Indiana Law Annotated
Vol. 13 No. 3
September 8, 1997
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- 1997 SNYDER LECTURE
- ALUMNI WEEKEND
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY/ANTITRUST PRACTITIONER
- NEWS FROM THE FACULTY
- NEWS FROM STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE
- NEWS FROM RECORDER'S OFFICE
- NEWS FROM CAREER SERVICES
- NEWS FROM STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
The Law School will present the 1997 Earl Snyder Lecture in International Law on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Noon in the Moot Court Room. The lecture, "The True Function of Law in the International Community," will be delivered by Dr. Philip Allott, Fellow of Trinity College and Reader in International Public Law, University of Cambridge.
Dr. Allott is a law graduate of Trinity College and serves as Specialist Advisor to the House of Lords Select Committee on the European Communities and the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee. In addition, he serves as an advisor to the Director-General, Legal Services, of the European Commission. Dr. Allott has written numerous publications in the international field and has been a visiting professor to several national and international law schools.
In 1990, he published Eunomia: New Order for a New World (Oxford University Press), a general theory of national and international society. His Snyder lecture will apply his general theory to the ancient and still very controversial question of the nature of International Law and its role in the future of international society.
Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.
Students are invited to participate in several of this year's Annual Alumni Weekend events. If you're interested in golf, Assistant Dean Len Fromm has an alumni-student golf outing planned for Saturday, Sept. 13; tee time is 7:00 a.m. at the IU Golf Course. The cost is $30.00 per person; you should register through the Students Affairs Office in Room 024.
Also, on Saturday, the School will host a pre-game tailgate party from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the northwest corner of 17th and Dunn Street near the Indiana Memorial Stadium. To date, more than 150 alumni plan to join the members of the Law School faculty at the tailgate. The cost of pre-game tickets will be reduced to $8.00 for students. Traditional tailgate food--including beer, brats and the works will be provided. Tickets for the tailgate are available from the Alumni Coordinator, Chris Zonkel, in Room 300 of the Law School.
Your attendance at these two events would be particularly meaningful to our alumni because you are the primary reason they donate their time and money. While they may feel a commitment to the place and building, it's the people they most care about the students and faculty. You also get a wonderful chance to network with alumni!
In addition to the events above, we are looking for two student helpers to assist us with the children during our class reunion luncheon at the Law School on Saturday, Sept. 13, 11 a.m - 2 p.m. Students will be paid $6.00 per hour and enjoy lunch.
Our practitioner-in-residence program brings interesting alums to the School to participate in classes and meet with students. In addition to attending classes, alum and Practitioner-in-Residence Ed O'Connor will be available to discuss his practice and the current state of the market on Monday, Sept. 22 at 3:15 p.m. in Room 216. Mr. O'Connor is a partner practicing in the areas of patent, trademark, and antitrust litigation. His firm has offices is in Irvine, California.
David Fidler has been retained as an expert consultant by the United Nations Development Programme to draft the Palestinian investment law and its implementing regulations. In addition, Professor Fidler attended a meeting in New York City on September 5th with the Federation of American Scientists to discuss a proposed protocol to the Biological Weapons Convention that he drafted for the Federation in connection with its role in the revision of the Biological Weapons Convention.
Professor Fidler's article, "Peace through Trade? Developments in Palestinian Trade Law During the Peace Process," has been accepted for publication in the Virginia Journal of International Law. This article is also being published in Hebrew in the Bar-Ilan University Law Review in Israel.
Ranier Gonzalez (3L) has been awarded the Lowell A. Jacobson Memorial Scholarship from the American Counsel Scholarship Foundation. The competitors for this prestigious scholarship included nominees from all the law schools in the 7th Circuit. Congratulations Ranier!
STUDENT ORGANIZATION PRESIDENTS/CHAIRPERSONS MEETING
There will be a meeting for the heads of all our student organizations this Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 12:15 p.m. in Room 122.
ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY CLINICAL PROJECT
An opening still exists at the Department of Environmental Management in Indianapolis. A student can earn two credits of B710; the work involves a one day a week commitment. See Dean Fromm immediately if interested.
GOLFERS OR GOLF WANNABES
There is still some space in the Golf Scramble, scheduled for this coming Saturday. Sign up today in Room 024.
