In this issue... 
Week of April 3, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Distinguished Professor Lecture featuring Professor Joan Steinman.
  • Morris Lecture featuring Professor Patrick Glynn.
  • E-lawyering: Lawyers Serving Society Through Technology conference.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • CALI award winners for fall 1999 semester.
  • Summer 2000 registration.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Exams on computer.
  • Final exam reschedules.
  • Exam number distribution.

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

  • Final exam reschedules.

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.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Jury instructions tutorial.
  • "Taxing" on the Web.
  • Media services department.
  • Spring semester hours

Law Offices

  • Fall registration for the in-house programs. Applications are due Wednesday, April 19.
  • ATTENTION LADR students: Preference sheets are available in room 600; they are due Monday, April 17.
  • NEW: First defense legal aid.
  • Legal externship program for fall 2000 semester.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • 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.


  • Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago, Inc.

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

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Spring office hours.
  • Volunteer opportunities 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.
  • Dead Sea Scrolls-- Field Museum exhibit.

Corporate Law Society

  • Securities speaker event: April 11 at noon, room TBA. Food will be served.
  • IT Law for Non-Techies: April 25 at 11:45pm in the Auditorium. Pizza will be served.

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.