In this issue... 
Week of February 7, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Belarus delegation reception.
  • Hague conference on private international law.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Reminder: No classes Wednesday, February 9.
  • Joke of the week.
Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000
  • Notice: For students attending the program.
  • Reminder: Regular classes are canceled on Wednesday, February 9, 2000.
  • Check your e-mail for breakout session assignments.
  • Be prepared-- Review breakout session scripts.


  • 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.

Financial Aid

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

Career Services

  • Reminder: Career Services Office will be closed February 8-11, 2000.
  • Upcoming programs.
  • Patent Law Interview Program registration.
  • New employment opportunities
  • Exciting conferences
  • Strategies for Excellence: Law as a Profession 2000.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • ProQuest tutorial.
  • Spring semester hours.
  • Please update your student ID.

Law Offices

  • NOTE: Judicial externships for 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:

International Law and Policy Development

  • Student activities meeting: Tuesday, February 8, 11:45am-1:00pm, room 305. Food will be served.

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

  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

From Professor Philip Hablutzel

  • Discount information for Wall Street Journal.

From Professor Richard Wright

  • Tort exam review February 9.

Progam in Labor and Employment Law

  • Careers in Labor and Employment Law program February 24 at 4:00pm.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Spring office hours.
  • Volunteer opportunities of the week.
  • Job opportunities.


  • 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

  • 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.