In this issue... 
Week of January 17, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Ukraine/Kosovo trip.
  • Internet conference in Lublin.
  • AALS annual conference.
  • Zia Hassan's departure.
  • Micki Voges' position change.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Welcome back!
  • Spring 2000 initial reading assignments.
  • Spring 2000 classroom assignments
  • New additions to spring 2000 schedule.
    • New Advanced Research section.
    • Operation Kosovo opportunity.
  • Other spring 2000 schedule changes.
  • Spring 2000 final exams.
  • Enterprising students wanted for IIT Interprofessional Projects (IPRO's).
  • Monthly meeting with SBA Advisory Committee.
  • Bar registration for first-year students.
  • July 2000 Illinois Bar application.
  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE).
  • Bread & Butter luncheon seminars.
  • Joke of the week.

Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000

  • Register ASAP if you have yet to do so.
  • Reminder: In keeping with the theme of the day, professional attire is required.
  • Wondering what you'll be doing all day and who will be speaking? Check out the schedule of events and speaker bios!
  • Volunteers needed day of program. Don't miss an excellent opportunity to network with practitioners.


  • Welcome back!
  • Schedule changes.
    • Last day to add a course: Friday, January 28, 2000.
  • Pass/Fail elections: You have through the end of the fourth week of the semester to make your elections(s).
  • Insurance waiver.
    • Last day to waive the student health insurance: Friday, January 21, 2000.
  • Fall 1999 grades.
  • Registered hours.
  • May 2000 graduates.
    • Submit your application for graduation by Friday, January 21, 2000.
  • ID validation stickers are available in the Registrar's office.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Chicago Transit Authority/Red Line detour.
  • Discounted parking rates for students.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Building hours.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Office hours.
  • Room reservations.

Student Services

  • Law house.
  • Bar application Q&A.
  • North Suburban Bar Association seminars.
  • CTA Red Line notice.

Alumnae/i Relations Office

  • Graduation.

Financial Aid

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

Career Services

  • Spring hours in effect.
  • Student workers needed.
  • Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference information has arrived.
  • Employment opportunities-- academic & summer, intern & volunteer, etc.--approaching deadlines.
  • Army JAG on Main Campus.
  • Upcoming seminars.
  • Need to sublet your apartment this summer?


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Spring semester hours.
  • Martin Luther King Day.
  • LEXIS and Westlaw review exercise.
  • Please update your student ID.
  • Study room reservations.
  • Reminder: Food, drink and personal belongings.

Law Offices

  • ATTENTION New clinic students: Mandatory meeting for new clinic students January 18, 2000 at 12:45pm in room 590.
  • ATTENTION: Continuing clinic students.
  • NOTICE: The Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (LADR) Program information meeting will be held Wednesday, January 26, 2000, at 3:00pm in room C40 and 5:00pm in room 635.
  • DEADLINE: Applications for the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program are due by January 31, 2000. Applications available in suite 600.
  • Clinic students aid in sex discrimination cases.
  • 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

  • Helpdesk has moved to room 525.
  • E-mail message deletions.
  • Network maintenance schedule.
  • Student workers needed.
  • 1999-2000 external scholarship listing-- new award listed.

Writing Contests

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Upcoming programs in 2000.

Employment Opportunities

  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.


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


  • Need Westlaw assistance?
  • Tip of the week.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations

Justinian Society

  • Events calendar.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • Events calendar.