In this issue... 
Week of October 25, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • "Well Founded Fear" event.
  • Student Bar Association meeting.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Fall 1999 final exams.
  • American Association of Attorney-- CPA's education program.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Exams on computers:
    • Sign up by Thursday, October 28.

Administration and Finance

  • ATTENTION: A note from Public Safety.
  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Student employment for fall term.
  • Discounted parking rates for students.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Building hours.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Office hours.
  • Room reservations.

Student Services

  • ANNOUNCEMENT: Spring teaching assistant positions available.
  • DEADLINE: Exam reschedules.
  • Health services
  • Volunteers needed-- Law as a Profession Program 2000.

Alumnae/i Relations Office

  • Students are invited to the North Suburban Bar Association reception on October 28.

Financial Aid

  • Loan disbursements.
  • Entrance interviews.
  • 1999-2000 financial aid processing.
  • Office hours.
  • Frequently asked questions.

Career Services

  • Additional on-campus employer.
  • Volunteer for the Student Careers Committee.
  • North Suburban Bar Association networking reception at The John Marshall Law School on October 28.
  • Judicial clerkship information session October 26.
  • Mandatory 1L orientation October 26 and 27.
  • Interview program for LL.M. candidates.
  • Job Fairs:
    • NAPIL Public Interest Law Career Fair and Conference October 29-31 in D.C.
    • Great Midwest Job & Internship Fair at Loyola University on October 29.
    • Indiana Multicultural Job Fair November 12.
  • Free copies of the Illinois Judicial Directory in the CSO.
  • Workers' compensation seminar November 6.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Hours.
  • Treaty research tutorial.
  • Librarians available to assist with self-paced exercises.
  • Mock trial videotape.
  • REMINDER: Food and drink policy.

Law Offices

  • DEADLINE: Law offices clinical education program applications for spring 2000 are due by 10:00am on November 3. Applications available in suite 600.
  • DEADLINE: Applications for advanced externship are due November 5 at 5:00pm.
  • Cook County State's Attorney and Public Defender for-credit externships.
  • DEADLINE: Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program applications are due by January 31, 2000. Application available in suite 600.
  • Prof. David Thomas to lecture in Japan.
  • Welcome Associate Professor of Clinical Practice Laurie Leader.
  • Clinic students assist in litigation victories.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:


  • New Chicago-Kent scholarship opportunity.
  • Important information for 1999-2000 Chicago-Kent scholarship recipients.
  • 1999-2000 outside scholarships list.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming programs in 1999.
  • Attention: All students interested in labor law.
  • Attention: All students interested in derivatives and commodities law.

Office of Public Affairs

  • September Names in the News now available online.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Two volunteer opportunities of the week.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • Four-part speaker series on "New Directions in Environmental Law."
Program in Intellectual Property Law
  • Students interested in participating in the IP program should complete a letter of intent by Friday, October 29.


  • Lab hours.
  • Contest research challenges.
  • Tip of the week.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Family Law Society

  • Halloween bake sale, Wednesday, October 27, in the Spak.

Justinian Society

  • Attend our movie night!
Women in Law
  • 1L reception was a success.
  • General meeting information.
  • WIL movie night.
  • Student practitioner mentorship program.
  • REMINDER: Dues.