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Headlines for the Week of September 24, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  » 

  • Dean’s Roundtables.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  » 

  • Student/faculty book groups.
  • Dean's roundtable series: Upcoming events.
  • Summer 2007 CALI Award winners.
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms: Event for minority 1L students.
  • Parking in front of the building.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

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

Financial Aid  »

  • Federal entrance counseling session handouts available.
  • Perkins Loan promissory notes.
  • Fall disbursement schedule.
  • Loan disbursement process, step by step.

Career Services  »

  • Alternatives to OCI series: Alternative Careers in Business.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Take a Break speaker series:
    • Alternative Careers in Business.
    • Big Firm vs. Small Firm.
    • Sole Practitioners.
  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2007 graduates.
    • Spring 2008 graduates.
  • Composite photo sittings for graduates.


  • September 28 deadline: Illinois Bar Foundation Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore »

  • Check out our new gift and clothing arrivals.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Spring 2008 semester: Judicial Externships.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • Diplomas and composite pictures for the Class of 2007.
  • Alumni information for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Duplex printing is available in labs 900 and 700.
  • Student organization Web page training.
  • CLC Help Desk ticket tracking system.
  • Print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • Print account balances were reset on July 23.
  • Account termination.
  • Free e-mail available to Chicago-Kent alumni at
  • CLC Policy: 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 sdat5126.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.
  • equipment/purchase.php

Library  »

  • Be on the alert!
  • LL.M. Lexis and Westlaw passwords.
  • Fall semester library hours.
  • Featured resource: International financial statistics using IFS and UNSTATS.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.



Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • September 25: A2J Student Editorial Board refresher training, noon to 1 p.m. in room C25.
  • December 1: Deadline to apply for the ABA Division for Public Services 2007-08 clerkship.
  • Self-Help Web Center at the Daley Center seeks volunteers.
  • Public interest certificate program letters of intent available.

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.
  • Fall 2007 building and library hours, effective August 20.
  • Fall 2007 student hiring and employment requirements.
  • Discount parking for DTC faculty, staff and students: Fall 2007 semester.
  • 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  »

  • Upcoming CLE programs in 2007.

Public Affairs  »

  • Public Affairs offers assistance in posting student organization Record announcements for the beginning of the fall term.
  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Tuesday afternoon Human Resources office hours now held in room 654.
  • 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.

NOTE: Each student organization will be responsible for posting its own announcements beginning with the October 15 issue of the Record. Information about training sessions has been sent to student organization presidents. Through the October 8 Record issue, announcements from those student organizations not posting their own Record pages will be collected together on one page. (Follow the links below to organization announcements.)

Student Bar Association »

  • Deadline extended for SBA representative elections for 1L Section B.
  • Show your support: Fundraiser for Chicago-Kent alum.

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy »

  • October 10: "Immigration Adjudication Under Stress in the Seventh Circuit" with the Honorable Diane Wood.
  • October 31: "From Poverty to Prosperity: A National Strategy to Cut Poverty in Half" with Georgetown professor Peter Edelman.
  • November 13: Professor Sheldon Nahmod's Supreme Court Review.
  • November 28: "Appellate Litigation in the States" panel, featuring Chicago-Kent faculty alum Michael Scodro, solicitor general of Illinois.

Environmental Law Society »

  • September 25: Bake sale, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Spak.
  • September 27: ELS 2L v. 3L Bartender Challenge at McDunna's.
  • Join the Earth Day celebration planning committee.

Hispanic-Latino Law Students Society »

  • September 26: Third annual Judges' Night, 10th floor event room.

Intellectual Property Law Society »

  • September 27: IP welcome reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.

International Law Moot Court Society »

  • Fall 2007 tryouts are underway! Briefs due September 24.

Journal of Intellectual Property »

  • October 2: Mandatory training sessions, noon and a nighttime session TBA.

National Security and Law Society »

  • September 25: First general meeting, 1 to 2 p.m. in room 570.
  • September 26: General meeting, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in room C20.

South Asian Law Student Association »

  • September 26: Samosa sale, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Spak.



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