  • Fred Bosselman's new book.
  • Carnivore System.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Family and Friends Program.
  • Presidential Management Intern Program.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000

  • An innovative and award-winning program for second year students on Wednesday, February 7, 2000.
  • Registration information: All 2Ls, and 3Ls/4Ls who have yet to attend, can register online TODAY.


  • 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

  • DEADLINE: For flue shots Friday, October 6.
  • First year AEP Workshop: "Outlining and Controlling Material in Preparation for Exams."
  • Health fair on Wednesday, November 8.
  • Teaching assistant office hours.
  • Check out the student resource library.

Financial Aid

  • Perkins loan entrance interview session.

Career Services

  • First Monday 2000 Program: "Unite to End Gun Violence."
  • Upcoming programs for 1Ls.
  • Summer experience survey winners.
  • Ernst & Young interviewing on campus.
  • Employment opportunities.
  • Spring 2001 judicial externships.
  • NAPIL Job Fair.
  • Upcoming seminars.


  • 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 Legislative History Tutorial.
  • 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.
    • Roundtable discussion on "The Future of Kosovo: Next Steps for the Local and International Communities," Wednesday, October 11.
    • 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.


  • 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 Richard Warner

  • Project Poland conference.

From Professor Pam Kentra

  • Advice Desk student employment opportunity.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Employee Benefits Law or Gift and Estate Tax review sessions.

From Professor Tim Holbrook

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

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • 2000-01 scholars speaker series - Ethics and Environmental Law.

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.
  • Fund raising.
  • T-shirts and calendars for sale.
  • Dues.

Jewish Law Student Association

  • General meeting.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Happy Hour!
  • Bake sale.
  • Chicago-Kent T-shirts for sale.
  • Volunteer opportunities.
  • First Monday 2000.

Sports and Entertainment

  • Future events.

Women in Law

  • Welcome new executive board members!
  • Vote for 1L representative.
  • ATTENTION: Date change for 1L welcome reception.
  • Domestic Violence speaker panel.
  • Have you paid your dues?
  • Shorts.