In this issue... 
Week of August 21, 2000





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

  • NOTE: Information for students posting Record announcements.
  • REMINDER: Weekly Record schedule returns.

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

  • Speaking engagements.
  • Global Chicago.
  • New appointment for Dean Perritt.
  • Media coverage of Chicago-Kent.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Initial reading assignments and course materials.
  • UPDATE: Fall course information.
  • Fall classroom assignments.
  • Fall exam schedule.
  • Trial Advocacy section assignments.
  • Likely spring 2001 courses.
  • First year students: Ammendments to your applications for admission.
  • Class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
  • Furniture in classrooms.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Welcome back.
  • Graduation applications.
  • Pass/fail elections.
  • Incomplete make up notices.
  • FERPA rights and notification.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall 2000 semester building/library hours.
  • Discounted parking rates for students.
  • Downtown Campus safety tips.
  • Shuttle bus schedule.
  • Administration and Finance office hours.
  • Reserving a room at the Downtown Campus.

Student Services

  • Welcome 1Ls.
  • London Law Consortium-- spend a semester abroad!
  • Fall semester office hours.

Financial Aid

  • Perkin entrance interview session.

Career Services

  • Welcome back!
  • Extended office hours this week.
  • New job posting system.
  • Fill out a summer experience survey.
  • Pick up your Law Career password.
  • 2000 fall interview program.
  • Upcoming programs.
  • Student workers needed.
  • NAPIL job fair in D.C.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Welcome new and returning students.
  • Fall semester hours.
  • LEXIS/Westlaw passwords available at services desk during orientation week.
  • Information Center tours.
  • Food and drink reminder.
  • Please reshelve your books.

Law Offices

  • In-house clinical programs-- first day.
  • New attorneys at the Law Offices.
  • A new clinical program-- ITEC.
  • A new clinical program-- First Defense Legal Aid.
  • Advice desk-- learn to represent live clients.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • Welcome LL.M. students in International and Comparative Law.
  • Upcoming events:
    • Student activities meeting-- TBA.
    • Panel discussion: The Ethical Challenges of Establishing a 'New World Order,' September 22.
    • Visit by delegates of the Pristina Law faculty-- October.
  • Thank you to all Global Law and Policy initative student workers for their summer contributions.

Center for Law and Computers

  • Welcome back.
  • Office hours.
  • Network migration update for returning students.
  • Contact us.
  • Printing on KENTNET.
  • E-mail stations.
  • New virus detection software.
  • Online student directory.
  • Network maintenance.
  • Electronic casebook availability.
  • Computer labs.
  • Commonly asked questions.


  • 1999-2000 external scholarship listing.

Writing Contests

  • No new entries this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • Student volunteer opportunities.
  • More upcoming 2000 programs!

Office of Public Affairs

  • Faculty News
    • Check out Prof. Evely Brody's humorous Washington Post op-ed "Three Perfect Days in O'Hare Airport."
    • Prof. Evelyn Brody's article cited in the U.S. Supreme Court HMO case, Pegram v. Hedrich.

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices

  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

Professor Harold Krent

  • ECampaign seminar.
Professor Debbie Musiker
  • New clinical opportuinity-- Environmental Law.



  News and Announcements from
  Student Organizations
  This week, announcements from those student organizations not posting their own Record pages are collected together on one page (organization names listed immediately below).
NOTE: Each student organization will be responsible for posting its own announcements beginning with the October 4 Record. Please see the important Record announcement at the beginning of this headline page.

  • Moot Court Honor Society