In this issue... 
Week of March 26, 2001





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Transcript of State of the Law School address.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Fall 2000 CALI award winners.
  • 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 resource specialist in the CSO.
  • Circuit court forum for minority law students -- approaching deadline.
  • Arnstein & Lehr cocktail reception for 1L minority students.
  • Myers-Briggs type indicator workshop -- sign up by March 26.
  • The Guide to Legal Specialties & Doing What Makes You Happy.
  • ATTENTION: 2Ls seeking a summer or fall 2001 externship.
  • 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.
  • Illinois legislative history 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:

International Law and Policy Development

  • Get your certificate in international and comparative law. Sign up online today!

Center for Law and Computers

  • New print accounting software in labs.
  • Printing instructions.
  • Please log off lab computers.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file.
  • Virus protection software.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.
  • Commonly asked questions.


  • New awards listed for 2000-01 external scholarships 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

  • Information sessions for 1Ls interested in the certificate from the Program in Environmental and Energy Law.

From Professor Richard Wright

  • Screeing of "Frontline" video of actual jury deliberations.

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

  • Information sessions for 1Ls interested in the certificate from the Program in Environmental and Energy Law.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • New volunteer opportunities.


  • 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

  • Bake sale Monday, March 26.
  • 10th annual spring auction, April 4.
  • Fellowship applications now available.
  • 2001-02 executive board elections.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society

  • Lester Munson, associate editor of Sports Illustrated, will be guest speaker on March 28, from 3:00-4:00. Room 370.
  • Digital Distribution Symposium April 2 noon to 5:00 p.m. in the Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium.

Women in Law

  • Glass Slipper project.
  • Summer fellowships.
  • Spring reception.
  • General meetings.