Indiana Law Annotated for February 6, 2012

February 6, 2012

This Week in the Law School

OCPD Events

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Center for Law, Society, and Culture Symposium

Thursday at 4:00.

Barrister's Ball is Coming!

See Announcements.


Monday, February 6

Networking 101

This interactive session will help you become more comfortable with this time honored technique and encourage you to tap into your network successfully. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP on Symplicity for this event. This event is open to all students. Moot Court Room, noon.

POP T-shirt Sales

Protective Order Project will be selling T-shirts at lunch in the lobby from today through February 17. The shirts will be $10 each, and can be paid for with cash or check. Come by the table and check them out!


Tuesday, February 7

Federal Government Workshop

Dean Keller will talk about applications for federal government jobs, internships and the honors program. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP on Symplicity. This event is open to all students. Moot Court Room, noon.

Environmental Law Society Meeting

Welcome back! ELS invites new and returning members to hear about this semester's activities and opportunities. You will also learn about the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition from our Pace Moot Court Team, set to compete at Pace University Law School in White Plains, New York this February. Lunch will be provided. Room 125, noon.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Student lounge, 11-3.

Christian Legal Society Bible Study

Room 214, noon.

Kaplan PMBR Bar Talk

Would you like to learn more about Kaplan PMBR's bar review course? This is your opportunity to learn more about the course and make an informed decision about an important investment. The talk is open to all law students (JDs and LLMs). Lunch, catered by Aver's Pizza, will be provided. Hope to see you there! For more information, please contact either Fiona Wan ( or Evangeline White ( Room 124, noon.


Wednesday, February 8

Call-out Meeting: Immigration and Refugee Legal Services

This is the call out meeting for a new student group that will have two projects: one in Monroe County that will provide mostly immigration legal services, and one in Indianapolis that will provide mostly refugee legal services. Room 121, 4:30-5:30.


Thursday, February 9

Career Choices: Representing Industries and Trade Associations

Please join attorneys David Evans, JD'71, and John Sturm, JD'72, to learn more about representing industries, specifically trade associations. Their bios are available in the document library on Symplicity. Pizza will be provided for those who RSVP on Symplicity. Room 125, noon. There are also opportunities to sign up for a small group discussion or dinner with our speakers. RSVP on Symplicity.

Symposium: "Empowering the Powerless? Legal Services for Vulnerable Populations in India and China"

Sponsored by the


Friday, February 10

Career Choices: Practicing Commercial Litigation

Please join attorneys Jay Yeager, JD'83, and David Theising, JD'80, to learn more about careers in commercial litigation. Their bios are available in the document library on Symplicity. Pizza will be provided for those who RSVP on Symplicity. Room 125, noon. There are also opportunities to sign up for a small group discussion or dinner with our speakers.


Saturday, February 11

No events scheduled.


Faculty News

Prof. Marshall Leaffer taught an intensive course on EU, US, and international design protection at the Munich Intellectual Property Center, Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany, January 19-20. On January 27, he delivered a paper at the University of North Carolina School of Law titled "The Protection of Well Known Marks in United States: Chaos and Ambivalence." The conference was jointly sponsored by the law school's Journal of Law and Technology and the International Law Journal.

On January 26, 2012, Prof. Aviva Orenstein delivered a talk at the Florida State University Colloquium titled "One We Were Slaves, Now We are Free": The Legal, Social and Cultural Issues Surrounding Passover Observance in Prison.

On January 27, 2012, Prof. Leandra Lederman presented her paper titled "Measured Tax Enforcement" (co-authored with Ted Sichelman) in the University of Miami School of Law Legal Theory Workshop. On January 30, 2012, Prof. Lederman presented her paper entitled "The Use of Voluntary Disclosure Initiatives in the Battle Against Offshore Tax Evasion" in an International Tax Planning class at the University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law.



Results of the 2012 Law School Trial Tournament Announced

Champion: Ashley Martin

Finalists: Luke Fields, Matt Krouse, Simon Malinowski

Semi-finalists: Striker Brown, Jeff Connor, Jennifer Kiefer, Tim Kubik, Tara Maloney, Brittany McClure, Kyle Morrison, Derek Peterson

Barristers Ball 2012 — Casino Royale

SAVE THE DATE: Friday, April 13, 2012, 7:00 p.m., Alumni Hall, Indiana Memorial Union. The law school's preeminent event is coming, and this year's ball promises to be unsurpassed in size, scope, and surprises. We invite you, your friends, your family, and whomever else wants to end the school year in style!

Stay tuned for additional updates and opportunities to get FREE TICKETS!

Please visit for up-to-date information.

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