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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 22 No. 13
April 15, 2002

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EVENTS & LECTURES

VEILING ON COLLEGE CAMPUS: SCREENING OF FILM RESEARCHED BY 3L

"For the Sake of Modesty: Veiling on Today's College Campus," a film researched and co-investigated by Darnell G. Cole, Ph.D., Marquette University and our own 3L Shafiqa Ahmadi, will be screened on Friday, April 19, at 4:00 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. Sponsored by the Middle Eastern Law Student Association, this one-hour presentation will be followed by a discussion. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided.

This video production is a dialogue with Muslim women who veil or have veiled on a large, big-ten college campus in the Midwest. They discuss their experiences and perceptions in both the college's social and academic arenas. The film was presented at the American Education Research Association on April 3, 2002, in New Orleans. The video presentation is an hour in length and a discussion will follow. Friday, April 19, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided.

NEWS FROM THE FACULTY

Dawn Johnsen spoke last weekend at Harvard Law School at the inaugural conference of the Equal Justice Society on "The Assault of Federalism on Civil Rights: Developing New Strategies to Protect Civil Rights in a Conservative Era"

David Williams has been selected for the university-wide 2002-03 IU Distinguished Faculty Research Lecture Award.

NEWS FROM CAREER SERVICES

CAREER SERVICES COOK-OUT FRIDAY

The Career Services staff invites students to stop by and have lunch (and a beer) with us on Friday, April 19. The grill will be going from noon till 3:00 p.m. on the south patio.

NEWS FROM THE RECORDER'S OFFICE

FALL REGISTRATION AND EXAM NUMBERS

FALL REGISTRATION: Individual course confirmations for the fall semester have been placed in student mailboxes. Please review the courses carefully. Bump notices have been attached for over-enrollment courses. Students may adjust their fall schedules on Monday and Tuesday, April 15 & 16, in our office from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. These times indicate a change in time from the bumped sheets placed in your mailboxes. Our office is trying to accommodate students with early classes on Monday morning. Being bumped from a course does not automatically place you on a course waitlist.

EXAM NUMBERS are available for spring semester exams.

NEWS FROM STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

ELS ELECTION MEETING TODAY

There will be an ELS elections/summation meeting today (Monday), April 15, at noon in room 124. Pizza will be served. We will be announcing the new ELRG Director, and holding elections for the Executive Board. The elections will determine the future direction of ELS, and we need a quorum of 15 members to vote, so please attend!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ALUMNI NEWS: LINDSAY BOYD, JD'99

Recent School of Law graduate Lindsay Boyd, JD'99, has been named an Ambassador by the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. The ABA funds attendance by young lawyers at its meetings and chooses from the Ambassador group lawyers for future leadership positions. Lindsay attended the spring meeting of the Business Law Section in Boston from April 4 through April 7.

EVENTS CALENDAR / ROOM SCHEDULING

To schedule classrooms in the law building, send e-mail to bl-law-events (for Outlook users) or bl- events-law@ exchange.indiana.edu (for non-Outlook users). Please include date and time of event, length of time room will be needed, classroom requested and number of people attending event. Requests should be sent at least one week prior to event and include name of person requesting, organization planning the event and an e-mail address. Confirmations will be sent by reply e-mail.

AUDIO - VIDEO SERVICES

Requests for AV services may be sent to Beth at av@exchange.indiana.edu. Please include the name of your group and the e-mail address of the contact person, a description of what you want to do, and the date, location, starting time and duration of the event. Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance and will be confirmed by e-mail.

CALENDAR

April 15: ELS meeting, noon, room 124

April 15 16: Fall schedule adjustment

April 19: Career Services cook-out, noon-3:00 p.m., south patio

"For the Sake of Modesty: Veiling on Today's College Campus," 4:00 p.m., Moot Court Room

ILA: Please visit our Web site at www.law.indiana.edu/pubs/ila/ilacurrent.html. The ILA is published every Monday with news about the coming week. If you have questions about an item appearing in the ILA, please contact Leora Baude (e-mail lbaude@indiana.edu or phone 855-2426).

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