Indiana Law Annotated for Apr. 8, 2019 (56:12)
April 8, 2019
This Week at Indiana Law
It's time to get ready for recruiting season: come to the Moot Court Room Monday at noon and find out what you need to do.
Five members of the Class of 2019 are graduating with a JD/MS in Cybersecurity Risk Management – the most popular joint degree of the year. Learn what it's all about on Tuesday.
Are you interested in working in the public sector? Three events this week cover the many aspects of this practice setting – plus ways to get funding for it.
Join members of the bench and bar on Wednesday for insider tips on how to succeed as a new lawyer.
Indiana Law's Board of Visitors will be here Friday. Please welcome them to Baier Hall!
Monday, April 8
Get Ready for Your Fall Job Search – Private Sector, Public Interest, and Government
Join CSO as we explain what to expect in fall recruiting for 2L summer and 3L post-graduation positions. This will include our on-campus interview program and our on-location recruiting program in Chicago (both of which include law firm, public interest, and government employers); job fairs (Loyola Chicago, Lavender Law, minority job fairs, and regional job fairs); public interest opportunities (PILI and EJW); and government hiring (summer and permanent employment). We’ll also cover how you can best position yourself to apply for positions outside of the Midwest, and what you can do over the summer to hit the ground running. Moot Court Room, noon.
Prepare to Practice
LexisNexis® can help with an all-new Prepare to Practice program for 2019. There are free in-person and online training options to ensure you have the practical research and legal analytics skills that will impress your employer. Room 121, noon.
Tuesday, April 9
Post Grad Funding for Public Interest – 1L and 2L Discussion
Are you considering a career in public interest law? If so, join CSO and your fellow students who have received wonderful opportunities to pursue their public interest work after graduation through national fellowships and awards. Whether you’re a first- or second-year student, the summer is the right time to identify potential partner programs and opportunities for public service fellowship work. This session will demystify the process and provide tangible steps and best practices for pursuing fellowship opportunities across the country. There will be time for discussion and questions. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP. Room 122, noon.
JD/Cybersecurity MS Combined Degree Info Session
Join us for a discussion of the JD/Cybersecurity Risk Management MS combined degree program, a partnership between Indiana Law, Kelley, and IU's School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. Students pursuing this opportunity will be well-prepared for careers in cybersecurity, information privacy, and related areas. We'll run through classes, requirements, and sample schedules, but please do come with questions! Room 120, noon.
Protective Order Project Volunteer Appreciation
With the end of the year approaching, the POP Executive Board would like to show its appreciation to all POP volunteers. We will be hosting a volunteer appreciation event with lunch from Noodles and Company. We will also announce our top spring volunteers. Feel free to stop by anytime throughout the lunch hour. You can stay and eat with your fellow volunteers, or pick up your lunch to go. We look forward to celebrating the end of the year with you! Room 124, noon.
CLS Bible Study
Room 222, noon.
Wednesday, April 10
Law Journal Open Houses
Three of the school's law journals are holding open houses during the lunch hour. Stop by, get acquainted, and ask questions. Indiana Law Journal is on the ground floor between the elevator and the Moot Court office. Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies is on the ground floor opposite CSO. Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality is on the second floor; turn left then left again after you exit the elevator.
Lunch and Learn with the Office of the Public Defender of Indiana
Join CSO and deputy public defenders Kate Province,’13, and Mark Koselke for a lunch discussion of the work of the Office of the Public Defender of Indiana and opportunities there for students. The Office of the Public Defender of Indiana provides post-conviction factual and legal investigation and representation at hearing and on appeal in all capital cases. In non-capital cases, investigation occurs after the indigent inmate files a pro se petition for post-conviction relief. Representation at hearing and on appeal is provided when the case has arguable merit. The office also locates attorneys to provide representation at trial or on appeal at county expense when requested by county trial courts pursuant to statute. RSVP on CareerNet. Room 215, noon.
What Keeps Young Lawyers Up at Night? The Indiana State Bar Association Presents Advice from the Bench and Bar on Succeeding as a New Lawyer
Join CSO and the Indiana State Bar Association for a series of roundtables with judges and practicing attorneys and get advice on the following topics. This is a great event for all students, no matter where they wish to practice.
- The Billable Hour – How to Get Used to Working in Increments
- Competence and Confidence – How to Avoid Malpractice and Ask Questions
- What’s the Next Move – Finding Your Specialty and Branching Out
- Clients – Building Your Book
- Work/Life Balance – How to Remain Sane, Be Indispensable and Show Ambition
Thursday, April 11
Room 124, 1 p.m.
