Note: Unless otherwise indicated, all events are being held via Zoom. Many of them require advance registration; consult listings for details. All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time.
Kaplan Bar Review
Join Kaplan Regional Director Lindsey DiCesare and Law School Student Rep Alex Dowland from 11:30-12:00 to learn about all Kaplan has to offer. From Bar Review courses to free materials for your courses and MPRE prep, Kaplan has you covered! Join here.
Kaplan Bar Review
Join Kaplan Regional Director Lindsey DiCesare and Law School Student Rep Alex Dowland from 4:30-5:00 to learn about all Kaplan has to offer. From Bar Review courses to free materials for your courses and MPRE prep, Kaplan has you covered! Join here.
Koffee with Kaplan
Join Kaplan from 5:00 – 6:00 to get information about the bar exam, learn about all Kaplan's Bar Review course has to offer, and get a demonstration of the course. Are you a 1L or 2L? Kaplan has tons of free resources to help you, including lectures, outlines, practice questions, and MPRE materials.
As a thank you for joining us, have a Koffee on Kaplan! Just provide your name and email address so we can send you a Hopscotch Coffee gift after the talk. Join here.
Meeting ID: 984 1430 2837
Perspectives on Race, Law, and Equality: Prof. Suja Thomas
Prof. Suja Thomas (University of Illinois College of Law) presents “The Customer Caste: Lawful Discrimination by Public Businesses.” 6:00-7:00 p.m. For more information and to register, please visit law.indiana.edu/race.
Nevertheless Film Screening and Panel Discussion on Sexual Harassment
Professor Deborah Widiss will participate in a panel discussing the movie Nevertheless. Other panelists are Sarah Moshman, the film’s director; Scilla Andreen, the film’s executive producer; and Catherine Matthews (Law School alumna and former dean of students). IU First Lady Laurie Burns McRobbie will moderate. Nevertheless follows the intimate stories of individuals who have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace or school context. 7:00 p.m. For information and to register, please visit the Law School calendar.
Pro Bono Ethics Training
This ethics training session, led by Prof. Shana Wallace, is mandatory for all students wishing to participate in pro bono service. The training will cover important practical issues, such as confidentiality. Noon-1:00 p.m. Please use this link to access the event. Upon completion of the training, you may begin volunteering with pro bono projects and will be given access to the Law School's pro bono hour tracking software, TickSpot.
Any students who cannot attend the live training should contact email@example.com. A recording of the training will be available on Canvas. You will be required to complete a brief quiz after watching the recording. If you have any questions or need accommodations for the online training, email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
ILAP Letter Writing Training
The Inmate Legal Assistance Project will guide new and returning ILAP volunteers through the protocols for responding to client letters. This training is mandatory for all students who plan to volunteer with ILAP during the 2020-2021 academic year. No previous experience is needed; everyone is welcome. Register here. 6:30 p.m.
Crossing Borders, Breaking Borders: New Ideas about Migration, Secession and Political Freedom
Plan to join Professor Timothy Waters for a discussion of his new book, Boxing Pandora, and Ilya Somin (Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason) of his new book, Free to Move. Sanford Levinson (Texas) will comment on both books. Noon-1:00 p.m. See the Law School calendar for details. RSVP to attend.
IP Colloquium: Mary LaFrance
Mary LaFrance (UNLV Boyd School of Law), will present “Public Art, Public Space, and the Panorama Right.” See Law School calendar for abstract. Two hours of Indiana CLE credit available. 1:05-3:05 p.m. To reserve or for more information, please email email@example.com.
Town Hall for Students: All Students Invited
All students, faculty, and staff are invited to this semester’s Zoom 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. 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. 6:15-6:45 p.m. Register here.
