In this issue...  Week of October 12, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • Update on Jacob Corre'.
  • New graduation date.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Student Awards luncheon -- Program available online.


  • Final list of January 1999 graduates posted.
  • Use of computer for exams: Sign up in the Registrar's Office.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Reminder: Bursar's Office special hours, Tuesday, October 13.

Student Services

  • Secrets of success for law school and beyond.
  • Brown bag series workshop #2: Exam Writing 1.

Financial Aid

  • Warning: System down.
  • Office hours.

Career Services

  • Reminder: Judicial Externship Applications Due Thursday.
  • FREE Sullivan's Judicial Profiles Directory still available!
  • Upcoming Programs:
    10/14: Finding a Job in a Corporation
    10/15: Summer Study Abroad Opportunities
    10/20 & 10/21: Out of State Job Searches
  • Networking opportunities:
    10/15: Meet Employers at the Public Service Reception
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts.
    Judicial clerkships
    Volunteer positions

Information Center

  • The Kent syncopator.
  • Reference staff offers tutorials on administrative law.
  • Laminator joins Information Center.

Law Offices

  • Spring 1999 Advanced Externship Program.

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.
  • Lab 545 opening date.


  • 1998-99 External Scholarships: 3 awards currently listed.

Writing Contests

Employment Opportunities


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Judge David A. Erickson and Justice Warren Wolfson

  • Team tryouts for the '98-'99 National Trial Advocacy and KATLA Team.

Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Exam reviews.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • AIDS/HIV Legal Council of Chicago.
  • Tutor/Mentor opportunities.

International Law and Policy Development

  • Global Law and Policy Initiative meeting October 13, 12 noon, room 305.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • Upcoming October events:
    10/15-7th Annual PEEL Alumni/Student Reception
    Professor Dan Tarlock: "Clean Water for What and for
    10/20-PEEL alum Mary Reames, City of Chicago,
    Corporation Counsel's office (Envtl. Div'n).

Follett's Bookstore

  • Jostens' ring event.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Amnesty International

  • Domestic violence speaker panel.
  • National lawyers meeting.
  • Passing the UN Women's Convention through the city council of Chicago.

Chicago-Kent Law Review

  • Congratulations to our new staff members for 98-99.

Christian Legal Society

  • Judge Joan Lefkow will visit Chicago-Kent on Friday, October 16, to visit with students and share her reflections on faith and the practice of law.
  • Join us for Bible study on Tuesday at noon.

Criminal Justice Society

  • General meeting on October 29 at 5 p.m.

Environmental Law Society

  • Upcoming October events:
    10/15-7th Annual PEEL Alumni/Student Reception
    Professor Dan Tarlock: "Clean Water for What and for
    10/20-PEEL alum Mary Reames, City of Chicago,
    Corporation Counsel's office (Envtl. Div'n).

Health Law Society

  • Domestic violence speaker panel.

Illinois State Bar Association

  • HURRY! Please RSVP by MONDAY, 10/12, for the networking/social held at the Big Chill Bar & Grille on Friday, 10/16.
  • Program: 10/14 "Alternative Careers in Law" from 5:00-6:00 room 590.
  • It's not too late to join the ISBA as a student member!
  • Please check out our web-page -- links to many Chicago-area firms.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Volunteer project.
  • Bake sale.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

  • Phi Alpha Delta will be co-sponsoring Judge's Night on Wednesday, October 15, from 5-7:30pm on the 10th floor. There will be free food and drinks. Admission is free for PAD members and Chicago-Kent law students. This is a great opportunity to meet Illinois state and federal judges including Illinois Supreme Court Justice Ann McMorrow who is co-chair of the event.

Women in Law

  • Reminder: Meet in the lobby on Monday at 4pm for "What Every First-Year Female Law Student Should Know."
  • Reminder: Speaker Panel on Domestic Violence Wed., Oct. 14, 3 p.m. with reception to follow. Speakers from:
    Domestic Violence Unit of Cook County State's Attorney
    Lifespan Legal Services
    Pro Bono Advocates
    Chicago Abused Women's Coalition
  • Agenda & notes from General Meetings last week.
  • Bake sale set for Tuesday, Oct. 20.
  • How you can help "stamp" out breast cancer.
  • Reminder: Don't forget to pay your '98-'99 dues!