Indiana Law Annotated for November 22, 2010 (39:12

This Week in the Law School

Are you a first-time ExamSoft user? If so, you must attend a help/practice session before utilizing the program. There will be a session at noon on Monday in the Moot Court Room to help first-time users learn how to use the program, and for anyone else who would like to review the process.

On Monday at 4:30 p.m., plan to attend the final academic enhancement session on exam preparation. This session will provide tips on study preparation and strategies for taking your exams. Monday's session will be held in room 122.

ILA would like to wish you all a happy Thanksgiving and a safe trip for those who will be traveling this holiday weekend.


Monday, November 22

Environmental Law Society. Room 213. Noon.

Phi Delta Phi meeting. Room 124. Noon. Dessert provided.

ExamSoft Prep Session

ExamSoft help/practice sessions will be required for first time participants. First time participants or anyone else wanting to review the ExamSoft process and/or confirm registration should attend Monday's session, which will take place at noon in the Moot Court Room.

NY Bar Exam Session for Graduate Students

Law graduate students planning on taking the New York Bar Exam can attend this informational session, at noon in room 122, to learn more about the exam.

Final Exam Prep Session

There will be a final academic enhancement session on exam preparation at 4:30 p.m. today in room 122. This session will discuss several topics related to exam prep, including tips on getting the big picture as well as exam-taking strategies. This is the last academic enhancement session of the semester.


Tuesday, November 23

LLSA meeting. Room 122. Noon.


Faculty News

Professor Aviva Orenstein's article, "Propensity or Stereotype?: A Misguided Evidence Experiment in Indian Country," has been reviewed by Myrna Raeder as one of the best works of recent scholarship in Criminal Law on Jotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots), a blog dedicated to legal scholarship.



LLM Credit Transfer Option Session

LLM students interested in the credit transfer option process can attend a session at noon on Nov. 29, in room 213, to learn more.

BLSA Food Drive

The Black Law Student Association is collecting cans and other nonperishable food items for its Food Drive during the entire month of November. All food items will be donated to the Hoosier Hills Food Bank, which distributes food to those in need. Please donate cans and other nonperishable food items inside boxes located outside the library and outside the BLSA office. Contact Yoni Moise at if you have any questions.

Teaching Assistants Wanted

A professor of school law from the School of Education is looking for two or three law students (2 and 3Ls) to assist with her undergraduate school law course. Law students would assist with lesson plans, grading, and some teaching. Topics addressed in the course include church-state relations, student speech rights, special education law, teacher privacy rights, tort law, and teacher contracts. The course meets on Mondays from 5:30 p.m. until 6:45 p.m. The time commitment would be approximately three or four hours per week during the fall semester. This is not a paid position. One hour of directed reading credit might be available. If you are interested in assisting, please email a resume to Professor Martha McCarthy at Professor McCarthy prefers applicants with an interest in school legal issues. Prior teaching experience would be helpful, too, but is not required.

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