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Headlines for the Week of April 16, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent » 

  • Congratulations to Professor Staudt.
  • U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals: Oral Arguments at Chicago-Kent.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  » 

  • Trial Team tryouts.
  • April 18: London Law Consortium - Informational session.
  • Spring 2007 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam reschedule requests: April 3 - April 16.
    • Exams on computer sign-up: April 3 - April 16.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Change of division requests: March 28 - April 16.
  • Summer 2007 registration: April 11 - April 16.
  • Fall 2007 preliminary schedule.
  • Teaching evaluations.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Summer 2007 registration.
  • May 2: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.
  • Change of division.
  • Exam conflicts/reschedule requests.
  • Exams on computer sign-up.

Financial Aid  »

  • Spring 2007 financial aid deadlines.
  • Summer award information.

Student Services  »

  • "Where Do We Go From Here" program.

Career Services  »

  • Fellowships in Public Interest Law, focus on Skadden Fellowships.
  • April 17: Careers in legislation, lobbying and policy-making.
  • U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals: Oral Arguments at Chicago-Kent.
  • Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair.
  • Don't miss deadlines: Register for minority/diversity job fairs.
  • IMPACT Career Fair for Law Students and Lawyers with Disabilities.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Attention Class of 2007: Update on Commencement.
  • Class gift update.

Scholarships  »

  • No new scholarships.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore »

  • Register for the Bright Future sweepstakes.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Law Offices: Keep checking for fall application due date.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Internal Revenue Service.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Office of the State's Attorney, DuPage County.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Office of the State's Attorney, DuPage County.
  • Summer 2007 externship: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Fall 2007 externship: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago).
  • Fall 2007 externship: Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago).
  • Summer 2007 externships in family law: Cook County Domestic Relations Court.
  • Fall 2007 externships in family law: Cook County Domestic Relations Court.
  • Fall 2007 externship: In-house Corporate Legal Externship.
  • Fall 2007 externship: City of Chicago Law Department's Building and Land Use Litigation Division.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Fall 2007 externship: Workers' Compensation Litigation Unit, Civil Division, Cook County State's Attorney's Office.
  • Fall 2007 externship: U.S. Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.
  • Fall 2007 externship: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • Fall 2007 externship: Resurrection Health Care.
  • Summer 2007 externship: Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
  • Summer 2007 externship: Resurrection Health Care.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.
  • SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award (for first-year Chicago-Kent students).

International Law and Policy -- Assistant Dean Lydia Lazar  »

  • April 17: "34 Million Friends of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)," featuring co-founder Jane Roberts, at noon in room 305.
  • Chicago-Kent semester study abroad programs.
  • China exchange - fall semester 2007.
  • Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law: Call for papers.
  • Rotary World Peace Fellowships.
  • SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award (for first-year Chicago-Kent students).
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • CLC debuts a new Help Desk ticket tracking system.
  • Windows Vista and Office 2007 information.
  • Print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumni at alum.iit.edu.
  • 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 sdat5008.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • http://ots.iit.edu/computer equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Guard your valuables.
  • Spring library hours.
  • IM reference service.
  • General library policies.
  • PowerDomes.
  • Career books have moved.
  • Featured resource: HeinOnline World Trials Collection.

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

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • Employment opportunity: CAJT summer fellowship.
  • 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.

 

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 Bursar’s 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 civil rights litigation.
  • Attention: All students interested in current federal tax issues.
  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2007.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources schedule online.

Employment: CAJT summer fellowship

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  »

  • April 17: Take a Break – Alternative Legal Careers.
  • April 19: Final SBA social.
  • Congratulations to the 2007 SBA Award Winners!

Chicago-Kent Law Review  »

  • April 24: Informational meeting, room C40 at 4 p.m.
  • April 26: Informational meeting, room C40 at noon.

Christian Legal Society  »

  • April 17: General meeting, room 545 at 12:45 p.m.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • April 17: Trademark Law Roundtable with Jonathan Jennings, Bill Niro and Rich Renner, noon.
  • April 18: IP course selection session, 3 p.m.
  • April 24: Chicago IP Colloquium speaker, Professor Pamela Samuelson, 4 p.m. at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
  • IPLS election.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • Congratulations to all the KJF Fellowship recipients!
  • April 18: CSO and KJF present "Fellowships in Public Interest Law," room 570 from 3 to 4 p.m.
  • April 18: Deadline for KJF election candidate statements, at 7 p.m.
  • April 20: Community service activity with H.O.M.E.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • 2007-08 LELS officers.

Military Law Society  »

  • April 19: U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals: Oral Arguments at Chicago-Kent, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

National Security and Law Society  »

  • April 17: General meeting and election, in room C25 at noon.
  • April 18: "National Security Through Immigration Policy," in room 570 at noon.

Phi Alpha Delta  »

  • April 18: Introduction to 2L life in room 580, from 3 to 3:45 p.m.
  • April 24: Class selection session with professors in room C20.

Public Interest Resource Center  »

  • Please RSVP for the awards reception, to be held April 24 from 5 to 6 p.m.

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