In this issue... 
Week of September 3, 2001





   Index of Back Issues

   News and Announcements from
   Administrative Offices

Important Record Announcement

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

Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

Assistant Dean Stephen D. Sowle

  • Academic calendar reminder: No classes Monday, September 3.
  • More CALI award winners for spring 2001.
  • Chicago-Kent Law Review -- updated list of new members.
  • London Law Consortium program -- update.
  • Joke of the week.


  • Welcome 1Ls and welcome back continuing students.
  • Graduation applications.
  • Pass/fail elections.
  • Incomplete make-up notices.
  • Illinois bar exam registration.
  • Access to educational records.
  • ID pictures.

Administration and Finance

  • Weekly activities schedule.
  • Fall 2001 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.

Financial Aid

  • Perkins promissory notes.

Career Services

  • Fill out a summer experience survey.
  • Overdue book grace period.
  • New resources.
  • Interview tips for large law firms.
  • Sign up for mock interviews.
  • Summer associate table talk.
  • Department of Justice Informational program.
  • U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois -- spring 2002 intern program.


  • Learn about the Chicago-Kent Advocates: First meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 4.
  • Admission office hours.


  • Library fall hours.
  • Reference hours for fall semester.
  • Formbooks tutorial
  • Resource of the week.
  • Special issue of library newsletter.
  • Library food and drink policy.
  • Please guard your valuables!

Law Offices

  • Externships with the U.S. Attorney’s Office -- spring 2002 semester.
  • New Web site for Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
  • For a description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices home page at:

International Law and Policy Development

  • NEW: Externship at the Mexican Consulate.
  • Speaker event Tuesday, September 4, senior advocate Mahendra Sentha from Bombay, India.

Center for Law and Computers

  • Student organizations must register their Web site by November 15.
  • Reminders about appropriate use of network drive folder.
  • Remember to log off computers in the lab.
  • Technology guides available at the Help Desk.
  • Virus scanning instructions.
  • Latest McAfee DAT file is sdat4156.
  • Office hours.
  • Contact us.


  • 2001-2002 scholarship opportunities: New award listed.

Writing Contests

  • No new entry this week.

Continuing Legal Education

  • ATTENTION: All students interested in labor and employment law.
  • Upcoming 2001 programs!
  • Student volunteer opportunities.

Office of Public Affairs

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

Employment Opportunities

Special Notices


  News and Announcements from
  Faculty and Law School Programs

From Professor Lori Andrews

  • September 21-22 conference on cloning.

From Professor Bartram Brown

  • Research assistant position available.

From Professor Phil Hablutzel

  • Discount information for Wall Street Journal.



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

  • International Moot Court Honor Society

  • Kent Justice Foundation

Amnesty International

  • General meeting September 10.
  • Upcoming events.

Federalist Society

  • First general meeting September 4.

Labor and Employment Law Society

  • Board member wanted.