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Week of September 26, 2005

Student Bar Association

Kent Social.

SBA announces another Kent Social, Thursday, September 29, 10 p.m. - 1 a.m. at Transit, 1431 W. Lake St., all you can consume. Cover will be $5.

Tuesday night bowling league. 

Price will be $12/week, which will include a cash prize for first and second place.  If interested, e-mail Matt Lash at

Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section presents the "Welcome to the Profession Law Student Social."

Tuesday, September 27, 4 - 6 p.m.
Location: Chicago Bar Association Headquarters, 321 S. Plymouth Court

This event features cocktails, appetizers, a raffle, musical entertainment and the opportunity to mingle with other young lawyers. The raffle includes great prizes like gift certificates from Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, Starbucks, Potbelly's and movie passes. Come as you are, and join us for the fun! And if you have signed up for the speed networking event that day, you will already be there, so stay for the fun! It's free for members, so don't forget your membership card! CBA representatives will be on hand to answer any questions about membership or to sign you up if you have not already done so.

The Student Bar Association presents Work-a-Day Event: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

Saturday, October 1, 8:30 a.m.
Grant Park - Chicago, IL 

We will be walking the race as a school.  We will have a table outside the Spak for people to sign up to participate in Team for Kent.  Faculty and students are encouraged to attend. If you do not want to walk it, you still may sign up and receive a T-shirt. 

Dates/times for signup: September 12, 13, 14
Cost: $30 (check or cash), online registration will be announced soon.
Packet pickup: At Chicago-Kent -- dates TBA
Questions: Matt Lash or Jason Gordon

American Constitution Society

The American Constitution Society and Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Humanities present Judge Abner Mikva: "The War Power and the Constitution: A View from Three Branches."

Wednesday, September 28, 3 p.m.
10th floor Event Room

Please join us for an exciting talk about an extremely relevant subject in modern American society. Judge Mikva has previously served in all three branches of the U.S. government. He is currently senior director of the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic at the University of Chicago. A reception will immediately follow this discussion. 

Chicago Bar Association

The Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section presents: Law Student Speed Networking.

Tuesday, September 27, 3 - 4 p.m.
Chicago Bar Association Building, 321 S. Plymouth Court
Participation is limited to 30 students, so register early!
Complimentary for CBA law student members.

Would you like to meet someone who can influence your career? Try the latest technique in personal and professional development ... speed networking! In one hour, make more contacts within the legal profession than many students do the entire time that they are in law school! You'll meet with different practicing attorneys from diverse practice areas and settings every four to five minutes. Over the course of an hour, you will have made memorable impressions and important contacts, learned a little more about an area of law that you may not have otherwise, and also have had a good time! Don't miss this opportunity to network one-on-one with distinguished professionals in our legal community!

To sign up, e-mail, or call (312) 552-2032. Be sure to include your name, CBA member number and phone number. If you're not a member yet, sign up online for only $12 at or call (312) 552-2135.  

Corporate Law Society

CLS sponsoring Career Services Office's small and midsize firm panel.

Tuesday, September 27, noon
Room 370

The Corporate Law Society is proud to sponsor the Career Services Office’s small and midsize firm panel. This event is open to all Chicago-Kent students. Pizza and soft-drinks will be served.

Intellectual Property Law Society

"Meet the Faculty" and welcome reception for the IP program.

Thursday, September 29, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: 10th floor event room.


Meet your future IP professors and discuss IP law, developments in the field, and potential careers.


IP Resume Workshop, October 17-20.


The Student Resume Workshop provides Intellectual Property Law Society members with the opportunity to receive constructive criticism regarding their resumes from IP faculty and area IP practitioners, who discuss students’ resumes in individual sessions. View the official invite for more details.

Journal of International and Comparative Law

Organizational meeting for student staff members.

Wednesday, September 28, 3 p.m.

Room 570


Attend the Journal's organizational meeting to learn how you can get involved in the production of the Journal. We have opportunities for first-, second- and third-year law students, and no international law experience is necessary. For more information, please e-mail or

Military Law Society

First organization meetings.

Monday, September 26,  12:15 p.m.,  room C25
Tuesday, September 27,  5 p.m.,  room 583
Contact: Sarah Williams

Introducing Chicago-Kent's newest student organization! This organization is dedicated to everyone from active duty military personnel to prospective military personnel to people who just love "JAG."  Food will be provided. Come check us out!


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