The 2014 Incoming Class
JD Students: A Diverse and Capable Community
The Maurer School of Law welcomed 184 JD students in the fall of 2014. They bring wide-ranging educational, work, and life experiences to our community.
- The class comes from 107 undergraduate institutions in 11 countries and 33 states.
- 38% of the first-year class has postgraduate work experience.
- Members of the first-year class speak a number of foreign languages, including Arabic, French, Farsi, Portuguese, Ukrainian, Mandarin, and Japanese.
- The class includes a translator for the UDAR party in the Ukraine; a journalist; an archivist at C-SPAN; a French horn instructor; and a private investigator.
Most Maurer students who start here finish here. For example, 218 first-year students matriculated in the fall of 2009. Ninety percent graduated in 2012. There were eight withdrawals and 15 transfers.
Graduate Students: An Impressive Group from around the World
Indiana Law's graduate students are equally impressive. They hail from five continents and 20 countries and include:
- An arabic poet
- A belly dancer
- A cricket team coach
- A military judge of the Republic of Korea army
- A police intern in Beijing
One student was in a college rock band named 1905, another studies Chinese calligraphy, and another has an instructors license from the Japanese Snowboarding Association.