In this issue... 
Week of October 30, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Centennial visitor, Stanley Katz.
  • Ukrainian visitors.
  • Wisconsin bar results.
  • Fall Lecture Event-Auditorium October 31 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Fall 2000 final exams.
  • Sign-up for taking exams on computer.
  • Intellectual property course: Practice before the Federal Circuit.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000

  • REMINDER: All 2L, 3L and 4L students who have yet to attend must register.
  • Check out the schedule of events and confirmed speakers.
  • Volunteers needed.


  • Computer exam sign-up.
  • Division changes.
  • Fall 2000 exam numbers.

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

  • Political discussion on October 31.
  • AEP workshop "Exam Taking Tips From the Law Faculty" on November 1.
  • DEADLINE: Rescheduling final exam November 3.
  • Health fair.

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

  • Students careers committee seeks volunteers.
  • 1Ls-- Sign up for office tours.
  • Unsure what type of law is for your? Attend Practice Tracks.
  • Haynes and Boone-- New direct contact employer.
  • Spring externship applications available.
  • International student resume directory.
  • Scholarship opportunities.


  • 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.
  • Self-paced exercises for 1L students.
  • Federal court rules tutorial.
  • Database available on Information Center home page.
  • REMINDER: Weekend reference hours.
  • Study rooms.

Law Offices

  • Spring 01 in-house clinic applications are now available.
  • Spring 01 Legal Externship Program-- Third year students only.
  • 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:
    • Wednesday, November 1-- Consular notification and access workshop on the The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.
    • Wednesday, November 1-- Lecture discussion with the Mexican Consulate General office. Lunch will be served.
    • Tuesday, November 7-- Lunch presentation and discussion with Professor from Hong Kong to discuss securities issues.
    • Wednesday, November 8-- Lunch presentation and discussion on "Use of Legal Expert System LES-5."

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

Faculty News

  • Professor Sheldon Nahmod to address the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association.

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 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

Corporate Law Society

  • Meeting on November 2.

Federalist Society

  • Cato Institute speaker to discuss Clinton legacy at Chicago-Kent.

Jewish Law Student Association

  • Judge's night is November 1, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Up-to-date news on the Mid-East Crisis.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Letter drive.
  • Happy hour!

Polish-American Law Students Organization

  • Roundtable discussion with attorney Tom Pikarski.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society

  • Future events.

Women in Law

  • Speaker event.
  • Outlines.
  • General meetings.