Indiana Law Annotated for January 31, 2011 (40:3)

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Start Planning Spring Break

OCPD offers help in planning spring break networking interviews in New York and DC this week.

Monday, January 31

No events today.


Tuesday, February 1

Spring Break Career Planning Trips

It is time to start planning your spring break, and the Office of Career and Professional Development is here to help. Once again OCPD is setting up spring break trips to Washington DC and New York that will allow students to meet employers. Details about the trips, an outline of potential visits, and your suggestions on where you want to go. Room 124, noon.

Alternative Careers for Health Lawyers: Health Policy, Bioethics, and Medicine

Health Law Month begins with a presentation by 3L Macey Leigh Thompson. Lunch provided. Sponsored by Health Law Society. Room 120, noon.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund General Meeting

Members will be discussing upcoming events and projects for spring 2011, including officer elections, fundraising, and other activities. Professor Hyman will speak about the Conservation Law Clinic. Students who have already joined or are interested in joining SALDF are welcome to attend. Room 213, noon.


Wednesday, February 2

Spring Break Career Planning Trips

Repeat of yesterday's presentation.


Thursday, February 3

Career Choices: State and Local Government

Tom Fisher, Solicitor General, State of Indiana, and Inge Van der Cruysse, City of Bloomington. Lunch provided if you reserve on Symplicity and bring your confirmation. See Symplicity for information on small group sessions and possibly dinner with the panelists. Room 125, noon.

BLSA General Meeting

Room 120, noon.

Spring Play Callout Meeting

The Law and Drama Society is holding a callout meeting for all students interested in participating in this year's spring play, You Can't Take It With You. Room 124, noon.

Business and Legal Perspectives on Entrepreneurship

The Business and Law Society will host the Kelley School of Business Graduate Entrepreneurship Club to share business and legal perspectives on entrepreneurship. Dr. Donald Kuratko, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Executive Director of the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Mark Need, Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Elmore Entrepreneurship Law Clinic, will address challenges and opportunities common to startups. Q&A session to follow. Room 122, 5-6 p.m.

APALSA/BLSA Lunar New Year and Black History Month Celebration

February embodies the great celebrations of the Lunar New Year and Black History Month, so in recognition of these events, APALSA & BLSA will be hosting a social at the IMU bowling alley from 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Come join us for food, bowling, cards, dominoes, and FUN! For more information, contact Jheremy Perkins ( or Fiona Wan (


Friday, February 4

Environmental Law Society Meeting

Career Panel with current 2Ls and 3Ls who have had great internships. Also a sign up for the Environmental Law and Policy Project, a pro bono opportunity available for 1Ls. Room 124, noon.


Faculty News

On Jan. 24, 2011, Professor Leandra Lederman presented her article titled "Hold the Mayo: What Respect Should Courts Accord Rulings and Regulations Issued During Litigation?" at a Faculty Colloquium at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Professor Ken Dau-Schmidt's latest book was recently published. Its title is Legal Protection of Individual Employees, West Publishing Co. (4th ed. 2011). Co-authors are Robert Covington and Matthew Finkin.

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