In this issue... 
Week of December 6, 1999





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • LAST ISSUE: This is the last Record issue for the fall semester. The first issue for the spring semester will be Monday, January 17, 2000.
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Good luck and happy holidays.
  • New spring 2000 course: Disability Law
  • Fall final exams.
  • Spring 2000 initial reading assignments.
  • Purchasing books for spring 2000 semester.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • July 2000 Illinois bar application.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000

  • DEADLINE: Please register before the holiday break to get your choice of breakout sessions.
  • Coming soon: Bios of keynote and breakout session speakers!


  • Priority Add/Drop: Monday, December 6.
  • Program changes after priority Add/Drop.
  • Exams on computer.
  • July 2000 Illinois Bar Applications.

Administration and Finance

  • 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

  • Good luck on finals.
  • Office relocation.
  • Volunteers needed.

Alumnae/i Relations Office

  • Graduation.

Financial Aid

  • ATTENTION: All December 1999 graduates.
  • Loan disbursements.
  • Entrance interviews.
  • 1999-2000 financial aid processing.
  • Office hours.
  • Frequently asked questions.

Career Services

  • Good luck on finals!
  • Volunteers wanted for "Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000."
  • Attention 1Ls & 2Ls: Summer employment opportunities available.
  • DEADLINE: India summer internship.
  • Winter office hours and December closings.
  • Foley & Lardner holiday reception for 1Ls-- Milwaukee office.
  • Attention 3Ls: Interested in taking the Massachusetts bar?


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Exam hours.
  • Reminder.
  • Media Services Department.
  • Games.

Law Offices

  • 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 2000.

Office of Public Affairs

  • This is the last Record issue for the fall semester. The first issue for the spring semester will be Monday, January 17, 2000.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Institute for Science Law & Technology

  • Research assistant position available.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Research assistants needed.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Office closed until spring semester.

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?
  • Tip of the week.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Christian Legal Society

  • REMINDER: Morning coffee/snack break for all students-- Tuesday, December 7.
  • UPDATE: Angel Tree.

Moot Court Honor Society

  • MCHS members excel in fall interscholastic and intramural competitions! Visit our page for more information.
Women in Law
  • Shorts! Short! Shorts!
  • Good luck on finals!
  • Happy holidays!