In this issue... 
Week of November 29, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • LAST ISSUE: Monday, December 6, will be the last Record issue for the fall semester.

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Chicago-Kent receives grant.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder.
  • Spring 2000 registration.
  • Spring 2000 initial reading assignments.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000

  • DEADLINE: If you didn't register before Thanksgiving, do so ASAP to get your choice of breakout sessions.
  • Coming soon: Bios of keynote and breakout session speakers!


  • Registration this week.
  • Confirmation of registration (Program Notices).
  • Pass/Fail elections for Fall 1999 courses.

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

  • Attention 2Ls: Day and evening students register for "Law as a Profession 2000."
  • Attention 1Ls: City of Chicago Department of Law summer opportunities.
  • Attention 1Ls, 2Ls & 3Ls: Resume deadline for Quinlan & Crisham.
  • Sign up for the Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference.
  • Winter office hours and December closings.
  • Attention 3Ls: Interested in a Massachusetts bar review course?


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Exam 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

  • No new entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming programs in 2000.

Office of Public Affairs

  • Monday, December 6, will be the last Record issue for the fall semester.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Sanford Greenberg

  • Writing contest.

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.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Research assistants needed.

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

  • Exam time "pick me up" -Free snacks!
  • UPDATE: Angel Tree.
  • No Bible study this week.

International Law Society

  • WIL is selling shorts!
  • Good luck on finals!

Women in Law

  • Have you paid your $10 dues?
  • No more outline requests!
  • Good luck studying!