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Headlines for the Week of November 7, 2005

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent »

  • Congratulations.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Spring 2006 preliminary schedule.
  • Fall 2005 final exams.
  • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • ASP workshop: Preparing For and Taking Exams.
  • Trial Team success.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.
  • Change of division petition.
  • Fall 2005 final exam reschedule - deadline November 11.
  • Pass/fail revocation - deadline December 6.

Financial Aid  »

  • Refund checks.

Student Services  »

  • Donít miss this weekís exam prep program.
  • ABA Famous Trial Series: The Loop Flood Case.
  • Illinois Bar Admissions Presentation for 3Ls & 4Ls.
  • 2L evening student volunteers needed.
  • Spring 2006 ASP TA applications available.

Career Services  »

  • Welcome to Assistant Director of Career Services Jenny Tank.
  • Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC).
  • "A Day in the Life of a Patent Attorney."
  • ABA Minority Fellowships in Environmental Law.
  • Out-of-State Job Search Program.
  • 1L Resume & Cover Letter Workshop: Monday, November 7, 5:15 p.m.

Scholarships  »

  • No new listings this week.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Law Offices: Spring 2006 applications are now available.
  • Legal Externship Program - more information.
  • Opportunity - Asian Human Services.
  • Opportunity - Illinois Community College Board.
  • City of Chicago - regulatory and aviation litigation.
  • Illinois Attorney General law clerk positions.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • Fall 2005 events:
    • Patriot Act debates - archive link.
    • November 28: Lecture and reception featuring Judge Steve Adler.
    • November 29: "The Importance of Jewish/Muslim Dialogue" - Dr. Akber Ahmed
  • "Why Study Law in the Heart of the Empire?"

Writing competitions  »

  • New entries this week:
    • Grammy Foundation Legal Writing Contest.
    • International Trademark Association LADAS Memorial Award Competition.
    • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Student Journal Writing Competition.
    • National Association of Counsel for Children Law Student Essay Competition.
    • National Center for Nonsmokers' Rights Legal Research & Writing Contest.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • How to transfer your existing Chicago-Kent e-mail to your new alumnae/i account.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumnae/i at
  • Speed of the upgraded Webmail system.
  • Chicago-Kent's wireless network.
  • Loaner laptop policy.
  • Procedure at CLC Help Desk: All students are required to show their Chicago-Kent ID card.
  • Anti-SPAM system for Chicago-Kent.
  • Web page naming conventions.
  • Computer acceptable use policy.
  • Top three ways to stop SPAM.
  • Windows Update instructions.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • Standard monthly network maintenance reminder.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4618.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.

Library  »

  • Fall library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • U.N. exhibit.
  • Featured resource: ILOLEX: Database of International Labour Standards.

LexisNexis  »

  • LexisNexis training classes.
  • Get outlines for your classes.
  • Tip of the Week.
  • LexisNexis representative contact information.

Read the latest Faculty Newsletter for information about the Chicago-Kent faculty's recent speaking engagements, forthcoming publications, new research projects and other activities.

  • No announcements in this issue.
Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Opportunities at Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center.
  • A2J Author Student Editorial Board.
  • Public Interest Certificate Program.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • 2005-06 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research assistants wanted.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours for fall semester.
  • Student employment for fall 2005 semester.
  • Discounted public parking rates for fall 2005 semester.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Traffic alert! Washington Boulevard bridge closed through December 2005.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2006.

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

  • Join the Young Lawyers Section at its annual Shopaholic Social Hour!
  • The Chicago Bar Foundationís 9th annual Fall Benefit at the Field Museum.
  • ISBA is looking for volunteers for high school mock trial teams.
  • Conviser Bash.

Black Law Student Association

  • NBLSA moot court and mock trial competitions.

Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • Latham Watkins Diversity Scholars - for 2Ls.
  • Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.

Chicago-Kent Law Review

  • Popular Constitutionalism: A symposium on The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review, November 18-19.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • Chicago-Kent hosts the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, November 9, 2 - 4 p.m.
  • "A Day in the Life of an IP Attorney," November 17, 4 p.m.

International Law Student Association

  • Bake sale on Tuesday, November 8.
  • ACS event on the detention of enemy combatants.
  • Land crisis in Zimbabwe speaker luncheon.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Contacting the Journal.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Thank you for supporting KJF's Wine Down the Week event.

National Lawyers Guild

  • National Lawyers Guild and Justinian Society toiletries drive.
  • National Lawyers Guild Film Festival.
  • General meeting for all members or interested students.

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Phi Alpha Delta Football Party: November 7, 8 - 11 p.m., McGee's, 950 W. Webster.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Time to get your timesheets in.
  • Start working toward the new Public Interest Law Certificate today!

South Asian Law Students Association

  • Check out our Web site for the current newsletter!

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