Indiana Law Annotated for Aug. 29, 2016 (51:2)

August 29, 2016
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This Week in the Law School

Welcome to the official unofficial call-out meeting week, where nearly every student group holds an information session. Get involved with an organization early!

Join our colleagues in the Jerome Hall Law Library Monday through Wednesday for Welcome Week activities. Free donuts and coffee. See hours below.

Friday begins our multi-week series on international opportunities. This Friday you can get an overview of all the potential options available to you as an Indiana Law student. This is an excellent way to be introduced to the Stewart Fellows program, exchange opportunities, and other issues of interest to those considering studying or working internationally.


Monday, August 29

2nd Annual Jerome Hall Law Library Welcome Week

Donuts, coffee, and library swag can only mean one thing — the Jerome Hall Law Library Welcome Week is back! Stop by the welcome week table in the Library Lobby for a chance to win a library mug, a "stress gavel," or to pick up a library pen and bookmark. Library Lobby, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Intellectual Property Association Call-out Meeting

For all students interested in intellectual property law (patents, trademarks, and copyright), please join the Intellectual Property Association for our first meeting to learn more about our organization and the events we have planned for this year. You do not need to have a science or engineering background to join. Non-pizza lunch will be provided. Room 122, noon.

International Law Society Call-out Meeting

Did you know that the farthest city from Indianapolis is Perth, Australia? Did you also know that if you hopped on a plane in Indianapolis you could be in Perth in about 30 hours? Our world has become smaller, and it is likely that throughout your legal career you will experience some kind of international law. For all students interested in international law, please join us for our call-out meeting to learn about the International Law Society and our upcoming events. A delicious lunch will be provided. Room 120, noon.

Advocates for Life Call-out Meeting

Calling all Advocates for Life! Join us to hear our exciting ideas to protect the rights of the innocent unborn. Room 213, noon.

Ernst and Young Tax Session

Representatives from Ernst and Young will be hosting, in conjunction with the Tax Law Society and Career Services, an information session to provide students an opportunity to ask questions and learn about the opportunities in the practice of tax law. Food and beverages will be provided. Room 122, 6:30 p.m.


Tuesday, August 30

Jerome Hall Law Library Welcome Week

Library Lobby, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Access to Justice Joint Call-out Meeting

Still trying to decide which pro bono groups are right for you? Worried about making it to all of the call-out meetings? The AJP joint callout will be a chance for students to hear from all 8 student pro bono group leaders at one time. Pizza will be provided to those who RSVP to the Facebook event. Moot Court Room, noon.

Federalist Society Call-out Meeting

Come learn about an exciting organization with a strong presence at the Law School dedicated to bringing interesting and exciting legal scholars, politicians, and activists from diverse viewpoints to Indiana Law. Delicious free lunch of Chik-fil-a will be provided. We are part of a large national organization of which you may become a member for lifelong networking and intellectual growth. Come learn about upcoming events, conferences, how to get involved, networking opportunities, and the national organization. Room 122, noon.

Christian Legal Society Call-out Party

All are welcome! Come meet fellow Christians in the Law School and hear about what the Christian Legal Society has planned for this year. We will have fun activities and fruit. Room 216, 5:30 p.m.

Black Law Students Association Call-out Meeting

Join the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) for our call-out meeting. Learn about our organization, meet the executive board and members, and find out how to get involved. Food will be provided. Room 120, 6 p.m.


Wednesday, August 31

Jerome Hall Law Library Welcome Week

Library Lobby, 9 to 11 a.m.

SBA 1L Elections

Elections for 1L Student Bar Association representatives will occur on Wednesday and Thursday during the lunch hour. First-year law students may place up to three votes for the 1L representative position. You must have a photo ID to vote (driver's license, student ID, etc.). The election results will be announced at the election results party Thursday evening. Please direct any questions to Main Lobby, noon.

2L/3L Job Search and Bar Application Process Information Session

Join the Career Services Office and the Office of Student Affairs for information you need for the job search process and the bar application process, including timelines and advice. This session will also be offered on September 7. Moot Court Room, noon.


