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Headlines for the Week of March 24, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Law Week activities.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Law week activities.
  • Summer 2008 class schedule.
  • Change of division requests: March 26 - April 4.
  • Spring 2008 final exams.
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests: April 2-11.
    • Exam method registration: April 2-11.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Early bird bar preparation program for Chicago-Kent students.
  • Bar exam preparation courses.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Change of division requests: March 26 - April 4.
  • Exam conflict/reschedule requests: April 2-11.
  • Exam method registration: April 2-11.
  • May 2: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.
  • Office hours.

Student Services  »

  • Counseling Center information.
  • Women’s History Month.

Financial Aid  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms: Interview Skills and Resume Building Workshop.
  • NASALSA-NASABA 2008-09 fellowship.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Graduation information for the Class of 2008:
    • Composite photos: Sign-up ends Monday!
    • Your commencement timeline.
    • April 1: Graduate info form due.
    • April 1: Cap and gown form due.
  • 2008 Class Gift:
    • Giving update.
    • Give today!
    • Thank you to our donors.

Scholarships  »

  • New scholarships available. Apply now!

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 due Wednesday, March 26, at noon.
  • Fall 2008 In-House Clinic: Applications available now.
  • Fall 2008 externship: Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel.
  • Fall 2008 semester: Illinois Attorney General’s Office.
  • Fall 2008 semester: Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, Workers’ Compensation Division.
  • Fall 2008 semester: City of Chicago Department of Consumer Services.
  • Fall 2008 semester: Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board.
  • Summer/fall 2008 semester: Resurrection Health Care.
  • Fall 2008 semester: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement.
  • Fall 2008 judicial externship: Immigration Court.
  • Summer/fall legal externships: Cook County Domestic Relations Court.
  • 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.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • SmithAmundsen Excellence in Legal Writing Award for first-year students.
  • Study abroad deadline extended to March 28!
  • April 2: Brown bag lunch -- "China’s New Anti-Monopoly Legislation" with Professor Wang Xianlin.
  • For Chinese nationals only: Conference opportunity in Washington, D.C.
  • Opportunity for free master’s degree at the University of Copenhagen.
  • New global justice study abroad program.
  • Summer 2008 internships available in China and Poland.
  • Nominate a student for the Deak Writing Award.
  • Important U.S. income tax information for international students.
  • "International" clerkship opportunity for J.D. students.
  • International Bar Association Conference scholarship opportunity.
  • April 1: Informational meeting on the Program in Environmental and Energy Law.
  • 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 sdat5258.
  • 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: Chicago Public Library's new Web site and catalog.
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.


  • Call for legal research and writing teaching assistants for 2008-09. Apply by March 31.
  • Wanted: Research assistant in international law and international criminal law.
  • Exam review sessions for last fall's Employee Benefits Law and Estates and Trusts courses.

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.
  • Apply for the Iowa Legal Aid internship.
  • Sign up to volunteer at the Self-Help Web Center.
  • 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  »

  • April 8: 30th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture.
  • 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

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  »

  • Law Week events.
  • March 25: Election petitions and candidate statements due.
  • March 29: Save the date for the SBA Barristers Ball!

American Constitution Society  »

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

Evening Law Student Society   »

  • Buy your Evening Law Student Society T-shirt on the ELSS Web site.
  • March 29: ELSS study hall, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., room 545.
  • March 29: ELSS executive board meeting, noon to 1:30 p.m. in room 545.
  • March 31: "Planning Your Remaining Years at Chicago-Kent" - A panel of upper-class students, 5 to 5:45 p.m. in room 590.
  • Fun legal factoid: Apple pie cannot be served in Wisconsin without a cheese topping.

Intellectual Property Law Society   »

  • March 25: "Intellectual Property and the Autonomy Interest" - Chicago IP Colloquium at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • March 27: 17th annual KJF Spring Auction to raise funds for public interest fellowships.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • March 27: ABA Outreach at Chicago-Kent, noon to 1:45 p.m. in room 580. (Date has been changed.)

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