Center For Law, Society & Culture Talk
The Center for Law, Society & Culture's current Jerome Hall Fellow, Jessica Bregant, will present her work in progress, "The Intuitive Jurisprudence of Punishment." Refreshments. Room 335, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Join the Feminist Law Forum for a panel discussion focused on the Anita Hill and Dr. Ford hearings and sexual misconduct in the workplace. The discussion will be facilitated by IU faculty, including Professors Inge Van der Cruysse and Mary Murphy. Moot Court Room, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 12
Exam Policies and Procedures Information Session
This is a mandatory information session for all LLM and exchange students who began their studies in spring 2019. At this session, Dean Lesley Daviswill cover exam policies and procedures for graduate students. Lunch will be provided. Room 213, noon.
International Student Association and International Law Society Tea Talk
Join ISA and ILS for our end of the year event. The International Tea Talk is a good opportunity to relax, network with friends and classmates, and discuss topics in international law. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 11. Anatolia, 405 E. 4th Street, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
CSO Jobs of the Week
Hinshaw & Culbertson, Chicago (Job #15477) 2019 First-Year Associate, Medical Litigation: Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, a leading national law firm, seeks a 2019 first-year associate to join the medical malpractice defense practice in our Peoria office. Some prior experience with medical malpractice defense is preferred, including as a law clerk or summer associate. Qualified candidates will also have strong research and writing skills, top quality work product, a commitment to exceptional client service, an interest in business development efforts, and will work well within a team.
Sidley Austin, Chicago (Job #15463) 1L Diversity Summer Mentorship Program: Sidley Austin LLP invites current 1L students who identify as racially or ethnically diverse and/or LGBTQ, and/or have a disability and who will be working in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, or Washington, DC during the summer of 2019 to apply to participate in the Ninth Annual Sidley 1L Diversity Summer Mentorship Program. The program is a formal mentoring program that aims to promote diverse law students’ interest in joining law firms in the above cities after graduation.
Summer and/or fall positions are still available at the Law School for: Dean’s Writing Fellows, Development Fellow, Research Assistant for Prof. Lederman, Teaching Assistants with the Graduate, Legal Studies Program. See CareerNet for details.
Attention International JD Students
Are you interning in the US this summer or in the fall? If so, please contact Director Bodamer as soon as possible at email@example.com. As the IU Office of International Services website states, “If you have found an internship or other unpaid training opportunity, OIS strongly recommends that you apply for CPT authorization before beginning that volunteer opportunity. If you are offered compensation for your experience, you can only accept it if you have CPT authorization.”
Bradley Fellows Program Invites 1L Applications
The Bradley Fellows Program in Criminal Law is designed for students who may be interested in practicing criminal law, either as prosecutors or as criminal defense attorneys. The program includes both curricular requirements and extra-curricular opportunities. The curricular requirements include (1) both Criminal Process courses (Investigation and Trial); (2) a special criminal law externship with Professor Tim Morrison (usually done after completing a previous criminal law externship); and (3) a capstone course (several of these are offered each year, usually for 3Ls). The program will solicit applications from interested 1Ls at or shortly after the end of the school year. In the meantime, if you have questions, please email Professor Joe Hoffmann at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Constitutional Democracy
The members of the Center for Constitutional Democracy (CCD) will be in the lobby from April 1 through April 15, excluding Thursdays. If you are interested in learning more about the CCD or applying to be a Fellow, please stop by during the lunch hour.
Job Announcement: Faculty Research Assistant Program
The Jerome Hall Law Library is now accepting applications for the position of faculty research assistant for an ongoing research program at the Law School. Successful applicants will be responsible for conducting research on a variety of topics for members of the faculty. Topics and research methods will vary by project. Past topics have included business and corporate law, bankruptcy, First Amendment law, and international criminal law, among many others. Faculty research assistants will be trained, supervised, and given assignments by the student services librarian. They will be expected to work up to 29 hours per week during the summer. The number of hours will vary with the number of faculty research requests. Hours are flexible. FRAs must be located in Bloomington for the summer due to the occasional need for in-person consultations and research training. The positions are limited to rising 2L and 3L JD students.
To apply, please submit a CV, a one paragraph statement of interest, and the name and email address of one Law School reference to Kimberly Mattioli at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions have been filled.
Faculty and Staff News
Prof. Leandra Lederman, William W. Oliver Professor of Tax Law and director of the Law School's tax program, is the recipient of Indiana University's 2019 Tracy M. Sonneborn Award. The award honors faculty for accomplishments in the areas of teaching and research. Named for the late eminent scientist Professor Tracy M. Sonneborn, the award is given to an exemplary researcher who is also well known as an exemplary teacher. Lederman will deliver the annual Sonneborn Lecture this fall. She is currently on a sabbatical leave as a Fulbright Scholar in Luxembourg. Prof. Susan Williams was the law school's most recent Sonneborn winner, in 2014.
On March 29, 2019, Prof. Lederman spoke on the US experience with tax general anti-abuse rules in the Tax Practice seminar at the University of Luxembourg organized by Prof. Werner Haslehner, her host during the Fulbright fellowship.
Recent faculty media appearances are displayed at The Docket.
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