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Headlines for the Week of October 5, 2009

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • October 5 to 9: Alumni/Student ConneKtions Week. Network and connect with Chicago-Kent alumni.

Student Services

Assistant Dean Steve Sowle  »

  • Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • ASP workshop on outlining.
  • Pre-register for January intensive course: "What Every Lawyer Should Know About Business."
  • Joke of the week.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours and contact information.

Student Services

  • Updated: Notice about H1N1 (swine flu).
  • Student organization information.
  • Family and Friends Day.
  • Academic Resource Library.
  • CTA U-Pass program.
  • Student business cards.
  • Student health insurance information.
  • Upcoming programs:
    • October 8: Etiquette Dinner.

Financial Aid  »

  • October 13: "Money Matters" workshop.
  • Perkins Loan entrance counseling requirement.
  • Discover student loan program changes.

Career Services  »

  • October 5 to 9: Alumni/Student ConneKtions Week. It's not too late to sign up!
  • October 6: Practice Area Panels--Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment Law, Family Law and Bankruptcy.
  • October 8: Practice Area Panels--Public Interest, Corporate, Litigation and Alternative Careers.
  • October 8: Etiquette Dinner.
  • October 9: Alumni-Student Service Day.
  • October 7: "Legal Careers in Non-Firm Settings." Co-sponsored with the Evening Law Student Society.
  • October 12: Brown Bag Lunch with Alumni: "Tax Law: Careers Beyond the Numbers."
  • October 13: "From the Courtroom to the Boardroom: Using Your Law Degree in the Business World."
  • October 14: Professionalism Series Part 2: "Putting Your Best Face on Facebook--Social Networking Online."
  • Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair.
  • Chicago-Kent Alumni and Student Public Service Reception in Washington, D.C.
  • Student Debt Relief Webinar Series: "Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Loan Repayment Assistance Programs from A to Z."
  • Presidential Management Fellowship application period: October 1 to 15.
  • Chicago Bar Association: Career Productivity Series.
  • October 7: Law Student Preparedness Series: "Get the Job You Want After Law School."
  • October 22 to 24: International Law Weekend in New York.
  • Illinois State Bar Association Standing Committee on Women and the Law Networking Event.
  • Ms. JD's 3rd annual Conference on Women in the Law.
  • Asian American Bar Association: 2009 Law Student Career Forum.
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Fall 2009 Career Fair.
  • 3rd annual Student Health Law Conference.
  • Law and War: An International Humanitarian Law Workshop.
  • Illinois Attorney General's Office seeking law student externs/clerks.
  • 2009-10 Government Honors & Internship Handbook.
  • A list of resources for 2009-10 graduates with start-date deferrals from large law firms.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Commencement information:
    • October 20 and 21: Commencement photo sittings.
  • October 5 to 9: Alumni/Student ConneKtions Week.
  • October 6: Practice Area Panels--Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment Law, Family Law and Bankruptcy.
  • October 8: Practice Area Panels--Public Interest, Corporate, Litigation and Alternative Careers.
  • October 8: Etiquette Dinner.
  • October 12: Brown Bag Lunch with Alumni: "Tax Law: Careers Beyond the Numbers."
  • Student organization leaders: Want to connect with alumni?
  • Chicago-Kent is now LinkedIn!

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the South Suburban Bar Association's Henry A. Gentile Memorial Scholarship.
  • Apply now for the Mark T. Banner Scholarship for IP Law Students.
  • Apply now for the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship.

IIT Center for Law and Business Bookstore  »

  • Bookstore news:
    • Eco-friendly tote bags for sale.
    • Discounts on general reading materials.
Academics & Student Programs

Law Offices/Clinic/Externships  »

  • Spring 2010: For-credit legal externships with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • Spring 2010: For-credit legal externships with the U.S. Department of Justice Immigration Court.
  • Spring 2010: Externship with Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel.
  • Spring 2010: Intellectual property (IP) legal externship for IP certificate participants.
  • Exciting new opportunity: Spring 2010 for-credit externship with New Trier Partners LLC.
  • Spring 2010 semester: Externships with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.
  • Judicial externships: Spring 2010 semester.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.
  • Second administrative memo for LL.M. and exchange students.
  • ABA Rule of Law Initiative September 2009: Training on domestic violence law, human rights moot court held, human trafficking assessment tool sparks discussion.
  • October 6: Study abroad info session.
  • October 7: CASCLE general meeting.
  • Using a credit card to make tuition payments: New rules after November 5.
  • October 16, 17 and 18: International Humanitarian Law Workshop in Chicago.
  • October 22 to 24: International Law Weekend in New York.
  • November 23: Panel to discuss need for Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Rwanda, Congo and the Great Lakes Region in Africa.
  • Stipend-supported summer program in Germany for 2010.
  • New entry this week:
    • Association of Securities & Exchange Commission Alumni Securities Law Writing Competition.
Computing & Information Services

Center for Law and Computers  »

  • Revised Web hosting policies.
  • Reminder: Apple Computer support and services documents.
  • CLC monthly network maintenance schedule.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat5761.
  • CLC Web site: http://www.kentlaw.edu/clc.

Library  »

  • Library hours for the fall semester.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • Secure your personal property in the library!
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • Free CALI lessons available to law students.
Faculty

From Professor Bernadette Atuahene  »

  • Work study student with fundraising experience needed for documentary film project. (added 10/5/09)

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman  »

  • Exam review sessions for Professor Sherman's spring 2009 Estates and Trusts course.

From Professor Ron Staudt  »

  • Center for Access to Justice & Technology seeks student to serve as Access to Justice Guided Interview program manager.

Faculty Newsletters

Institutes & Centers

Center for Access to Justice and Technology  »

  • CAJT seeks student to serve as Access to Justice Guided Interview program manager.
  • Opportunities available with A2J Author Student Editorial Board.
  • Student volunteers needed for the Self-Help Web Desk at the Daley Center.
  • Submit letter of intent for the Certificate in Public Interest Law.

Institute for Law and the Humanities  »

  • November 4: Lecture on Nazi philosophy of law by Professor Harry Reicher of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library fall hours, effective August 17.
  • Fall 2009 student hiring procedures.
  • Discount parking: DTC faculty, staff and students for the fall 2009 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 conferences.

Public Affairs  »

  • Reminder: Beginning next week, all student organizations will be responsible for posting their own Record announcements.
  • Record templates available for students and staff.

Special Notices  »

  • 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.

NOTE: Each student organization will be responsible for posting its own announcements beginning with the October 12 issue of the Record. Information about training sessions has been sent to student organization presidents. Through the October 5 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.)

A2J Author Student Editorial Board  »

  • Opportunities available with A2J Author Student Editorial Board.

Christian Legal Society  »

  • October 6: Lunch outing.

Evening Law Student Society  »

  • October 7: "Legal Careers in Non-Firm Settings." Co-sponsored with the Career Services Office.
  • October 9: Back-to-school social!

Hispanic-Latino Law Students Association  »

  • October 7: 5th annual Judge's Night, 5:30 p.m. in the 10th floor event room.

Kent Justice Foundation  »

  • October 7: Bake sale in the lobby.

Labor and Employment Law Society  »

  • October 6 and 7: Student panel, "Maximizing Your Labor & Employment Law Experience at Kent!"
  • October 14: Discussion of Ricci v. DeStefano with Professor Howard Eglit.

Phi Alpha Delta  »

  • October 9: Phi Alpha Delta Boat Cruise.
  • October 14: Professionalism Series Part 2: "Putting Your Best Face on Facebook--Social Networking Online."

 

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