In this issue...  Week of March 15, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Dr. Rowine Brown Truitt.
  • William F. Zacharias.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • CALI Award winners for Fall 1998 semester.
  • Summer 1999 registration.


  • Exams on computers.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Third parking lot for downtown campus.

Student Services

  • Insurance provider list now available throughout the building.

Financial Aid

  • Tax 1098-T forms.
  • DEADLINE: Student aid report.
  • 1999-2000 financial aid packages.
  • Summer 1999 financial aid application.
  • Office hours.

Career Services

  • Spring on-campus interview opportunities:
    • DEADLINE: 2Ls: Summer positions at Asher Gittler Greenfield Cohen & D'Alba. Submit resume by 12pm Wed., March 17.
    • DEADLINE: 1Ls, 2Ls: Summer positions at Kalcheim Schatz & Berger. Submit resume by 5pm Wed., March 17.
    • DEADLINE: 3Ls, 4Ls, LLMs: Citizen Advocacy Center. Submit resume by 12pm Thurs., March 18.
    • DEADLINE: Summer internships with Cook County Public Guardian's Office. Submit resume by 5pm Fri., March 19.
  • Upcoming programs:
    • "Balancing Life and the Practice of Law" - March 23 & March 25.
    • "Guerrilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams" - Register by April 2 to see noted author Kimm Walton April 10.
  • 2Ls/3Leve: Advanced Externship Program applications now available - due March 26.
  • Volunteers needed for annual Spring Jobathon March 6 - 4/15
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts:
    • Internships
    • Fellowships
    • Judicial clerkships
    • External programs
    • Miscellaneous


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Court rules tutorial.
  • Lamination available at the Document Center.
  • Media Services policy.
  • Employer resumes on eLOISe.

Law Offices

  • Applications for the Summer 1999 Law Offices Clinical Education Program are available from the receptionist in Suite 600. DEADLINE: Law Offices applications are due by 5pm on March 16, 1999.
  • Fall 1999 Law Offices clinical education applications.
  • Opportunities available in the Advanced Externship Program for Fall 1999. DEADLINE: Applications are due Friday, March 26, 1999 at 12pm.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:
  • To find out about the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (LADR), read the description in the Law Office's home page. Questions may be directed to Prof. Gary Laser in room 631 or by e-mail, glaser.

Center for Law and Computers

  • New look of computers at Chicago-Kent!
  • New lab is open. This lab is conveniently located on the fifth floor in room 545.
  • New virus detection software.
  • The student directory is now available online.
  • Student printing deadlines.
  • Answers to some of the most commonly asked questions of the CLC.
  • Network maintenance schedule.


  • Critical information regarding Chicago-Kent merit-based and need-based scholarships and awards for the 1999-2000 academic year.
  • 1998-99 external scholarships -- new awards listed.

Continuing Legal Education

  • ATTENTION- All students interested in civil rights litigation.
  • Upcoming programs 1999.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Order of the Coif Lecture: Monday, March 22

  • Dr. Amartya Sen, 1998 Nobel laureate in economics.
  • Lecture in "Rational Choice and Law" at 3pm in the Auditorium.

The Institute for Law and the Workplace Reception: Tuesday, March 16

  • Thinking about what type of law you would like to practice?
  • Five unique perspectives on the field of labor and employment law.

Professor Philip Hablutzel

  • Student discount subscription.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • The national runaway switchboard tutor/mentor opportunities.


  • Job hunting info.
  • Take a virtual tour of Westlaw.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • Informational session for all first-years interested in joining the program, Tues., March 16 from 5-6pm, room 370. Pizza and pop!
  • 4/5 Tom France, senior attorney for the National Wildlife Federation.
  • 4/9 Environmental Justice Forum.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Chicago Bar Associaton

  • Volunteers needed for 5K run/walk to benefit Voices for Illinois Children on April 11.
  • Government service career opportunities forum a success!
  • Upcoming YLS events and committee meetings:
    • Tues., March 16: Creative Arts Law - Lawyer's for the Creative Arts.
    • Wed., March 17: Mental Health & Disabilities Law meeting
    • Mon., March 22: Career Assistance Seminar: Deborah Arron's "What Can You Do With a Law Degree?"
    • Wed., March 24: Career Assistance Committee - What Kind of Lawyer Are You?

Computer Law Association

  • Meeting on Tuesday, March 16.
  • See the new links on the Sample Justice Web Collaboratory page.

Criminal Justice Society

  • Professor David Thomas to speak on the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act on Wednesday, March 17.

Family Law Society

  • March 22 -- it's bake sale time! Please sign up to work the table and to bring in baked goods.

Justinian Society

  • Bake sale this Thursday, March 18.
  • Movie night next Tuesday, March 23.

Kent Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Kent Justice Foundation

  • General meeting: Wed., March 17.
  • More t-shirts available.
  • Auction: March 24, tickets on sale!

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • Speaker Panel/Reception is this week!
    • Speaker panel, 4pm C-20.
    • Reception, 5:30pm, 10th floor.
    • You must RSVP to attend the reception.

Moot Court Honor Society

  • Securities Law Competition team advances.
  • Rabbi Siegel Competition team advances.
  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition teams advance.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

  • Networking series March 16.
  • St. Patty's Day.
  • Meet Justice McMorrow.
  • Not a member yet?

Women in Law

  • Glass Slipper Project yielded 50+ dresses!
  • International Women's Day Conference a success!
  • 1Ls: Sign up for Moot Court practice.