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION TABLES
Remember that student organizations will staff tables in the student lounge/snack bar area at Noon this Wednesday and Thursday to discuss their organization and goals for the year. Stop by.
If you failed to process your drop/add through the touchtone telephone system with the University, you need to process a updated drop/add form in the Recorder's Office IMMEDIATELY. The University will now charge $16.50 for each drop and add and this is also the beginning week of the declining refund schedule if not an equal exchange of credit hours.
Exam numbers for Public Natural Resources and Wills and Trusts are available in our office.
NEW STUDENTS OR ANYONE WE REGISTERED DURING THE PAST TWO WEEKS
Your bills are due at the Bursar's Office, Franklin Hall 011, on Wednesday, Sept. 10. If you have misplaced your bill, you should go directly to the Bursar's Office.
TENTATIVE DECEMBER 1997 GRADUATES
Need to check their graduation requirements with the Recorder.
IN-HOUSE COUNSEL: HOW DO YOU GET THERE FROM HERE?
Elliot Lewis, a 1987 graduate of the law school, will participate in a brown bag lunch on Friday, Sept. 12 at Noon in Room 120 to discuss his path from law school to in-house counsel for North American Van Lines. He will talk about how his work differs from private practice and how you can prepare and position yourself for a corporate counsel position. Watch for more details!
ALTERNATIVE CAREERS AND THE BENEFITS OF THE BAR ASSOCIATION
On Monday, Sept. 15 at Noon in Room 124 the Indiana State Bar Association's Opportunities for Minorities Committee and the Young Lawyers Division will present a panel discussion on alternative career choices and how the bar association can assist you in your career. Please join us for insights from practicing attorneys. Pizza will be served!
FUNDING THE CAREER OF YOUR DREAMS: POST-GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS
Two IU law grads will talk about their experiences with applying for and receiving two of the most prestigious public interest fellowships available on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Noon in Room 214. Find out about the process, timing and positioning yourself to receive post-graduate funding.
CHILDREN & THE LAW DISCUSSION GROUP - FALL EVENTS
Outreach for Legal Literacy, teaches law to fifth graders throughout Bloomington. This coming year we plan to teach fifth grade classes in University, Binford, Grandview, Templeton, and Highland schools. Lesson plans and ideas are provided. First-year students are welcome.
--New teachers meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 9 in Room 214; drinks and dessert will be served. All teachers meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 16 in Room 214; pizza will be served. Please rsvp to Aviva Orenstein (avivaorenstein@ law.indiana.edu) or Martha Marion, 3L.
--Halloween play, State v. Goldy Locks: designed to teach kids about the presumption of innocence. The actors are law students and professors. After the show the actors will enter individual classrooms to conduct a "jury discussion" of whether Goldy Locks should be convicted.
--Halloween party for children of the law school: Thursday, Oct 30.
--Monthly discussion groups: no preparation necessary. This semester we are planning discussions on the portrayal of race in children's books, the anti-divorce movement, and Meagan's law.
INTERNATIONAL LAW ASSOCIATION
The International Law Association provides its members with a greater understanding of all areas of law applied within the international community, as well as aid those law students who realize opportunities that globalization provides them as they graduate into the 21st century through its programs, contacts and resources.
ILA will be having its first meeting Thursday, Sept. 11 at 12:15 p.m. in Room 120. All students are welcome, especially 1Ls and LLM students. We will be discussing a number of issues including our Wild Beet Happy hours on Sept. 17, the Jessup International Moot Court Competition, the establishment of an international alumni/employer database and the benefits it will provide to ILA members, as well as a number of other events.
We are also looking for students to fill the publicity/fundraising executive position, as well as a 1L who is interested in serving as the 1L representative (please contact us if interested).
Looking forward to seeing you.
Kostas Poulakidas, President email@example.com
PILF WELCOME BACK PARTY
PILF would like to welcome back old members and invite anyone interested in our organization to have pizza and beer, Thursday, Sept. 11 at 5pm in the Faculty Lounge. We look forward to seeing you there.
CHRISTIAN LEGAL SOCIETY
The Christian Legal Society will meet Tuesday, Sept. 9, Noon - 1 p.m., in Room 124.
PROTECTIVE ORDER PROJECT
The Protective Order Project will be holding an informational meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 9 at Noon in Room 125. Interested 1L, 2L, and 3L students are encouraged to attend.
