In this issue...  Week of September 21, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • Illinois Bar Association award for Project Bosnia.
  • Jacob Corre'.
  • Operation Kosovo linked to CNN web site.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar Reminder: No classes September 21; classes 4:00 pm and later canceled September 29; all classes canceled September 30.
  • Student awards luncheon.
  • More CALI Award winners.
  • Courses subject to mandatory curve for elective courses.


  • Intensive Trial Advocacy 1 - January session.
  • Requests to change divisions for the Spring semester?
  • Summer '98 grade distributions posted.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.


  • Chicago-Kent advocates update: Thank you to everyone who attended the first meeting!
  • Student worker position available.

Student Services

  • Brown Bag Lunch workshop #1 - Demystifying the socratic method.
  • Secrets of success for law school and beyond.

Financial Aid

  • Office hours.

Career Services

  • Additional On-Campus employment opportunities.
  • MUST SEE CSO fall programming: "The Practice: Finding a Job in a Small or Mid-sized Firm;" "Law & Order: Finding a Job in Government;" Developing an International Career.
  • Student careers committee seeks volunteers.
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts.
  • Fall on-campus interview program updates.

Information Center

  • Research guide to impeachment proceedings.
  • How to contact the Multimedia Services Department.
  • Tutorials on researching administrative law.
  • Information Center open regular hours on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Public Affairs

Law Offices

  • Judicial Externships, Spring 1999 semester, informational meeting.

Center for Law and Computers

  • Sunday hours for October.
  • Answers to commonly asked questions.
  • E-mail stations.
  • CLC hours.
  • Reminder: Check out the network maintenance schedule for anticipated downtime.


  • 1998-99 External Scholarships: 1 new award posted.

Writing Contests

  • New entry this week.

Employment Opportunities


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Michele Baker Richardson

  • Research assistant opening.

Professor Peggie Smith

  • Research assistant opening.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing.
  • Tutor/Mentor opportunities.

Institute for Science Law & Technology

  • Biochemist and Nobel laureate Kary Mullis to speak at IIT September 23.

Program for Environmental and Energy Law

  • International Environmental Law Speaker Presentations:
    9/29-"Kenya: Beauty and the Beast" by Nancy Tikalsky.
    10/5-"Current Quandaries in International Environmental Law"
    by Professor Christopher Stone.

Follett's Bookstore

  • New hours.

Special Notices

  • Lawyers for the Creative Arts hold new speaker series. Meet an entertainment attorney in a small group setting.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Amnesty International

  • What is Amnesty International?
  • AI Executive Board.
  • Next General Meeting.
  • Upcoming Events:
    AI National Lawyers Meeting
    AI Law Students Reception
    AI Survivors of Sexual Assault for Human Rights (SSAHR)
    AI Human Rights in Africa Project
  • How Can I Get Involved? AI Committees.
  • Human Rights Facts - Did You Know?

Chicago Bar Association

  • All-school social October 6, 1998 at the CBA Building.

Christian Legal Society

  • Bible study on Tuesday at noon.
  • Charlie Emmerich, the director of the Law Student Ministries Division of CLS, will visit Chicago-Kent on Wednesday, September 23.

Corporate Law Society

  • Come to this year's first Corporate Law Society Social Event on Wednesday, September 23 between 5:30 and 7:00 at the Venice Cafe.

Criminal Justice Society

  • General meeting next Wednesday, September 30, at 3:30 pm.

Environmental Law Society

  • Beach Sweep '98...
  • International Environmental Law Speaker Presentations:
    9/29-"Kenya: Beauty and the Beast" by Nancy Tikalsky.
    10/5-"Current Quandaries in International Environmental Law"
    by Professor Christopher Stone.

Illinois State Bar Association

  • "Alternative Careers in Law" speaker program. All students invited!
  • Chicago-area "Networking Social/Mixer" in mid-October. Mingle with members of the Young Lawyers Division.
  • ISBA law student membership. . .JOIN TODAY! Applications on Concourse.

Immigration Law Assocition

  • First general meeting to be held Wednesday, September 23.

Jewish Law Student Association

Kent Association of Trial Lawyers of America

  • Upcoming meeting.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Upcoming meeting: Wednesday, September 23.

Women in Law

  • Reminder: 1L Representative elections this week!
  • Mentorship program matches.
  • Autumn Welcome/Mentorship reception Oct. 1!
  • October speaker panel: Domestic Violence.
  • Reminder: Don't forget to pay your '98-'99 dues!