Indiana Law Annotated for Sept. 19, 2011

Sept. 19, 2011

This Week in the Law School

More Call-out Meetings This Week

See below for items of interest.

International Study

Are you interested in studying law in another country? Attend an important session on Wednesday at noon to learn more.

1L Session on Legal Profession Assignment

All 1Ls are required to attend a session at noon Tuesday about an assignment for next semester's legal profession course.


Monday, September 19

Call-out Meetings

Environmental Law Society. Lunch. Room 124, noon.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society. Room 120, noon.

Conservatives and Republicans: "Dumb and Dumber" or Smart and Smarter?

Join the Federalist Society and Professor James Lindgren (Northwestern), who will explore data showing how verbal IQ can correlate to affiliation with political philosophy and parties. Professor Lindgren also speaks on "A Dozen Myths about Conservatives." Room 122, noon.


Tuesday, September 20

Call-out Meetings

Jewish Law Students' Association. Lunch. Room 122, noon.

Labor and Employment Law Society. Room 213, noon.

Business Law Society. Lunch. Room 125, noon.

JD GPS Initial Legal Profession Information Session

All 1L students are required to attend an information session detailing the JD GPS assignment for the legal profession course. Sign-in sheets will track attendance, and pizza will be served. RSVP on Symplicity. Moot Court Room, noon.


Wednesday, September 21

International Opportunities Informational Meeting

Deans Fromm and Davis and assorted faculty members will outline the three types of international opportunities available to JD students: semester-long exchange programs, summer study abroad programs, and overseas summer internships in India and Brazil. This meeting is intended as an introduction to the different opportunities and will be followed in the coming weeks by specific meetings for each of the three types of programs. Room 122, noon.


Thursday, September 22

Career Choices: Estate Planning, Wealth Planning, and Business Succession

Angelo Loumbas, JD'93, Executive Director and Planning Director at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Chicago. Open to all students. RSVP 24 hours in advance. Lunch will be provided to those who print and bring their confirmation page. Noon, room 125.

Mr. Loumbas has also offered to host morning information sessions for 2L and 3L students who are interested. See the times on Symplicity to sign up.

PDP 1L Workshop

Join 2L and 3L Phi Delta Phi members for the first in a series of workshops intended to give you the knowledge you need to succeed your first year in law school. This will also be our last on-campus event open to non-members this fall. Room 120, noon.

Women's Law Caucus Social

BuffaLouie's, 5-7 p.m.


Friday, September 23

No events scheduled.



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


Now is the time to sign-up for the Law School's Ninth Annual JD/LLM Socctoberfest. This year's soccer match will take place on Friday, October 7th at 5 p.m. at Karst Farm Park, on the west side of Bloomington. It is a co-ed event that welcomes all ability levels. After the games, which will end at approximately 7:00, we will have a cookout in the area adjacent to the soccer fields. Participants, fellow students, and family are all welcome to attend. All participants will receive a Ninth Annual Socctoberfest jersey.

If you are a JD or LLM student interested in playing, please email Professor Henderson and indicate your ability level based on the following four categories:

  1. I played competitively in college or high school
  2. I know how to play and have some athletic ability
  3. I can still run and kick things
  4. I can kick things

In addition, please note if you have ever played goalie. If you are 2L or 3L, please indicate if you would be interested in serving as a team captain.

Muslims in the U.S. & Europe: Islamophobia, integration, attitudes, and rights

IMU University Club, President's Room. Friday, September 23, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Middle East, Department of Political Science, Department of Near East Languages and Cultures, and West European Studies.

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