January 22, 2013
Noted Allen & Overy global markets partner visits Maurer Wednesday.
Lecture by Professor Nagy on selective disclosure by federal officials
Federal government careers Wednesday; IP Thursday.
No events or classes in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday.
American Constitution Society will meet to discuss events for the semester. We will also elect a new 1L representative. Members and those interested in ACS are welcome. Please come with any and all ideas for the semester. After we finish business, we will talk about law, politics, and our progressive vision of the Constitution. Lunch will be provided. Room 214, noon.
If you speak a foreign language and would like to practice it with others in small groups, please attend this meeting. Room 125, noon.
Join us for the first bible study of the semester. Room 222, noon.
WLC is recruiting volunteers to help with the auction on Feb. 1. An appreciation lunch will be held on February 5 for those who volunteer for the auction. Will be discussing upcoming events for spring 2013, including the Spring Law Day breakfast, social events, and officer elections. Students who have already joined or are interested in joining WLC are welcome to attend. Dessert provided. Room 121, noon; OR Student Lounge, 3:30.
Stephen Denyer, Global Markets Partner in the Frankfurt office of Allen & Overy, will discuss working in the global legal environment. Mr. Denyer has overall responsibility for leading and coordinating the firm's approach to markets in which they do not yet have an established presence and for coordinating relationships with associated firms and firms in new markets. Don't miss this opportunity to hear about this increasingly important practice setting. Room 125, noon.
Dean Keller will talk about applications for federal government jobs, internships and the honors program. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP on Symplicity. Room 121, noonn.
Please join Michael Riskin, JD'09, of Fenwick & West LLP (via Skype) and Dan Gurfinkel, JD'87, of Dennemeyer & Associates. Pizza provided to those who RSVP on Symplicity. Room 125, noon. Check Symplicity for small group sessions and dinner sessions too. Space is very limited.
The Tax Policy Colloquium welcomes Kerry Ryan (St. Louis University School of Law), who will present her paper, "EITC [Earned Income Tax Credit] as Income Security." For more information about this talk and the colloquium series, visit the Colloquium's web site.
Professor Donna M. Nagy will speak on "Selective Disclosure by Federal Officials and the Case for an FGD (Fairer Government Disclosure) Regime." Prof. Nagy is an expert on insider trading and disclosure of inside information. She testified before both houses of Congress in 2011 on legislation prohibiting insider trading by members of Congress. This will be an interesting and thought-provoking event. Room 335, 4:00 p.m.
Please join us for the first Feminist Law Forum meeting of the semester. This semester, we have some big events to plan, and we need all the help we can get! These include Women in Law Day, our mixer with the McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, and speaker fundraising. Room 214, noon.
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Professor Leandra Lederman has published two new essays, "The Use of Voluntary Disclosure Initiatives in the Battle Against Offshore Tax Evasion," 57 VILLANOVA L. REV. 499 (2012) and "What Do Courts Have to Do With it? The Judiciary's Role in Making Tax Law," 65 NAT'L TAX J. 899 (2012). The Voluntary Disclosure essay was part of an invited symposium at Villanova Law School on U.S. Taxation of Offshore Activity and Regulation of Executive Compensation. The Courts essay was part of a panel organized by the American Tax Policy Institute (ATPI) for the National Tax Journal's Spring Symposium. The panel, titled "Not Only Congress Makes Tax Law," was targeted to economics professors and other non-lawyers. Professor Lederman also recently became Chair of the Tax Section of the Association of American Law Schools.
The Community Justice Mediation Center (CJAM) offers a 32-hour basic mediation training for any community member interested in helping facilitate community mediation. The spring training will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. over two weekends, February 9-10 and 23-24, at the Law School. Participants who complete the training are eligible to work as CJAM volunteer mediators; however, any community member interested in learning basic mediation skills is welcome to participate. The training will be led by senior mediators from the Community Justice and Mediation Center. Tuition is $200, with scholarships available.. For more information or an application, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone the office at (812) 336-8677.
The 25th Annual Rapheal Prevot, Jr. Barristers' Ball will be held at the Bloomington Convention Center on Friday, February 15th from 7 p.m. until midnight. The theme this year is The Great Barristers, inspired by The Great Gatsby. It's sure to be a memorable night. Tickets are $45 and can be bought at 2013iubarristersball.eventbrite.com and during the lunch hour this week.
January 22 marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The McKinney School of Law Feminist Law Society will host a panel discussion of the Bei Bei Shuai case featuring one of Shuai's attorneys, Linda Pence. Also on the panel are Professor David Orentlicher and Dr. Sue Ellen Braunlin, co-president of the Indiana Religious Coalition in Support of Reproductive Justice and the co-president of the Indiana Health Access and Privacy Alliance. The event is from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the McKinney School. LSRJ is organizing a car pool to Indianapolis. Please contact Megan Boelstler (email@example.com) for more information.
This program is designed to provide substantive knowledge and practical experience to new attorneys (including 3Ls). Designed to bridge the "knowing-doing gap" often experienced by new practitioners, the program includes practice and role play to accelerate the learning curve and personal growth of participants. The program features a core curriculum aimed at developing attorney business and marketing skills as well as substantive programming in a legal track of the participant's choice (civil litigation, transactional practice, or criminal practice and procedure). Substantive programming includes a practice component incorporating the tell/show/do model, giving participants the opportunity to apply their newly acquired knowledge on case studies, sample documents, and more. Participants will receive a certificate of achievement upon completion of the program. Click here for more information.
The session will be held Friday, January 25th from 2:00-3:00pm in E174 of Herman B Wells Library. The objective of this session is to inform students of the improvements that GPSO has made to the awards process to make it more inclusive of all the graduate and professional students on campus. Members of the Executive Committee will be present during the session to answer questions. This is a great way for you and your fellow students to learn about how you can be successful in your future applications for GPSO travel and/or research awards! Click here for more information.
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