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Headlines for the Week of February 25, 2019

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • February 27: Invitation to hear interview with Judge Aspen. (added on 2/25/19)
  • February 26: 2019 Centennial Lecture with Yale Dean Heather Gerken, "Not Your Father’s Federalism: What Conservatives and Liberals Get Wrong About Federalism."
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Informational reception for J.D. certificate programs.
  • Lawyers Assistance Program: Office hours at Chicago-Kent and other services.
  • Joke of the week.

3L Bar Prep  »

  • Check out the new Chicago-Kent Bar Prep website.
  • 2018-19 Bar Subject Refresher Sessions and Bar Readiness Workshops for 3Ls.

Registrar  »

  • Office hours.
  • Replacement ID cards.
  • Official student withdrawal process.

Financial Aid  »

  • Student Loan Repayment Workshop: March 12 and 13.
  • Webinars: Loan Repayment & Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
  • 2019-20 FAFSA available now.

Student Accounting Office  »

  • Financial aid refunds.
  • How to receive your Perkins Loan.

Career Services  »

  • Information and Announcements:
    • Interview preparation and mock interviews available through the CSO.
    • Free ABA memberships for students.
    • Mandatory 1L resume and cover letter workshops.
    • 2Ls and 3Ls: Make an appointment.
  • Programming:
    • February 27: Women of Legal Tech Summit.
    • March 1: Legal Staffing Agency Open House.
    • March 5: Patent Bar Exam Program.
    • March 6: CBA One-on-One Career Counseling Sessions.
    • March 14: Varnum 1L Spring Reception.
    • February 27: ABA Tech Show: "Bringing Lawyers and Technology Together."
    • March 1: Legal Staffing Agency Open House.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • LCLD 2019 1L Scholars Summit. Applications available now.
    • PILI 2018 Summer Internships for 1Ls. Applications available December 1.
    • Federal Work Study application open for spring 2019.
    • Institute for the Future of Law Practice. Applications open.
    • Crime Victims Justice Corps Program. Applications available now.
    • Summer Judicial Externship Program. Applications due February 19.
    • Drinker Biddle Diverse 1L Summer Internship Program. Applications due March 1.
    • Zelle Diversity Clerkship. Applications due March 15.
    • Ice Miller LCLD Scholar. Applications due March 15.
  • Job Fairs:
    • Loyola Patent Fair. Registration closes February 28.
    • Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair. Registration closes March 24.
  • Fellowships and Scholarships:
    • 2018 EPIC Law Fellowship (for 3Ls). Rolling application.
    • The Honorable Timothy Evans Scholarship. Applications due March 23.
    • Equal Justice America Public Interest Summer Fellowships. Applications due March 19.
    • SABA DC Public Interest Fellowship. Applications due April 15.
  • Diversity:
    • LCLD 2019 1L Scholars Summit. Applications available now.
    • LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program. Applications available.
    • Drinker Biddle Diverse 1L Summer Internship Program. Applications due March 1.
    • Zelle Diversity Clerkship. Applications due March 15.
    • Ice Miller LCLD Scholar. Applications due March 15.
  • Resources:
    • 2018-19 Chicago-Area Law Firm List. Updated and available.
    • Government Honors & Internship Handbook and Public Policy Handbook: Updated version available.
    • ABA Student Loan Best Practices in the Face of Political Change.
    • ABA Law Student Podcast: Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
    • CareerShift.
    • Practising Law Institute (PLI).
    • CSO resources.
    • Resources provided by the Chicago Bar Association.
    • 2017-18 Chicago Area Law Firm List.
    • PracticeTracks videos.
    • @theBar Podcast for Young Lawyers.

Student Announcements from Alumni Relations  »

  • Student-Alumni Board.
  • Connect with the Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association on LinkedIn.
  • Student Organizations: Want to connect with alumni?

Scholarships  »

  • Apply now for the NIABA & Sons of Italy Foundation Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Boone County Bar Association Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Darleen J. & Robert L. Walker Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Harris Lowry Manton LLP Scholarship Award.
  • Apply now for the Sausser Summers PC Scholarship Award.
Academics & Student Programs
  • Summer Judicial Externship Program: Information for students who secure their own judicial externship for the summer.
  • Fall Judical Externship Program: Applications now available.
  • Legal Externship Program: Summer applications now available and information for fall.
  • Reggie the Cat!
  • Certificate Programs. You can still apply.
  • Gary Laser Professionalism Award.
  • Fleischman Award.
  • Professor Kling is interviewed on WGN-TV.
  • Intensive Clinic.
  • Law Offices Newsletter.
  • In the news: Articles featuring clinical faculty.
  • For a description of all in-house clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at
  • For a description of all externship programs, please visit the Externship Program home page at
  • International Center Downtown Campus hours and travel signatures.
  • Submit your paper for the Mary Rose Strubbe Labor and Employment Writing Prize.
  • No new entries this week.
Computing & Information Services

Information Technology Services (ITS)  »

  • Help Desk spring hours.
  • Student print/scan/copy accounts reset.
  • Office 2016 Windows available for download.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection now available for Windows 10.
  • Microsoft Office 365 download information.
  • ITS announcements.
  • Best Practices: Safeguarding your computer from phishing attacks, hackers, etc.
  • Connect to IIT-Secure wireless network with your Chicago-Kent email address.
  • How to change and sync your password.
  • Eduroam available at Chicago-Kent.
  • Student printing from remote locations available.
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus available for student use.
  • Service alerts and news.
  • Security updates and spam.
  • IIT print channel is for Main Campus printing only and not for use at the Downtown Campus.
  • Weekly maintenance schedule.

Library  »

  • Library hours.
  • Become a fan of the library: Find us on Facebook!
  • General library policies.

Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)  »

  • CALI Lessons: Free study materials for law students.
Administrative Offices/General

Administration and Finance  »

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Building and library hours.
  • Spakateria hours.
  • Farmer's Fridge.
  • Bookstore hours.
  • Spring 2019 procedures for hiring students and part-time and temporary "non-benefits-eligible" staff.
  • 2019 biweekly pay calendar.
  • 2019 monthly pay calendar.
  • Spring 2019 discount parking rates for DTC faculty, staff and students.
  • Defibrillator at the Downtown Campus.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Online room reservation form.

Admissions  »

  • Join the Chicago-Kent Advocates.
  • Admissions office hours.

Continuing Legal and Professional Education  »

  • April 11 and 12: The 36th annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation Conference.

Public Affairs »

  • Record templates available for staff.

Special Notices  »

  • Human Resources hours at the Downtown Campus. HR now found in room 285 on Tuesdays.
Student Organizations

Student Organizations: Please send your Record headlines and the full announcements to by noon on Thursdays for the following Monday's issue.

Christian Legal Society, Decalogue Society and Muslim Law Students Association  »
  • February 26: Religion in the Law.
The Federalist Society and American Constitution Society  »
  • March 6: Commentary: "Can Originalism Get with the Times?"
Hispanic Latino Law Student Association  »
  • March 6: Judges Night.
Kent Justice Foundation  »
  • KJF Spring Auction: Can you donate to support public interest internships?
Lambdas and Criminal Law Society  »
  • March 7: Diversity Week Panel: "Queer and Trans Criminal (In)justice: How Gender, Class and Race Intersect In the Criminal Justice System."

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