In this issue...  Week of April 5, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • New Record headline contact.

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

    Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

    • Summer 1999 registration.
    • UPDATE: Fall 1999 registration.
    • Intensive Trial Advicacy 1.
    • Fall 1998 grade distribution.


    • Summer registration this week.
      • Registrar's office will remain open until 8:10pm, Wednesday, April 7.
    • August 1999 Graduates.
      • Complete an application for graduation.
    • May 1999 graduates.
      • Make sure your financial account is up-to-date.
    • Exams on Computers.
      • All students who signed up were accommodated.
      • A few computer seats are still available.

    Administration and Finance

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

    Student Services

    • Deadline for exam reschedules.
    • Fall 1999 teaching assistant applications.

    Financial Aid

    • 1998-1999 deadline.
    • Bar exam loans.
    • Summer 1999.
    • 1999-2000 financial aid.

    Career Services

    • DEADLINE: Register by 12pm on Tuesday, April 5 to see Kimm Walton's "Guerrilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams" presentation on April 10.
    • Phone calls lead to jobs, free food: Spring Jobathon, April 6 to April 15.
    • 3Ls, 4Ls, LLM: Parillo Weiss & O'Halloran interviewing at Chicago-Kent April 13-- apply by 12pm, Thursday, April 8.
    • Informational interviews with Air Force JAG Corps on April 13: sign-up by 5pm, April 6.
    • More NAPIL post-graduate fellowships still available!
    • Seeking summer housing? Check out
    • Job opportunities and other Record handouts:
      • Internships/Clerkships
      • Fellowships
      • Judicial clerkships
      • Miscellaneous


    • Advocates update: Volunteers needed call admitted students during phone-a-thons this week and to give tours at the Dean's Program on Saturday, April 10.
    • Office of Admissions hours.

    Information Center

    • Jury instruction tutorial.
    • Media Services video recording.
    • The Document Center makes posters.
    • Federal tax forms on eLOISe.

    Law Offices

    • Applications for the fall 1999 Law Offices Clinical Education Program are available from the receptionist in Suite 600.
    • DEADLINE: Law Offices applications for fall 1999 are due by 5pm on April 16, 1999.
    • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

    Center for Law and Computers

    • New look of computers at Chicago-Kent!
    • New lab is open--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.
    • 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.

    Continuing Legal Education

    • ATTENTION- All students interested in environmental justice.
    • ATTENTION- All students interested in labor law.
    • Upcoming programs 1999.

    Office of Development

    • 13th annual Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon.
      • General information.
      • Videos of student speeches.

    Writing Contests

    • No new entries this week.


      News and Announcements from
      Faculty and Law School Programs

    From Professor Sanford Greenberg, Director of Appellate Advocacy

    • Appellate Court of Illinois to hear cases in Chicago-Kent's Courtroom on April 6.

    Professor Richard Wright

    • Professors Wright and Bernstein appointed to Advisory Board of the Legal Scholarships Network's online journal.

    Serving Our Society (SOS)

    • Association House of Chicago.
    • Tutor/mentor opportunities.
    • SOS office hours (room 686).



      International Law and Policy Development

      • Former human rights representative for Bosnia to visit Chicago-Kent April 5-- RSVP for lunch discussion ASAP.

      Program in Environmental and Energy Law

      • April 12: Tom France, senior attorney for the National Wildlife Federation at 6pm in room 345.
      • April 9: Environmental Justice Forum.

      Program in Intellectual Property Law

      • Chicago-Kent students win the Midwest Regional of the Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition.
      • Participation in the IP Program.



        News and Announcements from
        Student Organizations

      Chicago Bar Associaton

      • CBA Law Student End-of-the-Year Reception coming soon!
      • April 10: When I Grow Up... A Career Fair for Kids.
      • Volunteers needed for 5K run/walk to benefit Voices for Illinois Children on April 11.
      • Volunteers Night at the Greater Chicago Food Depository, April 22.
      • Upcoming YLS events and committee meetings:
        • Wednesday, April 7: School Law Committee-- defending client claiming protected speech.
        • Friday, April 9: Labor & Employment Law-- employee handbooks.

      Computer Law Association

      • See the new links on the Sample Justice Web Collaboratory page.

      Environmental Law Society

      • Buy your Bike Raffle tickets in Spak, only $1!
      • April 22: Earth Day celebration.
      • Elections coming soon!

      Family Law Society

        Justinian Society

        • Note on upcoming elections.

        Kent Association of Trial Lawyers of America

        Kent Justice Foundation

        • Auction a success!

        Labor and Employment Law Society

        • Thanks to everyone for making the panel discussion and reception a success!
        • Calender of upcoming events.
        • Outlines!!!

        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.
        • Bake Sale
        • Meet Justice McMorrow.
        • Not a member yet?

        Women in Law

        • DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 6 for WIL Executive Board applications.
        • DEADLINE: Friday, April 9 for WIL Summer Fellowship applications.
        • DEADLINE: Friday, April 9 for WIL Esther Rothstein Award.
        • 1Ls: Sign up for Moot Court practice.
        • Act as personal shopper at Glass Slipper Project boutiques.
        • WIL general meetings, April 6 and 8.
        • WIL Spring Reception April 27-- guest speaker.