Indiana Law Annotated for March 4, 2013

March 4, 2013

This Week in the Law School

Wellness Week

This is Wellness Week, sponsored by Student Affairs. See events every day.

IP Practitioners in Residence

From Microsoft Corporation. Lunchtime talk on Tuesday.

Two Career Choices Events

Wednesday and Thursday.

No ILA Next Week

Have an enjoyable spring break!


Monday, March 4

Wellness Week

The Office of Student Affairs is excited to host Wellness Week for members of the Maurer community. There will be numerous activities focusing on physical fitness, healthy eating, and stress relief.

Today: Wellness fair. Come check out the health and wellness resources available on the IU campus and in the community. Attendees will include 9 Round Fitness, Lotus Pilates, Vibe Yoga, IU Outdoor Adventures, and many more. Free or discounted studio passes will be available for students. Lobby, noon.

'80s Themed 5k walk/run. Join Health Law Society and PILF at Bryan Park, 6-8 pm.

Intellectual Property Association Elections and Constitution Update

Room 213, noon.

So You Want to Be a Feminist Law Forum Leader?

Please bring your lunch and join the Feminist Law Forum for its 2013-2014 e-board elections. Positions include two co-presidents, vice president, and treasurer. Prior involvement in FLF is preferred but not required. All interested students are welcome! Upcoming events will also be discussed. Questions? Email Amanda Stephens ( or Leah Seigel ( Room 120, noon.

Film and Q&A Session: The House I Live In

Plan to attend a Q&A session with one of the producers of the new documentary detailing America's failed drug war. David Kuhn, JD'93, a former public defender turned film producer, will be on hand to facilitate a discussion about the issues raised by this fascinating account. Click here for more information about the film. In anticipation of the screening, please join us for an informal conversation with Mr. Kuhn about the film, his career, or other areas of interest. Moot Court Room, 3:00. The film itself will be shown at 7:00 p.m. in Jordan Hall room 124.


Tuesday, March 5

IP Practitioners-in-Residence: Microsoft

The Center for Intellectual Property Research will be hosting two IP attorneys from Microsoft Corporation on March 5 and 6. As part of the IP Practitioner-in-Residence program, Andrew Sanders and Andrea Sander will be taking part in classes and meeting with small groups of students while on campus. They will also speak during lunch about practicing IP law in a large corporation. They will discuss practice tips as well as personal experiences and perspectives during the talk. Lunch will be provided. Room 213, noon.

SBA Student Appreciation Day

The Student Bar Association is hosting Wellness Week Student Appreciation Day. Relaxing tunes and Jimmy John platters for all who stop by. First-come, first-served. Room 121, noon.

WestLaw Next Training

Room 120, noon.

BLSA General Body Meeting

Room 125, noon.

LSRJ Elections

Law Students for Reproductive Justice will meet and hold elections for next year's board positions. If you are interested in serving as a board member during the 2013-2014 school year, please email to express your interest. Room 214, noon.

Bible Study

Come have lunch with us! Room 216, noon.

Wellness Week

Relaxation techniques for stress management. Lobby, noon.

Zumba fitness class: music, dancing, and exercise for everyone. Student lounge, 4-5 p.m.


Wednesday, March 6

Wellness Week

Health and wellness fair: IU Health and Wellness, CAPS, Judges' and Lawyers' Assistance Program, Volunteer Network, Spaah, health screenings, massages. Lobby, noon.

Practice Skills Series: Civil Litigation

The Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum and the Office of Career & Professional Development have teamed up to bring you a program about civil litigation. Rafael Sanchez, JD'02, Bingham Greenebaum Doll, will offer key insights and tips to help you be successful when entering practice. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Mr. Sanchez will be happy to address questions during his presentations as well. Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Student lounge, 4:30 p.m.


Thursday, March 7

Career Choices: Work-Life Balance (Part of Wellness Week)

Rafael Sanchez, JD'02, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP, and Jane Henegar, JD'88, ACLU of Indiana. Pizza provided to those who RSVP at least 24 hours prior to the event. Please bring your ID card to check in. Check Symplicity often as small-group sessions are posted and updated daily. Room 125, noon.

Center for Constitutional Democracy Presentation

Aaron Bonar, Ph.D. candidate, and J.D. Affiliate Nikki Tuttle will speak on Liberia. CCD Conference Room, noon.

Tax Policy Colloquium

The Colloquium welcomes Charlene Luke (University of Florida Levin College of Law), who will be presenting her paper, "The Relevance Games: Congress's Choices for Economic Substance Gamemakers." For more information about this talk and the colloquium series, please click here. Room 216, 1:25-3:15.

Law & Society Workshop: Prof. Beth Cate

The Center for Law, Society, and Culture Workshop will host a presentation by Prof. Beth Cate (SPEA), who will present her paper "Privacy for Children and Students: Striking the Right Balance in Law and Policy." Light refreshments will be provided. A full list of LS&C events for the semester can be found at their web page. Faculty Conference Room, 4:00 p.m.

Cybersecurity Seminar Series

Speaker, Zahid Rahman, PhD Student, School of Informatics and Computing, on "PlaceRaider: Virtual Theft in Physical Spaces with Smartphones." Faculty Conference Room, noon.

WestLaw Next Training

Room 122, noon.


Friday, March 8

Workshop on Natural Resource Agreements and Development

The workshop will gather will gather a group of experts from practice and academia to discuss the many tiers of agreements that precede and underlie natural resource extraction projects. Faculty Conference Room, 8:00 a.m.

Career Choices: Criminal Defense

Please join Kyle Borkenhagen, JD'10, Wisconsin Office of the Public Defender; Fred Ury, Ury & Moskow, LLC; and Mary Spears, JD'07, of Kammen Maryan & Moudy. Pizza provided to those who RSVP at least 24 hours prior to the event. Check Symplicity often as small-group sessions are posted and updated daily. Room 125, noon.

Wellness Week

Fresh Fruit Friday: Pick up some fruit in the student lounge. 10:00-1:00.


Faculty News

Prof. Steve Sanders recently was appointed as an Affiliated Faculty Member in the Department of Gender Studies, and with the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.



Pro Bono Fellow Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted by the Access to Justice Program for a pro bono fellow to work in the 2013-2014 school year. A 1L will be chosen to help coordinate the school's student pro bono program with the rising 3L fellow. Responsibilities include coordinating a pro bono fair, tracking student pro bono hours, working with student organizations and the Office of Career and Professional Development, conducting student outreach, and acting as liaison with attorneys to match students with pro bono projects. Traditionally, fellows have received full funding to attend the ABA's Equal Justice Conference in May. Students traditionally receive a stipend. Applications consisting of a cover letter with a statement of interest and a resume should be sent electronically to Anne Fishbeck at by Friday, March 15, 2013 by 5pm. Please redact GPA and class rank.

Gender Equality Happy Hour

Network with IU Law alumni, lawyers, professors and students as we discuss feminism and the law. The event is co-sponsored by the Feminist Law Society and the Feminist Law Forum. RSVP by March 18th to Feminist Law Forum Co-President Amanda Stephens at Refreshments and appetizers will be served. Dress is business casual. Directions and car pooling information will be provided when you reply. Nominal fee for parking. Friday, March 22, 7:30-9:00 p.m. Atrium, IU McKinney School of Law, 550 West New York Street, Indianapolis.

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