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Headlines for the Week of February 26, 2007

Office of the Dean
Dean Harold J. Krent  »
  • Trial Advocacy team.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Additional fall 2006 CALI Award winners.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • May 2: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.

Financial Aid  »

  • Spring 2007 disbursement schedule.
  • Graduate PLUS Loan repayment answers.

Student Services  »

  • Safe Space workshop.

Career Services  »

  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association seeking volunteers.
  • Association of Corporate Counsel: Minority Law Student Summer Internship Program, Chicago.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Updated information on Commencement 2007.
  • 2007 Class Gift Committee begins efforts.

Scholarships  »

  • New scholarships!


Academics & Student Programs
  • Legal Externship Program information.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Resurrection Health Care.
  • Summer 2007 externship: In-house corporate legal externship.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Summer 2007 externship: Illinois Attorney General's Office.
  • Fall 2007 judicial externship information.
  • Paid public interest positions.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • Interested in peace?
  • March 29 to 31: ILSA spring conference in Washington, D.C.
  • Study abroad information session: March 7.
  • International student organization seeks volunteers.
  • Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law: Call for papers.
  • James Baker Hughes prize: $500.
  • Announcing the Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Program.
  • Rotary World Peace Fellowships.
  • All students are invited to join the Chicago Bar Association Chorus.
  • Study global trade this summer in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Donate your used legal textbooks.
  • ABA International Internships.
  • New entries this week:
    • Willamette Center for Law & Government Writing Competition on the 10th Amendment.
    • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Student Journal Writing Competition.
    • Paralyzed Veterans of America Legal Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Windows Vista and Office 2007 information.
  • 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 sdat4969.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Spring library hours.
  • General library policies.
  • PowerDomes.
  • New movies in the library Law in Popular Culture collection.
  • Featured resource: Illinois General Assembly.

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.

From Professor Jeffrey G. Sherman »

  • Reviewing last fall's Estates and Trusts final examination.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • 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 for Law and the Workplace  »

  • March 20 : ABA Outreach: "The Practice of Labor and Employment Law," room C40 from noon to 1:45 p.m.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research assistants wanted.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Spring 2007 building and library hours: Effective January 22.
  • 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  »

  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2007.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources schedule online.
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association  »

  • March 1: SBA Social at 10 p.m.
  • March 1: Blood drive.
  • Law Week schedule.
  • Participate in Diversity Day on March 29.
  • Barrister's Ball 2007.
  • Spring SBA election schedule.

Asian Pacific American Law Students Society  »

  • February 27: Come to our bake sale!

Christian Legal Society  »

  • February 27: General meeting at 12:45 p.m. in room 545.

Evening Law Student Society  »

  • ELSS seeks your feedback regarding proposal to change five-credit classes.
  • Looking for class representatives.
  • ELSS featured in the current issue of The Commentator.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • March 20: ABA Outreach: "The Practice of Labor and Employment Law," room C40 from noon to 1:45 p.m.

National Security Law Society  »

  • February 27: "Racial Profiling: Necessary Security Measure or Erosion of Civil Rights?," room 270 at noon.

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