Indiana Law Annotated for Sept 16, 2019 (57:4)
September 16, 2019
This Week at Indiana Law
Tuesday is Constitution Day. Join Trevor Potter for a lecture about the Roberts court and its recent purported wrong decisions.
The Stewart Fellows program is one of Indiana Law's unique features: international externships in 10 countries. Find out more on Wednesday.
Take a break Wednesday and join Prof. Van der Cruysse for a campus tour of outdoor art and signature historic murals.
Registration is now open for the fall Intersession courses. See "Announcements."
LGBTQ+ Project General Body Meeting
Bring your lunch and join LGBTQ+ Project for our first general body meeting. We will be discussing various projects and announce the 1L director. Room 120, noon.
Outreach for Legal Literacy Training
We will provide classroom management strategies, professionalism expectations, and a simulated lesson. Training is mandatory for all new OLL participants, and strongly suggested for past participants. At least one volunteer assigned to each classroom will need to attend a training session. Trainings will last approximately 1 hour (you only need to attend one). Regrettably, lunch is not provided. Those who wish to participate but cannot attend one of the trainings should contact email@example.com. Room 124, noon.
Christian Legal Society
For our first Bible study of the semester, we'll focus on the topic of community by studying a passage from Ecclesiastes and one from Acts. Please bring your own Bible, or we can help you download a Bible app on your phone. Room 216, noon.
Indiana State Bar Association Callout
Find out about networking and legal training events with the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) Student Engagement Committee, including our annual spring moot court competition at the Indiana Supreme Court. Room 124, noon.
Intellectual Property Association Meeting
Please join us for our first general body meeting. We will introduce our new 1L reps, pair internal mentors, and discuss upcoming events and opportunities. Room 122, noon.
Environmental Law Society Fall 2019 Meeting and 1L Representative Election
ELS will be getting together to share a non-pizza lunch, finalize our plans for the semester, and elect this year's 1L reps. Room 120, noon.
Women's Law Caucus Callout
Room 125, noon.
Training Session for the Tenant Assistance Project
Room 120, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Celebrate Constitution Day with Trevor Potter
Trevor Potter will deliver this year’s Constitution Day lecture: “Constitutional Challenges Facing Our Democracy: The Roberts Court’s Wrong Turns on Campaign Finance, Gerrymandering, and Voting Rights.” Former FEC Chair Potter is founder and president of the nonprofit Campaign Legal Center and was the on-air lawyer to Stephen Colbert's super PAC on The Colbert Report. Sponsored by Office of the Provost, the Law School's American Constitution Society chapter, and Reverse Citizens United. One hour of Indiana CLE credit available. Moot Court Room, 5-6:30pm, reception in lobby to follow.
International Wednesday: The Stewart Fellows Overseas Externship Program and Other International Externships
Hear from program alumni about their experiences living and working around the globe. The program is facilitated by Ms. Lara Gose and Dean Lesley Davis. Pizza provided for those who RSVP on CareerNet. Room 124, noon.
Lunch & Learn with Ernst & Young Privacy and Cybersecurity Division
Co-hosted by the Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Association and CSO. Room 222, noon.
1:1 Informational Interviews with Stephanie Wong, Ernst & Young
Students can sign up on CareerNet for a 15-minute time slot between 1:15 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. to learn more about privacy and cybersecurity opportunities with EY from Stephanie Wong, '18.
Wednesday Walkers with Prof. Van der Cruysse: Public Outdoor Art, plus Wright Quad Murals and Thomas Hart Benton Murals at IU Auditorium
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 4:00 p.m. at the external doors near the student lounge. Walks typically last 30-45 minutes and are contingent on the weather.
Movie Night at Indiana Law: Legally Blonde
Sponsored by CSO for law students only. Moot Court Room, 6:00 p.m.
Bar Exam Info Session for Foreign-Trained Lawyers
Information session for foreign-trained lawyers to learn about how to apply and prepare for taking a U.S. bar exam. Room 214, noon.
