In this issue... 
Week of September 24, 2001





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Reunions.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes 4:00 p.m. and after on Wednesday, September 26; and no classes on Thursday, September 27.


  • Transcript requests.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall 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.

Financial Aid

  • Perkins promissory notes.

Career Services

  • No late office hours this week.
  • Grace period for overdue books ends this week.
  • Check the bulletin board for new OCI employers & latest room assignments.
  • Job Search Skills When You Aren't in the Top 10% (And Even If You Are!)
  • Judicial externship informational meeting.
  • Choosing Small, Choosing Smart: Job-Search-Strategies for Lawyers in the Small Firm Market.
  • New opportunities.


  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates!
  • Admission office hours.


  • Library fall hours.
  • Reference hours for fall semester.
  • Federal administrative law tutorial.
  • ProQuest tutorial.
  • Resource of the week.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • Library food and drink policy.
  • Please guard your valuables!

Law Offices

  • Externships with the U.S. Attorney’s Office: spring 2002 semester.
  • Judicial externship opportunities: second- and third-year students.
  • New Web site for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

Center for Law and Computers

  • New HIGH-RISK virus -- W32/Nimda@MM.
  • It is critical to update and run your virus scanning software.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Student organizations must register their Web sites by October 15.
  • Technology guides available at the Help Desk.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4161.
  • Contact us.
  • Office hours.


  • DEADLINE for Chicago-Kent scholarship opportunities is Monday, October 8!
  • External scholarship opportunities -- no new awards listed.

Writing Contests

  • No new entry this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • ATTENTION: All students interested in Illinois public sector and employment law.
  • Upcoming 2001 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

From Professor David Gerber

  • Research position available.

From Professor Phil Hablutzel

  • Discount information for Wall Street Journal.


  • LEXIS-NEXIS representatives.


  • Join Westlaw rewards.
  • Westlaw student representative position available.
  • Learn about Brieflt! Let Westlaw brief your cases for you!
  • Westlaw password problems.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Amnesty International

  • September 25: World Conference on Racism panel.

Black Law Students Association

  • BLSA business cards.
  • Upcoming events.

Christian Legal Society

  • Thursday, September 27, weekly Bible study meeting.

Health Law Society

  • Organizational meeting Monday, September 24.
  • HLS conference November 23.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Over $2000 raised in donations.
  • Spaghetti dinner fundraiser.
  • Upcoming events.

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • Board member wanted.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Make a difference, VOLUNTEER!
  • Looking for internships?
Women in Law
  • General meeting Tuesday, September 25.
  • Bagel sale Monday, October 1, in the cafeteria.