Indiana Law Annotated for September 16, 2013

September 16, 2013 (45:3)

This Week in the Law School

Stewart Fellows Program Explained

See Thursday. Thailand applications due Friday.

OCPD Town Hall

Meet Dean Tatum and learn about career development plans. Wednesday

Federalist Society Speaker

Prof. John Eastman, Chapman Law School. Tuesday.

Indianapolis Bar Association IP Attorneys

Panel discussion and reception Tuesday.

Several Call-Out Meetings This Week


Monday, September 16

Army JAG Info Session

Join a representative with the Army JAG Corps for a lunchtime information session to learn more about what the program has to offer. RSVP for pizza. Room 122, noon.

Navy JAG Info Session

Join a representative with the Navy JAG Corps for a lunchtime information session to learn more about what the program has to offer. RSVP for pizza. Room 120, noon. There will also be a small-group Navy JAG information session in Room 347 at 2:30PM.

Feminist Law Forum First Meeting

The Feminist Law Forum will host its first fall semester meeting for all new and returning members. We will be discussing our mentoring program for 1Ls, our new alumni database, the Take Back the Night Event, and the upcoming FLF mixer. Room 214, noon.

Family Law Society Call-Out

The Family Law Society will have its first call-out meeting of the year. All students who are interested in family law should attend. Room 125, noon.

Environmental Law Society Call-Out

The Environmental Law Society will be discussing our group, local environmental events, and legal presentations that will be scheduled throughout the semester. Cookies from Baked will be served. Room 213, noon.

Phi Alpha Delta Call-Out

Phi Alpha Delta will host its first call-out meeting of the year. Meet the officers and get information about the law fraternity. Room 121, noon.


Tuesday, September 17

ACS Constitution Day Speaker: H. Jefferson Powell

The American Constitution Society will host Constitution Day speaker H. Jefferson Powell, who will deliver a lecture titled, "War Powers under the Constitution and The Question of Syria." Indiana CLE credit applied for. Moot Court Room, noon.

Federalist Society Discussion with Professor John Eastman

Please join the Federalist Society as we host Professor John Eastman, Chapman University School of Law, who will be conducting a question and answer session with law students. Snacks will be served. Room 213, 1:00-2:00.

International Law Society Call-Out

The International Law Society will hold its general call-out meeting for all law students interested in learning more about international law, international human rights, and international business, including information about opportunities abroad. Lunch from Falafel's. Room 121, noon.

Women's Law Caucus Call-Out

The Women's Law Caucus is holding its beginning of the year call-out meeting. We encourage interested 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls to attend the meeting to learn more about our organization and events. Snacks will be provided. Room 122, noon.

Sports and Entertainment Law Society Executive Board Elections

Join us as we hear candidates give their platform speeches and vote for them for executive board and junior executive board positions. Room 124, noon.

Panel Discussion and Reception: Indianapolis Bar Association IP Section Attorneys

Attorneys from the Indianapolis Bar Association's IP Section will be participating in a panel discussion beginning in room 120 at 6:00 p.m. Speakers include Connie Lindman, JD'89 (SmithAmundsen); Kelly Smith (SmithAmundsen) and Jonathan Yates, JD'01 (Liell & McNeil Attorneys, PC). Following the talk, join us in the Faculty Lounge at 7:00 p.m. for a chance to visit with program participants and Maurer faculty. You are most welcome to join the reception even if you are unable to attend the talk.

Christian Law Society Bible Study

Room 214, noon.


Wednesday, September 18

OCPD Town Hall: Meet the New Assistant Dean

Meet Kenny Tatum, the new assistant dean of career and professional development. Hear his thoughts on the job market, his search strategies, and answers to any questions you might have. Lunch will be provided. Room 125, noon.

Student Organization Accounts (SOA) Training

Treasurers of student organizations that have SOAs should attend this training. Registration is required at Room 124, noon.


Thursday, September 19

Stewart Fellows Information Session

1Ls and 2Ls interested in learning more about the Milton Stewart Overseas Internship Program should plan to attend an information session with Ms. Lara Gose and Dean Lesley Davis from the Office of International Programs and students who have participated in the program. The program is accepting applications for an internship placement in Thailand through September 20 and will begin accepting applications for internships in Brazil, China, India, Japan and South Korea at the end of the fall semester. Room 122, noon.

Indiana Attorney General's Office Presentation

Please join attorneys from the Indiana Attorney General's Office to find out about this practice setting. Lunch provided to those who RSVP. Room 125, noon.

Latino Law Student Association General Meeting

General meeting for the Latino Law Student Association. To be discussed are upcoming events, LLSA 1L mentoring program, resources available to 1Ls, and updates on National Latino Law Student Association Conference and Moot Court Competition. Room 121, noon.

IP Colloquium: Peter S. Menell: Berkeley Law

Prof. Menell will speak on "This American Copyright Life: Reflections on Re-equilibrating Copyright for the Internet Age." Click here for more information on Prof. Menell. Indiana CLE applied for. Room 120, 1:15-3:15.

Health Law Society Call-Out

The Health Law Society invites you to come learn more about our organization and our exciting events for the year. Lunch will be provided. Room 124, noon.


Friday, September 20

No events scheduled.


Saturday, September 21

PILF Softball Tournament

Join your classmates for a softball tournament at Bryan Park. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. $10 per person; sign-up individually or with a team. You do not need to be a PILF member to play. All proceeds benefit PILF's scholarship fund. Noon - 4:00 p.m.



Dis-Orientation: "It's Not You, It's Law School"

Is law school getting you down? Then join the National Lawyers Guild (IU Maurer School of Law Chapter) for its annual Dis-Orientation, an event that teaches law students how to keep their values while in law school. The event will also feature two panels: a public interest law panel and a faculty panel that will discuss social justice law theories. Food will be provided. Questions? Email NLG President Francisco Guzman ( Saturday, September 28, room 125, 3:00-4:00.

ACS Chapter Recognized

Maurer's student chapter of the American Constitution Society was recognized as ACS's Chapter of the Week on September 9. The ACS chapter has planned several interesting speakers this fall; watch ILA for further announcements. Congratulations!

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.

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.

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