This week in the Law School
- Opportunities during and beyond law school Monday, Tuesday, Friday.
- IP and Tax Colloquia Thursday.
- Finish the week with the dedication of the Kathleen and Ann DeLaney Moot Court Room and the 18th annual Socctoberfest.
Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (JLAP)
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Baier Hall
The Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program will be in Baier Hall meeting with students. 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 Constitutional future of independent agencies
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
The Federalist Society will feature administrative law scholar and expert Professor Christopher J. Walker of The Ohio State Moritz College of Law. Prof. Walker will discuss his forthcoming article, “Congress’s Anti-Removal Power,” as well as his recent amicus efforts with BYU Law Professor Aaron Nielson to defend the constitutionality of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) in Collins v. Yellen (2021). The response speaker will be Professor Nicholas Almendares. As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy issues; all expressions of opinion are those of the speaker.
COVID guidelines limit attendance to 69.
PILF general body meeting
6:30 - 7 p.m. on Zoom
PILF will host its virtual fall general body meeting. PILF members will receive a PILF point for attending.
Health Law Society call-out meeting
7 - 7:30 p.m. on Zoom
Oh The Places You Can Go!
7 - 8:30 p.m. on Zoom
Join LLSA in our first alumni networking event of the year! Help us connect Latinx students and LLSA members with alumni in similar fields of interest!
Education law and policy opportunities
Noon - 1 p.m. in 122
This advising session will highlight Maurer School of Law's education law courses and the JD Minor in Education Policy. Current law students and faculty will share information about coursework, the minor, and education law employment opportunities including paid Research Assistantships and Adjunct/Associate Instructor teaching opportunities. Faculty panelists: Janet Decker, JD'04., PhD. and Jennifer Rippner, JD, PhD. For questions, contact current minor student, Hannah Gahimer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ELS presents: Q&A with Robert A. Bilott
Noon - 12:45 p.m. in the Faculty Conference Room (335)
Come hear from Rob Bilott, an internationally-recognized environmental lawyer. He has dedicated his career to unearthing and revealing the dangers of environmental contamination by "forever chemicals." In 2017, he received the International Right Livelihood Award for his work. You can learn more about his story by watching the 2019 film "Dark Waters."
Register in advance. This event is limited to 33 attendees.
Note: If you would like to submit a question in advance for Mr. Bilott, send it to email@example.com by October 25.
Stewart Fellows: Tilleke & Gibbins pre-screening
Noon - 1 p.m. in 121
This is an information session for 1Ls and 2Ls who are interested in the Tilleke & Gibbins internship placements in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia through the Stewart Fellows Global Internship Program. Please note that information about attendees' interest in these placements will be collected at this pre-screening event. Please RSVP in CareerNet.
Access to Justice Program Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony
Noon on Zoom
Join the Access to Justice Program for its annual Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony to recognize and celebrate students who have shown a great dedication to serving people through pro bono work. Additionally, AJP will recognize Kyle Dugger, '15, a local public defender, for his dedication and service to the Bloomington community. Kyle will join the AJP Fellows in a conversation about the importance of the right to counsel and how public interest lawyers can effectively engage with their communities.
Students who register in advance for the event will be able to reserve a bag of popcorn from PopKorn Kernels with a Twist to enjoy during the event.
CPLA spring academic offerings session
5 - 6 p.m. on Zoom
Join the Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Association to learn about cyber/privacy courses and opportunities at the Law School.
Professors will discuss their courses. And we'll discuss the cybersecurity clinic and the cyber/privacy academic certificates students can earn.
Fall 2021 Tax Policy Colloquium (Profs. Alice Abreu and Richard Greenstein)
9:50 - 11:50 a.m. on Zoom
Prof. Alice Abreu and Prof. Richard Greenstein from Temple University Beasley School of Law will present “Beyond Binary: the Normative Perfect Should Not Be the Enemy of the Demonstrably Good.”
See the Fall 2021 Tax Policy Colloquium talks. Register to attend individual sessions or the whole series.
