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





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Spring 2002 preliminary schedule.
  • Exams on computer sign-up.
  • Law as a Profession Day: A message from the Dean.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2002

  • An innovative and award-winning program for second-year students on Wednesday, February 6.
  • All 2Ls and any 3Ls/4Ls who have yet to attend should register online TODAY.
  • Proposed schedule of events.


  • DEADLINE: Final exam reschedule.
  • Computer exam sign-up.
  • 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

  • Debt management seminar.
  • Exit interviews.

Career Services

  • City of Chicago informational program for 1Ls.
  • Study abroad opportunities with Santa Clara University.
  • A lunch panel discussion: The Environmental Law Society and the the ISBA.
  • New resources -- Guide to Foreign Law Firms
  • Army JAG Corps interviewing 1Ls.
  • New special opportunities.


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


  • Library fall hours.
  • Reference hours for fall semester.
  • Library exam hours.
  • Business statistics tutorial.
  • Resource of the week.
  • New library database.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • New study room policy.
  • Library cell phone policy.
  • Library food and drink policy.
  • Please guard your valuables!

Law Offices

  • Spring 2002 in-house clinic applications are now available in suite 600.
  • Legal externship program -- spring 2002.
  • New Web site for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • Trip to Mexico results in partnership! View details and photos here.
  • Sign up for the Mexican Consulate externship for spring semester.
  • Volunteer opportunities available! Great ways to get involved!

Center for Law and Computers

  • E-mail maintenance scheduled Saturday, November 10, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Global login accounts will be terminated November 15.
  • Automated "Virus Updates" folder sent to your desktop.
  • Web server password security and responsibility.
  • W32/Nimda@MM is a high risk virus.
  • A word about MS Windows XP.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4168.
  • Contact us.
  • Office hours.


  • External scholarship opportunities -- no new awards listed.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming 2001-02 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Special Notices

Human Resources schedule online.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Center for Information Technology and Law

  • ATTENTION: 2Ls, 3Ls and 4Ls, an exciting opportunity you don't want to miss!

Institute for Law and the Humanities

  • Chicago Humanities Festival: Free tickets for students!


  • Welcome Stacia Buechler, new student representative!
  • New area of law treatises available on LEXIS-NEXIS.
  • LEXIS-NEXIS research tip of the week.
  • Free LEXIS-NEXIS printing coming soon!


  • Westlaw informational/prize table November 16.
  • First-year students: Enter contest to win a set of study aids!
  • Join Westlaw Rewards and win.
  • Westlaw Rewards instant winner list (updated).



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

  • Law and Policy Journal call for papers.

Amnesty International

  • November 5: Student debate.

Black Law Students Association

  • Business cards on sale.
  • November 8: Bake sale featuring KRISPY KREME DONUTS!
  • Upcoming events.

Federalist Society

  • November 5: Student debate.

Health Law Society

  • November 14: Organizational meeting.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Upcoming events.
  • It's auction time!
  • Volunteers needed.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Congratulations to our new initiates!
  • November 15: Judge's Night.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • We do the work for you!
  • New volunteer opportunities.
  • Public Interest law.