In this issue... 
Week of October 9, 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

  • REMINDER: No classes Monday, October 9.
  • Sign-up to take exams on computer.
  • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • 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, 2001.
  • Registration information: All 2Ls, and 3Ls/4Ls who have yet to attend, can register online TODAY.
  • Check out the proposed schedule of events.


  • 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

  • First year AEP Workshop: "Outlining and Controlling Material in Preparation for Exams."
  • Health fair on Wednesday, November 8.
  • Final exam rescheduling.
  • Check out the student resource library.

Financial Aid

  • Perkins loan entrance interview session.

Career Services

  • Judicial clerkship program.
  • Public service reception at John Marshall.
  • 1L programming.
  • Additional OCI employers.
  • Exciting employment opportunities.
  • Scholarships available.
  • Upcoming seminars.


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

Information Center

  • Illinois legislative history tutorial.
  • Database available on Information Center home page.
  • 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:
    • 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.
    • "US-China Dialogue and the Wen Ho Lee Case" -- Lecture 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 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.

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 Richard Warner

  • Project Poland conference.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • 2000-01 Scholars Speaker Series - Ethics and Environmental Law.

Program in Employment and Labor Law

  • Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition.

Institute for Science Law and Technology

  • Research assistant position available.

Certificate Program in Intellectual Property Law

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Workshop
  • Intellectual Property Writing Contest
  • 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.

Justinian Society

  • Columbus Day parade.
  • General meeting
  • Annual movie night.
  • Parent organization meeting.
Kent Justice Foundation
  • Happy hour!
  • Bake sale October 16.
  • Public service reception.
  • Letter drive committee meeting.
  • Volunteer opportunities.
  • T-shirts.

Sports and Entertainment

  • Future events.

Women in Law

  • Bake sale October 11.
  • 1L representative (day division) applications.
  • Student-to-student mentorship program.
  • Domestic violence speaker panel.
  • 1L welcome reception
  • Dues.
  • Shorts.
  • Volunteer opportunities.