This week in the Law School
We're delighted to welcome you #Back2Baier!
- Enhance your job search with Career Services events Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
- Dive into intellectual property law and tax law on Thursday
- Get the landscape of advocacy competitions Tuesday
Student organization training: events
Noon - 1 p.m. in room 125
Student organization leaders who will be managing events are strongly encouraged to attend this training session with Director Katie Beck, Director Chelsey Browning, and Events Coordinator Fatjona Hasani. We will review university event policies and the University Events Review Committee submission process.
Law school language: terms and acronyms you may not know
3:45 - 4:30 p.m. in Moot Court Room
Join Director Beck for a session aimed at demystifying the jargon and acronym soup that gets thrown at you when you embark on your law school journey.
Appellate moot court competitions information session
Noon - 12:30 p.m. in 120
Learn about some of the national and international appellate moot court competitions that Maurer School of Law will participate in this year. Professor Lane McFadden will briefly describe each competition as well as the application process. And there will be plenty of time for questions.
Applications for all teams are due on Friday, August 27.
Protective Order Project: returning volunteer training
Noon - 1 p.m. in 125
This training is for returning members and is mandatory.
CSO Ice Cream Social
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. at ground floor patio (outside student lounge)
Start the year off right with a sweet treat! The Career Services Office would like to welcome you to campus with an ice cream social. Meet or reconnect with CSO staff.
Wednesday Walkers: art and architecture of campus with Prof. Rob Fischman
2:30 p.m. at the student lounge doors
“Wednesday Walkers” is back for another semester of guided walks through our beautiful campus and nearby downtown.
See the schedule for this semester’s walks below, in Announcements.
Fall 2021 Tax Policy Colloquium (Prof. Jonathan Choi)
9:50 - 11:50 a.m. on Zoom
Jonathan Choi, University of Minnesota Law School, will present "Beyond Purposivism in Tax Law." View a list of all the Fall 2021 Tax Policy Colloquium talks (on Zoom).
Register for the entire series. You may choose to attend individual sessions or the whole series.
Two hours of Indiana General CLE credits have been approved for this session.
Defending reproductive rights in 2021
Noon - 1 p.m. in Moot Court Room
The American Constitution Society Executive Board would like to invite students to a discussion on state restrictions on reproductive rights with Louise Melling, a Deputy Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Director of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Center for Liberty.
Professional Development Series: using CareerNet and job search resources
Noon - 1 p.m. in 213
Graduate and exchange students, please join us for the first information session in the 2021-2022 Professional Development Series! During this session, we will provide an introduction to using CareerNet, the job search tool (and so much more!) administered by the Career Services Office. Your CareerNet account is free and provides a way to connect with professional development resources at the Law School. We will also introduce you to many other resources available to you. This session will be helpful to any student in the graduate and exchange programs, especially anyone who is thinking about looking for an internship or job to start after graduation / end of program.
IP Colloquium: Prof. Irene Calboli (Texas A&M)
3:25 - 5:25 p.m. on Zoom
Prof. Irene Calboli, Texas A&M University School of Law, will present “The Role of Geographical Indicators in Local Development” via zoom.
Two hours Indiana CLE credit are available for this talk.
For more information and to RSVP, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
CIPR kick-off event and Trivia Night
7 - 9 p.m. at Friendly Beasts, 222 W 2nd Street
In keeping with longstanding tradition, the CIPR plans to host an informal gathering and trivia night for the Maurer IP community: incoming 1L and international students with an interest in IP, current IP Association members, Maurer/CIPR faculty and staff. Trivia will be hosted by Bloomington Pub Quiz. No team? No problem! RSVP to email@example.com and we’ll coordinate arranging trivia teams for everyone who requests it.
Conversation with Gibson County Judge Robert Krieg
Noon - 1 p.m. in 213
Join CSO for a conversation with Gibson County Judge Robert Krieg. Judge Krieg is a Maurer School of Law alumnus with over fourteen years of experience as an elected Prosecuting Attorney. Prior to taking the bench in 2016, Judge Krieg served as a Judge Advocate for nearly ten years in the Indiana Army National Guard.
Wednesday Walkers schedule
Feel free to join us for any or all of these walks, which will meet at 2:30 pm at the Student Lounge doors. The walks will last 30-45 minutes and are contingent on weather. Thanks to all of our great guides who stepped up to share their interests and expertise!
- Aug 25, 2021, 2:30 PM: Art & Architecture of Campus with Rob Fischman
- Sep 08, 2021, 2:30 PM: IU Auditorium Tour with Justin Zuschlag
- Sep 22, 2021, 2:30 PM: Gargoyles of IU with Robert Downey
- Oct 13, 2021, 2:30 PM: Local Record Shops with Anne and Lane McFadden
- Oct 20, 2021, 2:30 PM: Campus Flora and Fauna with Christian Freita
Announcing new Dean’s Writing Fellows
The legal writing faculty are pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Writing Fellows: 3Ls Devin Dunkley, Heather Heck and Allison Henry; and 2Ls Ian Finley, Kamryn Gallardo, Richard McEwan, Hannah Vittorio, and Kara Williams.
The Dean’s Writing Fellow position connects outstanding upper-class students with a legal writing professor and one section of the first-year Legal Research and Writing course. The writing faculty look forward to working with this year’s Fellows and the Class of 2024!
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