This week in the Law School
Presidential Management Fellows information session
Noon - 1 p.m. on Zoom
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 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.
RSVP on CareerNet to obtain the Zoom link.
International Student Association call-out meeting
5 - 6 p.m. in 120
The International Student Association invites all international students and any students interested in international opportunities to its call-out meeting. The ISA is being reactivated following the graduation of the previous board members in 2021, and this is the first meeting of the year for the newly-reactivated organization. We will elect new board members and pass a plan for this year’s activities.
We welcome all LLM, JD, SJD, PhD and exchange students!
Careers in the Navy and Air Force JAG: alumni panel
12:15 - 1 p.m. in 213
Join us for a conversation with alumni who are currently working or have previously worked in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. Learn how practicing law in the Air Force and Navy differs from the private sector, what you can do now as a 1L, 2L, or 3L to be competitive for JAG opportunities, and more!
Office hours with Major Jonathon Hoover, Air Force JAG recruiter
1- 2 p.m. in 213
Major Jonathon Hoover, an Air Force JAG Recruiter, will be available after our Careers in the Navy and Air Force JAG alumni panel to speak with students, answer questions, and share information about applying for positions in the Air Force. This networking opportunity will be a come and go event, so feel free to stop by at any point during the hour and stay as long as you like.
Wednesday Walkers: gargoyles of IU with Robert Downey
2:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge
Take a 30 - 45 minute walk with us.
Labor and Employment Law Society call-out meeting
6 - 6:30 p.m. on Zoom
Learn about our organization, dues, and some of our upcoming events. Please email Madison Heiney (email@example.com) for the Zoom meeting address or questions. I hope to see you there!
Maurer National Lawyers Guild general body meeting
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Zoom
First general body meeting for Maurer NLG for Fall 2021.
Women's Law Caucus Ice Cream Social
7 - 8 p.m. on Baier Hall's front steps
Celebrate the last day of summer with WLC! We will be meeting at the front steps then walking to Hartzell's for ice cream and to meet each other in person.
Fall 2021 Tax Policy Colloquium (Prof. Francine Lipman)
9:50 - 11:50 a.m. on Zoom
Prof. Francine Lipman, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, will present "Tax Administration, Economics, and Racism." View a list of the Fall 2021 Tax Policy Colloquium talks (on Zoom). Register for the Tax Policy series. You may choose to attend individual sessions or the whole series.
Two hours of Indiana General CLE credits have been approved for this talk.
Black Law Students Association general body meeting
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
BLSA will be having its general body meeting for the month of September.
International opportunities: study abroad
Noon - 1 p.m. in 125
Join Dean Davis to learn about JD opportunities to study abroad for a semester, a summer, or even for a year in one of Maurer School of Law's international dual-degree programs. Learn about program options, application procedures and deadlines, and hear from previous participants.
Opportunities for pedagogical development for IU graduate students
Noon - 1 p.m. on Zoom
The Graduate Colloquium welcomes Leslie Drane and Katherine Kearns to speak about the Graduate Teaching Apprenticeship program and other programs that develop teaching and pedagogical skills.
Zardasht Mohamed: constitutional reform in the KRG
Noon - 1 p.m. on Zoom
Iraqi Kurdish scholar, legal practitioner, and constitutional advisor Zardasht Mohamed will speak on constitutional reform in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Inmate Legal Assistance Project (ILAP): new volunteer research training
3 - 4 p.m. in 121
New volunteers will be led by research librarian Kim Mattioli on helpful tips and tools to use while conducting research for their first client letter.
IP Colloquium: Saurabh Vishnubhakat (Texas A&M)
3:25 - 5:25 p.m. in 216
Saurabh Vishnubhakat, Texas A&M University School of Law, presents “The Problem of Duplicative Patent Litigation.”
Two hours of Indiana General CLE credit have been approved for this talk.
For more information and to RSVP, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maurer summer programs informational panel
Noon - 1 p.m. in 213
Join CSO and our alumni panelists to learn about summer programs in DC, Miami, and New York.
Panelists include Judge Jose Rodriguez, '80, Onika Williams, '10, Luis Navarro, '00, and Professor Terrance Stroud, '03.
Meet & Greet with Joanetta Fields van Rijn
1 - 2 p.m. in 121
If you are interested in practicing in Texas or starting your own law practice one day, please plan to join alumna Joanetta Fields van Rijin, '19, for a Q&A. Joanetta founded FIELDS VAN RIJN PLLC, where she counsels clients on a variety of legal issues, general business strategy, and marketing initiatives.
This event is reserved for the first 30 students that RSVP on CareerNet.
AJP Fall Pro Bono Challenge
Grab a PSL and look up at the changing leaves because it’s fall in Bloomington! To celebrate the season, the Access to Justice Program is hosting a Fall Pro Bono Challenge. The students who log the most pro bono hours on Tick between 9/20/21 and 10/18/21 will win an exclusive fall-themed prize from AJP. There will be two winners from each class plus the graduate/exchange program. If you have questions about how to get involved with pro bono work or how to log hours, email the AJP Fellows, Maggie Bott and Ingrid Radulescu, at email@example.com.
The Indiana Lawyer seeking occasional student-written columns
The newspaper for Indiana’s legal community is seeking Maurer School of Law students to serve as occasional columnists to provide the student perspective, beginning in January 2022. If you are interested, please reach out to Dean McFadden (firstname.lastname@example.org) who will be organizing our writing team.
Out of the Darkness Walk Oct. 3
The Office of Student Affairs and the Student Bar Association are organizing a Maurer School of Law team to participate in the 2021 Bloomington Community Out of the Darkness Walk, which will be held on Sunday, October 3, 2021 in Switchyard Park at 2 p.m. This walk is put on each year by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Its goal is to raise awareness of mental health, remember those we've lost to suicide, and raise money for suicide research and prevention. There is no fundraising requirement for participants, but participants do need to register ahead of time, selecting "IU Maurer School of Law" as their team.
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