Indiana Law Annotated for January 17, 2012
January 17, 2012
- This Week in the Law School
- Monday, January 16
- Tuesday, January 17
- Wednesday, January 18
- Thursday, January 19
- Friday, January 20
- Saturday, January 21
This Week in the Law School
ILA wishes you a happy new year and every success in the coming semester.
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Monday, January 16
No classes or events scheduled in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday.
Tuesday, January 17
No events scheduled.
Wednesday, January 18
Summer Study Abroad Informational Meeting
Attend an informational meeting in room 121 at noon for our joint USD summer study abroad programs. Students who attended the programs in Paris, London, Barcelona, and Florence last summer will be present to share their experiences. The application process and other details of the programs will be shared.
VITA Call-out Meeting
Tax Season is right around the corner! IU Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is getting ready for another season of completing community tax returns and answering tax questions. IU VITA will be holding a call out meeting on Wednesday, January 18 at noon in 121. Anyone interested in business or tax law should definitely attend this call-out meeting. No tax experience required or needed. Food will be provided. Questions? Email Daniel Huntley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Room 120, noon.
Thursday, January 19
Center for Law, Society and Culture Colloquium Series: "Whither Law & Society's Activist Agenda?"
Professor Simon Cole of the University of California, Irvine will present the talk, "Reflexive Observations on Forensic Science Reform as a Site for Public Law and Society Scholarship." Room 335, 4:00 p.m.
POP Spring Meeting
Protective Order Project volunteers will meet to preview spring semester volunteer opportunities and participate in brief training activities to supplement our fall semester training. Room 121, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Friday, January 20
No events scheduled.
Saturday, January 21
No events scheduled.
50% off Indiana Lawyer Subscriptions
The Indiana Lawyer, a semi-monthly print and on-line publication covering the state's legal community, is offering 50% off subscriptions exclusively for Maurer students and faculty.
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 winter training will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on two weekends, January 21-22 and 28-29, 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 led by Senior Mediators from the Community Justice and Mediation Center. Tuition is $200, with scholarships available. Registration forms are at www.cjam.org. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Barrister's Ball 2012
On Dec. 1, 2011, Prof. Leandra Lederman presented her paper, "The Fight Over 'Fighting Regs' and Judicial Deference in Tax Litigation" in the Tax Law Speaker Series at the University of San Diego School of Law. On Dec. 2, she co-presented with Ted Sichelman their co-authored article, "Measured Tax Enforcement" in the Faculty Workshop at the University of San Diego School of Law.
On November 21, 2011, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the United States' decision to remove the Yellowstone grizzly bear population from protection under the Endangered Species Act. In the course of the opinion (Greater Yellowstone Coalition, Inc. v. Servheen, __F.3d__, 2011 WL 5840646, C.A.9 (Mont.), November 22, 2011)), Judge Tallman cited Professor Robert Fischman's article, Adaptive Management in the Courts, 95 Minn. L. Rev. 424 (2010) (with Ruhl).
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