Indiana Law Annotated for October 10, 2011

October 10, 2011

This Week in the Law School

Stewart Fellows on India and Brazil Internships

Join the Stewart Fellows for an informative discussion about their summer experience and learn about applying for next summer. Wednesday.

Two Summer Career Opportunities

Find out about summer opportunities in international law and cybersecurity as a career. Monday, Tuesday.


Monday, October 10

Student-to-Student International Jobs Panel

Interested in working in international law but not quite sure how to get a summer job? Come hear from current Indiana Law students about how they obtained a summer job and who is hiring for international law-related work domestically and abroad. Pizza provided for those who register on Symplicity. Co-sponsored by the International Law Society and OCPD Room 121, noon.


Tuesday, October 11

BLSA Meeting

Community service, upcoming events, and workshops are on the agenda. Room 122, noon.

Career Choices: Cybersecurity

Prof. Fred Cate, an internationally known expert on this topic, will share insights.

RSVP on Symplicity 24 hours in advance and bring your confirmation page to this event. Pizza will be provided. Room 125, noon.

PILF Meeting

The meeting will feature a presentation on how to have a career in public interest while managing law school debt. Check the PILF blog for information and updates: 1l representatives will also be elected. Contact Laura Dulic if interested. Lunch. Room 121, noon.


Wednesday, October 12

Overseas Internships Presentation/Information Session

The Stewart Fellows -- students who participated in the 2011 and 2010 overseas internships in Brazil and India -- will make a presentation and answer questions about their experience and share their insights on how the experience has prepared them for future success. Although plans have not been finalized, internships in China may also be offered next year. Faculty and staff who administer the overseas internship program will also be on hand to answer questions about the programs and the application process. Room 124, noon.

ELS Lecture on Fracking

Grab your lunch and join the Environmental Law Society for a brown bag lunch event featuring Jim Bemis, JD/MPA'85, presenting "What the Frack? The role of environmental law in unconventional natural gas development in the northeastern United States."

Mr. Bemis received his JD and MPA from IU in 1985 and currently is an attorney for the Baltimore District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He has extensive experience working with CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Air, and Clean Water Act, as well as with the largest construction and operational projects in the Mid-Atlantic region. He has assisted with many stream, wetland, and coastal restoration projects, acid mine drainage cleanups in Pennsylvania, and the Corps' CWA regulation of the Marcellus Shale gas industry in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Room 120, noon. Q&A will follow.

Family Law Society Fundraiser

Force Fitness and Performance will hold a 40-minute boot camp, with all proceeds going to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Bloomington. Minimum donation $5. Sign up at the table in the lobby. Limited to the first 30 people. Student Lounge, 5:30-7:30 p.m.


Thursday, October 13

Champions of Change

A national on-line conversation among law students and faculty, public service lawyers, and Attorney General Eric Holder. The White House and the Attorney General are calling on law students to step up their pro bono efforts, and the event will feature 16 exemplary "Champions of Change": lawyers who are using their degrees in the public interest. Room 335, 2-3:30 p.m.

Latino Law Student Association Annual Salsa Night: Noche de sabor

Admission will be $10, which includes cover, nacho bar, and other appetizers. Don't know how to dance? Professional salsa, merengue, and bachata lessons will be provided. There will also be a dance competition: anyone interested in competing in the dance competition should email Katy DeHart ( no later than Tues. Oct 11th. Sports, second floor. 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.


Friday, October 14

Graduate Legal Studies Colloquium

Weekly Friday lunch meetings of graduate students to discuss their research interests and common academic concerns. Room 120, noon.


Saturday, October 15

No events scheduled.


Faculty News

Prof. Ajay Mehrotra published an article in August in the Law & Society Review titled "From Programmatic Reform to Social Science Research: The National Tax Association and the Promise and Perils of Disciplinary Encounters," (with J. Thorndike) Law & Society Review 45:3 (2011), 593-630. Some of his older work was cited in a Bloomberg News blog posted by Thorndike.



Center for the Business of Life Sciences Reception

The Center for the Business of Life Sciences at Kelley School of Business invites all current and future CBLS Student Associates to a reception on Tuesday, October 11th at 5:30 pm at CG0034 in KSB graduate building. Representatives from Roche are scheduled to speak at the event. Plan to attend if you are interested in a career opportunity in the life sciences.

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