Indiana Law Annotated for April 4, 2011 (40:11)

This Week in the Law School

The Last Career Choices Sessions of the Semester

Eli Lilly executive and former Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson leads the list of Career Choices panelists this week. Remember to get your three sessions in for your Legal Professions class.

Same-sex Marriage and the Future of DOMA

Experts on the subject present their analysis Thursday at 3.

George P. Smith, II, Distinguished Visiting Professor — Chair Lecture

Graeme Dinwoodie, professor of intellectual property and information technology law at the University of Oxford, EU and U.S. trademark law. Wednesday at noon.


Monday, April 4

PILF Meeting

Room 121, noon.


Tuesday, April 5

Intellectual Property Association Executive Board Elections

Room 120, noon.

BLSA Meeting

Room 124, noon.

Prof. Hughes on Banking Regulation

Sponsored by American Constitution Society. Room 125, noon.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund Elections

Room 216, noon.


Wednesday, April 6

George P. Smith, II, Distinguished Visiting Professor — Chair Lecture

Graeme Dinwoodie, professor of intellectual property and information technology law at the University of Oxford, will speak on "Global Marks in Local Markets: Territoriality in EU and U.S. Trademark Law." Moot Court Room, noon.


Thursday, April 7

Career Choices: Class Actions — Plaintiff and Defendant Perspectives

Dick Dean, JD'73, and Derek Brandt, JD'95, share their experiences. RSVP on Symplicity. Lunch. Room 125, noon.

Same-sex Marriage and the Future of DOMA: Law, Politics, Federalism, and Families

Maura Healey, Chief, Civil Rights Division, Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, will deliver a lecture titled "One State's Fight against the Defense of Marriage Act."A panel of legal and academic experts will discuss this important topic. Moot Court Room, 3:00. Sponsors include OUTlaw and the LGBT Alumni Advisory Board.

Supreme Court Litigation: What Happens When the Court Grants Cert?

Presented by Dick Dean, JD'73. RSVP on Symplicity. Room 124, 4:30-5:30.

Lecture: Cyberattacks as an Instrument of U.S. Policy

Dr. Herb Lin, chief scientist for the National Research Council's Computer Science and Telecommunications Board. Dr. Lin will present "Understanding Cyberattack as an Instrument of U.S. Policy." Much has been written about the possibility that terrorists or hostile nations might conduct cyberattacks against critical sectors of the U.S. economy. However, the possibility that the United States might conduct its own cyberattacks -- defensively or otherwise -- has received almost no public discussion. Dr. Lin's presentation will provide a framework for understanding the technical and legal issues surrounding cyberattack as an instrument of U.S. policy. Room 213, 5:30.


Friday, April 8

Career Choices: Wearing Many Hats in the Legal Field

Bart Peterson, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications, Eli Lilly & Co., former Mayor of Indianapolis, Indiana State Government Chief of Staff, and associate at Ice Miller, describes his experiences in these diverse settings. RSVP on Symplicity. Lunch. Room 121, noon.

Career Choices: Finance and Banking

Gordon Gendler, JD'84, Senior Counsel for Wells Fargo & Co., on this interesting field. RSVP on Symplicity. Lunch. Room 125, noon.

American Constitution Society Elections

Room 122, noon.

PILF Dodgeball Tournament

The annual PILF Dodgeball Tournament will be held on Friday, April 8, at 4 p.m. Teams will consist of five to seven players (five vs. five on the court), and the entry fee is $10 per person. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team and for best costume. Sign up by visiting the PILF table during the lunch hour this week.



Welcome to Stephanie Coffey

Stephanie Coffey has joined the Development and Alumni Relations office as Director of Annual Giving (Lisa Hosey is now the Law School's Director of Special Gifts and Stewardship). With over 10 years of fund-raising expericence at the IU Foundation, Stephanie will be a wonderful addition to our team of advancement professionals.

United Way of Monroe County Spring Day of Action

United Way of Monroe County invites students to participate Spring Day of Action on Wednesday, April 6. The 16th Annual Spring Day of Action is a time in which community members unite to perform meaningful volunteer tasks at local social service agencies and/or child care centers throughout Monroe County. Interested students should contact Eric Spengler.

ISBA Solo and Small Firm Conference Scholarships

The Indiana State Bar Association General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section is working with OCPD to promote the annual Solo and Small Firm Conference. This year the law school has scholarships available to send students to the conference on June 2-4 at the French Lick Hotel and Conference Center. Details are available in OCPD.

Congratulations to Men's Recreational Soccer Team

Please congratulate the Law School's men's recreational soccer team for their tournament victory on March 29. The team rode a 6-1 regular season record into the tournament and survived two close games (defeating a team of MBA students in the process), before former IU All-American goalkeeper Chay Cain broke a tied game with a blast with five minutes left in the championship game, which could best be described as "a laser." Please be sure to congratulate the following team members, and especially our pending graduates and elder statesmen, Greg, Jeff, and Dan, who were able to turn back the dial on their rapidly waning youth for but one more night. Team members are Greg Pottorff, Jeffrey Block, Dan O'Reilley, Scott Allen, Dave LeBeau, Corbin Fowler, Matt Krouse, Simon Malinowski, Evan Sarosi, and Chay Cain.


Faculty News

On Mar. 28, Professor Rob Fischman presented a talk at the National Conservation Training Center on legal issues affecting wildlife refuge management.


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