In this issue...  Week of October 26, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • Illinois Commerce Commission relationship.
  • Judicial ratings available.


  • Final Exam - use of computer:
    October 30,1998, absolute deadline to sign up

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 1999

  • An innovative and award-winning program for second year students on Wednesday, February 10, 1999!.
  • Registration Information: All 2Ls (and 3Ls/4Ls who haven't yet attended) can register on-line TODAY.
  • Schedule of events, keynote speakers, and more!

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.

Student Services

  • Exam preparation seminar.
  • Getting Started Workshop evaluation.

Financial Aid

  • Office hours.
  • Back to processing.

Career Services

  • Reminder: Judicial Clerkship Informational Program Mon. at 5:00pm
  • Talk to Lawyers in over 60 Practice Areas at Practice Tracks, Nov. 7!
  • Upcoming 1L Career Service Programs:
    Career Services Orientation for 1Ls (mandatory)
    Developing a Resume for the Legal Market (mandatory)
    Out of State Job Searches for 1Ls
    1Ls Interested in Intellectual Property and Large Law
  • Out at Work: Tues. Nov. 3 at 5:00 pm.
  • PILI (Public Interest Law Initiative) Internship Applications are here!
  • "America's Greatest Places to Work with a Law Degree" by Kimm Walton now available!
  • FOCI: NALP guidelines for # of offers, acceptance, and more.
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts.
    Judicial clerkships
    Volunteer positions

Information Center

  • Chicago-Kent basketball 75 years ago.
  • Reference staff offers tutorials on CIS.
  • Laminator joins Information Center.

Law Offices

  • Applications for Spring 1999 Law Offices registration are available.
  • Spring 1999 Advanced Externship program.
  • Externships in Tax, Corporate Tax and Business Law for the Spring 1999 semester are available.
  • Applications for Litigation and Dispute Resolution Certificate Program (LADR) are available.


  • Student worker position available.

Center for Law and Computers

  • Answers to commonly asked questions.
  • E-mail stations.
  • CLC hours.
  • Reminder: Check out the network maintenance schedule for anticipated downtime.
  • Lab 545 opening date.
  • Printing protocol and credit for problems.


  • Reevaluation of Chicago-Kent scholarship award distributions. Student input requested.
  • 1998-99 External Scholarships List: 4 awards currently available.

Writing Contests

  • No new entries this week.

Employment Opportunities


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Sanford Greenberg

  • National Administrative Law Moot Court Competition.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Center for Disablitiy and Elder Law.
  • Be an organ donor.


  • Westlaw Contest!


  • Lab hours.
  • Software.
  • Halloween contest and drawing.
  • Tip of the week.

International Law and Policy Development

  • Global Perspectives Lunch - "Germany and Globalization," Friday at 12:00 noon in room 305.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • Events in November:
    11/3 - Chicago-Kent student Jay Long

Follett's Bookstore

  • Jostens' ring event.
  • Halloween sale!



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Amnesty International

  • Reminder: AI National Lawyers meeting November 6-8.
  • Chicago-Kent students and faculty join forces with Chicago Women's Human Rights activists.

Christian Legal Society

  • Join us for Bible study on Tuesday at noon.

Criminal Justice Society

  • General meeting on Thursday, October 29 at 5:00 p.m. in room 580.

Environmental Law Society

  • Events in November:
    11/3 - Chicago-Kent Student Jay Long
    11/12 - ELS Movie Night
  • Minutes of 10/14 meeting.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Bake Sale: Wed. 10/28.
  • T-Shirt Sale: 10/17-10/19.
  • Toiletries Drive.

Women in Law

  • WIL social scheduled for Friday, Nov. 6.
  • Bake sale helps fund fellowships!
  • WIL outlines now available for members.
  • How you can help "stamp" out breast cancer.
  • Reminder: Don't forget to pay your '98-'99 dues!