Indiana Law Annotated for September 9, 2013

September 9, 2013 (45:2)

This Week in the Law School

Indiana Court of Appeals Oral Argument

Tuesday at noon.

1Ls: It's Week Three

What happens next? Find out at sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.

The Smith Lecture

Featuring Prof. Harold Koh, Yale Law School Friday.

Stewart Fellows Program Expands to Thailand

See "Announcements."

IP Moot Court Applications Being Accepted

Through Friday. See "Announcements."


Monday, September 9

Sherman Minton Moot Court Competitor Information Session

The Sherman Minton Advocacy Board will hold a mandatory information session for competitors. The Advocacy Executive Board members will introduce themselves to competitors, and present important information regarding this year's competition. This meeting will be one of the only opportunities competitors will have to discuss the competition format, rules, and schedule with board members in-person. Lunch will be provided. Moot Court Room, noon.

JD/MBA Information on International and Domestic Programs

Professor Mark Need will provide information on the current JD/MBA programs, both with the Kelley School of Business in Bloomington and the Sungkyunkwan Graduate School of Business in Seoul, South Korea. Room 122, noon.

Outreach for Legal Literacy Call-Out Meeting

Are you smarter than a 5th grader? Find out while teaching a 5th grade class about the law. Outreach for Legal Literacy sends small groups of law students to classrooms in Bloomington to teach basic legal concepts. At the end of the program, the law students will guide the elementary students through a mock trial where the children act out every role except judge. The time commitment is minimal and all law students, including 2Ls and 3Ls, are invited to participate. If you have questions, please contact the OLL Executive Board at Room 125, noon.

Outlaw Call-Out Meeting

Outlaw is the alliance of students working to promote equal rights and protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender. Our members are straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered. Come join us for our call-out to find out about our exciting academic events and social excursions this semester. We will also discuss membership dues and elect our 1L representative. Room 121, noon.

Family Law Call-Out Meeting

The Family Law Society will be having its first call-out meeting of the year. All students who are interested in family law should attend the meeting. Room 122, noon.


Tuesday, September 10

Indiana Court of Appeals Oral Argument

The Court of Appeals will hear oral argument in Corbin v. State, a criminal appeal from the Starke Circuit Court, in the Moot Court Room at 1:00 p.m. Please join the Law School community for this excellent opportunity to watch the appellate process in action.

Read the parties' briefs and a synopsis of the case at

Federalist Society Call-Out Meeting

Join us to learn more about the mission of the Federalist Society, the exciting events we have planned for this school year and ways you can get involved. Free lunch will be provided.

Room 125, noon.

Society for Law and the Arts Call-Out Meeting

This is the first call-out meeting for the brand new Society for Law and the Arts. Come see what we have planned for the year, eat free non-pizza food, and sign up to join. Room 122, noon.

Christian Law Society Bible Study

Room 214, noon.

Student Affairs Sessions: It's Week 3 — What Now?

It's Week 3 of your 1L year. What should you be doing now? Learn tips and techniques for success during your first year. Room 120, 5:00-6:00 p.m.


Wednesday, September 11

Student Affairs Sessions: It's Week 3 — What Now?

Repeat of Tuesday session. Room 120, noon.

Call-Back Interview Workshop

OCPD staff reviews the importance of the call-back interview and steps you can take to perfect your self-marketing skills. Lunch provided to those who RSVP. Room 125, noon.


Thursday, September 12

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund Call-Out Meeting

SALDF is a passionate group that seeks out opportunities for real and substantive change in behalf of animal rights. Come learn more and enjoy some delicious lunch (not pizza). There are lots of opportunities for interested 1Ls. Room 120, noon.

American Constitution Society Speaker: ALICE Founder Joel Rogers

Joel Rogers, the founder of the American Legislative and Issue Campaign Exchange (ALICE), will speak about how ALICE fits into a progressive strategy at the state and local level, and ways in which students and faculty can get involved. Moot Court Room, noon.

Student Affairs Sessions: It's Week 3 — What Now?

Repeat of Tuesday session. Room 120, 4:45-5:45 p.m.

Public Interest Law Foundation Social Hour

Come meet and socialize with students interested in public-interest law. PILF will provide appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages. Crazy Horse, back room, 214 W. Kirkwood, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Panel: Careers in Tax Law

Have you ever wondered what practicing tax law might be like, or how tax attorneys in government or private practice positions got their jobs? Join a panel of distinguished lawyers for a discussion of careers in tax law, moderated by Prof. Leandra Lederman, and stay for a networking reception sponsored by the American Bar Association Tax Section. Additional funding has been provided by the Indiana State Bar Association Tax Section. The scheduled panelists are:

  • Jennifer Compton, Tax Manager - Human Capital, Ernst & Young, Indianapolis
  • Francina Dlouhy, JD'77, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels, Indianapolis
  • Brian Harrington, Senior Attorney, Chief Counsel, Criminal Tax Division, Internal Revenue Service, Indianapolis
  • Matthew Rogers, International Tax Director - Special Projects, Cummins Inc., Columbus, IN
  • The Honorable Martha Blood Wentworth, JD'90, Indiana Tax Court, Indianapolis

Room 214, 5:00-6:00, followed by a networking reception in the Faculty Lounge.


Friday, September 13

George P. Smith, II, Distinguished Visiting Professor — Chair Lecture: Harold Koh

Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law, Yale Law School, will speak on "Turning the Page after September 11." Indiana CLE credit applied for. Moot Court Room, noon; reception following in Faculty Lounge.


