In this issue... 
Week of October 8, 2001





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Professor Lori Andrews.
  • Anti-corruption meeting.
  • Mexico trip.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Update: Bar registration forms for first-year students.
  • Forum on Article 51 of the U.N. Charter: The use of force in response to the events of September 11.
  • NATO briefing.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Transcript requests.
  • Change of division requests.
  • Pass/fail revocation.

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

  • 5th annual public service reception at Loyola.
  • Upcoming 1L programs.
  • 2Ls: Summer law clerk position with Goldberg, Weisman & Cairo.
  • Judicial externship application due.
  • NYU International Student Career Fair for LL.M.'s.


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


  • Library fall hours.
  • Reference hours for fall semester.
  • Illinois legislative history tutorial.
  • Resource of the week.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • Library cell phone policy.
  • Library food and drink policy.
  • Please guard your valuables!

Law Offices

  • Spring 2002 in-house clinic applications will be available October 8.
  • Judicial externship opportunities for second- and third-year students.
  • Law Office's staff attorney to participate in pre-production seminar for 2002 "Chicago Matters."
  • First Defense Legal Aid - A unique clinical program.
  • 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

  • Student organizations must register their Web sites by October 15.
  • Student organizations Web page training session scheduled for October 16.
  • Global login accounts will be terminated November 15.
  • Faculty and staff computer training course available through New Horizons.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4164.
  • Contact us.
  • Office hours.


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

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming 2001 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Special Notices

Human Resources schedule online


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Employee Benefits Law and Gift and Estate Tax exam review sessions.

Institute for Law and the Humanities

  • Chicago Humanities Festival: Free tickets for students!


  • LEXIS-NEXIS table day.


  • Breaking News: Westlaw laser printers are coming to Chicago-Kent!
  • 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

  • October 9: World Conference on Racism panel.
  • October 11: Bake sale.

Black Law Students Association

  • BLSA business cards on sale.
  • Upcoming events.

Corporate Law Society

  • Alumni event.

Health Law Society

  • October 23: HLS conference.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • October 23: Faculty speaking event.
  • Membership forms available.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Spaghetti dinner fundraiser.
  • Volunteers needed.
  • New meeting dates.

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • Board member wanted.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • October 10: Recruiting in cafeteria.
  • October 10: Happy hour at Dylan's.
  • October 17: Alumnae/i event.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • New Volunteer opportunities.
  • Life Without Lupus Run.
Women in Law
  • October 24: Domestic violence speaker event.