In this issue... 
Week of February 5, 2001





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Dean Perritt's Geneva trip.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • NOTE: No classes Wednesday, February 7, due to "Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession" program.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2001

  • Important day of information.


  • 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

  • Illinois Bar application question-and-answer section.
  • Orientation coordinator positions.
  • Student resource library.

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid forms for 2000-01 are available.

Career Services

  • Office closings.
  • Judicial externship informational meeting.
  • Clerking opportunities.
  • Remember to sign up for law career training.
  • Meet the Firms night.
  • International Law Career Day Conference.
  • Patent Law Interview Program.


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

Information Center

  • Spring semester hours.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., exhibit.
  • Federal regulations research tutorials.
  • Please update your student ID.
  • Study room reservations.

Law Offices

  • NOTE: Room change for LADR information meeting February 6.
  • Judicial externships: Summer and fall 2001 semesters informational meeting.
  • Fall externship opportunity for students completing their 2nd year by July 2001.
  • Student data entry position.
  • New course-- Tax Fraud and Related Crimes.
  • 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:
    • Meeting for study abroad in Argentina, Wednesday, February 14.
  • E-mail survey on foreign language classes!

Center for Law and Computers

  • Virus protection software.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.
  • Commonly asked questions.


  • New multiple award list.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • The Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture series.
  • 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

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark E-File Program, February 16.

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

Amnesty International

  • General meeting.
  • Political Prisoners Panel, February 19.

Corporate Law Society

  • Upcoming events.

Federalist Society

  • First meeting of the spring semester.

International Law Society

  • Register today for International Law Career Day.

Jewish Law Student Association

  • Counsel General of Israel visits.
  • JLSA gateway retreat weekend.

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.