In this issue...  Week of April 26, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • May 3, 1999, issue is the last weekly Record issue of the academic year.
    • DEADLINE: Thursday, April 29 for headline submissions.
  • New Record headline contact is Tom Shipley. Send all Record submissions to

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Chicago-Kent receives gift.
  • Faculty scholarship.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Fall 1999 registration.
  • Teaching evaluations.


  • Fall registration this week.
    • DEADLINE: All registration forms are due at 8:10pm on Thursday, April 29.
  • Intensive Trial Advocacy.
    • Register for the course on your fall registration form.
  • Confirmation of registration.
  • DEADLINE: May 3, 1999, is the last day to revoke pass/fail elections for spring term courses.
    • May 3, 1999-- last day to revoke an election.
  • NOTE: Students taking exams on computer must read the rules and regulations beforehand.
  • Insurance waiver.

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.
  • DEADLINE: 1998-1999 financial aid deadline is May 1, 1999.
  • Summer 1999.
  • Bar exam loans.
  • 1999-2000 financial aid.
  • Office hours.

Career Services

  • Good news from 1998 graduate employment statistics!
  • DEADLINE: 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.
  • CSO summer hours to begin May 3.
  • 3Ls and 4Ls: Opportunities with Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, April 29.
  • 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.
  • DEADLINE: KJF Public Interest Fellowship applications due April 26.
  • Job opportunities and other Record handouts:
    • Internships/Clerkships
    • Fellowships
    • Judicial clerkships
    • Miscellaneous


  • Advocates update: Volunteers needed for the May Dean's Program on Saturday, May 8.
  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • eLOISe tutorial.
  • New library system on the way.
  • Media Services Department REMINDER.

Law Offices

  • Lottery results for the fall 1999 semester will be posted on the bulletin board outside suite 600 and on the Law Offices' home page.
  • 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.


  • 1998-99 external scholarships.

Continuing Legal Education

  • ATTENTION-- All students interested in federal taxation.
  • Upcoming programs in 1999.

Office of Development

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

Writing Contests

  • No new entries this week.

Employment Opportunities


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

From Professor Richard Warner

  • Research assistant wanted for "Building Business on the Web" project.

From Professor Suzanne Ehrenberg

  • Legal writing and teaching assistant applications.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Professor Sherman seeks research assistant.


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


    International Law and Policy Development

    • Three new seminars in international law offered next semester.
    • New exchange program offered with a law school in Buenos Aires.
    • Summer job opportunity in the Office of International Law and Policy Development.

    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

    • Elections of the 1999-2000 executive board.

    Brehon Society

    • Join the Brehon Society at Fado Irish Pub, Thursday, April 29, 1999 from 7pm to 10pm.
      • Before going to the "after-party" at The Mint, join us for drinks. We are looking foward to seeing you there!!
      • Fado is located at 100 West Grand Avenue.

    Chicago Bar Associaton

    • 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 28: Career assistance.

    Computer Law Association

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

    Health Law Society

    • Elections.

    International Law Society

    • Elections will be held on Wednesday, April 28! If you are interested in running for an office, please attend one of the meetings.

    Justinian Society

    • Note on upcoming elections.

    Kent Association of Trial Lawyers of America

    • Mock trial participants needed.
    • Elections for executive board.

    Kent Justice Foundation

    • Fellowship applications now available.
    • Elections for executive board.
    • Raffle!

    Labor and Employment Law Society

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

    Law Review

    • Summer write-on program informational meetings Tuesday, April 27 and Wednesday April 28. For more information, e-mail Julie Berger at
    • Congratulations to the new 1999-2000 Board of Editors, including Editor-in-Chief Paul J. Ferak and Managing Editor Jennifer A. Henrikson.

    Moot Court Honor Society

    • MCHS team takes second place.
    • MCHS team is quarter-finalist in the nation.
    • MCHS team is semi-finalist in Illiois.
    • Congratulations to the 1999-2000 executive board.
    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 executive board election results, fellowship and Rothstein Award winners!