In this issue... 
Week of April 17, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • State Death Penalty Litigation Project.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • REMINDER: Academic calendar.
  • More CALI award winners.
  • Summer 2000 registration update.
  • Fall 2000 registration.
  • Intensive trial advocacy.
  • Academic calendar for 2000-01.
  • Teaching evaluations.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Classes with computer exams available.

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

  • Law House summer vacancy.
  • AEP TA applications now available.
  • Inside strategies for passing the bar exam.

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 seeks student workers for summer hours.
  • A big "thank you" to spring Job-A-Thon volunteers.
  • Introduction to fall interview program.
  • Graduate open house.
  • State's Attorney Richard Devine to speak at Chicago-Kent.
  • ATTENTION: Reception for students working in D.C. this summer at Wiley, Rein & Fielding.
  • DEADLINE: Patent Law Interview Program materials due April 18.
  • Scholarship opportunities.
  • Upcoming seminars.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • This year's Pulitzer Prizes announced.
  • Reference librarians offer legal periodicals tutorial.
  • U.S. News & World Report law school rankings.
  • REMINDER: Information Center food and drink policy.

Law Offices

  • DEADLINE: Fall registration for the in-house programs. Applications are due Wednesday, April 19.
  • DEADLINE: Continuing LADR students, preference sheets are available in room 600; they are due Monday, April 17.
  • A new clinical offering-- First Defense Legal Aid.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • Press conference to unveil the IPRO's War Crimes Documentation database Friday, April 21.
  • Roundtable discussion with Juan Garces, leader of a multinational legal team bring charges against General Pinochet in Spain, Tuesday, April 25.
  • Chicago-Kent Colloquium of International Law is hosting a working session to discuss an upcoming article on land mine manufacturers liability Friday April 28 at 11:00.

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

  • New entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • All students interested in federal taxation.
  • All students interested in environmental law.
  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • More upcoming 2000 programs!

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices

Human Resources schedule online.


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Suzanne Ehrenberg

  • Legal writing teaching assistant needed.

From Professor Steve Heyman

  • Symposium on the Second Amendment Friday, April 28.

From Professor Harold Krent

  • Summer research assistant opportunity.

From Professor Christopher Leslie

  • Panel presentation on careers in antitrust law-- Tuesday, April 18.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Research assistants needed.

Program in Labor and Employment Law

  • Spring speakers.

Program in Environmental and Energy Law

  • ATTENTION: Students interested in taking Energy Law to fulfill the environmental program requirements.

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

Christian Legal Society

  • REMINDER: Easter movie night film presentation of "Jesus" April 18.
  • Weekly Bible study, Tuesday, April 25.
  • New 2000/2001 CLS leadership board.
  • Exam time coffee/snack break.
  • Dead Sea Scrolls-- Field Museum exhibit.

Corporate Law Society

  • IT Law for Non-Techies: April 25 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

  • Glass Slipper drive.
  • Alumnae/i reception.
  • Executive board elections.
  • Esther Rothstein award.
  • Summer fellowship.
  • Movie night.