SBA Newsletter – Week of June 22, 2020


Week of June 22, 2020

Survey Season remains in full swing

  • Feedback on Community Dialogue on Pain and Protests – deadline extended: All students – whether you attended the community dialogue or not – are welcome to complete this survey by Monday, June 29, 2020. This is a tool to help us understand how to serve you better during this time of social distancing and remote learning.

  • Online Planning Survey for Fall 2020: If you believe you have circumstances from the Covid-19 pandemic which require you to enroll fully online for Fall, please complete this survey.

Questions or concerns related to Fall delivery in the pandemic? Email fall2020.

Law Review Summer Write-On – Additional Info Session

The Chicago-Kent Law Review invites all eligible students to participate in the Summer Candidacy Program from June 28 – July 12. Law Review will host an additional information session about the write-on program this Thursday, June 25 at 5:30pm via Zoom. You do not have to attend in order to write-on, but this is a great opportunity to ask the Law Review any questions you may have regarding the process.

Click here for the Zoom meeting details. For more information about the Summer Candidacy Program and eligibility visit the Law Review website. Upcoming deadlines can be found in the instructions packet.

**Please note: Students who do not meet the GPA requirements to participate in the write-on program, but believe they have exceptional circumstances, may petition in writing to the Law Review Executive Board. Students may send a one page (maximum) personal statement, resume, and unofficial transcript. Students should send petitions to cklawreview and cframbes. All such petitions must be received by June 26, 2020.

Movie Night with DALSA – Friday, June 26

Have you seen Legally Blonde? Have you seen it with law school friends? Join us this Friday, June 26, 2020, at 6:30 pm, we will watch Legally Blonde through Kosmi. All you need is a computer and an internet connection.

Link to watch here. (the link will contain an empty room until movie night)

For questions, please email DALSA

Org on the Horizon: The Art and Cultural Property Law Society

ACPLS is a student-run organization that is committed to promoting the study of art, museum, and cultural heritage law and preparing students for practice in these fields. Please sign up here if you are interested in becoming a member of ACPLS.

Board elections will be held June 26-28. Email Professor Lee, Katherine Hanson if you have recently joined and wish to submit a candidate statement after the deadline of 6/22.

New Organization for Students who are Parents & Caregivers

The results of the campus caregiver survey were overwhelmingly in favor of developing a new organization to address the needs of students who are parents and caregivers. Email Kat if you are interested in participating in the organization or running for an executive position.

From the Library

Don’t forget the library provides free Procertas accounts to all students. This tool is designed by lawyers for lawyers and includes short training videos and self-testing with sample legal documents.


Have a tricky document to edit for work and forgot a step? Want to refresh your skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Acrobat? Brushing up your LinkedIn profile and want to document your basic tech skills? Procertas can help.

Go through their modules to review specific skills and tips or complete a set of lessons to get certified. Forgot your Procertas login or how to access it? Contact dginsberg.

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