Indiana Law Annotated for Sept. 2, 2019 (57:2)
September 2, 2019
This Week at Indiana Law
It's call-out time. See below for the first meeting of the semester for several student organizations. Find the one that piques your interest. Tuesday and Thursday.
Thinking about participating in Moot Court? Mandatory orientation is Friday.
Absolutely knockout! That's what people will say after you take advantage of two events this week sponsored by Bloomington merchants to help you dress successfully and at modest cost for upcoming job interviews. Wednesday.
Wednesday Walkers continues, this week hosted by Dean Davis, who will sharpen our awareness of accessibility on campus.
Call-out Meetings This Week
APALSA, LLSA and International Law Society: Room 125, noon
Health Law Society, If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice: Room 213, noon
Federalist Society: Room 121, noon
Environmental Law Society: Room 122, 12:30-1:00 (shortened meeting to accommodate multiple call-outs)
Protective Order Project and Inmate Legal Assistance Project: Room 122, 5:00
Student Ambassadors: Room 124, noon RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jewish Law Student Association: Room 214, noon, All are welcome.
Monday, September 2
Classes do not meet. Enjoy the holiday!
Tuesday, September 3
Public Interest Law Foundation First Tuesday Public Interest Panel
This will also serve as PILF's Call-Out Meeting for interested new members. The panel will feature:
- Jeff Papa, General Counsel and Chief of Staff, Indiana State Senate
- Diane Walker, '91, Executive Director, District 10 Pro Bono
- Gavin Rose, '06, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU Indiana
- Nate Harter, '13, Decatur County Prosecutor
Room 120, noon
Business and Legal Components of Film Making with Nathan Johnson
LA film composer Nathan Johnson will be a guest of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society at lunchtime on Tuesday, September 3, in the Moot Court Room. Johnson will discuss with Professor Robert Meitus the business and legal aspects of film composing and the creative process of working in the motion picture industry. Nathan composed the score for director Rian Johnson’s new film Knives Out, due out over Thanksgiving, starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, and Jamie Lee Curtis. Nathan has also composed scores for Looper, The Brother’s Bloom, and the indie cult classic Brick. Please join SELS for lunch and a great discussion about the business, law, and creative side to composing music in Hollywood. Pizza provided! Moot Court Room, noon.
Wednesday, September 4
Bradley Fellows Introductory Meeting
Room 120, noon.
Class Preparation Strategies
This 1L student skills workshop will be co-led by the director of student affairs and the practice group advisors. Moot Court Room, noon.
Center for Constitutional Democracy Speaker Series
Prof. Kenneth McElwain, University of Tokyo, will speak on the necessity and desirability of amending Japan's constitution. Co-sponsored by the IU 21st Century Japan Politics and Society Initiative, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies. Radio and TV Building, room 245, 4:00. Read more details about the event.
Wednesday Walkers: Accessibility Awareness Campus Walk with Dean Lesley Davis
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.
Sensational Suit Event at My Sister's Closet
My Sister’s Closet Sensational Suit Event features popular suit brands for a fraction of the price. More than 300 new and gently-used, freshly steamed suits are on display. My Sister’s Closet will extend its hours for IU students to shop their amazing collection of professional attire, shoes, and accessories. 414 S. College Ave., 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Transportation: Two vans will be available to transport students to my Sister’s Closet or students may drive themselves. The vans will pick students up in the circular drive in front of the lobby of the Indiana Memorial Union Biddle Hotel starting at 4:45 and will pick up and drop off students every 15 minutes.
Seminar: How to Dress for Success
Mark Cox, assistant manager of Men's Wearhouse, will share tips on the following:
- What attire is interview appropriate
- How to make a positive first impression
- What to look for in the fit of the suit
- Accessories that complete the look
- Styling notes for men and women
In addition, discount information for Men's Wearhouse will be provided. School of Public Health, room 125, 6:30-7:30.
Thursday, September 5
2L Welcome Back Event
Join CSO and Student Affairs for a welcome-back event for 2Ls. Moot Court Room, noon.
Résumé-Writing for Graduate and Exchange Students
Anne McFadden, Assistant Dean for Career Services, will present information on how to write an U.S.-style legal résumé. Samples will be distributed and questions answered. (Attendance required for Professional Development Certificate and for any graduate student who plans to participate in the NYU School of Law International Student Interview Program, also called ISIP.) Room 213, noon.
Intellectual Property Law Colloquium
Irene Calboli, Texas A&M. "The Protection of Non-Traditional Trademarks: Comparative and Critical Perspectives.” Room 215, 1:15-3:15.
Civil Procedure Review Session
Join 3L Steve Marino for a review session for first-year civil procedure students. Room 125, 3:00-4:00.
Center for Law, Society & Culture Fall Reception
Faculty Lounge, 4:00.
Protective Order Project Returning Volunteer Training
Room 213, 5:30 p.m. Repeats Friday, September 6 at 5:30, room 124. Volunteers need to attend only one session.
Friday, September 6
Coffee and Cookies with Scott Breen, Environmental Lawyer
Join Scott Breen, '15, for a discussion of his career path, working on environmental law and sustainability in a variety of work settings. Since graduating from IU with a joint JD/MPA, Scott has made his career in Washington, DC, first as an honors attorney at the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, and most recently with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Sustainability and Circular Economy Program. He also hosts a popular podcast, SustainabilityDefined. Cookies and coffee will be provided. RSVP on CareerNet. Room 120, 1:15-2:30.
Protective Order Project New Volunteer Training
Required for all new volunteers. Room 124, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Mandatory Orientation for Sherman Minton Moot Court Participants
All participants in the 2019 Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition must attend this orientation. The Sherman Minton Advocacy Board will discuss the Rules and Instructions for the 2019 Competition and will field questions about the competition. Moot Court Room, 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 (email@example.com) or stop by her office to introduce yourself and make sure you have all the information you will need for a successful semester.
Spring Externship Workshop Next Monday
Join the Career Services Office and Prof. Van der Cruysse, Faculty Director of Judicial Externship and Judicial Clerkship Programs, to learn about opportunities to receive credit for externships this spring, the application process, and requirements for participation. Lunch will be served.
Faculty and Staff News
See recent faculty media appearances at The Docket.
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