Saturday, September 14

No events scheduled.



Cybersecurity Research Assistants Needed

Professor Delaney would like to hire one or two research assistants during the fall semester to assist with various cybersecurity projects. Research on Fourth Amendment, technology, and legislative issues will be the focus of work contributing to conference appearances, scholarly writings, and activities of IU's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research. If interested, please write Professor Delaney directly (, and provide a brief statement of interest and a CV emphasizing skills, experience, interests, and relevant academic work in these areas.

Stewart Fellows Program Adds Thailand

The Milton Stewart Fellows Overseas Internship Program is pleased to announce a new country of placement for the 2014 summer: Thailand. Students who are interested in interning overseas are invited to submit applications starting immediately through September 20. To apply, please review the complete internship posting in Symplicity and follow the application instructions. If you have questions about the internship or the application process, please contact Ms. Lara Gose ( in the Office of Graduate Legal Studies and International Programs (room 220). Like all other Stewart Fellow Program placements, this position is dependent upon funding being provided by our partner and donations from alumni.

Applications Now Being Accepted for IP Moot Court

All 2Ls and 3Ls are invited to apply to participate on one of the Law School's IP Moot Court competition teams. Students who are selected earn credits for their participation and are supervised by faculty. The Center for Intellectual Property Research covers reasonable expenses associated with participation. Participants will be selected early this semester.

The application deadline is Friday, September 13. Applications should be submitted to Allison Hess (

Your application must include the following:

  1. A resume and law school transcript (an unofficial transcript will suffice).
  2. A one-paragraph statement explaining your interest in participating.
  3. A short sample of your writing, if you have one.

For more information visit the CIPR's website at

Student Bar Association News

Nominations are now being accepted for SBA 1L representatives. They will continue to be accepted until 5:30 on Friday, September 13th. Stop by the library circulation desk to nominate yourself or a fellow student.

Faculty committee applications are also being accepted. All students may apply for a faculty committee. This is a great opportunity to work on important issues relating to student life, gain leadership experience, and work in a professional setting with faculty members. To learn about the available committees and to apply, please visit the circulation desk for an application. If no applications are available, email Applications must be submitted by Thursday, September 19th.

SBA is selling IU apparel in the lobby all week from noon to 1:00. Polo shirts, American Apparel v-necks, crew necks, tanks, and scarves are available.

Education Classes Available to Law Students

Are you interested in education? As a Maurer School of Law student, you have a unique opportunity to enroll in classes at the School of Education. You can either take two courses that will count toward your J.D. or earn a J.D. with an education policy minor by taking four courses. Some of the courses are offered online. If you are interested, please contact Suzanne Eckes, J.D., Ph.D. ( or Janet Decker, J.D., Ph.D. ( For more information, please see

CJAM Conflict Resolution Services Training Scheduled

Basic Mediation Training: The Community Justice and Mediation Center (CJAM) offers a 32-hour basic mediation training for any community member interested in helping facilitate community mediation. The fall training will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. over two weekends, September 14-15 and 21-22, at the IU Maurer School of Law. 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 Professor Emeritus of Law Ed Greenebaum. Tuition is $200, with scholarships available. For more information or an application, e-mail, or phone the office at 812.336.8677.

Restorative Justice Practitioner Training (new this fall): Restorative justice practitioner training explores the philosophy and methods of restorative justice as reflected and implemented in CJAM's restorative justice programs. The RJP training will be Saturdays, September 28 and October 5,at the IU Maurer School of Law. Completion of CJAM's basic mediation training or its approved equivalent is a prerequisite. Participants who complete restorative justice practitioner training are eligible to work in CJAM's Victim and Offender Restoration Program (VORP) and Shoplifting and Theft Education Program (STEP). However, all mediators who are interested in learning about restorative justice and its practice are welcome to participate. The training will be led by senior Restorative Justice Practitioners. The fee for the RJP training is $100, but will be waived for those who have committed themselves to volunteer as RJPs for CJAM for the current academic year and for those who have demonstrated their commitment to CJAM by previous volunteering.

Information, registration forms, and scholarship information for both programs are available from:,, or 812.336.8677.

IU GPSO Newsletter Available

The weekly e-newsletter for the IU Graduate and Professional Student Organization distributes information about awards, professional development, university legislation, and social events. Email or visit to subscribe.

Call for Applications: Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowships

The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program has fostered a community of more than 500 transatlantic leaders since its inception in 1984. Beginning with the 2014-15 program year, the 31st year of this initiative, a revitalized Bosch Fellowship will offer additional flexibility for American professionals looking to gain high-level, practical experience in Germany and expand their networks in Europe.

The three core components of the Bosch Fellowship remain the same: customized work phases, discussions with key figures in Germany and Europe through a series of traveling seminars, and intensive German language training. However, the program now has a broader range of professional fields, options for program duration, as well as updated eligibility requirements. By opening up this unique opportunity to include more mid-career professionals from a wider variety of backgrounds, the Bosch Fellowship endeavors to extend its reach and create even deeper ties within the transatlantic sphere.

Fellows are chosen from the fields of business administration, cultural management (ex. museum, theater, orchestra), journalism, law, non-profit, public policy, and urban planning. For more information, email or call 212.497.3527. The application deadline is November 1, 2013.

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