In this issue... 
Week of November 15, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Program on Gun Control.
  • Talk on Human Rights in Cuba.
  • Talk on Establishing the Rule of Law in Kosovo.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Spring 2000 registration-- Updated.
  • List of recommended courses.
  • Academic regulations on probation and dismissal.
  • Online payment of tuition.
  • Teaching evaluations.
  • Reception for Judge Nancy J. Katz '83.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000

  • An innovative and award-winning program for second year students on Wednesday, February 9, 2000!
  • Registration Information: All 2Ls (and any 3Ls/4Ls who haven't yet attended) can REGISTER ONLINE NOW.
  • Schedule of events, keynote speakers and more!


  • Spring registration forms available beginning Wednesday, November 17.
  • Undergraduate transcript required.
  • Exams on computers.

Administration and Finance

  • Special building and Information Center hours for Thanksgiving Holiday.
  • 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

  • AEP teaching assistants applications.
  • DEADLINE: Final exam reschedules.
  • Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession-- Volunteers needed.

Alumnae/i Relations Office

  • Evening law students society reception.
  • Graduation.

Financial Aid

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

Career Services

  • Attention 2Ls & 3Ls: New Lawyers seminar.
  • Attention 1Ls: Out-of-state job searches.
  • Attention 3Ls: Interested in taking a Massachusetts Bar Review course in Chicago?
  • Job opportunities with UPS.
  • Attention LL.Ms: Interview program applications due.
  • Student Careers Committee seeking volunteers.
  • Sign up for CSO tours.
  • Law Career training and LEXIS training for all students.
  • Summmer internship in India.
  • "America's Greatest Places to Work with a Law Degree" by Kimm Alayne Walton at the CBA.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Fall semester hours.
  • Thanksgiving hours.
  • Business statistics tutorial.
  • Current awareness materials on 7th floor.

Law Offices

  • Results of the Spring 2000 Law Offices Clinical Education Program lottery are posted outside suite 600.
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (LADR) information meeting to be held Wednesday, November 17, at 3:00pm and 5:00pm in room 590.
  • DEADLINE: Applications for the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program are due by January 31, 2000. Applications available in suite 600.
  • Congratulations to Professor Kentra's students in Mediation/ADR clinic and LADR Mediation Course
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

Center for Law and Computers

  • Final exam software training.
  • Important information for 1999-2000 Chicago-Kent scholarship recipients.
  • 1999-2000 outside scholarships list.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Institute for Science Law & Technology

  • Research assistant position available.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Volunteer opportunity of the week.

Program in Intellectual Property Law

  • The Giles Rich IP Moot Court problem is now available.


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


  • Need Westlaw assistance?
  • Westlaw News and Business sweepstakes.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Asian Pacific American Law Student Association

  • Medha Patkar, environmentalist, activist, and winner of the Alternate Nobel Prize to speak at Chicago-Kent.
  • Clothing drive.

Christian Legal Society

  • Weekly CLS Bible study, Tuesday, November 16, at noon.
  • "Loop Group" Bible study, Wednesday, November 17, 12:00-1:00pm.
  • UPDATE: Angel Tree Project-- Mark your calendars for Monday, November 22!
  • MEMBERSHIP: Joining the National CLS Organization.
  • Judge Donnelly was inspiring!

International Law Society

  • ILS fall sweatshirt/T-shirt sale!

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

  • November 15-23: Canned food drive to benefit the Chrysalis Center for Homeless Women and Children.
  • November 16: Volunteer opportunity.
  • November 17: Exam taking workshop.
  • November 18: PAD Chicago Alumni chapter dinner at the Parthenon.
  • Outlines can be downloaded from the PAD Web site.
Women in Law
  • Have you paid your $10 dues?
  • House party, November 19!
  • Outlines available for members.