In this issue... 
Week of November 27, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • December 11 is last Record issue for fall term.
  • January 15 is first Record issue for spring term.

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • NOTE: Update spring 2001 registration.
  • List of recommended courses.
  • Academic calendar reminder-- last week of classes.
  • Exams on computer.
  • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2001

  • New speaker bios.
  • Vegetarian or Kosher? Contact Navreet Basati.


  • Illinois Bar applications.
  • Fall 2000 exam numbers.
  • ID picture hours.

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

  • Teaching assistant applications for spring semester.
  • Volunteers for Professionalism Day needed!
  • New office hours.

Alumnae/i and Student Relations

  • NEW: Additional composite sitting dates for graduating JD & LLM students who have not yet taken composite photos.
Financial Aid
  • Important date: Last day to apply for fall 2000 federal aid.

Career Services

  • 1Ls and 2Ls: City of Chicago collecting resumes.
  • Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference.
  • IMPORTANT: Report offers from OCI and job fairs.
  • December grads: Pick up alumnae/i packets and your alumnae/i ID.
  • Funding sources for summer public interest positions.
  • Special employment opportunities.
  • New resources in CSO.
  • Approaching scholarship deadline.


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

Information Center

  • Thanksgiving holiday hours.
  • Final exam library hours.
  • Fall semester hours.
  • Faculty exams in the Document Center.
  • Study rooms.

Law Offices

  • NOTE: See Law Offices' bulletin board on 6th floor for spring 2001 lottery results.
  • Exciting summer externship opportunity-- U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • 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:
    • Poland's Future Membership in the European Union: A Discussion of Current Issues on Tuesday, November 28, noon-1:00 a.m., 10th floor event room.

Center for Law and Computers

  • 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-- NEW awards listed.
  • Congratulations to Ana Mencini. Winner of the Judge Helen C. Kenney Scholarship.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming 2000-01 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Office of Public Affairs

  • December 11 is last Record issue for fall term.
  • January 15 is first Record issue for spring term.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Certificate Program in Intellectual Property Law

  • Cardozo Copyright and Dayton CyberCrimes moot court competitions--interested students encouraged to apply.
  • Essay Contests.

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.


  • Student representatives lab hours.
  • Your Westlaw academic account manager.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Corporate Law Society

  • Upcoming events.

Jewish Law Student Association

  • Up-to-date news on the Mid-East Crisis.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Happy hour at last!
  • Thanksgiving volunteer opportunity.
  • Clothing drive.
  • Good luck on finals.

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • End of semester party and speaker event, November 28.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society

  • Future events.

Women in Law

  • Speaker panel: "Gender and Sexual Orientation Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace."
  • Join WBAI!
  • Good luck on finals.