In this issue...  Week of November 2, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.


  • Spring Registration Priority List is posted.
  • The graduating class with which you will be ranked is posted.
  • January 1999 Graduates: Make sure you don't have an outstanding balance!

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 video.
  • Need a doctor?

Financial Aid

  • Office hours.
  • Back to processing.

Career Services

  • Talk to lawyers in over 60 practice areas at Practice Tracks, Nov. 7!
  • 2Ls-4Ls: Faculty advisors are available for Judicial Clerkship process - applications and video of informational program in Career Services.
  • 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 Internship Applications now available!
  • "America's Greatest Places to Work with a Law Degree" by Kimm Walton.
  • FOCI: Are you holding more than 3 offers open?
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts.
    Judicial clerkships
    Volunteer positions

Information Center

  • Women at Chicago-Kent.
  • Librarians available to assist with exercises.
  • Study rooms.

Law Offices

  • Applications for Spring 1999 Law Offices are due November 9!
  • Applications for Spring 1999 Advanced Externship Program due November 6.
  • Externships in Tax, Corporate Tax and Business Law Program for the Spring 1999 semester are available.
  • What is the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Certificate Program (LADR)? Come find out November 18 at 3PM and 5PM.
  • Apply for LADR Program! Applications are due February 1, 1999.

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.
  • Congratulations to Lawrence Hill and Sharese Shields, winners of Illinois Judicial Council Law School Scholarships.
  • 1998-99 External Scholarship list.

Writing Contests

  • No new entries this week.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Lori Andrews

  • Lecture at Princeton.
  • Recent articles and publications.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Illinois Migrant Legal Assistance Project (IMLAP).
  • Casa Central.


  • Westlaw Contest!


  • Lab hours.
  • Software.
  • Shepard's.
  • Halloween contest and drawing extended.
  • Tip of the week.
  • Archive of tips.

International Law and Policy Development

  • Global Perspectives lunch with French Professor Claude Mosseri-Marlio: Monday, November 2, 12 p.m. in room 305.
  • Introduction to European Law Conference, Friday, November 6.
  • Thursday, November 5, 12 p.m., in room 305: Presentation on law in China by Sidney Shapiro, Chinese citizen, lawyer, and 50 year expatriate.

Institute for Science Law & Technology

  • University of Montreal professor to visit Chicago-Kent.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • Event this week:
    11/3 - Sustainable Development at the State Level:
    Moving Beyond Theory into Practice by Chicago-Kent
    student Jay Long



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Amnesty International

  • Reminder: AI National Lawyers meeting November 7-8, room 510.
  • Law students reception, Nov. 6, 7 p.m., event room.
  • A call to action!

Christian Legal Society

  • Join us for Bible study this Tuesday.

Environmental Law Society

  • Event this week:
    11/3 - Sustainable Development at the State Level:
    Moving Beyond Theory into Practice by Chicago-Kent
    student Jay Long
  • Events in November:
    11/12 - ELS Movie Night

Health Law Society

  • Career in Health Law speaker panel!

Illinois State Bar Association

  • Check out the new ISBA website with links to over 80 law firms!
  • Alternative Law Careers event was a succes.
  • Student ISBA membership keeps students current on Illinois law, and offers networking and publishing opportunities.

International Law Society

  • There will be another general meeting on Monday, November 2, at 4:30 p.m. and on Tuesday, November 3, at 12:30 p.m. Room TBA.

Jewish Law Student Association

Justinian Society

  • The Justinian Society of Italo-American Lawyers will be having its first general meeting of the year on Wednesday, November 4, at 5:00 p.m. in room 580. All Members and anyone interested in joining are encouraged to attend.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Meeting Tuesday, November 3, noon.
  • T-Shirt sale.
  • Toiletries drive.

Muslim Law Students Association

  • Meeting.
  • Study circle.
  • Law Student/Pre Law Student Seminar on Nov. 6.
  • Islam Awareness Week Nov. 9-13.
  • Muslim Bar Association.
  • Mailing list.

Women in Law

  • Reminder: General meetings Nov. 4 & 9.
  • "Out at Work" program Tuesday, Nov. 3.
  • WIL social set for Friday, Nov. 13.
  • "Forget about Finals Fun Pack" raffle to begin!
  • WIL outlines now available for members.
  • Reminder: Don't forget to pay your '98-'99 dues!