In this issue... Week of April 12, 1999
Index of Back Issues
|| News and Announcements from|
|| Administrative Offices|
Important Record Announcement
- New Record headline contact: Tom Shipley.
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle
- UPDATE: Fall 1999 registration.
- Intensive Trial Advocacy 1.
- Confirmation of registration.
- Program notices available for pick-up after 2pm, Monday, April 12.
- Intensive Trial Advocacy list of selected students will be posted Wednesday, April 14.
- August 1999 Graduates.
- May 1999 graduates.
Administration and Finance
- Weekly activities schedule.
- Third parking lot for Downtown Campus.
- Deadline for exam reschedules.
- Fall 1999 teaching assistant applications.
- Exit interviews.
- 1998-1999 financial aid deadline.
- Summer 1999.
- Bar exam loans.
- 1999-2000 financial aid.
- Office hours.
- Patent Law Interview Program: students registered for this Job Fair must pick up their informational packets in the Career Services Office.
- Phone calls lead to jobs, free food: volunteers still needed for Jobathon.
- Good news: 1998 graduate employment statistics are in!
- Members of the CSO staff to represent Chicago-Kent at the national NALP Conference with legal employers April 20-24.
- KJF Public Interest Fellowship applications now available.
- Job opportunities and other Record handouts:
- Judicial clerkships
- Office of Admissions hours.
- CFR tutorial
- New library system on the way.
- Media Services video recording.
- The Document Center makes posters.
- Federal tax forms on eLOISe.
- 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.
- An information meeting for newly admitted LADR students will be held in room 370 on Wednesday, April 14, 1999.
- DEADLINE: Preference forms for new LADR students must be turned in to Phyllis Powell in room 619 by 5pm on Friday, April 16.
- For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at: www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic
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 labor law.
- Upcoming programs in 1999.
Office of Development
- 13th annual Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon.
- Videos of student speeches.
| || News and Announcements from|
| || Faculty and Law School Programs|
From Professor Suzanne Ehrenberg
- Legal writing and teaching assistant applications.
Professor Richard Wright
- Professors Wright and Bernstein appointed to Advisory Board of the Legal Scholarships Network's online journal.
Serving Our Society (SOS)
- Domestic violence.
Program in Environmental and Energy Law
- April 12: Tom France, senior attorney for the National Wildlife Federation at 6pm in room 345.
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|
- Spring Lecture Series on Feminism, Gender Politics and the Law.
- Elections of the 1999-2000 executive board.
Chicago Bar Associaton
- CBA Law Student End-of-the-Year Reception next week!
- Volunteers needed for Spring Fling at Wrigleyville home for domestic violence victims, April 14.
- Volunteer Night at the Greater Chicago Food Depository, April 22.
- Friends of the Park Earth Day Clean-Up, April 25.
- Upcoming YLS events and committee meetings:
- Friday, April 16: Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Computer Law Association
- See the new links on the Sample Justice Web Collaboratory page.
Criminal Justice Society
- Criminal Justice Society elections.
Environmental Law Society
- General meeting: Tuesday, April 13, room TBA.
- Exciting news on Earth Day events, etc.
- Elections: Tuesday, April 20.
- Spring Street Clean-Up: The morning of Saturday, April 17. Meet in Chicago-Kent lobby. Pizza lunch will be provided.
Health Law Society
- Spring symposium.
- James D. Watson: 1962 Nobel laureate in medicine.
- From the Double Helix to the Human Genome Project.
- Note on upcoming elections.
Kent Association of Trial Lawyers of America
- General meeting.
- Mock trial participants needed.
- Speaker event.
Kent Justice Foundation
- Summer fellowship applications available.
- General meeting.
Labor and Employment Law Society
- Thanks to everyone for making the panel discussion and reception a success!
- Calendar of upcoming events.
Moot Court Honor Society
- Tryouts for international moot court will take place during the first three weeks of the fall semester. However, candidates must meet the following requirements:
- 2.75+ GPA
- have taken or enrolled in international research or international law.
- The candidacy tryouts will consist of a single issue brief for one side and an oral argument on that issue. Anyone having difficulty signing-up for the prerequisite classes should talk to Professor Molly Lien. Good Luck.
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
- Meet Justice McMorrow
- Networking series.
- Resume review.
- Elections for next year.
- Not a member yet?
Women in Law
- REMINDER: Vote in executive board elections Tuesday in the Spak.
- REMINDER: Don't forget to bring your goodies for the bake sale Tuesday!
- Author Cathy Young on "Feminism and the Movement Towards a New Equality" on Wednesday, April 14 at 6pm in the courtroom. Reception to follow.
- Feminist symposium at Northwestern University, April 16-- all students are invited.
- Last week's general meeting agenda now online.
- WIL Spring Reception April 27-- guest speaker Alan Zenoff.