In this issue... 
Week of January 31, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Professor Bartram Brown's membership to the Council on Foreign Relations.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

    Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000

    • Reminder: Classes are canceled day of the program.
    • Reminder: Professional attire is required.
    • Notice: Registration times and schedule for day and evening programs.
    • Volunteers wanted-- Don't miss the opportunity to network with over 50 area practitioners.
    • Check out the schedule of events and speaker biographies.


    • May 2000 graduates.
    • Program changes
    • Pass/Fail election.

    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 portraits-- Week of January 31 - February 4.

    Financial Aid

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

    Career Services

    • Summer opportunities for 1Ls.
    • Special career planning concerns for evening students.
    • Employment opportunities-- approaching deadlines.
    • 14th annual Patent Law Interview Program.
    • Upcoming seminars.
    • Need to sublet your apartment this summer?


    • Office of Admissions hours.

    Information Center

    • Federal regulation research tutorial.
    • Legal forms on the Web.
    • Spring semester hours.
    • Please update your student ID.

    Law Offices

    • DEADLINE: Applications for the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program are due by January 31, 2000. Applications available in suite 600.
    • Judicial externships: summer and fall 2000 semesters.
    • Part-time student position available for Advice Desk data entry clerk.
    • Clinic student contributes to major victory in age discrimination case.
    • Clinic students aid in sex discrimination cases.
    • 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

    • No new entries this week.

    Continuing Legal Education

    • All students interested in Labor and Employment Law.
    • More upcoming programs 2000!

    Employment Opportunities

    Special Notices


      News and Announcements from
      Faculty and Law School Programs

    From Professor Philip Hablutzel

    • Discount information for Wall Street Journal.

    From Professor Harold Krent

    • Research assistants needed.

    From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

    • Research assistants needed.

    Serving Our Society (SOS)

    • Spring office hours.


    • Lab hours.
    • Tip of the week.
    • New sign on process.


    • Need Westlaw assistance?
    • Tip of the week.



      News and Announcements from
      Student Organizations

    Christian Legal Society

    • REMINDER: CLS planning meeting, Wednesday, February 2, at 5:00pm in room 270.
    • Weekly CLS Bible study, Tuesday, February 8, at noon in room 583.

    Corporate Law Society

    • First meeting of the spring semester, February 8.

    Intellectual Property Law Society

    • General meeting.

    International Law Society

    • Register today for the International Law Career Day, February 25, at Chicago-Kent.

    Justinian Society

    • General meeting.
    • Joint law school event.

    Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

    • General meeting, Tuesday, February 8.
    • Raffle-Prize: $50 gift certificate to any Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant.
    • Upcoming events.

    Women in Law

    • Welcome back!
    • Have you paid your dues?
    • General membership meetings.
    • Shorts for sale!
    • Upcoming events.
    • Outlines.