Indiana Law Annotated for September 5, 2011

Sept. 5, 2011 (41:2)

This Week in the Law School

Several Call-out Meetings This Week

Several student organizations are holding their call-out meetings this week. See details below for the groups that interest you.

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Office of Career and Professional Development Events

Now is the perfect time to start exploring your career options. Check ILA every week for career planning events, and watch the monitor in OCPD for more info.


Monday, September 5

Labor Day. Classes will not meet.

No events scheduled


Tuesday, September 6

Call-out Meetings

Feminist Law Forum, Students for Reproductive Justice, American Constitution Society: Room 120, noon.

Latino Law Students' Association: Room 121, noon. Lunch.

Women's Law Caucus: Room 122, noon. Lunch.

Phi Alpha Delta: Room 125, noon.

Federalist Society: South Courtyard, 6-8 p.m. Cookout, play cornhole. Questions? Contact Nate Harter (

Callback Interview Workshop

Kate Caldwell and Caroline Dowd-Higgins will review call-back interviews and offer protocols for 2Ls and 3Ls. Pizza. RSVP on Symplicity 24 hours in advance. Room 124, noon.

9/11 Ten Years After: Hoosier Muslims Reflect

Panel discussion sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Middle East in which members of the university, Bloomington and regional Muslim communities can share their reflections on the continuing effects of the events of 9/11. Moot Court Room, 5-9 p.m.


Wednesday, September 7

Judicial Clerkship Interview Workshop

This workshop will explain the judicial clerkship interview process to 3Ls who have applied for a clerkship after graduation. Pizza will be provided for those who RSVP on Symplicity 24 hours in advance. Room 213, noon.

SBA Election Informational Meeting

First-year students interested in running for the Student Bar Association will learn about the responsibilities of the office and the requirements for elections. Room 124, 5-6 p.m.


Thursday, September 8


BLSA: Room 125, noon.

Intellectual Property Association: Room 213, noon.

Protective Order Project and Inmate Legal Assistance Project: Room 121, noon.

IP Colloquium: Moral Rights in Film

Mira Sundara Rajan will present a lecture at the 2011 Intellectual Property Colloquium titled "Authors or Auteurs?: Moral Rights in Film." Ms. Rajan, who resides in Vancouver, BC, is an independent copyright consultant and fellow at Magdalen College Oxford. She is also an internationally recognized concert pianist. Room 213, 1:30-3:30.


Friday, September 9

No events scheduled.



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CJAM Basic Mediation Training

The Community Justice Mediation Center (CJAM) offers a 32-hour Basic Mediation Training for any community member interested in helping facilitate community mediation or victim-offender reconciliation. The fall training will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. September 17, 18, 24, and 25 at the Law School. Participants who complete the training are eligible to work as CJAM volunteer mediators; however, any community member interested in learning basic mediation skills is welcome to participate. The training will be lead by Senior Mediators from the Community Justice and Mediation Center Tuition is $200, with scholarships available. Registration forms are at For more information, e-mail

Research Assistant Needed

Prof. Goodman is seeking to hire a 2L or 3L research assistant for occasional projects throughout the year. To apply, email your résumé to, and provide the name of your legal research and writing instructor.

School of Education Assistant Needed

A professor from the School of Education who teaches public school law is looking for 1-2 law students to work with her undergraduate school law course. The topics addressed in the course include: church/state relations, student speech rights, special education law, teacher privacy rights, tort law, collective bargaining, and teacher contracts. Classes meet on Monday and/or Wednesday evenings. The time commitment would be approximately 3-5 hours per week, and students can receive 1 credit. This is not a paid position. Law students who worked as teachers before enrolling in law school are highly preferred. Please email a resume to Professor Suzanne Eckes at

Bloomington Early Music Festival/Themester Event

"A Meeting Place: Music in the Junction of Islam and Christianity," featuring M�nir Beken, Turkish ud; and August Denhard, Lute. Thursday, September 8, 7:30 p.m. Lecture and Performance Hall of the Folklore Dept., 800 N. Indiana. Pre-concert lecture at 7:30. Free.

The Spoils of War: Art in Nazi Germany

The IU Art Museum is offering this special program, the centerpiece of which is a self-guided tour in the museum's first-floor gallery of Western art. Free guides for the tour are available in the gallery. Several other related events are taking place this month, including a gallery talk and film on Sunday, September 11, and a special lecture and reception on Friday, September 16, at 4:30 p.m. The lecturer is Nancy Yeide, the Head of Curatorial Records at the National Gallery of Art; her talk is co-sponsored by the Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program, the Robert and Avis Burke Lecture Series in the Department of the History of Art, and the Department of Germanic Studies. Several events are also scheduled for later in the semester. The exhibition is part of the fall Themester. More information is on the Themester's website.

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