In this issue...  Week of November 30, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • Dean Perritt appointed to Advisory Commission on Internet Privacy.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Fall semester calendar.
  • Spring 1999 class assignments.


  • Spring 1999 registration continues.
  • Priority Add/Drop.
  • Program changes after Add/Drop days.
  • May 1999 graduates.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 1999

  • DEADLINE: If you missed the Nov. 20 deadline but still need to register, do it ASAP to get your choices of breakout sessions!
  • Speakers announced: Judge Thomas R. Fitzgerald, Ms. Verná Myers, and Mr. Kerry R. Peck.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.

Student Services

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

Financial Aid

  • Bar examination loans.
  • Petitions to register with an unpaid balance.
  • 1999-2000 renewal FAFSAs.
  • Office hours.

Career Services

  • Winter office hours & holiday office closings.
  • Special message to 1Ls.
  • Judicial Clerkship directory now available.
  • Individualized career counseling available.
  • FOCI: Have you received and/or accepted an offer yet?
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts:
    • Internships
    • Fellowships
    • Judicial clerkships
    • Volunteer positions
    • Miscellaneous


  • Thank you to all of the Chicago-Kent Advocates for helping to make our first Open House a success.
  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Exam period hours.
  • Exams on eLOISe.
  • eLOISe tutorial.
  • Study rooms.
  • Librarians available in computer Lab 700.
  • Reminder.

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.


  • 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 Scholarship listing.
  • New award added this week.

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)

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming programs 1998-1999.

Special Notices

  • The 1999 Julia Beveridge Awards.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Amnesty International

  • Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • Women's human rights in Chicago.

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Final meeting of the semester, December 1.

Women in Law

  • Reminder: Raffle tickets are available until Dec. 3 - you could win 17 different prizes, including tickets to Second City, a 30-minute table massage, sets of 4 movie passes, gift certificates to several different stores, and much more!!
  • WIL Film Festival on Thursday, Dec. 3rd - check out the movies we're showing!
  • Help KJF with its toiletries drive for local women's shelters!
  • Play Santa for a needy Chicagoland child.
  • Reminder: Don't forget to pay your '98-'99 dues!