Chicago-Kent Faculty:
News & announcements for the week of
February 8, 1999

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From Professor Mary Becker

Professor Becker is looking for a research assistant to work on an article on same sex marriages. The article will focus on arguments used by the states for allowing only heterosexuals to marry in the three contemporary marriage challenges (Alaska, Hawaii, Vermont). If you are interested, call at 906-5289 or stop by room 765.

From Professor Suzanne Ehrenberg

Professor Ehrenberg is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented student to serve as administrative assistant for the Charles Evans Hughes Competition.

The competition will be held this year from April 16 - April 27. The position would involve recruiting judges, scheduling arguments, distributing bench briefs, planning the reception after the final arguments, and acting as a general trouble-shooter on the days of the argument. Hours are flexible (except during the actual arguments). Please contact Professor Ehrenberg at SEHRENBE or 906-5263.

From Professor Harold Krent

IIT has pioneered in offering undergraduate students experience working in team projects to provide solutions for problems provided by industry. One student team, funded by industry, is working on distance learning and its applications. A law student member can assist the team in exploring the intellectual property issues arising out of the use of educational materials on the Web. Please stop by if you are at all interested in this or other possible IPROs. Prof. Krent, room 735. Independent Research Credit is available.

From Professor Ronald Staudt

Ronald Staudt, Associate Vice President and Professor of Law, is seeking student research assistants for two projects:

  1. The creation of a new Web site for judges only in conjunction with the National Center for State Courts, and
  2. the investigation of distance learning methods and technology, in preparation for a workshop to be held at Chicago-Kent, June 24 and 25, 1999.
Students working on this project may be invited to participate in the workshop.

Useful qualifications would include experience in: Web site development, HTML authoring, digital videotechnology, and/or distance learning technology. If interested, please e-mail Carol Johnson, CJOHNSON, of your interest and relevant experience or leave a resume with her at area 749 of the law school.

For information regarding a meeting discussing CLASS's partication in the Judicial Web Site Collaboratory, please check the CLASS bulletin board in the Concourse and broadcast messages or contact Pauline Afuso, PAFUSO.


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