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Headlines for the Week of March 11, 2019

Office of the Dean

Dean Harold J. Krent  »

  • Dean search candidates.
  • Congratulations to our ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition team for finishing as regional finalists!
  • Congratulations to our National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare & Adoption Law team for winning advocacy awards!
Student Services

Assistant Dean Stephen Sowle  »

  • Academic calendar reminder: Spring break.
  • Trial team tryouts.
  • March 14: Informational reception for J.D. certificate programs.
  • Preparing for the bar: Bar refresher series.
  • CBA Young Lawyers Section: Student publication opportunity.
  • 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.
  • Fall 2018 diplomas.
  • 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:
    • March 14: Varnum 1L Spring Reception.
    • March 14: Informational reception for J.D. certificate programs.
    • March 28: U.S. Attorney, Illinois Attorney General, Illinois State Appellate Prosecutor, Cook County State's Attorney, and Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago Hiring Panel.
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • Summer Access2Practice Legal Externships.
    • LCLD 2019 1L Scholars Summit. Applications available now.
    • Institute for the Future of Law Practice. Applications open.
    • Crime Victims Justice Corps Program. Applications available now.
    • Zelle Diversity Clerkship. Applications due March 15.
    • Ice Miller LCLD Scholar. Applications due March 15.
    • U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago Fall 2019 Law Student Intern Program. Applications due April 17.
  • Job Fairs:
    • Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair. Registration closes March 24.
  • Fellowships and Scholarships:
    • 2019 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.
    • Justice John Paul Stevens Fellowships. Applications due April 2.
    • 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.
    • Zelle Diversity Clerkship. Applications due March 15.
    • Ice Miller LCLD Scholar. Applications due March 15.
    • Sidley 1L Diversity Summer Mentorship Program. Applications due April 12.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.

American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society  »
  • March 14: Panel discussion on "Unpopular Protests."
Cannabis Law Society and National Lawyers Guild  »
  • March 11 to 15: Week Against Mass Incarceration (WAMI) 2019: Mass Incarceration and the War on Drugs.
    • March 11: "Combating the Negative Effects of the War on Drugs: Cannabis Legalization in Illinois" with State Representative Kelly Cassidy.
    • March 11: "The War on Drugs: Building a Just Future."
    • March 13: Fundraiser and bake sale for Chicago Recovery Alliance.
Chicago-Kent Lambdas  »
  • March 14: LGBTQ Judges Night.
Cyber-Security and Data Privacy Society  »
  • March 12: "I Got 99 Problems but Privacy Ain't One: A Panel on Data Rights in the Digital Age."
Intellectual Property Law Society  »
  • March 12: Alternative Careers in IP.
Kent Justice Foundation  »
  • KJF Spring Auction: Can you donate to support public interest internships?

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