Indiana Law Annotated for Oct. 28, 2019 (57:9)
CSO Job of the Week
Environmental Law & Policy Center
The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) seeks to hire law student interns for summer 2020. Legal interns support ELPC’s state and federal litigation and policy work throughout the Midwest. ELPC plans to hire 3 to 4 law students to work in the Chicago, IL office. A summer at ELPC will give students broad-based experience working in the Midwest on energy and transportation policy, air and water quality, and protection of special places. See job ID 16532 for more details.
Class of 2020 Composite Photos
All JD students and all graduate students (LLM, MCL, SJD, PhD) graduating in the 2020 CALENDAR YEAR are invited to take a photo for inclusion in the Law School's annual composite photo. You will be receiving an email with the link to set up a photo session appointment. If you are abroad during the fall semester, another date will be available in the spring.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Room 340, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Maurer School of Law–SKK International JD/MBA Fellows Callout
A FREE MBA? Join Professor Mark Need as he describes the 1L and 2L opportunity and application process for the only international JD/MBA among US law schools, including a full-tuition scholarship opportunity, at the globally ranked Sungkyunkwan University Graduate School of Business in Seoul. Room 124, noon.
MAX Financial Success Workshop: Your Public Service Loan Forgiveness Action Plan
Public service loan forgiveness can seem confusing, but it’s achievable if you know the steps to take. This session will help you understand the requirements of PSLF and help you get on – and stay on! – track for forgiveness. This session is perfect for students considering a career in public service so that they understand the eligibility requirements of the PSLF program. MAX program participants earn a scholarship drawing entry for attending. Room 120, noon.
MAX Financial Success Workshop: The Psychology of Financial Decision-Making
Everyone approaches money matters differently. Knowing not only how you handle your finances, but why, can hold the key to achieving your financial goals. This workshop focuses on identifying your individual strengths and weaknesses, and will prepare you to balance emotion and logic when making personal finance decisions. This session is ideal for 1Ls, but great for all audiences. MAX program participants earn a scholarship drawing entry for attending. Room 120, 4:30-5:30.
Mandatory ILAP Letter Training
ILAP will be having a second and final training for letter assignments. This is mandatory if you did not attend the first training but plan to write a letter this year, even if it isn't this semester. This will be our final letter training for the 2019-2020 school year. We will be talking about how to properly download and store materials for your assignment, how to access the ILAP research bank on Clio, and how to get started with your research. If you attended the first training, you can disregard this. If a conflict arises and you are unable to make it, please email Tori Peterson (email@example.com). Room 124, 5:30-6:15 p.m.
SBA Faculty Speaker Series: Prof. Kevin Brown
Join the Student Bar Association for its Faculty Speaker Series with Professor Kevin Brown. He will be talking about his fascinating career, journey to the Law School, current research, and lessons he has learned along the way. Lunch provided. Room 121, noon.
Education Law Information and Career Advising Session
Interested in education law? Please join us to discuss the JD minor in education policy, as well as education law employment opportunities. Lunch will be provided. Questions? Contact Prof. Janet Decker (firstname.lastname@example.org). Room 122, noon (please attend even if you can only attend part of the session).
IP Law Info Session
Want a leg up in the IP job market? IPA and CSO invite you to hear from Kate Caldwell about how to make the most of your law school experience to set yourself up for a successful career in IP law. Topics of discussion include organizing your resume for specific areas of IP, networking, and the summer job search. Room 120, noon.
BLSA General Body Meeting
Room 124, noon.
CLS Bible Study
Room 216, noon.
Access and Barriers to Healthcare
The Health Law Society, If/When/How, and LGBTQ+ Project are excited to co-host a speaker series event on the issue of “Access and Barriers to Healthcare.” This week we will be hearing from an attorney with the Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) at Indiana Legal Services and Dr. Seth Freedman, an IU professor of health economics and policy.
The MLP is a partnership between Community Health Network and Indiana Legal Services, Inc. to provide free, civil legal assistance to patients in Community Health Network’s east and south regions and behavioral health patients residing in Marion County. Created in June 2017, the MLP seeks to foster positive solutions for health-harming issues such as access to clean and safe housing, access to food, and income maintenance.
Dr. Seth Freedman’s research has focused on the impacts of innovations in healthcare delivery and insurance as well as the effect of recent legislation on Indiana’s Medicaid population. Lunch. Room 125, noon.
If/When/How: Promote the Vote!
If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice will be partnering with Planned Parenthood to reach out to Planned Parenthood supporters and urge them to vote! All are welcome, and Halloween candy and spooky tunes will be provided! Room L206E (Jerome Hall Law Library), 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Town Hall with Dean Parrish
All students, faculty, and staff are invited to this semester’s Town Hall meeting with Dean Parrish. Come hear your dean’s State of the School address and learn more about the strategic initiatives moving us forward into a new year. The Town Hall will be in its usual format, with the dean first providing a short address to the students followed by a question-and-answer session for you to voice any concerns. Aver’s pizza will be provided! Moot Court Room, noon.
With Kim Mattioli and Maggie Kiel-Morse. Meet outside Student Lounge at 4:00 p.m.
Legal Profession Networking Event with Gavin Rose of the Indiana ACLU
Join Gavin Rose, '06, for a small group informational interview lunch to learn more about his career path. Open to all students. 1Ls may count one of the small group informational interview lunches toward their informational interview assignment. Room 222, noon.
Impostor Syndrome: Am I Who I Say I Am?
Law school exposes you to new people, innovative ideas, thinking like a lawyer, and professional opportunities. However, as an emerging professional you may question the validity and worth of all of these things – and yourself. How do you know if your fear and doubt are part of personal growth and developing new professional skills and identity, or if they are something more?
Do these statements sound familiar?
- "I avoid evaluations if possible and have a dread of others evaluating me."
- "When people praise me for something I’ve accomplished, I’m afraid I won’t be able to live up to their expectations of me in the future."
- "I rarely do a project or task as well as I’d like to do it."
- "I often compare my ability to those around me and think they may be more intelligent than I am."
Join The Graduate Mentoring Center for a discussion about feeling like an impostor, how these feelings shape us, and steps we can take to not let them steal our joy and success.
Facilitator: Dr. Maria Hamilton Abegunde, Founding Director of IU Graduate Mentoring Center. Moot Court Room, noon.
Civil Procedure Review Session
Moot Court Room, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Donations for Middle Way House
To close out Domestic Violence Awareness Month, please join Advocates for Life and If/When/How in collecting much-needed items for Bloomington victims of domestic violence. Monday-Thursday of this week, the groups will be collecting donations for Middle Way House, which provides victims of domestic and sexual violence with services, including a crisis hotline, an emergency shelter, transitional housing, and legal advocacy. We'll be in the lobby during the lunch hours--just look for the Advocates for Life banner.
The items Middle Way House particularly needs right now are: bath towels, new women's underwear, all sizes, deodorant.
We're grateful for any donations you're able to provide to support local women in need!
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Women in Clerkships: Panel Next Week
Mark your calendar for an exciting Maurer graduate panel discussion on November 7, 5:30-7:00PM – Moot Court Room: Women in judicial clerkships and the legal profession in general. Men and women encouraged to attend.
Faculty and Staff News
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