In this issue... 
Week of May 1, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • Summer biweekly Record schedule and headline submission deadlines.
Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.
  • 14th annual scholarship luncheon.
  • Presentation by Dean Perritt and Professor Margaret Stewart.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • REMINDER: Academic calendar.
  • Additional CALI award winners.
  • Spring 2000 exam schedule.
  • Summer 2000 registration.
  • Fall 2000 registration.
  • Fall 1999 grade distributions.
  • Fall 2000 initial reading assignments.
  • Dean's certificate for the Illinois Bar exam.
  • Bar exams in other jurisdictions.
  • Survey of student attitudes.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Fall registration and summer add/drop.

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

  • Massage-stress relief.

Alumnae/i Relations Office

  • Frequently asked questions about graduation.
    • Graduation ticket pick-up beginning May 1.
  • 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

  • Good luck on exams!
  • Congratulations Class of 2000!
  • Summer hours.
  • Graduate survey and information packets.
  • Graduate open house raffle winners.
  • Cyber Law recruitment conference
  • Client development and client relationship management program
  • Firm receptions this summer in D.C. and Milwaukee.
  • Cook County Bar Association minority student job fair.
  • Patent bar exam.
  • Summer law firm receptions.
  • New job opportunities.
  • Upcoming seminars.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Supreme Court has a new Web site.
  • Information Center acquires Africian-New Encyclopedia.
  • Information Center extends eLOISe tutorials.
  • Video on South African Ambassador Sheila Sisulu.

Law Offices

  • Lottery results for fall 2000 Law Offices Clinical Education Program.
  • LADR students: Please sign up for the pre-trial litigation in room 619.
  • A new clinical offering-- First Defense Legal Aid.
  • Criminal clinic students in the news.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • Employment/volunteer opportunities.
  • Opportunity for summer employment in Kosovo!

Center for Law and Computers

  • Justice Web advisory board inaugural meeting.


  • 1999-2000 external scholarship listing.

Writing Contests

  • No 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!

Office of Public Affairs

  • Summer biweekly Record schedule and headline submission deadlines.
Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Lori Andrews

  • Summer research assistants needed.

Professor Sanford Greenberg

  • Chicago-Kent student's win at the Midwest Moot Court Competition.

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

  • Research assistants needed.

Master of Public Administration Program

  • Summer student worker position available.

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 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

  • 2000-01 board members.
  • Speaker Event: Sunday April 30 at 2:00pm.

Christian Legal Society

  • Exam time coffee/snack break May 9.
  • New 2000/2001 CLS leadership board.
  • Discounted law books: National CLS and
  • Dead Sea Scrolls-- Field Museum exhibit.

Moot Court Honor Society

  • Society summer candidacy program.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity

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

Women in Law

  • Movie night.
  • Elections.