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Headlines for the Week of April 3, 2006

Office of the Dean
Dean Harold J. Krent  »
  • Henry Morris Lecture in International and Comparative Law.
  • Institute for Law and the Humanities lecture.
  • Law Week.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Important information about spring 2006 exam rescheduling.
  • Summer 2006 registration.
  • Law Week activities.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Changing divisions request.
  • Exam conflicts/reschedule requests.
  • Revoking Pass-Fail: Deadline.

Financial Aid  »

  • Federal loan consolidation information session.

Student Services  »

  • New Director of Student Services.
  • Late pick-up for U-Passes.
  • U-Pass announcements from CTA.
  • I-SaveRx prescription drug program.

Career Services  »

  • Cook County State's Attorney is accepting applications for law clerks and Prosecutor's Academy.
  • Circuit Court of Cook County is accepting applications.
  • DuPage County Bar Association Environmental Law Committee Seminar.
  • Twin Cities Diversity Reception.
  • Navigating a Real Estate Transaction.
  • New job posting system.
  • Upcoming CSO programs:
    • April 11: Introduction to Fall On-Campus Interviewing Program.
    • April 12: Interviewing at a Law Firm, plus Mock Interviews.
    • April 12: Fellowships.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Deadlines are approaching for graduation and Commencement forms.

Scholarships  »

  • No new awards.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Summer applications due Tuesday, April 4, by 3 p.m.
  • Law Offices: Summer and fall application information.
  • New clinical program.
  • Summer externship opportunities.
  • Summer/fall legal externship opportunities.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • Spring 2006 events:
    • April 4: Pizza party with WTO authority Professor Matsuo Matsushita of Tokyo.
    • July 15 - August 6: American Law Summer Program.
  • Participate in a UN Conference in New York City: Deadline April 16.
  • International internship program.
  • Donate your used legal textbooks.
  • New entries this week.
    • Jones Day Antitrust Writing Competition.
    • International Technology Law Association Writing Competition.
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • CLC Policies: Students are required to show C-K photo ID card for loaner computer equipment.
  • Computer acceptable use policy.
  • Windows Update.
  • Remove unnecessary files on network.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4730.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.

Library  »

  • Library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: DocuTicker.

LexisNexis  »

  • Get student-prepared outlines for your classes.
  • Tip of the week.
  • Creating a custom ID.
  • 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.

From Professor Susan Adams  »

  • Accepting applications for legal writing teaching assistant positions for the 2006-07 academic year: Deadline is April 3.

From Professor Lori Andrews  »

  • Research assistants wanted for the Institute for Science, Law and Technology.


Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • New Public Interest Certificate Program accepting letters of intent.
  • Reminder for 2Ls interested in obtaining a Public Interest Certificate.
  • Congratulations, spring 2006 A2J-SEB members.
  • Opportunities at Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • "From Ancient Persia to Abu Ghraib: Comparative Observations on Empire, Religion, and Torture," Bruce Lincoln of the University of Chicago Divinity School, April 7.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research assistants wanted.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Regular building and library hours.
  • Student employment for spring 2006.
  • Discounted public parking rates for spring 2006.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursarís Office hours.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • ATTENTION: All student interested in current federal tax issues.
  • ATTENTION: All students interested in international law.
  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2006.

Public Affairs  »

  • New Dreamweaver tutorial: "Working with Tables."
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

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Chicago-Kent Lambdas

  • Gay Games information meeting: April 11 at noon.

Journal of Intellectual Property

  • Elections.
  • Lexis training.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Come to KJF's Spring Auction on April 5! Buy tickets now.

National Lawyers Guild

  • "Rebuilding Democracy in Venezuela: A Conversation with Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Vegas Torrealba," April 3 at 4 p.m. in C20.

Public Interest Resource Center

  • Announcing the PIRC annual reception on April 24 at 5 p.m. RSVP now!
  • Turn in your timesheets.
  • Read the April 3 issue of Public Interest Matters.


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