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Headlines for the Week of April 8, 2002

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • Law week.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Summer 2002 registration.
  • Fall 2002 preliminary schedule.
  • Notice about Legal Drafting.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Computer exam sign-up.
  • Exam reschedule.
  • Graduation fee.

Financial Aid

  • Summer loan processing.
  • Exit interviews.
  • FAFSA information.

Career Services

  • CSO staff to represent Chicago-Kent at national NALP conference.
  • Introduction to the fall on-campus interviewing program.
  • New and improved alumnae/i advisor network.
  • NALP directory of legal employers now online.
  • Public Interest fellowship award deadline.
  • 2003 Skadden Public Interest fellowships.
  • Fall externship deadline.
  • Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair.
  • Summer housing options.


  • External scholarships - new awards listed.

Office of Alumnae/i Relations

  • Graduation information for May 2002 and December 2001 graduates.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Lottery results for summer in-house clinics.
  • Legal externship program -- Summer and fall 2002 semesters.
  • Fall 2002 externship with U.S. Attorney's Office.
  • Applications for fall 2002 in-house clinics due April 19.
  • Chicago-Kent establishes Family Law Clinic.
  • First Defense Legal Aid (FDLA) Clinic.
  • 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

  • Upcoming conferences and seminars.

Writing competitions

  • New entry this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • Fall printing account balances are past due.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4195.


  • Library hours for spring semester.
  • Reference hours for spring semester,
  • Document Center hours for spring semester.
  • LexisNexis and Westlaw printers.
  • Exam database.
  • Resource of the week.
  • Library tutorial: Federal court rules.
  • Library suggestion box now available.
  • Inter-library loan policy.
  • Consideration for others in the library.
  • Study room policy.
  • Library cell phone policy.
  • Library food and drink policy.
  • Please guard your valuables!


  • Sign-up for Prepare to Practice training and learn cost-effective researching skills!
  • Sign-up TODAY for Rewards of Working Smarter.
  • Important information about Get and Print.
  • Enron materials on LexisNexis.
  • Free printing and red "help" phones in all labs.
  • LexisNexis student representative lab hours.


  • Sign-up to attend Westlaw summer associate training.
  • Westlaw use over the summer.
  • Free access to Westlaw for two months after graduation.
  • Utilize your printer privileges effectively.
  • Use Westlaw hotline phones to get technical and reference help.
  • Instructions on how to print to the new Westlaw printers.
  • Learn more about Westlaw Rewards.

Professor Ronald Staudt

  • Research assistants needed for cutting-edge research project.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Information Technology and Law

  • Two research assistants needed for summer.
Administrative Offices/General

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.


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

Continuing Legal Education

  • The 24th annual Piper Lecture, April 16: "The Transformation of the Professional Workforce."
  • Upcoming 2002 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.


Public Affairs

  • New Record design templates available.

Special Notices

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Click here for the new template to use for creating Record announcement pages.

Student Bar Association

  • Barrister's Ball tickets on sale in the bookstore.

Amnesty International

  • Lobby day, April 10.
  • Movie night this month.
  • Upcoming elections for 2002-03.

Black Law Students Association

  • Upcoming events.
  • 2002-03 executive board elections.

Federalist Society

  • Debate on "The Crusade Against Sexual Harassment: A New Civil Rights Cause or Sexual McCarthyism?", April 22.
  • Student debate meeting, "The Politics of Greed", April 16.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • Anthrax and Antibiotic patents, April 15.
  • IPLS elections, April 23-25.
  • Congratulations to Matt Fannin and Nabeela McMillian on winning the regional Giles Rich Patent Moot Court Competition.

International Law Student Association

  • Study abroad scholarship.
  • Social event. Prizes!

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Spring auction April 10.
  • Donate a phone and save lives.
  • Volunteers.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

  • Become a member of PAD today!

Public Interest Resource Center

  • We do the work for you.
  • Donate a phone and save lives.
  • Public interest law.

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