Thursday, September 1

Outreach for Legal Literacy Call-out Meeting

Noodles & Company will be served! Outreach for Legal Literacy is a wonderful way to become involved with the community and earn pro bono hours. OLL assigns groups of three to four law students to teach fifth/sixth-grade classes some basic legal concepts. The program culminates in a mock trial acted out by the students. All lessons and trials are provided. If you cannot attend the call-out but would like to participate in OLL this year, please email Room 124, noon.

APALSA Call-out Meeting

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) invites you to join us for our call-out meeting. APALSA's first September lunch will feature Chinese food. If you would like to learn about Asian culture, our language partner program, and our traditional events while enjoying delicious food, this meeting is for you. This year, we are providing opportunities to join the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Indiana and networking opportunities to talk with lawyers, judges, and law students. Come to learn more about APALSA and our events. Room 120, noon.

Resume-Writing for International Students

International students in the graduate (Certificate, LLM, LLMT, MCL, SJD, PHD), exchange, and JD (2Ls, 3Ls) programs are invited to attend this information session on Western-style resume-writing. Bring a copy of your own resume to compare with what you learn at the session and make notes about changes you wish to make. This presentation will be by Debbie Atlas, from the CSO, in cooperation with the Office of Graduate Legal Studies. In collaboration with the Career Services Office (CSO), the Office of Graduate Legal Studies (GLS) offers career-related programming for international students, the Professional Development Series. Participation in the Professional Development Series is voluntary, and while students who complete the series are not guaranteed placement in a job or internship, they will earn a certificate of participation and, more importantly, they will learn and use job-search skills that will be invaluable to them. Please note that participation in this session is required for the certificate. Room 213, noon.

Phi Alpha Delta Call-out Meeting

Phi Alpha Delta is hosting a call-out meeting for all students interested in joining our organization. Phi Alpha Delta is a social, philanthropic, and professional organization and provides students with access to an outline bank, as well as hosts of community-enrichment opportunities. Non-pizza lunch (most likely Chipotle) to be provided. Room 122, noon.

SBA 1L Elections

See Wednesday's entry for full details. Main Lobby, noon to 2 p.m.

SBA Elections Results Party

Check Facebook for details on time and location.

Progressive Student Groups Call-Out Meeting

Join this call-out meeting for some of the progressive student organizations, including the Feminist Law Forum, Society for Law and the Arts, American Constitution Society, and OUTLaw. Room 121, noon.


Friday, September 2

International Fridays: An Overview of International Opportunities at the Law School

JD students who are interested in learning more about extracurricular international opportunities at the Law School are invited to attend this information session presented by Dean Lesley Davis (International Programs & Graduate Legal Studies) and Ms. Lara Gose (Center on the Global Legal Profession). Room 124, noon.


Staff News

Allison Hess, coordinator in the Center for Intellectual Property Research, will be leaving the Law School on September 8 to become marketing and communications director for Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County. Congratulations and best wishes, Allison!



Hoosiers Outrun Cancer: Join Team Fromm

Join other members of the Law School community on September 17 for one of the best events of the fall — Hoosiers Outrun Cancer. Anyone interested in participating in the event (which features both a 5k and one-mile run) is welcome to join Team Dean Fromm in honor of the late Len Fromm, our former dean of students. Be sure to click "Join Team" first, rather than the "Donate Now" button, which helps Team Fromm remain one of the best fundraising teams of the event. (Team Fromm has raised the most money outside of corporations and large businesses and doctor's offices for the past two years.) We look forward to seeing you on September 17.

Basic Mediation and Restorative Justice Training

The Community Justice and Mediation Center (CJAM) offers a 40-hour training program for community members interested in learning about conflict resolution, mediation, and restorative justice. Participants will enhance their interpersonal skills in communication and listening, problem solving, and negotiation, and they will increase their understanding of restorative justice philosophy and methods, the sources of conflict, and the processes leading to constructive conflict resolution. The training should benefit any community member concerned with managing conflict and its resolution. The training provides the background and skills necessary to work as a community mediator and restorative justice practitioner and qualifies participants to volunteer in CJAM's programs. The training will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. over five weekend days: September 10-11, 24-25, and Oct 1. at the Law School. The training will be led by senior mediators and restorative justice practitioners. Tuition is $300, $275 if received by August 27th. Scholarships are available. For more information, e-mail ( or, phone the office at (812) 336-8677. Go to our website to download an application. Payment can be made by credit card at the website or by check with your application.

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