This week in the Law School
- Indiana Law's 56th annual Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition concludes with final arguments Monday.
- Speakers and colloquia on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday.
- 1Ls interested in the courts: see Friday.
- Veterans and active duty U.S. Armed Forces members: see Announcements.
Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (JLAP)
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Baier Hall
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.
Forced Sterilization in the United States
Noon - 1 p.m. in 121 and on Zoom
If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice will host Professor Lisa C. Ikemoto from UC Davis School of Law for a presentation on forced sterilization in the United States. Pizza will be provided. We hope to see you there!
This is a hybrid event with in-person and virtual attendance. In-person attendance is capped, so please RSVP in advance.
Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition Final Argument
7 p.m. in the DeLaney Moot Court Room and video stream
Watch your colleagues Elizabeth Berg, Hannah Pitcher, Megan Riley, and Carrie Speer compete with final arguments in Keeton Pine v. United States of America, a criminal law case exploring how modern trends in criminal justice create novel questions for Sixth Amendment rights.
A distinguished panel of three Indiana Supreme Court Justices will preside: Hon. Loretta H. Rush, '83 (Chief Justice), Hon. Christopher M. Goff, '96, and Hon. Geoffrey G. Slaughter, '89.
Congratulations to this year's competitors and competition board for their outstanding efforts. And thanks go to alumni, friends, and faculty volunteers for judging hundreds of arguments.
The Appellate Project: Appellate Practitioner Pane
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room and on Zoom
Join American Constitution Society, Black Law Student Association, Latinx Law Student Association, and Asian Pacific American Law Student Association in hosting a panel of practitioners from The Appellate Project.
Appellate attorneys and judges make important decisions regarding: our ability to vote, how we are policed, our religious freedom, the quality of our education, our workplaces, healthcare, immigration protections, etc.
This event will encourage a more diverse appellate practice.
RSVP in advance for in-person attendance.
DC Semester Externship Program info session
4:30 - 5:30 in 216 and on Zoom
2L students interested in the DC Semester Externship Program for fall 2022 (and 1L students interested in fall 2023) are invited to learn from Professor Hughes, Professor Morgan, and Dean McFadden about the program and engage with its recent alumni.
RSVP on CareerNet.
BLSA exam strategies session
6 - 8 p.m. on Zoom
The Black Law Students Association and our advisors will host a session for students to learn strategies for taking exams. The session is geared towards 1L BLSA members, but all members are encouraged to attend.
Fall 2021 Tax Policy Colloquium (Prof. David Hasen)
9:50 - 11:50 a.m. on Zoom
Prof. David Hasen, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law, will present "Interest Deductibility Under the Income Tax."
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.
CACR Speaker Series (Eli Sugarman)
Noon on Zoom
The CACR Speaker Series presents Eli Sugarman, J.D., Content Director, Oversight Board. Co-hosted with Ostrom Workshop.
The Attorney Shortage Crisis in Rural America
Noon - 1:30 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
Please join CSO, PILF, and the Rural Justice Initiative for a panel discussion to learn about the barriers to justice in rural Indiana and career opportunities for attorneys. This is a chance to meet judges and practicing attorneys working in Wayne County, Indiana. You will also have the chance to hear from RJI alumni (Abby Akrong, Hadley Smithhisler, and Alex Dowland) about their experience working for a judge.
PILF members will receive a PILF point.
Lunch will be served. RSVP on CareerNet.
JD/MPA information session
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. on the Patio (or Faculty Lounge in case of poor weather)
Interested in the joint JD/MPA degree between the Maurer School of Law and the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs? Join current students of the program, faculty, and staff to learn more about the program and offerings.
RSVP on CareerNet.
Rare legal materials at the Lilly Library
3 - 4 p.m. at the Lilly Library
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 give a presentation on the library's collection of legal materials.
Small group lunches for Legal Profession
Noon - 1 p.m. in 213, 214, 216, 222
Lunch with one of four judges (Hon. Bradley, Hon. Carr, Hon. Houghton, and Hon. Najam) in a small group setting after the Legal Profession class to learn more about their career path.
RSVP on CareerNet (under Events). Each judge has a signup sheet, and you can only select one judge. If you want lunch, you must RSVP by Tuesday, Nov. 9.
5 - 9 p.m. in 125
Happy Friendsgiving! Join the Women's Law Caucus for a night of friends, food, and fun before we part for Thanksgiving Break. This event is RSVP-only, so reserve your spot now!
Breakfast for student veterans and active duty U.S. Armed Forces members: RSVP now
Dean Parrish is hosting a special breakfast to honor our student veterans and active-duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The breakfast will be held at a location near Baier Hall.
Please RSVP before end of day Tuesday, Nov. 9.
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