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





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • State of the Law School address.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: Spring break.
  • Class rank GPA cutoffs.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Class rank.
  • Change of division request.

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

  • Teaching assistant office hours.
  • Public speaking workshop.

Alumnae/i and Student Relations

  • Graduation information available.

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid forms for 2000-01 are available.

Career Services

  • Fall judicial externship applications due March 15.
  • Volunteers needed for spring Job-A-Thon.
  • Cook County State's Attorneys Office informational program.
  • Job search strategies when you're not in the top 10%.
  • Sign up for March mock interviews.
  • Westlaw & LEXIS training for summer associates and law clerks.
  • New internships and other employment opportunities.
  • Have a great spring break!


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

Information Center

  • Spring semester hours.
  • Business books in the Information Center.
  • Federal legislative history tutorial.
  • New library food and drink policy.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • Please update your student ID.
  • Study room reservations.

Law Offices

  • Law Offices of Chicago-Kent to receive Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest Service award from U.S. District Court, March 7.
  • Judicial externships: Fall 2001 semester.
  • 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:

Center for Law and Computers

  • New computers in lab 700.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file.
  • Virus protection software.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.
  • Commonly asked questions.


  • New multiple award list.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • ATTENTION: All students interested in civil rights litigation.
  • Upcoming 2001 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Estates and Trusts exam review sessions.

From Professor Kent Streseman

  • Congratulation to this year's winners of the Grinker Award.

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.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Volunteer opportunity of the week.


  • Student representatives lab hours.
  • Tuition reimbursement.


  • Chance to win Palm Pilot or IBM ThinkPad laptop.
  • Student representatives lab hours.
  • New Westlaw academic account manager.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Corporate Law Society

  • Upcoming events.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • 10th annual spring auction, April 4.
  • Summer fellowships.
  • Get involved!

Sports and Entertainment Law Society

  • Future events.

Women in Law

  • Bake sale, March 5.
  • Glass slipper project.
  • Student-practitoner mentorship program.
  • Summer fellowships.
  • 2001-02 executive board.