In this issue...  Week of April 19, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • New Record headline contact is Tom Shipley. Send all Record submissions to

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • American Red Cross.
  • Award announcements.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Fall 1999 registration.
  • 1999 summer session:
    • New section of Professional Responsibility.
    • Adding and dropping courses.
    • Initial reading assignments.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy: seats available.
  • Teaching evaluations.


  • Fall registration forms available.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy.
  • Undergraduate transcript.
  • Insurance waiver.
  • Exams on computer
    • The ExamSoft software is the approved word processor for spring 1999 exams.
  • Class ranks.
  • May 1999 graduates.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Third parking lot for Downtown Campus.

Student Services

  • TA application deadline extended.
  • Final exam reschedule deadline.
  • Orientation volunteers needed.

Financial Aid

  • Exit interviews.
  • 1998-1999 financial aid deadline.
  • Summer 1999.
  • Bar exam loans.
  • 1999-2000 financial aid.
  • Office hours.

Career Services

  • Good news from 1998 graduate employment statistics!
  • Patent Law Interview Program: Pick up information packet in CSO and send to Loyola by April 30.
  • CSO seeking Student Worker for 10-20 hours/week.
  • Upcoming Programs:
    • April 27 and 29: Introduction to Fall On-Campus Interview Program.
    • April 28: 1999 Graduate Career Services Open House.
  • Members of CSO staff to represent school at national NALP Conference with legal employers April 20-24th.
  • KJF Public Interest Fellowship Applications due April 26.
  • CSO summer hours to begin May 3rd.
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts:
    • Internships/Clerkships
    • Fellowships
    • Judicial clerkships
    • Miscellaneous


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Legal newspapers tutorial.
  • New library system on the way.
  • Media Services Department.

Law Offices

  • Lottery results for the fall 1999 semester will be posted on the bulletin board outside suite 600 at 12pm on April 20, 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 federal taxation.
  • ATTENTION-- All students interested in labor law.
  • Upcoming programs in 1999.

Office of Development

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

Writing Contests

  • New entry this week.

Employment Opportunities


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

From Professor Suzanne Ehrenberg

  • Legal writing and teaching assistant applications.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Professor Sherman seeks research assistant.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Tutoring.
  • Domestic violence.


  • LEXIS Day: Thursday, April 22.
  • LEXIS summer associate training: April 26-29.
  • Shepard's.
  • REMINDER on free outlines.


    Program in Environmental and Energy Law

    • Speaker Rion Schmidt: "Alaska Rainforest...An Inspiring Journey into the Wild"-- Tuesday, April 20 from 12pm to 1pm in room 570.

    Program in Intellectual Property Law

    • Chicago-Kent students reach semi-finals of the National Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition.
    • Participate in the IP Program.



      News and Announcements from
      Student Organizations

    Amnesty International

    • Spring Lecture Series on Feminism, Gender Politics and the Law.
    • Elections of the 1999-2000 executive board.

    Chicago Bar Associaton

    • Volunteer Night at the Greater Chicago Food Depository, April 22.
    • Friends of the Park Earth Day Clean-Up, April 25.
    • 6th annual Dining-Out for Life Event: Battle AIDS by going out to lunch or dinner on May 13.
    • Upcoming YLS events and committee meetings:
      • Wednesday, April 21: Mental health and disabilities law.
      • Thursday, April 22: Legal rights of lesbians and gay men.
      • Thursday, April 22: Estate planning.
      • Wednesday, April 28: Career assistance.

    Computer Law Association

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

    Criminal Justice Society

    • Professor David Thomas speaker event, Tuesday, April 20.
    • Elections to be held at speaker event on April 20.

    Environmental Law Society

    • Spring Street Clean-Up: 10:30am on Saturday, April 17-- Free pizza for lunch.
    • Elections: Tuesday, April 20.
    • Speaker Rion Schmidt: "Alaska Rainforest...An Inspiring Journey into the Wild"-- Tuesday, April 20 from 12pm to 1pm in room 570.
    • Earth Day reception Thursday, April 22 on the 10th floor.
      • Buy your raffle tickets in the cafeteria for great prizes.
    • Minutes of Tuesday, April 13 meeting.

    Health Law Society

    • Spring symposium-- Wednesday, April 21.
      • HMO: Friend or Foe?
    • Elections.

    Justinian Society

    • Note on upcoming elections.

    Kent Association of Trial Lawyers of America

    • Speaker: Dr. Lisnek (jury consultant)-- Tuesday, April 20, 3pm in the Auditorium.
    • Mock trial participants needed.
    • Elections for executive board.

    Kent Justice Foundation

    • Fellowship applications now available.
    • Elections for executive board.
    • Raffle!
    • General meeting (voting too): Wednesday, April 21 3pm in room 170.

    Labor and Employment Law Society

    • Thanks to everyone for making the panel discussion and reception a success!
    • Calendar of upcoming events.
    • Outlines!!!
    International Moot Court Honor Society
    • Tryouts for international moot court will take place during the first three weeks of the fall semester.
    • Requirements: Candidates must have a 2.75+ GPA and have taken or be enrolled in international research or international law.
    • 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.

    Muslim Law Students Association

    • Speaker event.
    • Kosova awareness.
    • Chicago area events.

    Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

    • 1999-2000 election notice.
    • Class outlines.
    • Resume review.
    • Happy hour?
    • Not a member yet?

    Women in Law

    • REMINDER: WIL Spring Reception April 27, 4pm to 7pm-- guest speaker Alan Zenoff. Find out election, fellowship and Rothstein Award winners!
    • Bake sale and elections a success!