In this issue... 
Week of January 14, 2002





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Associate Deans.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Welcome back!
  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, January 21.
  • New policy on adding classes.
  • Spring 2002 initial reading assignments.
  • Spring 2002 classroom assignments.
  • Spring 2002 schedule changes.
  • Spring 2002 Trial Advocacy section assignments.
  • Spring 2002 final exams.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • July 2002 Illinois bar applications.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2002

  • Updated speakers list.
  • Volunteers needed to escorts speakers.
  • Evening students: Do you need a vegetarian or kosher meal?
  • Schedule of events.


  • Welcome back!
  • REMINDER: New policy for registration.
  • Filing deadline -- application for graduation.
  • Filing deadline -- pass/fail election.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2002 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

  • Welcome back!
  • Spring office hours.
  • Upcoming programs.
  • Air Force JAG Corps seeks 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference deadline approaching.
  • Mock interviews for international LL.M. students.
  • American Bar Association section of Antitrust Law Racial & Ethnic Minority Judicial externship program.
  • Year 2002 Penny Severns Illinois Women in Government Conference & Scholarship award program.


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


  • Library hours for spring semester.
  • Reference hours for spring semester.
  • Document Center hours for spring semester.
  • New LEXIS-NEXIS and Westlaw printers.
  • Resource of the week.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • New interlibrary loan policy.
  • Study room policy.
  • Library cell phone policy.
  • Library food and drink policy.
  • Please guard your valuables!

Law Offices

  • Orientation meeting for spring 2002 in-house clinics.
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution program (LADR) -- information meetings.
  • 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:

Center for Law and Computers

  • Welcome back!
  • Printing accounts reset December 28, 2001.
  • Fall printing account balances are due.
  • "Web for Students" and how to access grades online.
  • A note about the new LEXIS-NEXIS and Westlaw lab printers.
  • Web server no longer in service.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4180.


  • New scholarship awards listed.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming 2002 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!


  • Free LEXIS-NEXIS printing in computer labs 700, 760 & 900.
  • LEXIS-NEXIS table day -- Wednesday, January 16, from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Rewards of Working Smarter is back and even better!


  • 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

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Welcome back.
  • It's auction time.
  • Bake sale.
  • Summer internship opportunities.

Public Interest Resource Center

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