In this issue...  Week of November 23, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Public Affairs, Record Editor
  • DEADLINE: Holiday Record
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • Illinois State Bar Association Award.
  • Metropolitan Planning Council Meeting.
  • Moot Court Competition.
  • Distinguished Labor Leader Lecturer.
  • Newly appointed distinguished professors.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Spring 1999 registration.
  • List of recommended courses.
  • Academic calendar reminder.


  • Spring registration this week:
    • All students, including students in their first year, must submit a registration form to the Registrar's Office
  • July 1999 Illinois bar applications.
  • January graduates.
  • Registrar's Office will close at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 25.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 1999

  • Remember to register! The registration deadline was November 20. Please contact the Career Services Office if you have not yet registered.
  • Schedule of events and biographies of presenting speakers.

Administration and Finance

  • Thanksgiving holiday building hours.
  • Weekly activities schedule.

Student Services

  • DEADLINE: Spring teaching assistant applications.
  • Exam writing video - now available.

Financial Aid

  • 1999-2000 renewal FAFSAs.
  • Office hours.

Career Services

  • FOCI: Have you received and/or accepted an offer yet?
  • Message to 1Ls.
  • Judicial Clerkship directory now available.
  • Individualized career counseling available.
  • Nominate Faculty/Staff/Alumnae/i for Julia Beveridge Award by January 15.
  • Winter office hours & holiday office closings.
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts:
    • Internships
    • Fellowships
    • Judicial clerkships
    • Volunteer positions
    • Miscellaneous

Information Center

  • Thanksgiving holiday hours.
  • Updated student ID stickers.
  • Librarians available in computer lab 700.
  • Exams on eLOISe.
  • Media services change.

Law Offices

  • Externships in tax, corporate tax and business law program for the Spring 1999 semester are available.
  • To find out about the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Certificate Program (LADR), read the description in the Law Offices home page or contact Prof. Gary Laser in room 621 or by e-mail, GLASER.
  • Apply for LADR Program! Applications are due February 1, 1999. Reminder: Significant scheduling changes in the LADR Program.

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 Scholarship list.

Writing Contests

  • No new entries.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Harry Kelley, MPA Program

  • Toastmaster's Club.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Association House of Chicago.
  • Tutor/Mentor opportunities.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming programs 1998-1999.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Health Law Society

  • Careers in Health Law event a success!

Kent Justice Foundation

  • 2 meetings left this semester.
  • Toiletries drive continues.

Moot Court Honor Society

  • 1998 Ilana Diamond Rovner Competition Results.
  • Moot Court teams earn awards in National Moot Court Competition and CBA Moot Court Competition.