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Indiana Law Annotated for Nov. 10, 2008 (35:10)

THIS WEEK IN THE LAW SCHOOL

Political Science professor Bill Scheuerman presents "Torture and the 'New Warfare'" at noon on Thursday, Nov. 13, in the Beck House Conference Room, 624 East 3rd St.

The 23rd Annual Midwest Clinical Law Conference, “Building Bridges: Creating Clinical Opportunities through Collaboration,” will be held Nov. 13-15 at the School of Law.

The second seminar in the 2008-09 Indiana Life Sciences Collaboration Conference Series, “Untangling Global Life Sciences Intellectual Property Issues,” will take place from 8:50 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, at Cook Medical headquarters at 750 Daniels Way in Bloomington.

The Phi Alpha Delta Fashion Show Auction will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, at the Bluebird on Walnut St. Tickets will be on sale this week every day during the lunch hour in the Law School Lobby at the PAD table. Entry to the event is $5 or a donation of three gently used winter clothing items.

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Resume Writing Workshop

The Office of Career and Professional Development will hold a Resume Writing Workshop from noon to 1 p.m. in room 123. The resume is an essential part of your professional tool kit and often the first impression an employer will have of you as a candidate. Learn the basics of legal resume writing plus ways for you to distinguish and market yourself on this single sheet of paper. Sign up via Symplicity.

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

LCF Thanksgiving Lunch, Bible Study

Legal Christian Fellowship (LCF) will be holding a Thanksgiving lunch and Bible Study at noon in Room 216. All are welcome. Stop by for some fellowship, lunch, and pumpkin pie!

FLF Gender Equity Coffee, Study Break

The Feminist Law Forum (FLF) is hosting its 3rd Annual Gender Equity Coffee Break. Coffee, donuts and bagels will be bountiful from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Law School Lobby. Your recommended contribution is proportionate to your projected earning potential, as determined by gender and race. All proceeds go to Middleway House, helping victims of domestic violence, right here in Bloomington! Later in the afternoon, take a well-deserved study break, featuring pizza, popcorn, and pop culture. Join FLF and the cast of The Hills at 4:45 p.m. in the Student Lounge for a viewing of a couple of episodes. Discussion about the gender implications to follow.

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Federal Government Workshop

The Office of Career and Professional Development will hold a Federal Government Workshop from noon to 1 p.m. in room 122. Dean Michael Keller will talk about applications for federal government jobs, internships and the honors program. RSVP on Symplicity.

Resume Round Table

The Office of Career and Professional Development will hold a Resume Round Table from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge. A team of legal professionals and alumni from Indiana and beyond will be on hand to review our 1L resumes in a round-robin setting. Recruiting employers often use this session to get a sneak peek at the 1L talent pool. This session is full, however we will schedule another session for Spring of 2009.

Indianapolis Bar Association 1L Welcome Reception

The Indianapolis Bar Association 1L Welcome Reception will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge. 1Ls shouldn’t miss this first networking opportunity to attend the Indianapolis Bar Association welcome reception! Please RSVP on Symplicity for this event.

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Torture and the “New Warfare”

Professor Bill Scheuerman, of the Indiana University Political Science Department, will present “Torture and the ‘New Warfare’” at noon in the Beck House Conference Room, 624 East 3rd St.

Midwest Clinical Law Conference

The 23rd Annual Midwest Clinical Law Conference, “Building Bridges: Creating Clinical Opportunities through Collaboration,” will be held Nov. 13-15 at the School of Law. Conference participants will explore all kinds of collaborations within the Law School, within the university, and within the larger community. Keynote speaker Antoinette Sedillo Lopez will remind us why we collaborate and inspire us to look for and try new collaborative opportunities. We will start the conference on Thursday afternoon with two workshops: Teaching Writing to Clinical Law Students and a New Clinicians Workshop. We will end the day with a plenary session — a kind of bridge to the rest of the conference — with a discussion by several experienced clinicians of “If I Knew Then What I Know Now.” If you have questions about the Midwest Clinical Law Conference, please e-mail mclc2008@indiana.edu.

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Untangling Global Life Sciences Intellectual Property Issues

Protecting investments in intellectual property developed at life sciences companies will be the focus of the second seminar in the 2008-09 Indiana Life Sciences Collaboration Conference Series, “Untangling Global Life Sciences Intellectual Property Issues.” The conference will take place from 8:50 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Cook Medical headquarters at 750 Daniels Way in Bloomington. Faculty from the Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington and IU's Kelley School of Business will be joined by intellectual property attorneys from around the world and key executives at several companies, including Cook Group Inc., Eli Lilly & Co., Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc. and Zimmer. Rebecca S. Eisenberg, the Robert and Barbara Luciano Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, will give the keynote address, "Protecting Innovation in the Life Sciences: U.S. and International Perspectives." The program has applied for CLE credit. For more information visit http://www.kelley.iu.edu/cbls/conferences/conf2.html.

