Chicago-Kent Faculty:
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October 9, 2000

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From Professor Tim Holbrook

Any student, faculty or staff member planning on running the Chicago Marathon is invited to contact Professor Timothy Holbrook (who is running the marathon) to plan a group lunch or some activity to commemorate the marathon. If interested, please contact him at 906-5297 or e-mail

From Professor Pam Kentra

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR 2LS AND 3LS A paid position is available for a 2L or 3L law student at the Advice Desk. The student will perform general legal research at the Daley Center. Prior experience at the Advice Desk is not required. If interested, please contact Professor Pam Kentra at

From Professor Jeffrey Sherman

PROFESSOR SHERMAN'S EXAM REVIEWS Students wishing to review their performance on last May's final examinations in Employee Benefits Law or Gift and Estate Tax should promptly consult the sign-up sheet on Professor Sherman's office door (room 741).

From Professor Richard Warner

Correction: Last issue, Judge Francis A. Gembala was listed as Associate Clerk for Court Operations. His correct title is Associate Judge, Circuit Court Cook County. Bettina Gembala was not listed is the last issue. She is Associate Clerk for Court Operations. The Record regrets the error.

PROJECT POLAND CONFERENCE Project Poland is pleased to announce an upcoming conference entitled "Advancing the Polish Judiciary: Efficiency and Independence" or in Polish, "Sprawne zarzadzanie sadami w Polsce." The conference activities will take place from October 17-21 in Warsaw, Lublin and Poznan. It is jointly sponsored and organized by Chicago-Kent's Project Poland and the Chicago Office of the Consul General of The Republic of Poland, Poland's Ministry of Justice and Iustitia, the Polish Association of Judges.

The Polish court system is in the midst of many substantive and administration changes, and the American participants will engage in discussions on a wide variety of topics including mediation and settlement, court administration and domestic violence.

The American participants include: Judge Barbara J. Disko, Circuit Court Judge, Cook County; Judge Francis A. Gembala, Associate Judge, Circuit Court Cook County; Bettina Gembala, Associate Clerk for Court Operations; Judge Thaddeus Kowalski, Associate Judge, Circuit Court Cook County; and Aurelia Pucinski, Clerk of the Circuit Court.

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