Indiana Law Annotated for Aug. 26, 2019 (57:1)
Ausust 26, 2019
This Week at Indiana Law
WELCOME! Welcome to the Class of 2022, and welcome back to everyone else. Remember that ILA is your central source of news and events for the IU Maurer School of Law. It's delivered to you mailbox every Sunday afternoon. Events for the week are also summarized on the digital sign across from room 120. ILA submissions are due by noon on Thursday.
Call-out Meetings This Week
Pro Bono Projects, including information on tracking pro bono hours to meet 60-hour aspirational goal. Tuesday, Moot Court Room, noon.
Business Law Society, Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Society Intellectual Property Law Society. Tuesday, Moot Court Room, 5:00.
Monday, Ausust 26
Student Organization Fair
Please come to the first-floor lobby during the noon hour to learn about the law school's many student organizations.
Tuesday, Ausust 27
BLSA General Body Meeting
Room 120, noon.
CSO Ice Cream Social
Start the year off right with a sweet treat! The Career Services Office would like to welcome you to campus with an ice cream social. CSO suite, 2:00-4:00.
All SGSOs leaders must attend this session led by the director, Student Involvement and Leadership Center. Students will learn about the new university changes to student organizations and what will be required of them now. Both presidents/chairs/leaders and treasurers should attend. If you have a conflict, please contact the Director of Student Affairs.
SGSOs are the following student organizations:
- Asian Pacific American Law Student Association
- Business and Law Society
- Feminist Law Forum
- Intellectual Property Association
- International Law Society
- Labor and Employment Law Society
- Latinx Law Student Association
- Phi Alpha Delta
- Sports & Entertainment Law Society
Room 213, noon
IP in the Courts
Join the Center for Intellectual Property Research for a panel discussion featuring practitioners experienced in litigating intellectual property matters. Learn about the strategies our panelists use to decide when (if at all) and why to bring a case to trial and what it means once it gets there. The panel will be moderated by Professor Don Knebel (Of Counsel, Barnes & Thornburg). Reception to follow the panel discussion in the Faculty Lounge.
Invited panelists include The Honorable James Sweeney, Judge, US District Court, Southern District of Indiana; Meggan Ehret, '00, Associate General Counsel, Security Division, Stanley Black & Decker; Bill Morrison, '91, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Hill-Rom; Trevor Carter, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels.
Moot Court Room, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Ausust 28
Case Briefing with an Eye on Procedure
A review of case briefing with a specific focus on how to brief civ pro cases and how to understand the procedural aspects of your torts and contract cases. Identifying parties, procedural posture, and standards of review are essential concepts for interpreting the cases 1L students read.
This session will be led by Dean Orenstein, who has taught civil procedure and has offered a lecture entitled “Everything you ever wanted to know about Civil Procedure but were too bored to ask.” Moot Court Room, noon.
Government Honors and Internship Program Info Session
Join the Office of Career Services for an informational meeting on finding internships and jobs in government. Dean McFadden will discuss government honors and internship programs, including opportunities in federal, state and local government, many of which have rapidly approaching deadlines. Room 124, noon.
Wednesday Walkers: Art & Architecture of campus Old Crescent & Arts District with Prof. Fischman
Wednesday Walkers is a casual walking club that will meet weekly to take a walk around campus, led by a different faculty or staff member from the law school each week. This is an opportunity to take a break from your desk and get outside to explore our beautiful campus.
Walkers meet at 4 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) at the external doors near the student lounge. Walks typically last 30-45 minutes and are contingent on the weather.
Thursday, August 29
Law School Student Organizations Meeting
This is a mandatory meeting for all leaders of internal law school student organizations (those not classified as USOs or SGSOs):
- Advocates for Life
- American Constitution Society
- Christian Legal Society
- Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Association
- Environmental Law Society
- Federalist Society
- Health Law Society
- International Student Association
- Jewish Law Students Association
- Phi Delta Phi
- Tax Law Society
- Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
- Women's Law Caucus
Please email the Director of Student Affairs (email@example.com) if you cannot attend, and send a proxy. Room 124, noon.
CSO/Student Affairs Welcome Back Event for 3Ls
CSO and Student Affairs invite you to a welcome back event. CSO, noon - 1 p.m.
Friday, Ausust 30
Introduction to CareerNet and Job Search Resources and Strategies for Graduate and Exchange Students
Join Kate Caldwell from the Career Services Office to learn how to use CareerNet. She will also share resources and strategies for job searches that are helpful to graduate and exchange students. (Attendance is required for Professional Development Certificate.) Room 213, noon.
Announcement for Student Organization Leaders
If you are a leader of a student organization at the Law School and have not yet checked in with or received emails from the Director of Student Affairs (Director Beck), please send her an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or stop by her office to introduce yourself and make sure you have all the information you will need for a successful semester.
New Dean's Writing Fellows
The legal writing faculty are pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Writing Fellows: 3Ls Maryrachel Durso, Grayson Wells, Catie Wheatley, and Kenzie Willman; and 2Ls Madi Lee, Emma Ng, Robert Silman, and Mary Strong. The Dean’s Writing Fellow position connects outstanding upper-class students with a legal writing professor and one section of the first-year Legal Research and Writing course. The writing faculty look forward to working with this year's Fellows and with the Class of 2022!
Faculty and Staff News
Welcome to New Faculty and Staff
- Katie Beck, director of student affairs
- Margaret Kiel-Morse, faculty services librarian
- Kim Jones, business manager, Jerome Hall Law Library
- Elizabeth Ryba, coordinator, Office of International Programs
See recent faculty media appearances at The Docket
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