In this issue... 
Week of November 22, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • DEADLINE for the next Record issue will be Tuesday, November 29, at 5:00pm due to Thanksgiving holiday.

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Chicago-Kent receives grant.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Spring 2000 registration.
  • List of recommended courses.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000

  • Remember 2Ls: The day and evening registration deadline was November 19. If you have not registered, please do so ASAP by registering online or picking up a registration form outside the CSO.


  • Spring registration forms are due November 29 at 8:00pm.
  • July 2000 Illinios Bar applications.
  • January graduates.
  • Registrar's Office will close Wednesday, November 24, at 5:00pm.

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

  • Volunteers needed for Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000.
  • Final exam stress relief.

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

  • Enjoy the Thanksgiving break.
  • Attention 1Ls: City of Chicago Department of Law summer intern opportunities.
  • Attention1Ls, 2Ls, & 3Ls: Quinlan & Crisham accepting resumes.
  • Attention 2Ls: Day and evening students register for "Law as a Profession 2000."
  • Winter office hours and closings.
  • United Parcel Service "Earn and Learn" program.
  • Student Careers Committee seeks volunteers.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Fall semester hours.
  • Thanksgiving hours.
  • eLOISe 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.
  • DEADLINE: Applications for the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program are due by January 31, 2000. Applications available in suite 600.
  • Welcome Associate Professor of Clinical Practice Laurie Leder.
  • 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.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming programs in 1999.

Office of Public Affairs

  • DEADLINE for the next Record issue will be Tuesday, November 29, at 5:00pm due to Thanksgiving holiday.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Faculty News

  • Professor Sheldon Nahmod speaks to newly confirmed federal district court judges in Washington, D.C.

Institute for Science Law & Technology

  • Research assistant position available.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Volunteer opportunities of the week.

International Law and Policy Development

  • Visiting professor and scholar Yehuda Blum will speak December 2 at 12:00pm on "Current Issues in the Middle East Peace Process." Lunch will be provided.

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

  • REMINDER: Angel Tree Day is Monday, November 22, in the cafeteria.
  • Weekly CLS Bible study, Tuesday, November 23, at noon. The last session for the semester.
  • Blackstone Summer Fellowship for 1Ls.

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.
  • Outlines can be downloaded from the PAD Web site.
Women in Law
  • Have you paid your $10 dues?
  • No more outline requests!
  • Good luck studying!