In this issue... 
Week of January 29, 2001





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Meeting of the National Research Council.
  • World Intellectual Property Organization forum.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2001

  • Important program information.
  • NOTE: Breakout session assignments.
  • Professional attire required.
  • New speaker bios.


  • Pass/fail election date extended.
  • Graduation applications.
  • Add/drop deadline.
  • Grades.
  • Now available validation stickers for spring 2001.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2001 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!
  • 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
  • Financial Aid forms for 2000-01 are available.

Career Services

  • Office closings for Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession.
  • Need to sublet your apartment?
  • Unite to end gun violence.
  • 1L program-- I know what you did last summer.
  • Law career training and office tours.
  • CBA mock interview program-- sign up by January 31!
  • Patent Law interview program
  • Employment opportunities.
  • Upcoming conferences.


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

Information Center

  • Spring semester hours.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. exhibit.
  • Information Center offers tutorials.
  • Formbook tutorials.
  • Study room reservations.

Law Offices

  • LADR information meetings on January 30 and February 6.
  • Judicial externships: Summer and fall 2001 semesters. Students must have a minimum 3.25 GPA to apply.
  • Student data entry position.
  • Tax Fraud and Related Crimes course.
  • 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.

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-- New award listed.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming 2001 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices

  • CALI
    • Student employment opportunity.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Faculty News

  • Professor Lori Andrews' book release at Chicago Historical Society.

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.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • Speaker event February 13: President Bush's likely impact on environmental and energy matters.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • New hours for the spring semester.
  • Volunteer opportunities of the week.


  • Tuition reimbursement.


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



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Corporate Law Society

  • Upcoming events.

Federalist Society

  • First meeting of the spring semester.

Jewish Law Student Association

  • General meeting Tuesday, January 23.
  • Counsel General of Israel visits.
  • One-hour lecture on the present and future state of Israel in the Middle-East.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • 10th annual spring auction.
  • General meetings.
  • Summer fellowships.
  • Bake sale.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society

  • Future events.

Women in Law

  • Women and the Law conference at DePaul.
  • Bake sale.
  • General meetings.