Federalism in 2020: Local and Federal Government Conflicts in Times of Crisis
With just over two-thirds of the year behind us, 2020 has already been rife with constitutional dilemmas. Between mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic and responding to massive Black Lives Matter protests, local governments have fallen into a precarious spot in trying to solve the nation’s problems. Federal pressures on cities’ handling of these problems open many questions on how the Tenth Amendment operates during times of crisis. Join us via Zoom on Constitution Day, September 17th, at 6:30 p.m. as we explore these questions with Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears, Indianapolis Corporation Counsel Donnie Morgan, and Scott Chinn, a partner at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, who will be moderating. Register here.
A Conversation on Puerto Rican Identity
Join the Latinx Law Student Association as we kick off Latinx Heritage Month (LHM) as part of Indiana University's official LHM programming. 3L Representative Natalia Rivera will moderate a discussion with activist Nahomi Matos Rondón on Puerto Rican identity, history, race, and territorial status. RSVP to LLSA@iu.edu for Zoom Information. 7:00 p.m. Co-sponsored by La Casa Latino Cultural Center at Indiana University.
Constitution Day Lecture: Indiana and Marriage Equality, William Eskridge
Professor William N. Eskridge, Jr., the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School, presents “Indiana and Marriage Equality.” In this lecture, Eskridge offers a panoramic and definitive history of America’s marriage equality debate and the key role Indiana played. Noon-1:00 p.m. One hour of Indiana CLE credit available. For more details and to register, please visit the Law School calendar.
Presidential Management Fellows Workshop
The PMF Program is a flagship leadership development program at the entry level stretching nearly 40 years. The program provides amazing leadership development, PMF alumni network, and advancement opportunities. CSO will provide an overview of the program and show you how to put your best foot forward in the application and interviewing process. This year, we are joining with the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs in this presentation. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Zoom in via this link. Meeting ID: 939 1909 5408.
Intellectual Property Association General Body Meeting
All IPA members are encouraged to attend the first IPA General Body Meeting. We will be introducing our 1Ls reps and partnering mentors and mentees from our internal mentor program. 1:00-2:00 p.m. Register here.
What is Public Interest Law? Alumni Panel
During the Public Interest Law Foundation's first panel of the year, Indiana Law alumni will explore the many contours of public interest law. The panel will feature:
- Drew Northern, Director of Global Anti-Corruption at Cook Medical
- Mario Treto Jr., Director of Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation- Division of Real Estate
- Jessica Beheydt, Skadden Fellow at Indiana Legal Services, Inc.
Please join by Zoom at 2:00 p.m.
Meeting ID: 978 1748 4002
Protective Order Project New Volunteer Training
Treasurer Training for SGSOs
This training is hosted by Professor Julie Head (Accounting for Lawyers) and is intended for the treasurers of the Law School's self-governed student organizations. Please contact Director Beck for the Zoom information and to submit your questions in advance.
Sports and Entertainment Law Society Talk with John Ufland
We are excited to bring you our first guest speaker for the year, John Ufland. Mr. Ufland has been involved in the sports and entertainment industries his whole life. He has founded multiple companies in these industries, including Protocol Entertainment and Requipd, and he has graciously agreed to give us an hour of his time. An official bio will follow, but be prepared to ask questions and engage. Register on Zoom, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Feminist Law Forum Merch Available for Pre-Order (Now – Sept. 27)
Wear your beliefs and school pride in style! FLF is excited to be offering two pre-order merch options this fall: a Feminist Lawyer T-shirt ($20) and an Indiana Law Sweatshirt ($30). Both items are made of quality materials, screen-printed locally by a small business in Bloomington. The T-shirt is made of organic cotton and the sweatshirt is Comfort Colors. We are offering local pick-up and shipping options. The pre-order will run until September 27, so order your merch today!
Faculty and Staff News
On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, Prof. Leandra Lederman presented her draft article titled "Of Risks and Remedies: Best Practices in Tax Rulings Transparency" in two places. In the morning, she presented it at the 29th Annual Tax Research Network conference at Christ’s College, University of Cambridge. That presentation was via video recording, followed by a live question and answer session online using Microsoft Teams. In the evening, she presented the same paper via Zoom as the first presentation of the year in the U.C. Hastings Center on Tax Law's 2020 Tax Speaker Series.
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