In this issue...  Week of September 7, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • Chicago Tribune coverage.
  • New member of Chicago-Kent's Board of Overseers.
  • ISLAT/AFB tour and dinner.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Student awards luncheon.
  • More CALI Award winners.
  • Furniture in classrooms.


  • Student directory and local address.
  • List of January 1999 graduates posted.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.


  • Calling all Chicago-Kent Advocates! First meeting of the year scheduled.

Student Services

  • Updated Schedule - Getting Started workshops and office hours.
  • Last chance - London Law Consortium.
  • Orientation thanks.

Financial Aid

  • Perkins DEADLINE - September 11, 1998.
  • Office hours.

Alumnae/i & Student Relations

  • Student worker position available.

Career Services

  • DEADLINE: Summer Experience Surveys due Friday, September 11.
  • Upcoming programs: Finding a Job in Small & Mid-sized Firms; Developing an International Legal Career; Using LEXIS to Research Employers; Summer Associate Information Share.
  • Student worker positions available.
  • Student careers committee seeks volunteers.
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts.
  • Fall on-campus interview (FOCI) updates.

Information Center

Public Affairs

  • Guidelines for submitting broadcast messages.
  • Record announcement procedure for student organization.

Law Offices

  • Externships for U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Illinois, spring 1999 semester, third-year students only.


  • Did you receive a Chicago-Kent scholarship this year? Do you have questions about your award? Review Chicago-Kent's scholarship policies.
  • NEW outside scholarship listing: Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund of Illinois seeks first-year Latino/Latina scholarship applicants.
Center for Law and Computers
  • Network Maintenance
  • E-Mail Stations

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Employment Opportunities


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Fred Abbott

  • International and Comparative Law Certificate Program.

Professor Bartram Brown

  • Research assistant opening.

Professor Philip Hablutzel

  • Discount Subscriptions: Wall St. Journal, Barron's, & Financial Times.

Professor Martin Malin

  • Certificate Program in Labor and Employment Law Fall Welcome Back Party.

Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Research assistant opening.

Professor Joan Steinman

  • Pro bono opportunity.
  • Research assistant opening.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Public interest pro bono volunteer opportunity.
  • SOS means help.

Special Notices

  • Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc., holds free seminar for law students.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations
This week, announcements from those student organizations not listed below are posted together. Student organizations will be responsible for posting their own announcement pages in the September 21 Record.

If you did not receive the letter and e-mail from the Office of Public Affairs explaining the new Record procedures, please contact Linda Valentino, the Record editor, at or 906-5252 as soon as possible. A copy of the letter to student organization presidents is available online. Be sure to also contact Linda Valentino for additional information.

Chicago Bar Association

  • Reminder: YLS Social Thursday at Joe's.
  • Chicago-Kent student receives new YLS award.
  • Law student membership only $8/year!

Christian Legal Society

  • Bible study on Tuesday at noon.

Criminal Justice Society

  • Welcome back!

Federalist Society

  • First meeting of the year, Tuesday, September 15, room TBA. Pizza and pop will be provided. All current and prospective members are welcome!
  • The Cato Institute presents "Toward an American Renaissance," Wednesday, September 16.

Women in Law

  • DEADLINE: Mentorship applications due Friday.
  • Reminder: 1L Representative applications now available.
  • Highlights of September 2 general meetings.
  • Autumn welcome reception October 1.