April 15, 2013
"Does the Country Have Too Many Lawyers, or Not Enough?" Moot Court Room, noon.
Monday at the CCD office.
Library, Tuesday at noon.
You must attend a meeting on Thursday.
Your chance to observe a mock trial and maybe serve as a juror. Thursday.
This is the last ILA of the semester. Congratulations, graduates, and best wishes to all for a productive summer. See you in August!
Former Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard will deliver the Ralph F. Fuchs Lecture, "Does the Country Have Too Many Lawyers, or Not Enough?" Justice Shepard was recently appointed to chair the American Bar Association's new Task Force on the Future of Legal Education, so his remarks will be timely and useful. Moot Court Room, noon.
The Lecture Series honors Ralph F. Fuchs, a distinguished professor at our school from 1945 to 1985.
1 hour of Indiana continuing legal education credit.
Northwestern's Tax Program offers you an opportunity to develop an expertise in all aspects of taxation through the LL.M. in Taxation and J.D./LL.M. in Taxation Joint Degree programs. David Cameron, Associate Director of the Tax Program, will describe the curriculum and degree requirements and answer your questions. Lunch will be served. Room 214, noon.
Applications from 1Ls and 2Ls interested in joining the CCD are due today, April 15. Applications are available on the Center's website and can be dropped off in the CCD mailbox in the Law School or the CCD office at 624 E. Third (across from the Law School).
Room 124, noon.
Join Dean Buxbaum for the presentation of this year's teaching awards and the unveiling of portraits of our retiring faculty members: Professors Heidt, Lamber, and Shreve. Library lobby, noon.
Richard Susskind, the world's leading futurist on the legal profession, will be holding a Q&A session with Maurer students on his most recent book, Tomorrow's Lawyers. The initial portion of the session will be run by 1L students from Professor Henderson's legal profession class, but time will be reserved for the entire Maurer student body. Fittingly, Mr. Susskind will be joining us from London via a Cisco tele-presence connection. To pique your interest, here are the opening lines from Mr. Susskind's important new book: "This book is a short introduction to the future for young and aspiring lawyers. Tomorrow's legal world, as predicted and described here, bears little resemblance to that of the past. Legal institutions and lawyers are at a crossroads, I claim, and are poised to change more radically over the next two decades than they have over the last two centuries. If you are a young lawyer, this revolution will happen on your watch." As space is limited, RSVP on Symplicity (unless you're a legal profession student). Lunch. Moot Court Room, noon.
Room 125, noon.
Before you begin your summer working experience, learn cost-effective approaches for your legal research. Room 121, noon.
The leaders of the journals and the advocacy programs will meet with the 1L class to provide relevant information about their organizations and then take questions regarding participation in one or more of the programs. Dean Matthews will be on hand to discuss the journal competition process and the selection process for the external moot court competitions. Moot Court Room, 4:00-5:00.
Come have lunch with us! Room 216, noon.
Professor Shreve is retiring, and the SBA is hosting this last lecture in his honor. Come for one last illuminating lecture from one of Maurer's most decorated professors. Lunch. Moot Court Room, noon.
Room 125, noon.
This trial is a patent dispute between two companies: Plaintiff Mitesbegon, Inc. and Defendant Pioneer Research, Inc. The patent at issue relates to materials and methods useful for the management of certain pests, particularly termites. Pioneer owns this '516 patent. Mitesbegon provides termite-controlling products to pest control companies who license its trademark. Pioneer believes Mitesbegon is infringing its patent, while Mitesbegon believes the patent is invalid. Attendees may have the chance to serve on the jury. RSVP to Allison Hess, firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: Doors will close at 8:00 a.m. Moot Court Room, 8:00 - noon. Reception to follow.
If you are planning on getting academic credit this summer working for a public interest organization, criminal law organization, judge, government agency, or law firm, you must attend this meeting. Even if you have not yet registered for summer credit but are only considering it as an option, do not miss this meeting discussing requirements, eligibility and more! Room 121, noon.
Prof. Rei Safavi-Naini, University of Calgary. Room 335, noon.
The Workshop hosts a presentation by Ariela Gross (University of Southern California), who will present her paper, "The Grassroots History of Colorblind Conservatism." Light refreshments will be provided. Room 335, noon.
SBA is proud to host Professor Heidt's last lecture. It is for students only. Light refreshments and drinks will be provided. Student Lounge, 4:00.
Room 125, noon.
No events scheduled.
The Class of 2013 has established the Len Fromm Emergency Fund in honor of the memory of Dean Fromm. Representatives will be at tables in the lobby during the noon hour all week to accept your gift. The goal: 100% participation from the Class of 2013. (We are already at 10%.) Mark your calendars now for a pledge campaign party at Kilroy's on Kirkwood on Thursday, May 2, from 5:00-7:00.
The Law Library is hosting a mid-finals movie study break! Come by, grab some popcorn, and join us for a screening of the comedic classic, My Cousin Vinnie. Wednesday, May 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
BLSA 1Ls and 2Ls have invited professors and speakers to say words of prayer and encouragement for the 3Ls as they prepare to sit for the bar and enter the legal profession. Please come and help celebrate the great accomplishments of our 3Ls. Open to all BLSA 3L members, their families, and IU faculty and staff. Faculty Lounge, Friday, May 3, 9:00-11:00.
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