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Headlines for the Week of March 10, 2003

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent

  • War in Iraq.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: Spring break.
  • Mexico summer program.
  • Exam schedule for LL.M. taxation courses.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Class rank, GPA cut-offs, CALI awards and grade distributions.

Financial Aid

  • Spring loan disbursements.
  • Update: Federal regulation changes.

Career Services

  • ATTENTION: Students registered for the patent program.
  • Career planning for evening students program.
  • Student looking for sublet.
  • Current 2Ls wanting to do a summer or fall 2003 externship.
  • Exciting fall externship opportunity for students who will have completed their second year of law school by July 2003.


  • External scholarships list.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic

  • Summer 2003 clinic in-house applications available.
  • Summer and fall 2003 legal externships for 2Ls.
  • U.S. Attorney's Office externship opportunity.
  • Chicago-Kent establishes Family Law Clinic.
  • Web site for Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • Congratulations to Pace National Environmental Moot Court participants.

Writing competitions

  • New entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers

  • New McAfee Virus scanning engine 4.2.40.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Please log off all lab PCs.
  • Standard monthly network maintenance reminder.
  • Computer maintenance, March 14.
  • Personal computer maintenance.
  • A word about recent viruses, worms and trojans.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4251.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • Library hours for spring semester.
  • Reference hours for spring semester.
  • Remote access for online databases.
  • Featured resource.
  • Career Services books located in the library.
  • Repairs to the library elevator.
  • Bookmarks.
  • The library has a new Web site.
  • Library book sale.
  • Library suggestion box.
  • 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!

  • New Lexis quiz now available in lab 700 and online.
  • Find out how to earn 150 Lexis points.
  • New Lexis case briefs can help you prepare for class.
  • Spring semester lab hours.


  • Westlaw advanced certification program sessions, coming in March.
  • Check out the new Chicago-Kent College of Law Westlaw Web site!
  • Contact your student representatives.
  • No faculty announcements in this issue.
Institutes & Centers
Global Law and Policy Initiative
  • Lecture and discussion on Japanese law and studying in Japan, Tuesday, March 11 (brown bag lunch).
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring building/library hours.
  • Two additional discounted parking locations for faculty, staff and students.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.


  • Student worker needed.
  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture, March 11.
  • Attention all students interested in civil rights litigation.
  • Upcoming 2003 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.


Public Affairs

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Click here for the template to use for creating Record announcement pages. More information is available on the About the Record page.

Student Bar Association

  • SBA elections informational meeting, Monday, March 10.
  • Wine appreciation tasting and lessons.
  • Last week for $40 price for Barrister's Ball tickets.
  • Get discounts at Nicole Miller, Modern Tuxedo and the Palmer House for the Barrister's Ball.
Chicago Bar Association
  • Upcoming news and events in March.
  • CBA Barrister's Ball dinner dance tickets on sale.

Christian Legal Society

  • Weekly Meeting: Bible study, March 11 at noon, room 155.
  • Speaker event: "Economic Justice: Confronting Poverty in a Capitalistic Society," April 1.
  • Lenten opportunity for service -- The Christian Legal Society announces partnership with Old St. Patrick's Church "Outreach" program.

Environmental Law Society

  • Trip to the International Crane Foundation and Devil's Lake.
  • Bake sale.

Health Law Society

  • Election of officers, April 2.
  • Spring conference, April 9.

International Law Student Association

  • Study abroad information session.
  • General meeting.
  • Career day.
  • Fall 2002 member of the semester award.

Justinian Society

  • Parent organization's Law Student Night at Tuscany, March 20.
  • The John Marshall 2nd annual Culture Fest, March 28.
  • Blood drive April 16.
  • Accepting submissions for the Justinian Society cookbook.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • One month until the 12th annual KJF Spring Auction.
  • Call for donations.
  • "Name the Public Interest Law Journal" contest!
  • Volunteers always welcome.

Labor & Employment Law Society

  • Fifth annual Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture, March 11.
  • Speaker event, March 31.
  • 25th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture, April 8.

South Asian Law Students Association

  • Rakhi Patel named vice president of NSALSA.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

  • Sign up for the animal law course.
Women in Law
  • Applications for Esther Rothstein award.
  • Applications for summer fellowship.

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