In this issue... 
Week of January 15, 2001





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Second edition of Dean Perritt's book, Law and the Information Superhighway, released recently.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Welcome back!
  • Spring 2001 initial reading assignments.
  • Spring 2001 classroom assignments.
  • Spring 2001 schedule changes.
  • Spring 2001 Trial Advocacy section assignments.
  • Spring 2001 final exams
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • July 2001 Illinois Bar application
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2001

  • Updated speaker list.
  • Schedule of events.
  • Important program information.


  • July 2001 Bar application have arrived
  • Spring registration dates.

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

  • Welcome back!
  • DEADLINE: January 19 for student health insurance.
  • Professionalism Day volunteers.
  • Student resource library.
  • Office hours for spring semester.

Alumnae/i and Student Relations

  • 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

  • Welcome back!
  • Spring hours.
  • DEADLINE: Updated information for MPILCC is due January 22.
  • Spring programs-- sign up now.
  • New employment opportunities.
  • Looking to sublet this summer?


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

Information Center

  • Spring semester hours.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. exhibit.
  • Study rooms reservations.
  • Food and drink policy reminder.

Law Offices

  • NOTE: Orientation meeting for new clinic students-- January 17, 2001.
  • NOTE: New course-- Tax Fraud and Related Crimes.
  • 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:

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

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming 2001 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Center for Information Technology and Law

  • Access to Justice Scholarship and employment opportunities.
  • Justice Web Collaboratory: Public Access to Justice Systems and Systematic Design Workshop offered in conjunction with the Institute of Design.
  • Just the Beginning Foundation Web site opens.

Certificate Program in Intellectual Property Law

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

Master of Public Administration Program

  • Student worker position available for spring semester.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Volunteer opportunities of the week.


  • Tuition reimbursement.


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



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Corporate Law Society

  • Upcoming events.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Welcome back!
  • Happy hour.
  • Auction news.
  • Good luck on finals.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society

  • Future events.

Women in Law

  • Welcome back!