Chicago-Kent Faculty:
News & announcements for the week of
September 13, 1999

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From Professor Ralph Brill

Research assistant needed
Looking for a computer-sophisticated student to help program a Web page and tutorials on the subjects of Torts and Products Liability. An ability to master computer programs such as Toolbook, CALI Author, and Front Page is necessary. Please e-mail Prof. Brill expressing interest and summarizing your qualifications. The projects will probably average out to about five hours per week, some weeks much more, some not at all. E-mail: RBRILL

From Professor Philip Hablutzel

Subscription information for the Wall Street Journal
Students, faculty and staff can obtain discounted subscriptions to the Wall Street Journal for:

One year = $88; 26 weeks = $45; 15 weeks = $29.

Use the sign-up sheet outside office 829 or e-mail Prof. Hablutzel (PHABLUTZ).

Please provide:

  • Your first and last name.
  • Month and year of planned graduation.
  • What duration of subscription you wish.
  • Address you wish delivered to.
  • Phone number.
  • E-mail address.

Most Chicago-Kent people have it delivered to their home address; it arrives very early in the morning, usually about 4:00 or 5:00am. When the subscription begins, the newspaper will bill you directly. Similar discounts are available for Barron's and Financial Times (see info on counter in the bookstore or outside office 829).

From Professor Debbie Musiker

J.D./M.S. dual degree program in environmental management
Come join us to learn more about the dual degree program, a J.D. from Chicago-Kent and an M.S. in environmental management from the Stuart Graduate School of Business. Dr. George Nassos, director of the Environmental Management Program, and Ehsan Eftekhari will introduce you to the program and will give you all the information you need to apply to this unique program. If you are interested, please stop by room C40 on September 21 from 12-1pm or from 5-6pm. Pizza and refreshments will be served.

If you have any question regarding the program, you may contact Dr. George Nassos (312-906-6543; e-mail: or Ehsan Eftekhari (773-282-2812; e-mail:

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

Student research assistants needed
Professor Sherman is seeking one or two students to do research for him in the employee benefits area and in the estate planning area. You must have completed at least two semesters of law school by May 31, 1999. The amount of work should average out to not more than 10 hours per week, and compensation will be at the usual law school rate. Interested students should submit a resume and transcript (official or just a typed list of your courses and grades) to Professor Sherman (Room 741) or to his secretary, Barbara Coats (by room 747). E-mail: JSHERMAN

From Professor Joan Steinman

Student research assistant needed
I am planning some work concerning various aspects of appellate jurisdiction. If you are interested in providing me with research assistance on these projects and have a good or excellent law school record, please let me know. You can leave a resume and description of your grades in my mailbox, with me, or with my secretary, Ina Sharpe, on the eighth floor. The law school will pay at its customary rate. E-mail: JSTEINMA

From Professor Dan Tarlock

Real estate seminar
Chicago-Kent is hosting "Navigating a Real Estate Transaction: A Seminar for Law Students and New Attorneys" on Saturday, October 9, from 8:45am to 3:00pm. Admission is free for students and attorneys who have been admitted to the bar for less than three years; $25 for all others. Complimentary breakfast, lunch, and beer and wine reception is included.

This seminar is designed to give young and future attorneys the practical knowledge, confidence and tools to represent real estate clients. Topics include: How to establish a real estate practice; representing the buyer and seller; standard contracts, deeds, and other forms; mortgage financing; methods of taking title, tax ramifications of each; title examination and title insurance; and closing transaction.

For registration information, contact Barb Sliwa of Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc., at (312) 372-8361 ext. 148 or Charles Hafner at ext. 144. You may also pick up a reservation sheet outside of Professor Tarlock's office (831).

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