In this issue...  Week of December 7, 1998





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices
Record Notice
    This is the last Record of the Fall semester. The first Record of the Spring semester will be online January 18, 1999. Headlines are due no later than noon Thursday, January 14. Good luck with finals and have a wonderful holiday season!

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Esther Rothstein.
  • Soros Open Society Foundation Grant.
  • Alumnus gift.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Good luck and happy holidays.
  • Final exams.
  • Purchasing books for Spring 1999 semester.
  • UPDATE -- Spring 1999 class assignments.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • July 1999 Illinois bar application.


  • Pass/Fail Revocation
    • DEADLINE - December 7, 1998
  • January 1999 graduates
  • May 1999 graduates
    • Submit an application for graduation
  • Registrar's Office closed for the holidays
    • December 24, 1998 through January 3, 1999

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

  • Good luck on finals!

Financial Aid

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

Career Services

  • Winter office hours & upcoming office closings.
  • Tips on making the most of your winter break!
  • Holiday recruiting receptions for students over break.
  • Judicial Clerkship directory now available.
  • FOCI Participants: Come pick up your survey Dec. 8-10!
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts:
    • Internships
    • Fellowships
    • Judicial clerkships
    • Volunteer positions
    • External Programs
    • Miscellaneous


  • Advocates update: December Open House this week. Volunteers needed!
  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Quiet, please.
  • Exam period hours.
  • Exams on eLOISe.
  • Study rooms.

Law Offices

  • For a complete description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices Home Page at
  • 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.
  • Externships in tax, corporate tax and business law program for the Spring 1999 semester are available.


  • Student worker position available.

Center for Law and Computers

  • Exam numbers and pin numbers for Fall exams.
  • 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

  • New entries this week.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Harry Kelley, MPA Program

  • Toastmaster's Club.

Serving Our Society (SOS)


  • New lab hours.
  • Reminder: about FREE OUTLINES.
  • New literature.
  • Good luck on finals.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming programs 1998-1999.

Special Notices

  • The 1999 Julia Beveridge Awards.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Amnesty International

  • Happy holidays!

Health Law Society

  • Update.

Moot Court Honor Society

Muslim Law Students Association

  • Meetings and activities for next semester.
  • Ramadan activities.

Women in Law

  • Congratulations to our 17 raffle winners!
  • WIL Alumnae/i Reception in February.
  • Holiday well wishes from WIL.
  • Reminder: Don't forget to pay your '98-'99 dues!