Two hours of Indiana General CLE credits available for this talk.
BLSA general body meeting
Noon - 1 p.m. in 125 and on Zoom
BLSA will be holding its general body meeting for the month of October.
Are plea bargains coercive?
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
The Federalist Society will examine whether plea bargains are coercive. We will be hosting Professor Carissa Byrne Hessick of the University of North Carolina School of Law, whose teaching and research interests include criminal law, the structure of the criminal justice system, and criminal sentencing. The response speaker will be Decatur County Prosecutor Nate Harter, '13.
COVID guidelines limit attendance to 69.
IP Colloquium: Lisa Ramsey (USD Law)
3:25 - 5:25 p.m. in 216 or on Zoom
Lisa Ramsey, University of San Diego School of Law, presents "Trademarks and Free Speech."
Two hours Indiana CLE credits have been approved for this talk.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, including how you'd like to attend.
SALDF/PILF pet Halloween costume contest
6 - 7 p.m. on Zoom
Please join us for a virtual event announcing the winners of the Pet Halloween Costume Contest and showing off all of the adorable contestants!
Project Management class and civil justice design
Noon - 1 p.m. at the Henderson House, 618 Eeast 3rd Street
Prof. Quintanilla will discuss his spring 2022 project management course and how to become a Center for Law, Society & Culture civil justice design fellow through that course.
All law students, especially 2L and 3L students interested in the course and in becoming a civil justice design fellow, are welcome.
RSVP by 5 p.m., October 27. Panera lunch will be provided. Attendance is limited to 20 to ensure safe social distancing during this lunch presentation.
Fulbright scholarships for JD students
Noon - 1 p.m. in 122
Join the International Programs Office and the International Law Society for a presentation about Fulbright scholarships for JD graduates featuring the director of the Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission, Dr. Karoly Jokay. Dr. Jokay will speak specifically about opportunities in Hungary, but also about multi-country scholarships and the Fulbright scholarship program in general.
Dedication of the Kathleen and Ann DeLaney Moot Court Room
4 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
Please join the Indiana Law community for the dedication of the Kathleen and Ann DeLaney Moot Court Room in honor of Kathleen DeLaney, ’95, and Ann DeLaney, ’77.
The 18th Annual JD/GLS Socctoberfest
5 - 7 p.m. at Karst Farm Park, Fields 1 and 2, 2450 S. Endwright Road
Four co-ed teams comprised of JD and LLM students led by captains Nathan Landrum, Kyle Kopchak, Zach Hart, and Carlos Montenegro Jr. will compete to win the 2021 Socctoberfest Tournament. Each team will play one another in three rounds of 25-minute games. At the end of three rounds, the team with the overall most number of games won and goals scored will be crowned the winner.
Faculty, staff, students, friends, and family are all welcome to attend. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and come cheer on your favorite team! Parking is free and located adjacent to the fields.
Karst Farm Park is on the west side of Bloomington (see a map).
Lunch for first-generation students November 1 in 125
The Office of Student Affairs is hosting a lunch for first-generation students on Monday, November 1 at 12 p.m. If you are a first-gen student interested in joining, please register in advance. COVID guidelines limit attendance to 30.
Lunch for veteran and active-duty students November 11
The Dean's Office is hosting a lunch for veteran and active-duty students on Thursday, October 11. If you are a veteran or active member of the United States Armed Forces, please RSVP in advance.
Tour the Lilly Library November 11, 3 p.m.
Join the law librarians for a field trip to the Lilly Library, IU's amazing rare books and manuscripts library! The Lilly is home to a truly remarkable collection. In addition to a Gutenberg Bible, a Shakespeare's First Folio, and an Audubon’s Birds of America, the Lilly also has an extensive collection of rare legal materials. Joel Silver, the director of the Lilly, will be giving a presentation on the library's collection of legal materials, with time for questions, conversation, and exploring.
COVID guidelines limit registration to 15 students. We will maintain a wait list in case of cancellations.
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