Indiana Law Annotated for November 14, 2011

November 14, 2011

This Week in the Law School

1Ls: Two Helpful Sessions This Week

Workshops on interviewing and resume writing will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Country Talk: Poland

A panel discussion with three of our LLM students and the legal profession in their country. Wednesday.

Bar Application and Graduation Information Meeting

Dean Fromm will hold a meeting on these topics Wednesday.

Applications Still Being Accepted for Milton Stewart Fellowships

See "Announcements."


Monday, November 14

LLSA Meeting

Room 121, noon.


Tuesday, November 15

1L Interview Workshop

First impressions are crucial and interviewing well is a skill, so the time you spend with recruiting employers can make or break your job search success. This workshop is designed to help you make the most out of your interview experiences. This interactive session will cover the comprehensive interview process, including content, style and what to wear to make a flawless first impression. Our goal is to empower you with the skills and confidence to succeed during your upcoming interviews. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP on Symplicity. Moot Court Room, noon.

Women's Law Caucus Meeting

The Women's Law Caucus will have a meeting for all members (interested non-members welcome, too, of course) to discuss the annual WLC auction, upcoming activities, social events, and fundraising. If you can't attend, e-mail Bring your lunch, and the WLC will provide dessert! Room 124, noon.

Credit Transfer Option (CTO) Process Info Session

International graduate students who are interested in the JD transfer option (CTO Process) should attend this info session presented by the Office of Graduate Legal Studies. Room 213, noon.


Wednesday, November 16

Bar Application and Graduation Information Meeting

Dean Fromm will hold a meeting to discuss miscellaneous bar application and registration issues. Included will be a review of graduation activities and the formation of a graduation committee for a few tasks to take place in the spring semester. Moot Court Room, noon to 12:40.

Country Talk: Poland

Join LLM students Agnieszka Bartnicka, Rafal Kelm, and Lukasz Lasek for a panel discussion of the legal profession in Poland. Lunch featuring Polish specialties will be served. Room 121, noon.

1L Resume Roundtable

A team of legal professionals and alumni from Indiana and beyond will be on hand to review your resume in a round-robin setting. Students should bring at least 20 copies of their resume (inexpensive paper is fine) for individual five- minute reviews with each attorney. Recruiting employers often use this session to get a sneak peek at the 1L talent pool, so dress professionally and remember: first impressions last! Sign-ups are full, so if you would like to be added to the wait-list, please contact OCPD. Student Lounge, 5:30.

PILF Meeting

David Main from OCPD will give a presentation on networking in the public interest field. Lunch provided. Room 122, noon.


Thursday, November 17

CLS Bible Study

Room 120, noon.

Kaplan PMBR Bar Talk

This is an opportunity to learn more about Kaplan's bar review course and make an informed decision about an important investment. The bar talk is open to all law students. For more information, please contact either Fiona Wan ( or Christina Adams ( Room 125, noon.

Kaplan PMBR Bar Talk for LLMs

This is an opportunity to learn more about Kaplan's bar review course for LLMs and make an informed decision about an important investment. The bar talk is open to all LLM students. For more information, please contact either Fiona Wan ( or Christina Adams ( Room 125, 3:30-4:30.

Center for Law, Society & Culture Colloquium Series: "Whither Law & Society's Activist Agenda?"

Prof. Suzanna Walters from the Department of Gender Studies at Indiana University will present the talk, "The Few, the Proud, the Gays: Don't Ask, Don't Tell and the Trap of Tolerance."Room 335, 4:00.


Friday, November 18

US Air Force JAG interviews at Grissom AFB

For more information, please contact OCPD.

Graduate Legal Studies Colloquium

Weekly Friday lunch meetings of graduate students to discuss their research interests and common academic concerns. This week's guest: Alfred C. Aman, Jr., Roscoe C. O'Byrne Professor of Law. Room 216, noon.

Lecture: "Constitutional Framework and Affirmative Actioni Policy in India"

Dr. Suresh Mane, Professor Emeritus of Law, University of Mumbai, and National General Secretary, Bahujan Samaj Party, will speak on this important topic at India House, 825 East 8th Street, at 4:00 p.m. For more information, including Dr. Mane's biography, visit the Center on the Global Legal Profession website.


Saturday, November 19

No events scheduled.


Faculty News

In October, Prof. Leandra Lederman taught an intensive course in U.S. federal income tax at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain.



Milton Stewart Fellows Applications Now Available

1L and 2L students interested in the 2012 Milton Stewart Fellows Summer Internship Project, which includes overseas internship opportunities in Brazil, China, India or Korea, are invited to apply starting now and running through December 19, 2011. A limited number of positions are available in each country. Applications are available through Symplicity; select the "jobs and scholarships" tab and search for "2012 Summer Internship Abroad" or job number 4968. Application requires submission of a resume and completed application form, which includes a brief personal statement. Applicants may apply to more than one program using the same application form and should be sure to explain their interest in being a Stewart Fellow and preparation for taking part in these programs in the personal statement. Selected applicants will be invited to first-round interviews in late January or early February 2012. To learn more information about the programs prior to applying, please contact Ms. Lara Gose or Dean Lesley Davis in the Office of International Programs, room 220.

BLSA Food Drive

The Black Law Students' Association is collecting non-perishable food items from now until Nov. 22. Please deposit all food items in the boxes in front of the Law School library, the kitchen in the Student Lounge, and the BLSA office (right across from the SBA office on the ground floor). Please contact Tia Strozier at if you have any questions. Help your community have a great Thanksgiving!

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