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Perspectives on Race, Law, and Equality: A Speaker Series Offered by the Big 10 Law Schools
Chicago Lawyers Chapter, Federalist Society, Presents Prof. David Gamage
The Chicago Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society is excited to host Professor David Gamage in a virtual debate about the graduated income tax constitutional amendment currently on the ballot in Illinois. He will speak opposite Richard Porter of Kirkland and Ellis, and the debate will be moderated by Illinois Law’s Richard Kaplan. We are looking forward to an energetic, timely, and valuable discussion of tax policy as states struggle to balance budgets in the COVID-19 recession. Everyone is welcome to join this free event. We are also applying for one credit of Illinois MCLE. Here is the event summary on the Fed Soc website. Noon. Register here.
IP Colloquium: Srividhya Ragavan
Join the Center for IP Research and Professor Marshall Leaffer for the 2020 IP Colloquium featuring speakers addressing international issues in intellectual property.Prof. Ragavan (Texas A&M School of Law) presents “Trade and Public Health in the post-COVID world.” The presentation will highlight the role of public health vis-à-vis pharmaceutical patents and its effect on trade, the future of the World Trade Organization as well as the changing role of nation-states to preserve and promote access to healthcare and medication in a post-COVID world
Two hours of Indiana CLE credit are available for this talk. To register or for more information, please email email@example.com. 1:05-3:05 p.m.
Cybersecurity Law and Policy Scholars Conference
Professor Asaf Lubin will be speaking about cyber legal pedagogy next week as part of the Cybersecurity Law and Policy Scholars Conference (CLPSC). The event is open to the public but registration is required at this link. 4:00-5:30 p.m. For more information please visit https://ngtc.unl.edu/CLPSC.
Sports and Entertainment Law Society Talk with Joe Lobe
Join us for a virtual talk with Joe Lobe, vice president and associate general counsel of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE). Joe currently serves as an attorney in the legal department at MGE. His role supports various MGE properties, including Mohegan Sun, Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ, ilani in Washington State, and MGE's Canadian properties. This will be a great event for anyone interested in Sports, Entertainment, IP, Business, and much more. 6:00-7:00 p.m. Register here.
BLSA/SBA Webinar: "Twelve Steps to Decolonizing the University"
Long-standing calls to uproot structural racism across the world–including in academia–have gained impetus in the wake of George Floyd's murder. But what does "decolonizing the university" mean? And how can professors, faculty, students, and academics work to create this change? In this one-hour webinar, public sociologist Dr. Rodney Coates, Professor of Global and Intercultural Studies and Coordinator for Black World Studies at Miami University, Ohio, outlines his 12 steps for accomplishing such decolonization. Dr. Coates will explain how and why "decolonizing the university" means recentering people of color's voices and taking them from the margins to the core of higher education. Moderated by student panelists Shaina Wolf, Breana Rucker, and Alexa Rojas. 7:00-8:00 p.m. Register here.
Careers in Environmental Law and Policy: Perspectives from Recent Alumni
A panel of recent alumni will discuss their current practices and how their education at the Maurer School of Law and the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs prepared them for a career in environmental law. This event will provide insight from alumni on careers in the public sector, private sector, non-profit organizations, and corporations in various cities. RSVP via CareerNet and to see details about the panelists. 12:15-1:15 p.m.
Business and Law Society Speaker: Gill Holland
Gill Holland is a UNC Law graduate from Louisville. He is the managing partner of the Portland Investment Initiative and is the founder and owner of sonaBLAST! Records. As a businessman and community developer, Gill employs the transactional drafting, negotiating, and mediating skills he learned in law school in an atypical way and will provide a unique perspective on the intersection of business and law that differs from in-house counsel and Big Law corporate work. Noon-12:45. Register here.
Jami Schnurpel: A Talk on Domestic Violence Awareness Month
The Protective Order Project is hosting Jami Schnurpel, director of survivor services at The Julian Center in Indianapolis, for a talk on Domestic Violence Awareness Month.The Julian Center provides assistance to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Check the Law School calendar for registration information. 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Mental Health Social Media Hashtag Campaign
Each and every one of us can up our commitment to make the time to move around, whether outdoors or indoors, and stay healthy. Choose your activity, and post a picture using the hashtags #LawStudentWellness and #ABAMentalHealth.
Follow the Office of Student Affairs on Instagram
The Leonard D. Fromm Office for Student Affairs is now on Instagram at @maurerlawosa, where they will be sharing information about upcoming programs and events and helpful tips for thriving in law school.
JLAP Is Here for You
Law school is difficult and can sometimes feel overwhelming. The Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (JLAP) offers help to law students who are experiencing life stressors, mental health or substance use issues, or any other issue which may affect their quality of life or ability to study and practice law. JLAP is open for business remotely, so you can call 317-833-0370 during business hours and talk to one of their staff. If you prefer, they can schedule an appointment via video chat. As always, JLAP services are free and confidential. They are also providing peer support groups via zoom, and weekly virtual gentle yoga classes. See more resources on their website: courts.in.gov/ijlap.
ABA First Amendment Diversity Moot Court – Finalists Earn Summer Employment
The ABA Forum on Communications Law hosts a First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court competition. It is virtual this year. The four finalists in the January 2021 competition will be offered the opportunity of summer employment opportunities with a top law firm, media company, or First Amendment nonprofit, thanks to the generous support of ABA Forum sponsoring organizations.
Eligibility: Students must be members of a chapter of the National Black Law Students Association; the National Latino/a Law Student Association; the National Asian Pacific American Law Student Association; the National Native American Law Students Association; or a comparable minority law student organization at their school. The deadline to apply is October 15, 2020. Details here. Prof. Tomain is also available to answer any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Attendance Policy on Election Day
In recognition of the importance of voting and promoting the ability of others to vote, and in accordance with ABA recommendations, the faculty has decided on the following policy for election day. Although classes will transpire on Tuesday, November 3, the faculty has decided that students may miss class if needed to vote, serve as poll workers, or otherwise participate in election day activities. Students can watch the video of the class asynchronously and will still be counted as attending on election day. Please let your professors know if you will be absent. If you do not need the class hour to vote, work at the polls, or otherwise participate in civic events on election day, please attend your regular classes.
With best wishes and appreciation for everyone who supports our democracy,
Dean Aviva Orenstein
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On Tuesday, September 29, 2020, Prof. Leandra Lederman presented via Zoom her draft article titled "Of Risks and Remedies: Best Practices in Tax Rulings Transparency" in New York University School of Law's Tax Policy and Public Finance Colloquium. One of the Colloquium's co-hosts, Prof. Dan Shaviro, blogged the session here.
Prof. Ken Dau-Schmidt is giving the opening plenary address on the "The Role of Rulemaking and the NLRB" at the "Hot Topics in Contemporary Labor Relations Conference" at the Institute for Law and the Workplace, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Thursday, October 15, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. CDT. Register here.
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