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Headlines for the Week of March 3, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • 18th annual Henry Morris Lecture in International and Comparative Law.
Student Services

Registrar  »

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

Student Services  »

  • Program: FAQs on H-1B visas and green cards.
  • U-Pass information.
  • Counseling Center information.
  • Women’s History Month.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.

Financial Aid  »

  • Summer 2008 financial information.
  • Chicago-Kent spring disbursement.

Career Services  »

  • Important update: Patent Law Interview Program registration information.
  • The International Criminal Court: Pursuing Justice or Threatening Sovereignty?
  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms: "Why A Large Law Firm."
  • AFL-CIO’s LCC Minority Outreach Program summer clerkships.
  • Equal Justice Works/AmeriCorps summer education grants.
  • Equal Justice America summer fellowship.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • March 11: Take a Break series -- Alternative Summer Opportunities.
  • Graduation information for the Class of 2008:
    • Your commencement timeline.
    • March 5: Graduation fair.
    • April 1: Cap and gown forms due.
    • March 26 and 27: Composite photos. Sign up today!
  • 2008 Class Gift:
    • Giving update.
    • Give today!
    • Thank you to our donors.

Scholarships  »

  • March 15: Deadline for Berman Arts Award applications.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Laptop locks.
  • Bargain books have been marked down.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Summer 2008 in-house clinic applications available soon.
  • Fall 2008 judicial externship: Immigration Court.
  • Summer/fall legal externships: Cook County Domestic Relations Court.
  • LADR program applications now available.
  • Criminal Litigation certificate program applications now available.
  • Fall 2008 Judicial Externship Program information and application process.
  • Law Offices attorneys help free innocent man.
  • Law Offices professor admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Summer Legal Externship Program information.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • March 4: UNA-USA discussion about Kosovo with Professor Perritt.
  • March 5: Study abroad information session at 3 p.m.
  • Nominate a student for the Deak Writing Award.
  • Wanted: Part-time student file clerk for OILP. (Sorry, not open to current LL.M. students.)
  • Important U.S. income tax information for international students.
  • "International" clerkship opportunity for J.D. students.
  • International Bar Association Conference scholarship opportunity.
  • Study abroad program of the month: Study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China!
  • Rotary International: International peace and conflict resolution seminars.
  • Serve as a mentor to an international student.
  • Global Youth Connect: Summer 2008 international human rights training program.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Printing and e-mail/network accounts for December 2007 graduates.
  • Chicago-Kent wireless network reference.
  • Duplex printing is available in labs 900, 700 and 760.
  • CLC Help Desk ticket tracking system.
  • Print accounting system on KENTNET.
  • 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 sdat5243.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.

Library  »

  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Pardon the noise on the eighth floor.
  • Spring library hours.
  • Featured resource: ERIC.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.


  • Wanted: Research assistant in international law and international criminal law.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • CAJT wins the 2008 Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access.
  • Apply for the CAJT Summer Fellowship.
  • CAJT is looking for student fellows to start immediately.
  • April 1: Deadline for submitting applications for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.

Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future  »

  • Research associates wanted.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • Institute for Law and the Humanities paper prize.

Institute for Law and the Workplace  »

  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers 2008 Writing Competition.

Institute for Science, Law and Technology  »

  • Part-time and full-time summer research assistants needed.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours for spring 2008, effective January 22.
  • Spring 2008 student employment hiring procedures.
  • Discount parking: DTC faculty, staff and students for spring/summer 2008.
  • 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  »

  • Upcoming programs in CLE.

Public Affairs  »

  • Record templates available for students and administrators.

Special Notices  »

  • Expanded Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus.
Student Organizations

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Student Bar Association  »

  • March 29: Save the date for the SBA Barristers Ball!

American Constitution Society  »

  • April 23: Guantanamo litigation with Tom Sullivan, 3 p.m.

Chicago-Kent Law Review  »

  • Congratulations to those Law Review members selected for the 2008-2009 executive board.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • March 4: "Building and Defending a Biotech/Pharmaceutical Portfolio," noon to 2 p.m. in room 570. Lunch provided.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • March 25: ABA Outreach at Chicago-Kent, noon to 1:45 p.m. in room 580.

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