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Headlines for the Week of October 15, 2007

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  » 

  • October 17: "Racial Profiling: Policing, Terrorism and Equality," Professor David Rudovsky, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3 p.m., followed by a reception at 4:30 p.m.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  » 

  • Illinois bar exam: Informational sessions.
  • October 23: Flu shots.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy (January session): Seats still available.
  • October 22: Performance of "An Arsonist's Dream, A Short Play About the First Woman Attorney in the State of California."
  • October 17: "Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Criminal Justice" with Professor David Wexler.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

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

Financial Aid  »

  • Perkins Loan promissory notes.
  • Fall disbursement schedule.
  • Loan disbursement process, step by step.

Career Services  »

  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) summer grants.
  • 1L mandatory resume workshop.
  • ABA Trust & Estate and Real Property Careers Program.
  • 1L orientation to Career Services.
  • Take a Break Series: Big Firm versus Small Firm.
  • Preparing your Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) application.
  • Networking at receptions.
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of General Counsel's Legal Honors Program 2008-09.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • November 16: Diversity Networking Reception.
  • Take a Break speaker series:
    • October 23: Big Firm versus Small Firm.
    • November 27: Sole Practitioners.
  • October 19: Deadline to sign up for composite photos.
  • Commencement information:
    • Fall 2007 graduates.
    • Spring 2008 graduates.

Scholarships  

  • No new scholarships.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore »

  • Join us in the fight against breast cancer during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Pumpkin Candy Contest.
  • Come in and check out our bargain books.
 
Academics & Student Programs
  • Paid public interest opportunity: Advice Desk.
  • Legal Externship Program information.
  • Spring 2008 semester: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Office of the Illinois Attorney General.
  • Spring 2008 externship: Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel.
  • Spring 2008 semester: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • Spring 2008 externship: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.
  • Spring 2008 semester: Judicial Externships.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.
  • October 15: Deadline to apply for spring semester 2008 study abroad.
  • October 17: "Transitions to Democracy" panel discussion, 3 to 4 p.m. in room 570.
  • October 22: Intercultural Communication Networking Program, 4:30 to 5 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.
  • ISBA to publish papers from four Chicago-Kent LL.M. students
  • Diplomas and composite pictures for the Class of 2007.
  • Alumni information for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • New entry this week:
    • 2007-08 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Duplex printing is available in labs 900 and 700.
  • 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 alum.iit.edu.
  • 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 sdat5138.
  • 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  »

  • Be on the alert!
  • LL.M. Lexis and Westlaw passwords.
  • Fall semester library hours.
  • Featured resource: NBER Working Papers.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.

 

Faculty

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • 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 on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • November 30: Second annual Nanopolicy Conference - "Faces of Risk: Nanopolicy and the Agenda for Safety and Society."
  • Research associates wanted.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

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

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • October 15: Welcome Back pizza party, 4:30 to 5:50 p.m. in room C50.
  • 2007-08 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.

 

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  »

  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • Attention: All students interested in Illinois public sector labor and employment law.
  • Upcoming programs in CLE.

Public Affairs  »

  • 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.

American Constitution Society for Law and Policy »

  • Needed: Members interested in writing.
  • October 17: "Racial Profiling: Policing, Terrorism and Equality," Professor David Rudovsky, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3 p.m.
  • October 31: "From Poverty to Prosperity: A National Strategy to Cut Poverty in Half," Professor Peter Edelman, Georgetown University Law Center, 3 p.m.
  • November 16: Professor Sheldon Nahmod's Supreme Court Review, noon.
  • November 28: "Appellate Litigation in the States" panel, featuring Chicago-Kent faculty alum Michael Scodro, solicitor general of Illinois, 3 p.m.

The Commentator »

  • October edition: Get the first full issue of the year!
  • Psst... You don't need your coupon for Salad Creations.
  • Publicize your student organization events! 
  • Fall 2007 publication deadlines.
  • Join The Commentator.

Intellectual Property Law Society »

  • IPLS reminder: Patent bar info sessions on October 17.
    • 12:30 to 1 p.m. in room 170.
    • 5 to 5:30 p.m. in room 510.

Kent Justice Foundation »

  • October 17: "Racial Profiling: Policing, Terrorism and Equality," Professor David Rudovsky, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3 p.m.
  • Thank you to everyone who helped out at last week's bake sale!

South Asian Law Students Association »

  • October 18: Garba and Raas, a South Asian holiday celebration, 6:30 to 10 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.

U.N. Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) »

  • October 16: General chapter meeting, 12:30 p.m. in room C25.

 

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