Indiana Law Annotated for October 4, 2010
The Court of Appeals of Indiana will hear oral argument in Arlton v. Schraut on Monday at noon in the Moot Court Room. Please plan to attend this unique opportunity to see the Court in action.
Fall break is almost here. OCPD will host a networking strategy session Tuesday at noon to help you discover productive ways to use your break.
Alumni from across the country will be here Friday for the School's Alumni Summit. We'd like to extend special congratulations to the recipients of the 2010 Distinguished Service Award: Gregory A. Castanias, Leroy W. Hofmann, and Laurie N. Robinson. Read more about the Alumni Summit and the DSAs under Friday's entry.
Latino Law Student Association meeting. Noon. Room 120.
OWLS meeting. Noon. Room 124.
Court of Appeals of Indiana: Arlton v. Schraut
The Court of Appeals of Indiana will convene at noon in the Moot Court Room as part of the Court's "Traveling Oral Argument" series. The Court will hear argument in Arlton v. Schraut, a case involving the presentation of digital and enlarged photographs stemming from the diagnosis and surgical treatment of an eye condition suffered by the plaintiff, Paul Arlton. The judges will stay after the argument to answer questions from students. Please remember to turn off or silence all electronic devices before the hearing begins.
Doug Hyman: Things Not Taught In Law School That You Absolutely Need to Know
Doug Hyman draws on his experiences and the experiences of those he has observed over the past 15 years to share his unique insight on: networking as a law student and the importance of networking throughout your career; positioning yourself for better summer job placement; and how to find success and happiness once employed. This presentation takes place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in room 213.
Feminist Law Forum meeting. Noon. Room 124.
Business and Law Society call-out meeting. Noon. Room 125.
Networking Strategies for Fall Break
Join members of the Office of Career and Professional Development as they present strategies for taking advantage of your fall break by networking to help you be more successful in your career pursuits. This interactive session, at noon in room 216, will help you become more comfortable with this time-honored technique and encourage you to tap into your network successfully. Please RSVP on Symplicity for this event.
Professor Fuentes-Rohwer: Citizens United v. FEC
Join Professor Luis Fuentes-Rohwer as he leads a discussion on Citizens United v. FEC, the recent U.S. Supreme Court case that holding that corporate funding of independent political broadcasts in candidate elections cannot be limited under the First Amendment. This event, hosted by the American Constitution Society, will be held at noon in room 122.
Navy JAG Presentation
A representative from the United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps will be visiting the Law School from noon to 1:30 p.m. Lt. Courtney Scheff, a Navy JAG attorney, will make a short presentation beginning at about 12:10 followed by an informal question and answer session. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn about a career in the Navy JAG.
Health and Health Care 2020: Back to the Future?
Wendy Everett, president of the New England Healthcare Institute and a leading U.S. expert on health policy, will discuss critical elements of health care reform and their effects on individuals and society next week at Indiana University Bloomington. Everett will speak on "Health and Health Care 2020: Back to the Future?" at 4 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. The Branigin Lecture is sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Study, which is hosting Everett's visit to IU.
Venture Capital Call-out Meeting
Interested in venture capital? A call-out meeting for the 3rd Annual IU Internal Venture Capital Investment Competition, sponsored by the Maurer School of Law's Elmore Entrepreneurship Law Clinic and the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, will be Oct. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. upstairs at Nick's. The winning team from the Internal VCIC earns an expenses-paid berth in the Regional VCIC at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon, to be held in February 2011.To learn more about VCIC, visit www.vcic.unc.edu. Questions? E-mail Professor Mark Need at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BLSA meeting. Noon. Room 120.
OWLS meeting. Noon. Room 124.
FLF Mixer with Professor Susan Williams
Current and interested Feminist Law Forum (FLF) members are invited to join female faculty members at Professor Susan Williams' house from 5 to 8 p.m. This is a unique opportunity for 1Ls to network and socialize with current and future professors outside of the Law School, as well as to get to know other members of FLF. The carpool will leave at 4:30 p.m. from the Law School lobby. Please sign-up for carpooling by Tuesday, Oct. 5, by e-mailing Susan Tanner, email@example.com. If you need to drive separately, please e-mail for directions.
International Law Opportunities
If you are interested in or at all curious about international law opportunities, including opportunities abroad, OCPD invites you to attend a presentation by Professor Matt Wilson from the University of Wyoming. Professor Wilson has more than 15 years of professional and legal experience working in and dealing with matters involving Asia and brings this diversity of experience to the topics covered in his presentation, which takes place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in room 120.
Alumni Summit and Distinguished Service Awards
Alumni from around the country will be at the Law School all day Friday for the School's Alumni Summit. The day will be filled with board meetings and other events, and we will honor three alumni with Distinguished Service Awards during a lunch program. Please join ILA in congratulating Gregory A. Castanias, JD'90; Leroy W. Hofmann, JD'58; and Laurie N. Robinson, JD'98; as this year's DSA recipients. Founded in 1997, Distinguished Service Awards recognize graduates who have distinguished themselves in service to their communities and the Law School in ways far exceeding traditional business, professional, and civic duties. Through their hard work, passion, and accomplishments, Greg, Lee, and Laurie have defined Indiana Law's ideals for community service and serve as accomplished role models for our Law School and the greater community. Congratulations!
Professor Fred Cate was present at the National Cybersecurity and Communications and Integration Center outside of Washington, D.C. on Tuesday for the first day of the three-day Cyberstorm III exercise. This is the largest federal cybersecurity exercise to date, with seven federal departments (Homeland Security, Defense, Commerce, Energy, Justice, Treasury and Transportation) participating, plus 11 states, 12 other countries, and 60 private companies.
On September 9, Distinguished Scholar in IP Law and University Fellow Marshall Leaffer delivered a paper entitled "Eldred in the USA or why Canadians Should Not Adopt Life + 70 for Duration of Copyright," at the Association Littï¿½raire Artistique Internationale (ALAI) annual copyright conference in Vienna, Austria.
Christian Legal Society Weekly Bible Study
The Christian Legal Society's weekly Bible Study session will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays in room 214. The sessions will run through Dec. 2.
Professor Cate Seeking Research Assistant
Professor Fred Cate is looking for one or two research assistants to work on projects in health information privacy, national security and privacy, and other information privacy issues. Hours and specific projects are negotiable. If interested, please send a resume and transcript to him at firstname.lastname@example.org, or drop them off in his box in the second-floor mailroom.
1Ls Needed as Moot Court Bailiffs
The Moot Court board is currently seeking 1Ls to serve as bailiffs for the fall rounds of the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition. The time commitment is just one hour and those who participate will be entered into a drawing for a BARBRI gift certificate. If you are interested, contact the Moot Court board at email@example.com.
SBA Bookstore Open
The SBA bookstore is now open Monday-Friday from noon to 1 p.m. If you want to purchase your books and supplements at a great price and/or want to sell your books at a price you set, the SBA bookstore is the place for you.
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