In this issue... 
Week of March 27, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • MacArthur Foundation.
  • Professor Bartram Brown.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Joke of the week.


  • Class ranks.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Downtown Campus cafeteria menu.
  • 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

  • Orientation coordinator.

Alumnae/i Relations Office

  • Frequently asked questions about graduation.
  • Information about class rings and announcements.
  • Upcoming events.

Financial Aid

  • ATTENTION: Financial aid forms for 2000-01 now available for download.
  • Loan disbursements.
  • Entrance interviews.
  • 1999-2000 financial aid processing.
  • Office hours.
  • Frequently asked questions.

Career Services

  • CSO staff to represent Chicago-Kent at NALP conference in Boston.
  • Seeking volunteers for the spring Job-A-Thon. Get a jump on summer jobs.
  • Upcoming programs:
    • Study in Florence or Heidelberg with Georgetown University.
    • Cynthia Adcock to speak at Chicago-Kent.
  • New employment and special opportunities.
  • ATTENTION minority students: Arnstein & Lehr cocktail reception.
  • Patent Law Interview Program materials have arrived in the CSO.
  • Scholarship and awards opportunities.
  • Upcoming seminars.
  • ATTENTION ISBA members: Law student clerkship networking program.
  • Kick-off party for the WBAI's "Women Everywhere" project.


  • Student worker position available.
  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Illinois Legislative history.
  • "Taxing" on the Web.
  • Media services department.
  • Spring semester hours

Law Offices

  • Fall registration for the in-house clinics.
  • Legal externship program-- fall 2000 semester.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • French Professor Claude Mosseri-Marlio roundtable discussion, Thursday, March 30, 4:30-6:00pm.
  • Luncheon with members of the China Hannan Institute for Applied Law, Friday, March 31, 11:00am-12:30pm.
  • Lecture by South African Ambassador to the United States, Sheila Sisulu, Tuesday, April 4, at 5:00pm. Reception to follow.
  • Student worker needed.
  • Research assistant needed.
  • National Strategy Forum part-time position available.

Center for Law and Computers

  • Helpdesk has moved to room 525.
  • E-mail message deletions.
  • Network maintenance schedule.
  • Student workers needed.


  • Bohemian Lawyers Association of Chicago.
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation.

Writing Contests

  • No new entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • The 22nd annual Piper Lecture.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • More upcoming programs 2000!

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices

Human Resources schedule online.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

From Professor Steve Heyman

  • The political and cultural debate over gun control.

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

Amnesty International Society

  • National week of student action April 1-8, 2000: "Caution: Children at War."

Christian Legal Society

  • ATTENTION: 1L's Blackstone Fellowship extended.
  • WANTED: CLS board members for 2000/2001.
  • Chuck Colson comes to Chicago on March 31.
  • Dead Sea Scrolls-- Field Museum exhibit.

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-- Win a $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.