Indiana Law Annoated for November 21, 2016 (51:13)

November 21, 2016
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This Week in the Law School

Happy Thanksgiving from all the faculty and staff of the Law School! Have a safe and relaxing holiday.


Monday, November 21

ExamSoft Help Sessions

  • Room 213, Noon to 12:30 p.m.
  • Room 213, 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Election Reactions: Legal Issues Arising Under the Trump Administration

Join a host of Indiana Law professors who will be presenting on issues that may be affected by the election. Prof. Kevin Brown will moderate the discussion, with Prof. Jeannine Bell speaking on hate crimes; Prof. Jessica Eaglin on criminal justice reform; Prof. Dawn Johnsen speaking on executive power overreach and abortion issues; Prof. Steve Sanders focusing on the U.S. Supreme Court and the judiciary; and Prof. Deb Widiss speaking on access to justice and civil rights issues. Each faculty member will offer brief remarks followed by a joint Q+A session. A pizza lunch will be served. This event is sponsored by the American Constitution Society and Black Law Students Association as well as the International Law Society, Feminist Law Forum, MELSA, LLSA, JLSA, and OUTLaw. Moot Court Room, noon.

PAD 1L Exam Prep Panel

Phi Alpha Delta 1Ls are invited to a workshop/panel with current PAD 2Ls who will give candid advice about outlining, preparing, and test-taking. Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide lunch at this event, but we will end early enough to allow time to grab a quick lunch before class. Room 124, noon.


Tuesday, November 22

ExamSoft Help Sessions

  • Room 213, noon to 12:30 p.m.
  • Room 213, 12:30 to 1 p.m.


Faculty News

Dean Austen Parrish wrote "A troubling focus by the ABA on the bar exam" for The Indiana Lawyer.

Professors Dan Conkle and Ryan Scott commented on a lawsuit aimed at "fixing" Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Prof. Tim Waters authored an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times on whether California should have the right to vote for secession from the United States.



Education Policy JD Minor

After completing four courses that are cross-listed with the School of Education, you can obtain a Minor in Education Policy. Students who are not interested in the minor are still welcome to enroll in the following two, online education law courses: B658-A608 Legal Perspectives on Education and B658-A615 Advanced School Law. Please contact Janet Decker, J.D., Ph.D. ( for more information.

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