In this issue... 
Week of October 16, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Dean Perritt's presentation at the ABA 2000 Administrative Law Conference.
  • Richard Wright's law review article.
  • Pristina Law Faculty visits Chicago-Kent.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • 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.

Alumnae/i and Student Relations

  • ATTENTION: December and May graduates, sign-up in the Alumnae/i office for composite photos, November 7-10.

Financial Aid

  • Perkins loan entrance interview session.

Career Services

  • Law Career apologies.
  • 1L programming.
  • New resources in the CSO.
  • Offers from the Fall Interview Program? We want to know.
  • 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

  • Information Center hours available online.
  • Faculty exams in the Document Center.
  • Jury instructions tutorial.
  • Database available on Information Center home page.
  • REMINDER: Weekend reference hours.
  • Study rooms.

Law Offices

  • Spring 2001 Legal Externship Program-- third year students only.
  • New job opportunity-- Advice Desk positions.
  • 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:
    • "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

  • 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

  • New Advice Desk student employment opportunity.

From Professor Richard Warner

  • Project Poland conference.

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.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • PEEL social reception.

Program in Employment and Labor Law

  • Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition.

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

  • Police brutality event.
  • October 16-20.
  • Bake sale.
  • T-shirts for sale.
  • General meeting.

Environmental Law Society

  • PEEL social reception.

Federalist Society

  • Debate on the proposed Victims' Rights Amendment to the Constitution, October 19.

Jewish Law Student Association

  • General meeting.

Justinian Society

  • General meeting
  • Annual movie night.
  • Parent organization meeting.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Happy hour!
  • T-shirts.
  • Volunteer opportunities.
  • Auction letter drive.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society

  • Future events.

Women in Law

  • 1L welcome reception.
  • Domestic violence speaker panel.
  • Shorts!
  • Dues.