In this issue... 
Week of February 21, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • American Red Cross event
  • Chicago-Kent's downsizing initiative.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Courses subject to mandatory curve for elective courses.
  • Joke of the week.


  • 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

  • Additional dates for graduation portraits.
  • Graduation information.

Financial Aid

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

Career Services

  • Interviewing skills for 1Ls.
  • Study abroad opportunities with Santa Clara University.
  • Exciting employment opportunities.
  • Patent Law Interview Program materials due February 25.
  • Upcoming seminars and conferences.
  • Pick up a free 1998-1999 Sullivan's Judicial Directory.
  • Public hearings on Adult Guardianship-- Your input is vital!
  • ATTENTION: Illinois State Bar Association Law Student members.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Federal local court rules tutorial.
  • Research link.
  • Estonia Independence Day
  • Spring semester hours.

Law Offices

  • Judicial externships: summer and fall 2000 semester students must have a minimum 3.25 GPA to apply.
  • NEW: Applications for the summer in-house clinics are now available in room 600. Applications are due by 5:00pm, Thursday, March 16.
  • NEW: Preference sheets are available in room 600 for continuing LADR students.
  • NOTE: Status of LADR Certificate Program applications.
  • Prof. Richard Kling and in-house criminal clinic students on "Meet the Press."
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • Poland conference: Friday, February 25.
  • Prof. Mosseri-Marlio: Thursday, March 30.
  • Chinese Judge delegation to visit Chicago-Kent.
  • Research assistant needed
  • Student worker needed.
  • New office hours for International LL.M. progam assistants.
  • DEADLINE: March 1, for DAAD scholarship.

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

  • All students interested in labor and employment law.
  • More upcoming programs 2000!


  • Institute for Law and the Workplace reception Thursday, February 24.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices

Special certificate program information session March 16.

  • ATTENTION: All 1L students and 2L evening students interested in specializing in environmental, employment, or international law.

Human Resources schedule online.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Sanford Greenberg

  • The Illinois Appellate Court, First District, will hear three cases at Chicago-Kent on February 22.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • ATTENTION: All 1L students and 2L evening students interested in specializing in environmental, employment, or international law.

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 opportunity of the week.


  • 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

  • SPEAKER EVENT REMINDER: CLS Christian Legal Aid Clinic-- Tuesday, February 22, at 4:45pm in room 345.
  • NOTE: Change in day for weekly CLS Bible study, Thursday, February 24, at noon in room 583.

Corporate Law Society

  • Minutes of the meeting.
  • Schedule of events.
  • Executive Officer Interviews: Contact Thomas Field (tfield)

Health Law Society

  • Careers in Health Law event:
    • Tuesday, February 22.
    • Speaker information.
    • Room number.

Intellectual Property Law Society

  • General meeting.

International Law Society

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

Jewish Law Student Association

  • New Web page.

Justinian Society

  • General meeting.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

  • Raffle-Prize $50 gift certificate to any Lettuce Entertain You restaurant.
  • Upcoming events.

Women in Law

  • Shorts!
  • Have you paid your dues?
  • Glass slipper project.
  • Women in Law 2000: Leading the Way.
  • Important dates.