Center for Constitutional Democracy Speaker Series
Professor Tim Waters. Henderson House, noon.
CACR Security Speaker Series: Andrew Korty, CISO at Indiana University
The Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research Security Speaker Series presents Andrew Korty, the CISO of Indiana University. Andrew will provide a perspective of a higher-ed CISO and an update on operational cybersecurity activities at IU. For more information about this talk and the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research speaker series, please go to their webpage: cacr.iu.edu. Faculty Conference Room, noon.
Lunch & Learn: Careers with the CIA
Christina Clark, '11, has made her career in Washington D.C., most recently with the CIA. Come learn about her career path and opportunities for law students at the agency. RSVP on CareerNet. Room 125, noon.
International Intellectual Property Law Colloquium
Peter Yu, Texas A&M, on "TRIPS and Its Contents." One hour Indiana CLE. Room 216, 1:15-3:15 p.m.
Civil Procedure Review Session
Join Steve Marino (3L) for a review session for first year civil procedure students. Moot Court Room, 3:00-4:00.
Center for Intellectual Property Research: Coffee with Bruce Haas '83
The Center for Intellectual Property is hosting Bruce Haas, '83, senior counsel at Venable LLP in New York City. Meet Mr. Haas over coffee to learn about his experience as a patent litigator. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Faculty Lounge, 8:45-9:45 a.m.
School-Life Balance for Graduate and Exchange Students
In this interactive session, learn and share strategies for keeping your sanity and managing stress as you juggle law school, career paths, job searches, and the rest of your life all at the same time. Presentation by Prof. Carwina Weng. Room 213, noon.
Join Molly from CAPS for an introduction to mindfulness meditation. Held over three Fridays in September, this series introduces you to the benefits and practice of mindfulness meditation and how it can help you maintain balance and mental health during your time in law school. You may join for one or all of the sessions. Faculty Lounge, noon-1:00.
Register Now for Fall Intersession Courses
Two classes are available as part of this year's fall Intersession, held over the fall break. These classes may be added as supplements to your current 2L or 3L course load and are available first-come, first-served. The courses are:
- Deliberative Leadership: Soft Skills for Effective Lawyers (B714), with Randall Kiser, held at the offices of Chapman & Cutler, Chicago, October 14-17
- Litigation: Courtroom Procedure (B564), with Hon. Jose M. Rodriguez, held October 16-19 at the Law School
Email Alexis Lanham (email@example.com) to begin the registration process. To view a syllabus or to obtain contact information for the instructors, email Libby Steinbach (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All faculty, staff and students are required to evacuate the building during a fire alarm. If a fire alarm sounds, doors to rooms should be closed and students should proceed to the closest exit. When the alarm sounds, please leave the building immediately. Pack up your belongings that are with you quickly and DO NOT go to your locker. Always assume it is a real event, and not a drill, until you are told otherwise.
Registering for the MPRE
The regular registration deadline for the MPRE is September 19. The late registration deadline is September 26. The MPRE will next be offered in March 2020.
Support for Students Assembling Bar Exam Applications
The Office of Student Affairs supports students as they wrestle with their bar registrations and applications. In particular, if there is student interest, the OSA would be happy to facilitate student “clubs” where students who are taking the same bar collaborate in working up timelines and discuss common issues. Currently, Dean Orenstein has identified California, New York, and Ohio as bars that present special deadlines or demands. Please contact Dean Orenstein if you would like to participate in occasional brief meetings over coffee and banana bread with other students taking your same bar.
Early 2L Registration for Ohio Bar Exam
Attention 2L students planning to take the Ohio bar: Early registration with the Ohio Bar saves you significant cost. Early registration for the 2021 Ohio bar is $75, due by November 15, 2019. After that, the registration fee is $200.
Faculty and Staff News
See recent faculty media appearances at The Docket.
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