PAD Fashion Show

This year's Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) Fashion Show Auction will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Bluebird on Walnut. Your fellow students will be modeling clothing themed around events we attend as law students and future attorneys. Tickets will be on sale this week every day during the lunch hour in the Law School Lobby at the PAD table. Entry to the event is $5 or a donation of three gently used winter clothing items. Great prize packages will be available as part of the live auction, silent auction, and raffle. Please come out and support this event as all proceeds are donated to The Shalom Center. Also, come bid on the packages this year's models are promoting. Special thanks to this year's models: 3Ls Padeep Nagappa, Yazmine Zaki, and Nicole Elder; 2Ls Pete Hekl, Cynthia Souza, Erin Abbey, Noah Pinegar, Gillian Crowl, and C.R. Davis; and 1Ls Erin McAdams, Justin Agans, Dan Bradley, Chris Nussbaum, and Mehek Manawalia. If you have any questions please contact Kimberly Verest at kverest@indiana.edu. Also, special thank you goes to Andrew Davis Menswear who donated the male models' clothing for this event. Andrew Davis Menswear is located on the square at 101 W. Kirkwood Ave. in Bloomington.

My Vietnam Your Iraq

Department of Telecommunications Professor Ron Osgood will screen segments from his recently completed documentary My Vietnam Your Iraq from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Poynter Center, 618 E. 3rd St. The documentary features nine families that have a parent who served in Vietnam and a child in Iraq. Osgood's presentation is third in the Poynter Center Roundtable series this fall, sponsored by the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions. For more information, visit http://poynter.indiana.edu.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

US-China Trade Relations: Nov. 19

The International Law Society, East Asian Studies Center, and International Programs are co-sponsoring a panel and dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 19. The three-person panel will discuss various aspects of US-China trade relations from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. The event is free and open to all. Following the panel discussion, all are invited to join us for dinner at Mark Pi's China Gate. Each table will have one of our honored LLM's to discuss Chinese business and dinner etiquette. It will be a great evening to enjoy good food while learning about another culture! Tickets for the dinner are $15 and will be sold in the lobby during the lunch hour.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Venture Capital Investment Competition Winners

The Elmore Entrepreneurship Law clinic and the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation congratulate the winners of the First Annual IU Internal Venture Capital Investment Competition. On Nov. 1, after a full day of business plan review, entrepreneur pitching, due diligence, and negotiations, Team Woodlawn, comprised of Cole Parker, 3rd-year JD/MBA; Jon Rinehart, 3rd-year JD/MBA; Cindy Warren 2nd-year MBA; Ben Trumbull, 2nd-year MBA; and Kate Lehman, 2nd-year MBA, emerged victorious.

How to Represent a Victim of Domestic Violence

ICLEF will present "How to Represent a Victim of Domestic Violence" from 8:50 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Indianapolis. The event features several sessions on domestic violence, including the use of social science research to support victims and the role of mediation in domestic violence situations. Conference participants can earn six CLE credit hours and .5 ethics hours. Professor Amy Applegate, director of the Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation Clinic, will be one of the conference presenters. Registration fees are $210 for ISBA members and $285 for Non-ISBA members.The event will be held at the ICLEF Conference Facility, 230 E. Ohio St., Fifth Floor, in Indianapolis. For more information or if you have any questions, contact Program Director Jeff Lawson at (317) 637-9102.

PILF Winter Trip Deadline

Applications for the Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) Winter Trip to New Orleans are due Friday, Nov. 14. Place completed forms in E. Rissetto's mailbox (2L). Extra application forms are available on the PILF board across from room 124. If you have any questions please e-mail erissett@indiana.edu.

Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition

The 2008-09 Sherman Minton Moot Court oral arguments continue through today. Oral arguments will be held at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. Most of the second-year class traditionally participates in the annual competition, which is also open to third-year students who have not previously competed. For more information, including a schedule of events, visit the Sherman Minton Moot Court competition Web site.

PDP Thank You Cards

Phi Delta Phi (PDP) has a limited supply of Thank You cards available for sale for those interested. The cards are perfect for those going through OCI and other interviews. Buy them now before they're sold out! They are available with envelopes for $1 each or 20 cards for $18. To order cards, please contact Amanda Meglemre at ameglemr@indiana.edu.

Free MPRE Review Course

Kaplan PMBR has an online review course for the MPRE exam. It includes online access to the MPRE lecture, substantive outline book, and practice questions and exam with detailed answers. Available in early October, students can get a jump on preparing for the MPRE by watching the lecture whenever they want and as often as they need. Pre-register at 800-523-0777 or with a student rep: TaKeena Thompson, Amanda Meglemre, Amber Collins. This is FREE to November test-takers! No deposit required.

Scheduling Events

All e-mails about reserving classrooms must be sent to BL-LAW-EVENTS. Mail must be sent to the correct address, bl-law-events (for Outlook users) or bl-events-law@exchange.indiana.edu (for non-Outlook users). Please include the date and time of event, the length of time room will be needed, the classroom requested, and the number of people attending the event. Requests should be sent at least one week before the event and should include the name of the person requesting, the organization planning the event, and an e-mail address. Confirmations will be sent by reply e-mail. Thank you!

Audio-Video Services

Requests for AV services should be sent to Sarah Wissel at sjwissel@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.

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ILA SUBMISSIONS

The Indiana Law Annotated (ILA) is published every Monday while school is in session with news about the coming week. Information and articles for the ILA should be submitted to ila@indiana.edu by Thursday at noon for inclusion in Monday’s edition. If you have questions about an item appearing in the ILA, please contact Debbie O'Leary(e-mail devo99@indiana.edu; phone 855-2426). To view past issues, visit the ILA online.

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