In this issue...  Week of May 3, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • This issue is the last weekly Record issue of the academic year.
  • New Record headline contact is Tom Shipley. Send all Record submissions to

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Prof. Bart Brown's presentation.
  • The Alumnae/i Luncheon.
  • Tasha Kincade -- new arrival and maternity leave.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Spring 1999 final exams.
  • Fall 1999 registration.
    • Add/drop day.
    • After add/drop day.
    • Immigration Law & Policy.
    • International law courses.
  • Fall 1999 initial reading assignments.
  • Dean's certificate for the Illinois Bar exam.
  • Bar exams in other jurisdictions.
  • Survey of student attitudes.
  • Good luck!


  • Confirmation of registration.
  • Priority add/drop.
  • Program changes after add/drop days.
  • Pass/fail elections for spring 1999 courses.
  • Exams on computers.

Administration and Finance

  • COMMUNITY ALERT -- Important information from the Chicago Police Department.
  • Weekly activities schedule.

Student Services

  • Good luck on finals!
  • Orientation volunteers needed.

Financial Aid

  • Student survey.
  • Exit interviews.
  • Bar loans.
  • Summer 1999 financial aid.
  • 1999-2000 financial aid.
  • Office hours.

Career Services

  • Congratulations graduates! Please come pick up your alumnae/i ID.
  • '99 grads: Open house raffle winners announced.
  • Win scholarship by participating in a client development seminar this summer.
  • Classes of '00 and '01 and LL.M.'s: Prepare now for fall on-campus interviews.
  • Job fairs: Sign up now for the Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference and the BLSA Midwest Minority Recruitment Conference.
  • Career Services is converting to new a new computer system.
    • NOTE about job postings.
  • Good news from 1998 graduate employment statistics.
  • CSO seeking student worker for 10-20 hours/week.
  • CSO summer hours to begin May 3.
  • 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

  • New library system update.
  • Exam hours.
  • Pre-summer hours.
  • Summer hours.
  • Final exam period reminders.
  • Summer LEXIS and Westlaw passwords.
  • New copy card system.
  • eLOISe tutorial.
  • NOTICE from Media Services on proper use of LCD projectors.
    • If you need to use a LCD projector, please take note of the proper shut-down intructions on the projector.
    • Please do not unplug or shut off WITHOUT properly shutting them down FIRST.

Law Offices

Center for Law and Computers

  • Taking your exam on computer? XMN8R tutorial available.
  • Chicago-Kent's year 2000 Web site.
  • 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.


  • Congratulations to Jamie McDole '99, recipient of the 1999 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Scholarship.
  • 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.


  • 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.

    Chicago Bar Associaton

    • Pizza party for blood drive participants on May 4!
    • Free seminar on buying or selling a home on May 10.
    • 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:
      • Friday, May 21: Alternative dispute resolution.
      • Thursday, May 27: Legal rights of lesbians and gay men.
      • Thursday, May 27: Career assistance committee.

    Computer Law Association

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

    Environmental Law Society

    • 1999-2000 ELS board.
    • Thank you to everyone who participated in the Earth Week events and the Spring Street Clean-up.
    • Bake sale-- tentatively Monday, May 4. Contact if you'd like to help.

    Health Law Society

    • End-of-the-year announcements.

    Illinois State Bar Association

    • Check out the ISBA Web site with links to over 80 Chicago law firms.
    • Let us know what speakers YOU want to see next semester. E-mail us!
    • Join the ISBA now for only $10 and get the summer publications free!

    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

    • Updated outlines!!!
    • Please vote by May 3.

    Law Review

    • Any person who missed the informational meetings about the summer "write-on competition" should contact Julie Burger at

    Moot Court Honor Society

    • MCHS team takes second place.
    • MCHS team is quarter-finalist in the nation.
    • MCHS team is semi-finalist in Illinois.
    • Congratulations to the 1999-2000 executive board.

    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

    • 1999-2000 WIL executive board announced!
    • Two lucky students awarded summer fellowships!
    • 3L Sita Balthazar-Thomas awarded 1st annual Esther Rothstein Award!