The Protective Order Project will hold their training session on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. in Room 125. New members are required to attend this session. Problems/questions contact Amy Lee (2L) at 336-5035.
ATTENTION 3L'S: GRADUATION IS ALMOST HERE
It's almost time to begin thinking about graduation, especially graduation speakers. The speaker committee compiled a list of possible speakers and we would like your input. On Monday a ballot will be in your mailbox. Please pick up your top three choices or suggest another choice. Also indicate any connections you might have with any of the potential speakers. Return the ballot to the box at the library reference desk or the labeled slot in the career services cabinet (same cabinet used for OCI) by Wednesday, Sept. 10. If you have any questions, contact: Shonda Hanks, Norm Hedges, Bernadette McKain, Ann Schooley, Lachelle Stepp, Marla Wagner or Brian Woodruff.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters has a list of 60 boys waiting to be matched with volunteers. The job involves about two hours per week in one-on-one interaction with a local kid. Volunteers help with homework, play games, hang out and get to know their little brothers and sisters. Studies have shown that children matched up with a Big Brother or Big Sister tend to do better in school and are less likely to get into trouble with the law. To find out more about volunteering, call 334-2828.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT NEEDED
Professor Dworkin is interested in hiring a research assistant to work on one or more of three projects: (1) an article detailing the role of the Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee (RAC) in regulating gene therapy research; (2) an article about the law that governs medical care for children; (3) a possible project about the premature release and marketing of genetic tests.
While there are no specific prerequisites for the job, good law school grades, good performance in Legal Research and Writing, having taken Law and Biomedical Advance, familiarity with administrative law, familiarity with family law and law relating to children, and enough background in genetics to be able to understand literature about genetics will each be considered positively.
Interested students should put their resumes and a telephone number where they can be reached into Professor Dworkin's mail box in the mail room on the second floor. Unlike student mail boxes, faculty mail boxes are under the faculty member's name.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT NEEDED
Steve Conrad is seeking a research assistant. The research project involves privacy and professional ethics problems related to the use of personal legal papers by legal historians. Applicants should have had, or be taking, the course Legal Professions. No other prereqs. To apply give a resume with note attached to Conrad's secretary Lynn Glaze.
SNACK BAR HOURS AND OPERATION
Howie's Bagels will be open in our snack bar from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. In order to facilitate orders, especially between the busy 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. times, the line flow will shift from the current "right to left" direction to "left to right," ending at the cash register. Also, there will be a pick up service for that period for those who wish to place an advance order at the counter or who telephone to the snack bar before that period. The phone number is 855-7421. Those picking up orders will then go directly to the cash register for their order.
COMPUTER LAB CLOSED
The large Computer lab (208 B) will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from Noon-1:15 p.m. and 3:15-4:30 p.m. for law journal training.
Unfortunately, bike parking is becoming the same headache as car parking. The University Architect's office advises those riding bikes that, just as with car parking, you may have to find a space a few blocks away and walk. According to their office, there are plenty of racks and spaces at Myers and Rawles, just up 3rd Street. They are not planning to add any more racks nearby. Beware: those hitching their bike to lamp posts, ramps, and miscellaneous places may get a warning ticket from Parking Enforcement, or worse yet, have their bike impounded and receive a $20 ticket.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
...Children and the Law New Teachers Meeting, Noon, Room 214
...Christian Legal Society Meeting, Noon - 1 p.m., Room 124
...Protective Order Project Informational Meeting, Noon, Room 125
...Student Organization Presidents/Chairpersons Meeting, 12:15 p.m., Room 122
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
...1997 Earl Snyder Lecture in International Law, Noon, Moot Court Room
...Computer Law Closed, Noon-1:15 p.m. and 3:15-4:30, 208B
...Student Organization Information Tables, Noon, Student Lounge/Snack Bar
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
...ILA Meeting, 12:15 p.m., Room 120
...PILF Welcome Back Party, 5pm, Faculty Lounge
...Student Organization Information Tables, Noon, Student Lounge/Snack Bar
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12
...In-House Counsel: How Do You Get There From Here, Noon, Room 120
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
...Alumni/Student Golf Outing, 7 a.m., IU Golf Course
...Alumni Weekend Tailgate Party, 4 - 6 p.m., Corner of 17th and Dunn near IU Memorial Stadium
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
...Alternative Careers and the Benefits of the Bar Association, Noon, Room 124
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