In this issue... 
Week of February 28, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Illinois Appellate Court visit.
  • Institute for Law and the Workplace event.
  • International war crimes documentation IPRO team.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: Spring break.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Class rank.
  • Graduation applications.
  • New staff.

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

  • MILER event.
  • New office.

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

  • Spring break hours.
  • Sign up for mock interviews!
  • March programming.
  • New job opportunities.
  • Scholarship opportunities.
  • Government services career opportunities forum March 4 at the CBA.
  • Cook County State's Attorney's office.
  • Seminars and conferences.
  • Public hearings on adult guardianship
  • Free Sullivan's Judicial Profiles.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Federal tax research tutorial.
  • Jury verdict reports on LEXIS and Westlaw.
  • Bulgaria Independence Day
  • Spring semester hours.

Law Offices

  • Judicial externships: Fall 2000 semester. Minimum 3.25 GPA is required to apply.
  • DEADLINE: Judicial externship applications due Monday, March 13.
  • Exciting opportunity for third-year students, fall 2000 semester: Externships with U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.
  • NOTICE: Applications for the summer in-house clinics are now available in room 600. DEADLINE: Thursday, March 16.
  • NOTICE: Preference sheets are available in room 600 for continuing LADR students.
  • Status of LADR certificate program applications.
  • Prof. Richard Kling and in-house criminal clinic students are interviewed by the press.
  • Prof. Richard Kling speaks with the National Law Journal.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • Land mine lecture/discussion Thursday, March 2, at 10:00am in room 305.
  • New International LL.M. office hours.
  • Student worker needed.
  • Research assistant needed.

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

  • Mark your calendar for upcoming events:
    • All students interested in civil rights litigation.
    • All students interested in international law.
    • All students interested in labor and employment law.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • More upcoming programs 2000!

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices

Special information session March 16 for multiple certificate programs.

  • 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

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Estates and Trusts exam review sessions.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

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

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

Corporate Law Society

  • Minutes of the meeting.
  • Schedule of events.
  • Executive Officer Interviews.

Jewish Law Student Association

  • New Web page.

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.