In this issue... 
Week of December 3, 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.

  • Richard Van Hees.
  • Update on Kosovo trip.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Flu shots -- additional day scheduled.
  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • New policy on adding classes.
  • Fall 2001 exams.
    • Exam schedule.
    • Consulting laptops during exams.
    • Important information about taking exams on computer.
  • Spring 2002 initial reading assignments and course books.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2002

  • Keynote speaker bio.
  • Evening students: Do you need a vegetarian or kosher meal?


  • Final exam schedule and room assignments.
  • Illinois Bar applications.

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.
  • ATTENTION: December grads.
  • Making the most of your winter break.
  • 2Ls -- summer 2002 externships with the U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • Fourteenth annual Midwest Public Interest Law Career conference.


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


  • Library fall hours.
  • Reference hours for fall semester.
  • Library exam hours.
  • BNA databases.
  • Resource of the week.
  • 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.
  • Exciting summer externship opportunity.
  • 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

  • ATTENTION: W32/Goner@MM HIGH RISK virus alert (Added 12\5\01).
  • Preparing for exams on computers.
  • Installation instructions for ExamSoft.
  • Preparing labs for exams on December 6 & 7.
  • W32/Badtrans@MM is a HIGH RISK virus.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Chicago-Kent online phone directory moved to new location.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4173.


  • New scholarship 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

  • Bake sale.
  • Auction time.
  • Help wanted.
  • upcoming events.

Public Interest Resource Center

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