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





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • December 10 is last Record issue for fall term.
  • January 14 is first Record issue for spring term.

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Institute for Law and the Humanities.
  • Kosovo trip.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Spring 2002 schedule and registration.
  • Spring 2002 registration for first-year students.
  • List of recommended courses.
  • New policy on adding classes.
  • Note about Gift & Estate Tax course.
  • IIT Interprofessional Projects (IPROs).
  • Fall 2001 exams.
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exams on computer sign-up.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2002

  • Yet to register? Do so before Thanksgiving break.
  • 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

  • Exit interviews.

Career Services

  • Winter hours and holiday closings.
  • Foley & Lardner holiday party for 1L Wisconsin residents.
  • 1L and 2Ls: City of Chicago applications.
  • Externships with the U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • 1Ls -- McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff 2002 summer program.
  • 1s and 2Ls -- funding opportunities for public interest work during summer.
  • More new resources.


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


  • Library fall hours.
  • Thanksgiving library hours.
  • Reference hours for fall semester.
  • Library exam hours.
  • Legal newspapers tutorial.
  • Resource of the week.
  • New videos in the library.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • New interlibrary loan policy.
  • New study room policy.
  • Library cell phone policy.
  • Library food and drink policy.
  • Please guard your valuables!

Law Offices

  • Lottery results for spring 2002 in-house clinics.
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution program (LADR) -- information meetings.
  • Employment opportunity for 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • Exciting opportunity for 3Ls.
  • Justice Web Collaboratory (JWC) externship.
  • Refugee Law externship program.
  • First Defense Legal Aid (FDLA) clinic.
  • 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

  • Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Automated "Virus Updates" folder sent to your desktop.
  • Web server naming conventions.
  • Web server password security and responsibility.
  • A word about MS Windows XP.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4170.
  • 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.

Office of Public Affairs

  • December 10 is last Record issue for fall term.
  • January 14 is first Record issue for spring term.

Special Notices

"Give Thanks America" initiative sends digital video messages to military personnel overseas.

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!


  • Halloween scavenger hunt winners!
  • Research tip of the week -- legislative history.
  • Rewards of Working Smarter winners.
  • Lab hours.


  • Westlaw printers are now installed in all of the labs.
  • Join Westlaw Rewards and win.
  • Westlaw Rewards instant winner list.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Black Law Students Association

  • Congratulations Tonda V. Lee, best brief, Ilana Diamond Rovner Appellate Advocacy Competition.
  • Business cards on sale.
  • Upcoming events.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Pre-spring auction volunteers needed.
  • It's time to bake again.
  • Upcoming events.

Public Interest Resource Center

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