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Headlines for the Week of October 16, 2006

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »
  • Visit by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • "Guantanamo, the Supreme Court and the Rule of Law" -- Professor Neal Katyal, Georgetown University Law Center.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Fire drill.
  • Illinois bar exam: Q&A with bar examiners for 3L students on November 7.
  • Lecture: Professor Neal Katyal on "Guantanamo, the Supreme Court and the Rule of Law," October 19.
  • Student health insurance cards are now available for pick-up.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • FERPA rights and notification of access to educational records.

Financial Aid  »

  • Fall loan disbursement process: Step-by-step.
  • Graduate PLUS loan information.
  • Refund checks.

Student Services  »

  • Requests for test accommodations due by October 27.
  • NCA student forum.

Career Services  »

  • 1L orientation to CSO and resume workshop.
  • Alternatives to OCI: Alternative careers.
  • AFL-CIO's Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program: Summer clerkship opportunities.
  • ABA Judicial Intern Opportunity Program.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Class of 2007 Commencement: Sunday, May 20.
  • 3L composite photo schedule: Sign up today!

Scholarships  »

  • No new awards.

IIT Center for Law & Business Bookstore  »

  • Unpurchased books are being returned to publishers starting October 19.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Student resource library.

Law Offices/Clinic  »

  • Spring 2007 externship in litigation technology.
  • Work study: Paid positions available.
  • Spring legal externship: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
  • Clinic students score major appellate court victory.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • October 15: Last chance for spring 2007 Metz France Study Abroad Program.
  • Fulbright Binational Business Program in Mexico.
  • ILSA fall conference.
  • International Law Weekend.
  • Council on Foreign Relations academic conference-call series.
  • Donate your used legal textbooks.
  • ABA International Internships.
  • American College of Trial Lawyers Essay Contest on Judicial Independence.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumni at
  • How to transfer your existing Chicago-Kent e-mail to your new alumni account.
  • 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 sdat4872.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Library fall hours.
  • General library policies.
  • Featured resource: Congressional Serial Set.

LexisNexis  »

  • Get student-prepared outlines for your classes.
  • Submit your own outline to the LexisNexis Outline Bank.
  • Tip of the week.
  • LexisNexis representative contact information.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Research assistant position available.
  • Editorial Board: Memo Part I and Storyboard due this week.
  • Public Interest Certificate Program letters of intent available.
  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Humanities paper.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research assistants wanted.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall semester building and library hours effective August 21.
  • Student employment.
  • Discounted public parking rates.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • DTC Bursarís Office hours.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

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

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Attention: All students interested in federal sector labor law.
  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2006.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association  »

  • ABA Work-A-Day project benefiting at-risk youth.
  • ABA and SBA Lincoln Park Zoo "Spooky Zoo."
  • SBA faculty/staff appreciation breakfast.
  • October 19: Professor Neal Katyal: "Guantanamo, the Supreme Court and the Rule of Law."
  • Monday, October 16, is the submission deadline for our November 2006 issue!
  • Check out our current issue on newsstands now.
  • Join the Commentator staff.
  • Hispanic-Latino Judges' Night: Interested in mingling with judges, alumni and your fellow students? Join us in the lobby on Tuesday, October 17, at 6 p.m.

Kent Justice Foundation »

  • Come visit the KJF bake sale in the Spak on Tuesday, October 17, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

National Security Law Society  »

  • October 19: Professor Neal Katyal: "Guantanamo, the Supreme Court and the Rule of Law."

Phi Alpha Delta  »

  • On Thursday, October 19, PAD will hold a social at Wrightwood Tap from 9 p.m. to midnight.

South Asian Law Student Association  »

  • October 26: Eid and Diwali holiday celebration. Free food and admission, 10th floor event room from 6:30 p.m. onward.


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