In this issue...  Week of November 9, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • Project Bosnia IPRO installs Ministry of Justice database server.
  • Assistant Dean for Career Services and Alumnae/i Relations.
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Spring 1999 preliminary schedule.
  • List of recommended courses.
  • Teaching evaluations.


  • Spring Registration Priority List posted:
    • Registration forms available beginning Monday, November 16
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy - January 1999.
  • Final undergraduate transcript required.
  • Class ranks - advanced students.
  • January 1999 graduates.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 1999

  • An innovative and award-winning program for second year students on Wednesday, February 10, 1999!
  • 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

  • Video - Secrets of Success for Law School and Beyond.
  • Upcoming programs.
  • Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 1999 volunteers needed!

Financial Aid

  • 1999-2000 renewal FAFSAs.
  • Office hours.

Career Services

  • DEADLINE: Applications due Nov. 11 to get advisor from Faculty Judicial Clerkship Committee.
  • DEADLINE: Student Careers Committee Applications Due Nov. 11
  • Employers seeking 2Ls, 3Ls - see if you qualify!
  • Upcoming 1L Career Service programs:
    • Developing a Resume for the Legal Market I & II
    • Office tours Nov. 9 - 20
    • Out of state job searches for 1Ls
    • 1Ls interested in intellectual property and large law firms
  • PILI Internship applications now available!
  • FOCI: Are you holding more than 3 offers open?
  • Upcoming holiday office closings.
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts.
    • Internships
    • Fellowships
    • Judicial clerkships
    • Volunteer positions
    • Miscellaneous

Information Center

  • Thanksgiving holiday hours.
  • Librarians available to assist with Lexis/Westlaw exercises.
  • Study rooms.

Law Offices

  • Applications for Spring 1999 Law Offices are due November 9!
  • 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 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • 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

  • New entries this week.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Sanford N. Greenberg

  • Moot Court demonstration on Tuesday, November 17.
  • Rovner Competition oral arguments on Wednesday, November 18.

Professor Kimberly Pace

  • Intellectual Property Program hosts Federal Circuit.
  • Informational meeting November 17.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

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


  • Westlaw Contest!


  • URGENT security notice.
  • 1L Lexis access problem.
  • Contest results.
  • 1998-99 Judicial Clerkship directory.
  • New lab hours.
  • Tip of the week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • The Distinguished Labor Leader lecture series.
  • Fall and Winter 1998-99 programming.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Athletic Association For Law Students

  • 1998-1999 Spring Basketball League begins in January.

Amnesty International

  • Human Rights violations in the U.S.? A call for action!

Christian Legal Society

  • Join us for Bible study this Tuesday at noon.

Environmental Law Society

  • 11/3 - Movie Night at 6pm, room 580:
    • Join us for a good movie, all you can eat pizza and soda for only $3. All are welcome!

Illinois State Bar Association

  • Check out the new ISBA website with links to over 80 law firms!
  • Student ISBA membership keeps students current on Illinois law and offers networking and publishing opportunities.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • Resume workshop on November 11; sign up in the concourse!

Justinian Society

  • The Justinian Society will be having a speaker event the week of 11/16. Check webpage for updated info.
  • Come out with us to the Justianian Society monthly dinner meeting on 11/19. Check webpage for more info and contact information.

Kent Association of Trial Lawyers of America

  • Defending America's worst: John Wayne Gacy.
  • Congratulations to the new trial team.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Toiletries drive.
  • T-Shirt sale.

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • Employment Law Speakers - Tuesday, November 10, room TBA. Pizza and pop at 4:45, discussion at 5 pm.

Muslim Law Students Association

  • Islam Awareness week!
  • Movie "Welcome to Sarajevo" Tuesday.
  • Speaker event Thursday.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

  • Phi Alpha Delta is accepting prospective designs for their Spring T-shirt sale.

Women in Law

  • Reminder: General meeting Monday at 5 p.m.
  • Come to the WBAI new member reception Nov. 9.
  • Reminder: WIL Social on Friday, Nov. 13.
  • "Forget about Finals" raffle soon to begin!
  • YLS Dear Santa Program - send a toy to an underprivileged child.
  • Reminder: Don't forget to pay your '98-'99 dues!