In this issue... 
Week of December 10, 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

  • Good luck and happy holidays.
  • July 2002 Illinois bar applications.
  • Fall 2001 exams.
    • Room assignments and exam procedures.
    • Consulting laptops during exams.
    • Important information about taking exams on computer.
  • Spring 2002 registration -- updates.
  • Spring 2002 initial reading assignments and course books.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2002

  • New speaker bios.
  • Speaker escorts needed.
  • Evening students: Do you need a vegetarian or kosher meal?


  • Bar applications here!

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

  • Good luck on finals & make the most of your winter break!
  • Winter hours and office closings.
  • Accessing the alum advisor network.
  • December grads -- stop by for your alumnae/i card.
  • Working in NY this summer & need a place to live?
  • 6th annual Sweet Home Chicago reception for minority students.
  • 2Ls -- summer externship opportunity with the U.S. Attorney's office, Northern District of IL.


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


  • Reference hours for fall semester.
  • Library exam hours.
  • Intersession hours.
  • Exams database.
  • BNA databases.
  • Resource of the week.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • Renewing library books.
  • 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.
  • Preparing for exams on computers.
  • Installation instructions for ExamSoft.
  • 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 sdat4175.


  • New scholarship awards listed.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming 2002 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

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

  • Good luck on exams.
  • Have a fantastic break.
  • Opportunities to volunteer during break.
  • Summer internships for current law students and graduates.

Public Interest Resource Center

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