This week in the Law School
- The Constitution and constitutions: Federalist Society's "The Forgotten Constitution(s)" Tuesday; faculty panel on SCOTUS and the Constitution Wednesday; CCD talk on constitutional reform in Ukraine Thursday; and ACS and FLF Constitution Day celebration Friday.
- Conference co-hosted by Dean Parrish on extraterritoriality and international law, Wednesday-Friday mornings.
- Faculty panel on name/image/likeness (NIL) Thursday.
Law Library Fall Fun Week
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Library Lobby (also Tuesday and Wednesday)
The semester is well under way. As coursework and extracurricular activities ramp up, the law library invites you to stop by for a little break. It’s Fall Fun Week in the Jerome Hall Law Library!
Stop by the library lobby today, Tuesday, and Wednesday for donuts, coffee, and plenty of other goodies. Not hungry? Kicked the caffeine habit? Stop by anyway for your chance to score some law library swag! We hope to see you there!
Self-care and time management strategies
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
Join Director Beck, Justin Zuschlag (CSO), and PGAs to explore various ideas and approaches toward self-care and time management.
National Lawyers Guild Disorientation Week: legal observer training
6 - 7 p.m. on Zoom
Interested in being a legal observer for protests, actions, and police interactions?
David Frank (Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, Indiana National Lawyers Guild member) will lead a training for all students interested in volunteering as a legal observer.
Law Library Fall Fun Week
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Library Lobby
Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (JLAP) will be in Baier Hall meeting with students from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Please make an appointment in advance by calling 317-833-0370. Tell them you're calling to set an appointment with a counselor at Maurer School of Law. You will be provided with a date, time, and room number.
The Forgotten Constitution(s)
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
In this event, “The Forgotten Constitution(s): The Role of States in the Development of American Constitutional Law,” the Federalist Society chapter will highlight the historical importance of state constitutions, as well as the essential role judges and attorneys play in developing constitutional law. The panel will feature two of our most distinguished graduates: Indiana Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey G. Slaughter, '89, and Indiana Solicitor General Thomas M. Fisher, '94. The discussion will be moderated by Professor Ryan Scott.
Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Association call-out meeting
Noon -1 p.m. in 122
Join the CPLA to learn about events and opportunities hosted throughout the school year. CPLA is the premier organization to connect students to these new and exciting areas of law, and many alumni find that practicing in these fields is intellectually stimulating and rewarding.
Feminist Law Forum call-out meeting
Noon - 1 p.m. in 121
Check out Feminist Law Forum (FLF), learn about our programing for the year, and meet our community!
We encourage all students interested in joining to attend.
Law Library Fall Fun Week
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Library Lobby
Extraterritoriality and International Law
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:15 a.m. - noon
This three-day conference consists of a series of workshop panels centered on the forthcoming Elgar Research Handbook on Extraterritoriality and International Law hosted by faculty at Indiana University and Utrecht University. Thirty-eight scholars from over a dozen countries will participate. As of September 12, over 400 people from more than 65 countries have registered for the webinar. Students, faculty, and alumni are welcome to watch the discussions through a live webinar. To register, see the conference website.
What’s next for the Constitution and the Supreme Court?
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room and 121 in person, or on the Zoom Webinar
In October, the Supreme Court will begin its first full term with Justice Amy Coney Barrett in place of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. What does this change, and the recent additions of Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Justice Neil Gorsuch, mean for voting rights, criminal justice, religious liberty, reproductive freedom, and other crucially important — and hotly contested — constitutional principles? In honor of Constitution Day, join Professors Dan Conkle, Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Steve Sanders, and India Thusi for a conversation about the past, present, and possible future of constitutional law.
RSVP in advance to attend in person. The first 65 registrants will attend in the DeLaney Moot Court Room (123), with overflow seating available in room 121. In-person attendance is limited to Maurer School of Law students, faculty, and staff and will be capped at 110.
Lunch will be provided to those who register in advance to attend in person.
ChIPs Maurer welcome meeting
4 - 5 p.m. in the Faculty Conference Room (335)
Join ChIPs Maurer for our first meeting of the fall semester. A representative from ChIPs Indy and our student leaders will provide an introduction to ChIPs, its mission, and what we have planned for the fall. ChIPs is a nonprofit with over 3,000 members dedicated to advancing women at the confluence of technology, law, and policy. ChIPs has the dual purpose of increasing diversity and inclusion in these fields as well as accelerating the progress of innovation that benefits our society.
OLL mandatory volunteer training
7 - 8 p.m. on Zoom
The Zoom link will be sent to your email before the training.
CCD: Gennadiy Druzenko on constitutional reform in Ukraine
Noon - 1 p.m. on Zoom
The Center for Constitutional Democracy will host Ukrainian scholar and public figure Gennadiy Druzenko, who will discuss constitutional reform in Ukraine.
OSA parents and caregivers lunchNoon
The Office of Student Affairs is hosting an informal lunch gathering for students who are parents and/or caregivers. Please RSVP and place your lunch order.
ILAP presents: Lunch & Learn with Professor Thusi
Noon - 1 p.m. in 122
Join ILAP for a lecture presented by Professor India Thusi on the criminalization of sex work. Professor Thusi will provide insight for students on the intersection of race, gender, sex, and policing.
Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics
5:30 - 7 p.m. in 121
The Center for IP Research and the IP Association are sponsoring a panel discussion covering antitrust issues pertaining to the NCAA and the name/image/likeness (NIL) licensing issue for collegiate athletes. Invited panelists include Indiana Law Professors Kevin Brown, Donald Knebel, and Shana Wallace, and Ashley Williams, who serves as an Assistant Coach for IU Women's Basketball and is a member of IU's NIL Task Force.
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Business and Law Society call-out meeting
Noon - 12:45 p.m. in Moot Court Room
Celebrating Constitution Day: RBG film screening
6 - 7:30 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
Join the American Constitution Society and the Feminist Law Forum in celebrating one of our favorite constitutional scholars, the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. We will be watching the RBG movie and are providing locally bought cookies.
Donation drive for Afghan evacuees
Several Indiana Law students have partnered with the IU School of Medicine to provide aid to Afghan evacuees at Camp Atterbury. Please consider dropping some items off at the SBA office in the student lounge or donating directly to trusa.co/resettlement. Needed donations include new, modest clothing for all ages and genders; baby & infant supplies; shelf-stable and ready-to-eat foods and water; and hygiene products. The donation boxes will remain in the student lounge until 5 p.m. on Friday, September 17.
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