In this issue... 
Week of March 19, 2001





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • State of the Law School address on Wednesday, March 7.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Joke of the week.


  • Final exam reschedule.
  • 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

  • DEADLINE: Reschedules for final exam.
  • Teaching assistant office hours.

Alumnae/i and Student Relations

  • Graduation information available.

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid forms for 2000-01 are available.

Career Services

  • New staff member.
  • 1Ls-CCSA panel opportunity.
  • Slots still available for Job-A-Thon.
  • Jobs and Job Search Skills When You Are Not in the Top 10% of the Class (and even if you are!).
  • Cook County State's Attorney's Office informational program.
  • Myers-Briggs type indicator workshop.
  • Spring on-campus employer - M. Leslie Kite & Associates.
  • Legal externship program, summer or fall 2001.
  • Circuit court forum for minority law students.
  • Second annual Cyber Law Recruitment Conference.


  • 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 tax research tutorial.
  • Professor Lori Andrews and gene patents on "60 Minutes" (video).
  • New library food and drink policy.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • Please update your student ID.
  • Study room reservations.

Law Offices

  • Applications available for summer 2001 in-house clinics.
  • Current 2Ls who are interested in summer or fall 2001 externships.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

Center for Law and Computers

  • New print accounting software in labs.
  • Printing instructions.
  • Naked Wife -- a high risk virus.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file.
  • Virus protection software.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.
  • Commonly asked questions.


  • New multiple award list.

Writing Contests

  • No new entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

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

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

From Professor Debbie Musiker

  • Informational sessions about the Environmental Certificate Program for 1Ls.

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.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • Informational sessions about the Environmental Certificate Program for 1Ls.

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

  • Lester Munson, Associate Editor of Sports Illustrated, will be guest speaker March 28, from 3:00-4:00. Room TBD.
  • Digital Distribution Symposium April 2, noon to 5:00 in the Governor Richard B. Ogilive Auditorium.

Women in Law

  • Glass slipper project.
  • Student-practitioner mentorship program.
  • Summer fellowships.
  • 2001-02 executive board.