In this issue... 
Week of February 4, 2002





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Professionalism Day.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Wednesday, February 6.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2002

  • Updated schedule of events.
  • New speaker bios.
  • Breakout session information.


  • Final grades and transcripts.
  • Class ranks.
  • Validation stickers.

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

  • Interviewing Skills Program rescheduled.
  • "So I didn't make straight A's, now what?"
  • Ernst & Young seeks 1Ls, 2Ls and 3Ls.
  • Judicial externship informational program.
  • Air Force JAG Corps deadline.
  • 16th annual Patent Law Interview Program.
  • Eight annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference.


  • Student worker needed.
  • 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.
  • Federal Administrative Law tutorial.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • Inter-library loan policy.
  • Study room policy.
  • Library cell phone policy.
  • Library food and drink policy.
  • Please guard your valuables!

Law Offices

  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (LADR) certificate program -- deadline for application extended to February 12.
  • Summer and fall 2002 judicial externships: information meeting and application process.
  • 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

  • Summer study abroad opportunities.

Center for Law and Computers

  • Let us know your concerns and needs!
  • MyParty is a medium risk virus.
  • New structure to the Record Web directories.
  • Password security
  • 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.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4184.


  • New scholarship awards listed.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming 2002 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  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 printing and help phones now available in computer labs 700, 760 & 900.
  • Rewards of Working Smarter is back and even better!
  • LEXIS-NEXIS associate 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

Amnesty International

  • General meeting February 12. Room to be announced.
  • Brand new executive board members!
  • Upcoming events.

Black Law Students Association

  • General meeting February 5.
  • Care pack drive is still going -- drop off deadline February 12.
  • BLSA business cards on sale!
  • Upcoming events.

Federalist Society

  • Movie night is February 4.
  • Student tavern debate is February 25.

Health Law Society

  • HLS March conference.

Hispanic Law Student Association

  • Informational meeting on study abroad program in Mexico, February 5, 12:30 - 1:30 in room 355.

International Law Student Association

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Countdown to the spring auction.
  • Bake sale February 14.
  • Donate a phone campaign.
  • Summer internship opportunities.

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • Enron presentation.
  • Movie night with BLSA and LELS.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

  • Become a member of PAD today!

Public Interest Resource Center

  • We do the work for you!
  • New volunteer opportunities.
  • Summer internships.
  • Community action.