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Headlines for the Week of April 7, 2008

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • April 8: 30th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture.
  • April 11: Dean's Roundtable featuring Scott H. Gendell '82.
Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Summer 2008 registration.
  • Spring 2008 final exams:
    • Exam schedule.
    • Exam conflict/reschedule requests: April 2-11.
    • Exam method registration: April 2-11.
    • Availability of professors' old exams.
  • Joke of the week.
  • Poem of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Exam conflict/reschedule requests: April 2-11.
  • Exam method registration: April 2-11.
  • May 2: Deadline for revoking pass-fail.
  • Office hours.

Student Services  »

  • TA applications for fall 2008.
  • Counseling services.

Financial Aid  »

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

Career Services  »

  • Beyond Grades: Preparing for Diversity Job Fairs.
  • Immigration Law Careers & Opportunities.
  • Updated Diversity Job Fair dates and deadlines.
  • April 15: Kent Justice Foundation Fellowship applications due by noon.
  • Mandatory Fall On-Campus Interview (OCI) Orientation.
  • April 1: Registration begins for Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!
  • Graduation information for the Class of 2008:
    • Announcing the commencement keynote speaker.
    • April 21: Deadline to request special assistance seating.
    • Your commencement timeline.
  • 2008 Class Gift:
    • Giving update.
    • Give today!
    • April 15: Section contest ends.
    • Thank you to our donors.

Scholarships  »

  • Apply by April 10 for the Illinois Judicial Council Foundation Scholarship!
  • Apply by April 11 for the NAWJ Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Scholarship!
  • Apply by May 15 for the National Bar Institute African-American Law Student Fellowships!

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

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

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Part-time employment opportunity: Chicago-Kent Law Offices.
  • Fall 2008 In-House Clinic: Applications available now.
  • Fall 2008 semester: Externships with U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.
  • Fall 2008 semester: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Reminder: OPT deadlines!
  • 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.
  • Important U.S. income tax information for international students.
  • "International" clerkship opportunity for J.D. students.
  • International Bar Association Conference scholarship opportunity.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • April 21: SofTest registration and download site for spring 2008 final exams opens.
  • 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 sdat5267.
  • CLC contact information and office hours.
  • Office of Technology Services at the main campus: Dell computer purchases.

Library  »

  • Restricted access for finals period.
  • A reminder about security in the library!
  • Pardon the noise on the eighth floor.
  • Spring library hours.
  • Featured resource: BNA Intellectual Property Library.
  • 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.
  • Summer research assistant positions.
  • 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  »

  • Attend the Public Interest class-picking session.
  • Apply for the CAJT Summer Fellowship.
  • Sign up to volunteer at the Self-Help Web Center.
  • Submit letter of intent for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.

Center for Diabetes Research and Policy  »

  • April 18: "Diabetes: Solutions for the 21st Century -- Research, Economics, Policy and Ethics."

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  »

  • April 7: Join us for a lunch talk with author Judy Norsigian.
  • 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  »

  • April 8: "Corporate Self-Regulation and the Future of Workplace Governance" -- 30th annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture.
  • 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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American Constitution Society  »

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

Environmental Law Society  »

  • April 21: "Every Day is Earth Day on Earth." Earth Week kick-off raffle with prizes, organic pizza and organic beer.
  • April 22: "Every Day is Earth Day in the U.S." Effects of Factory Farming on the Environment speaker event.
  • April 23: "Every Day is Earth Day in Illinois." Combating Climate Change: Greenhouse Gas Regulation speaker event.
  • April 24: "Every Day is Earth Day in Chicago." Eco-Friendly Design and Development in Chicago speaker event.
  • April 25: "Every Day is Earth Day at Chicago-Kent." Park cleanup service project, with breakfast and picnic lunch provided.

Evening Law Student Society  »

  • Buy your Evening Law Student Society T-shirt on the ELSS Web site.
  • Fun legal factoid: Apple pie cannot be served in Wisconsin without a cheese topping.

Intellectual Property Law Society  »

  • April 10: "Building and Defending a Biotech/Pharmaceutical Portfolio," presented by Dr. Clough, noon to 2 p.m. in room 580. Lunch provided.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • Thank you to everyone who volunteered at the auction to help make it a huge success! Thank you to everyone who attended and supported KJF!
  • April 15: KJF Fellowship applications due by noon in KJF mailbox on the second floor.
  • Donate-a-Day Pledge Drive.
  • KJF elections are coming up soon, so keep your eye on your e-mail box for descriptions of the positions and deadlines for candidate statements!

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • April 22: Bake sale benefiting Dress for Success, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Spak.


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