This week in the Law School
- Final office hours of the semester with Dean Parrish. Wednesday.
- Find out more about fall externships Friday.
- Interested in law journal? Attend the write-on info session Friday.
Panel discussion with Amazon corporate counsel.
Noon - 1pm
Join members of Amazon’s corporate counsel staff as they share their career paths and what it’s like to work in corporate counsel at a Fortune 500 multinational. Amazon has 800,000+ employees in over 30 countries generating more than $280 billion in annual revenues. Panelists' bios and reservation info can be found on CareerNet.
Big 10 Law School Spring Speaker Series: New Court, New Administration, New Congress.
Rob Yablon, University of Wisconsin Law School, presents "State Courts and State Constitutions in the US Legal Landscape." To learn more and to register, visit the Law School calendar.
Office hours with Dean Parrish.
Dean Parrish will host open office hours every Wednesday through April 14. All law students are invited to participate and to bring their questions for the dean.
Tax Policy Colloquium: Allison Christians.
10 am - noon
Allison Christians, McGill University Faculty of Law, presents “The Case for a Sustainable Excess Profits Tax.” Visit here for a list of all the talks. Register for the entire series here. You may choose to attend individual sessions, or the whole series. Two hours of Indiana General CLE credits have been approved for this session.
Graduate Colloquium: Prof. Gustavo Ribeiro.
Noon - 1 pm
Prof. Gustavo Ribeiro, SJD '09, a law professor at University Center of Brasília and head of the Market Access Division at Apex-Brasil, will share his experiences in academia and in the investment and trade fields. This is the last event of the semester, and it is open to all students.
CSO and SBA Cocktail/Coffee Chats.
SBA is pairing with CSO to provide 1Ls an opportunity to connect virtually with 2Ls and 3Ls. The series is called “Cocktail Chats” and consists of informal Zoom sessions with two themed breakout rooms. Each room will be limited to eight 1L’s to facilitate easy and meaningful conversations, so make sure to sign up soon! To sign up, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This session’s themes will be summer internship tips and a happy hour. If you are a 2L with relevant experience who would like to participate, or a 1L who would like to take advantage of this opportunity to network, please email SBA Event Coordinator Alexa Rojas at email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you!
Law journal write-on info session
Noon - 1 pm
Join the executive notes editors of the Indiana Law Journal, the Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality, and the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies to learn about the 2021 journal write-on process.
We would love to hear your questions beforehand so that we can aim to answer them during the meeting. Feel free to ask specific questions about write-on, or more general questions about being on journal. Submit your questions here.
Fall externship info session.
Join the Career Services Office on Zoom to learn about opportunities to receive credit for externships this fall, the application process, and requirements for participation. The session will be recorded for those unable to attend. RSVP on CareerNet.
CLSC Research Roundtable Series: Lisa Flower
Lisa Flower, Lund University, presents “The Loyal Defense Lawyer.” Keep an eye out for emails from the Center on Law, Society, and Culture with details, or contact Jody Madeira (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
DEI skills for future lawyers.
As part of their first symposium, "DEI Skills for Future Leaders," Students for Equity in Public Affairs at the O'Neill School are offering career-specific spaces for participants to develop the skills they need to take action, create social change, and affect policy on equity issues. The law panel consists of Toccara M. Nelson, J.D., Beth Cate, J.D. (IU Professor), and Celia Meredith ('22, Director of the LGBTQ+ Project). Other panels may be found on the linktree.
Reviving OUTlaw in 2021-22.
If you are interested in helping reconstitute the LGBTQ+ affinity group for the 2021-22 school year, please contact Celia Meredith (email@example.com). We are currently seeking 4-5 interested students to re-register OUTlaw as a student organization to create more spaces for LGBTQIA+ social and support events.
Commencement planning under way.
The commencement committee has started planning for this year's commencement, which will feature an in-person ceremony for graduates only (no family or other guests) on May 7, and a separate virtual ceremony just for law students on May 8. Go to this page for details, and visit often for updates.
Bar exam application deadlines.
Drop-in hours with CSO fellows.
CSO fellows will be available Monday-Friday from 10-11 am. Log in here on Zoom to meet with Carsten Parmenter (M-W) or Mary Morris (Th-F).
Education Law and Policy Institute.
The IU School of Education is hosting the 2021 Martha McCarthy Education Law and Policy Institute on May 14. This year, the McCarty Institute will be a virtual event, and registration will be free. The conference brings together educational leaders, attorneys, policymakers, and professors to participate in panel discussions addressing hot topics and cases in education law and to discuss a range of education law and policy topics in small groups. Details and registration information can be found here.
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