Indiana Law Annotated for September 11, 2017 (53:4)

September 11, 2017
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This Week in the Law School

Several noteworthy events this week, including our first endowed lecture of the year. We welcome Yale Law's Jack Balkin for the Harris Lecture Wednesday at noon. These endowed events are the school's most prestigious lectures and we highly, strongly, bigly encourage you to attend. Interested in spending next summer in South America or Southeast Asia with a paid gig? Then the Stewart Fellowship program is for you. Learn all about your options Thursday. If any 1Ls are interested in serving as a bailiff for this year's Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition, the deadline to apply is Friday. It's a great way to prepare for competition next year.


Monday, September 11

Financial Reform Today

Join the Business Law Society and the Federalist Society as we welcome Todd Henderson, from the University of Chicago School of Law, to discuss financial reform, the Dodd-Frank Act, and what the future looks like in the realm of financial regulation. Moot Court Room, noon.

Feminist Law Forum/Law Students for Reproductive Justice Joint Call-out Meeting

Come learn more about the Feminist Law Forum and Law Students for Reproductive Justice. Attendees will hear about 1L representative positions, have the opportunity to pay dues, and find out what both groups have planned for the year. FLF will discuss details about the upcoming annual FLF faculty dinner at Prof. Susan Williams's house. Snacks (and fun!) provided. Room 124, noon.

LGBT Project Call-out Meeting

Come find out more about what the LGBT Project is going to be up to this semester. We'll be working on some research projects for a local attorney and brainstorming other ideas for the semester. Room 120, noon.


Tuesday, September 12

Christian Legal Society Call-out Meeting

Join the Christian Legal Society for our first meeting of the year! We will be going over our plans for the year as well as a shortened version of our weekly Bible studies. If you are interested in growing closer to Christ, meeting other Christian law students, and/or learning more about the Christian faith, please come! If you cannot make it and wish to be a part of the group, please email CLS President Alyssa Hinderman ( and she will get you up to date. Room 213, noon.

LLSA's DACA Discussion

Due to the Trump administration's recent decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Latinx Law Students Association is sponsoring a discussion with local immigration attorney Christine Popp and Prof. Leslie Parrish. Please join us to learn what DACA is and the consequences of ending the program. Room 122, noon.

Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition Problem Information Session

Students participating in the Sherman Minton Moot Court competition are invited to attend this problem explanation session. Advocacy Board members will lead the discussion and competitors will be able to ask questions concerning the problem. Moot Court Room, noon.


Wednesday, September 13

Join the Hoosiers Outrun Cancer 5K Team

Runners, walkers, joggers, and donors: You are invited to join the 4th Annual Maurer Hoosiers Outrun Cancer team honoring the late Dean Len Fromm. We will be in the lobby to help you register and answer questions. HOC is the one of the largest annual 5Ks in Indiana, benefiting our local Olcott Cancer Center. Dean Fromm was a beloved and longtime dean of students at the Law School who lost his courageous battle with cancer in 2013. Dean Fromm's wife, Donna, organizes a team of students, faculty, and friends to walk/run this race each year in his memory. The race is on Saturday, September 30 at 10 a.m. on campus. Peer Groups, partners, and families welcome! To sign up and/or donate, visit the HOC website and select "Register to Join a Team" (choose Team Dean Fromm/IU Law). If you have any questions, contact Betsy Tao ( Main Lobby, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Harris Lecture: Yale Law's Jack Balkin

Jack Balkin, the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School, will present "The Recent Unpleasantness: How to Understand the Cycles of Constitutional Time" for this year's Harris Lecture. This is the first of our endowed lectures for the year and we encourage everyone to attend. Moot Court Room, noon.

OWLS Call-out Meeting

Older and Wiser Law Students is an organization designed to help build a community for

non-traditional law students who are looking for social and career events that are tailored to their lifestyle. Please come to our call out meeting to meet the executive board, learn a little bit about our plans for the year, and get to know each other. Room 215, 4:45 p.m.


Thursday, September 14

Stewart Fellows Program Information Session: South America and Southeast Asia

Learn more about Stewart Fellowship opportunities in Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. The event will feature Dean Lesley Davis, Lara Gose, and program alumni. The deadline for Stewart Fellowship applications for these countries is on Oct. 2. Room 122, noon.

CCD Speaker Series: Stephen Lewis

Stephen Lewis will present "Proactive Policy Analysis Preparing for the Unexpected with Dynamic Scenario Analysis" as part of the Center for Constitutional Democracy's speakers series. Henderson House, noon.

IP Colloquium: Sarah Burnstein

Sarah Burnstein will present her latest project titled "The 'Article of Manufacture' Today" as part of this year's IP Colloquium Series, hosted by the Center for Intellectual Property Research. Room 216, 1:15 to 3:15 p.m.


Friday, September 15

LLM Thesis and SJD Info Session

LLM students are encouraged to attend this thesis and SJD information session for LLM with Will Schaad and Prof. Gabe Goodwin. Room 214, noon.

CLSC Speaker Series: Emily Meanwell

Emily Meanwell, director of the Social Science Research Commons at Indiana University, will present "Conducting and Assessing Qualitative Research: An Overview" as part of the Center on Law, Society & Culture's Friday Speaker Series. Henderson House, noon.

ILAP Letter Training

Attend this brief initial training on how to properly download and store materials for assignments. This event is required in order to take on an ILAP assignment. Event will be recorded for those who cannot attend. Room 122, 1 p.m.



Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition Deadline for Bailiff Applications

Are you interested in volunteering for the Law School's biggest event? Do you have an interest in appellate litigation? Are you thinking about competing in next year's competition? Then a bailiff position might be right for you. The Sherman Minton Advocacy Board is still taking applications for volunteer bailiffs to assist with the Moot Court Competition. To sign-up, please fill out an application and turn it in physically to the manila folder outside the moot court office on the ground floor of Baier Hall. Applications are due Friday by 5 p.m. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Alex Spindler ( For general moot court questions/concerns, please contact the board (

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