In this issue... 
Week of August 28, 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 has resumed.

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

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

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes on Monday, September 4.
  • More CALI award winners for spring 2000.
  • Spring 2000 grade distributions.
  • Class ranks/GPA cut-offs.
  • Joke of the week.


  • ID pictures and times.
  • Pass/fail elections.
  • Graduation application.
  • Locker assignments and requests.

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

  • 1Ls: Please turn in your orientation surveys.
  • Informational sessions on the London Law Consortium.
  • Fall semester office hours.

Financial Aid

  • Perkin entrance interview session.

Career Services

  • Labor Day closing.
  • On campus interview schedule pick-up.
  • U. S. Air Force Jag Corp.
  • New job posting system.
  • Pick up your Law Career password.
  • Fill out a summer experience survey.
  • Interview tips program.
  • Employer informational programs-- SEC, Arthur Andersen & DOJ.
  • Employment opportunities.
  • NAPIL job fair.


  • Office of Admissions hours.

Information Center

  • Welcome new and returning students.
  • Fall semester hours.
  • LEXIS/Westlaw passwords available at services desk during orientation week.
  • Fall tutorial schedule begins with CLARK tutorial.
  • Food and drink reminder.
  • Please reshelve your books.

Law Offices

  • Openings in the in-house clinical programs.
  • New attorneys at the Law Offices.
  • New clinical program-- Information Technology and Entrepreneurship Clinic.
  • New clinical program-- First Defense Legal Aid.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • Upcoming events:
    • Student activities meeting on Operation Kosovo IPRO class, Tuesday, August 29.
    • Global discussion series: "The Reform of the Judiciary in Japan," September 13.
    • Panel discussion: "The Ethical Challenges of Establishing a "'New World Order,'" September 22.
    • Visit by Kosovar delegates from the Pristina Law Faculty, October 9-13.

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.
  • Student worker positions available.


  • 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

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

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices

  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

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. Herdrich.

From Professor Harold Krent

  • E-Campaign seminar.
From Professor Debbie Musiker
  • New clinical opportunity -- Environmental Law.

Serving Our Society (SOS)

  • Volunteer opportunities of the week.


  • Need two Chicago-Kent law students to promote Westlaw.



  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 September 25 issue of the Record. Please see the important Record announcement at the beginning of this headline page.

  • Corporate Law Society
  • International Moot Court Honor Society

Kent Justice Foundation

  • Welcome 1Ls and returning students.
  • Volunteer opportunities.
  • T-shirts for sale.

Women in Law

  • Welcome back!
  • General meetings.
  • Annual dues.
  • Executive board positions available.