Fall Presidents Council meeting
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
Student organization presidents (or a proxy) must attend this mandatory annual training with the Office for Student Affairs to discuss student organization activities, policies, and procedures.
Library Welcome Week
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. through Wednesday in the Law Library Lobby
To kick off the academic year, stop by the Jerome Hall Law Library for Welcome Week through Wednesday! Get donuts, coffee, and other snacks. And you might score some library swag.
We hope to see you there.
Dinner for new international students
6 - 8 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge
This dinner will bring together new international students in the JD and graduate programs for socializing, networking, and future planning.
Wednesday Wanderings: Art and architecture of campus
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. starting by the Student Lounge
Prof. Rob Fischman will guide walkers through the art and architecture of campus.
Wednesday Walkers will meet at the external doors near the Student Lounge.
Stewart Fellows Ignite presentations
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. in 121 and on Zoom
The Law School community is invited to join the 2022 Stewart Fellows Global Internship Program cohort as they present their international summer legal experiences. Internship placements this summer included remote placements with Al Otro Lado and International Legal Foundation, and in-person placements at law firms and NGOs in Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Hungary, Lao PDR, Poland, Thailand and Vietnam.
POP training for returning volunteers
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
Returning volunteers are expected to attend this refresher training on Protective Order Project procedures and volunteer requirements. This event is mandatory, but it will be recorded for those who are unable to attend.
Film Screening: Breaking Away
3 p.m. at the Monroe County Public Library (303 East Kirkwood Avenue)
Join the Office for Student Affairs and the International Programs Office for a special screening of the classic Bloomington film, Breaking Away. Meet at the Monroe County Public Library.
Policing Bodies and Manifesting Justice: A Talk with Authors India Thusi and Valena Beety
6 - 7:30 p.m. in the Grand Hall of Maxwell Hall
Prof. I. India Thusi and Prof. Valena Beety (of Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law) will give a brief introduction and read excerpts from their books, Policing Bodies: Law, Sex Work, and Desire in Johannesburg and Manifesting Justice: Wrongly Convicted Women Reclaim Their Rights.
12:30 - 2:30 p.m. at Western Skateland
Join the DEI office and our affinity groups to celebrate the diversity of our law school community and the beginning of another academic year. The entire Western Skateland facility will be available for those who wish to skate, play in the arcade, or simply enjoy each other's company.
Students should RSVP on CareerNet. Faculty and staff are welcome, too!
Dissertation defense: Eka Nugraha Putra on Monday
SJD candidate Eka Nugraha Putra will defend his dissertation on Monday, August 22 at 11:30 a.m. EDT (on Zoom). Interested students and faculty may attend and ask questions of the candidate following his presentation: "Criminal Defamation and Free Speech in the Digital Age." Profs. Gabrielle Goodwin (chair) and Austen Parrish will guide the discussion.
Research assistant position available
Professor Scott Shackelford (Exec Director of both the Ostrom Workshop and the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research) is seeking an RA to help proof read and cite check a book that will be published by Oxford University Press in 2023, Forks in the Digital Road: Key Decisions that Gave Us the Internet We Have. Also, he would like help conducting a literature review in preparation for a new collaboration with the Indiana Executive Council on Cybersecurity, focusing on local government cybersecurity governance best practices.
Interested candidates should send their CVs and a statement of interest to Professor Shackelford directly, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The max hours would be 10-15/week, and the RA would be compensated at $18/hr.
New Dean's Writing Fellows
The legal writing faculty are pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Writing Fellows: 2Ls James Cover, Abigail Flowers, Amani Khoury, Nathan Landrum, Wenxi Lu, Bilal Mozaffar, Tyler Parrish, and Aleksandra Stankovic. 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 2025!
Basic Mediation and Restorative Justice training
Thursdays and Saturdays from Sept. 8-Oct. 10 on Zoom
The Community Justice and Mediation Center (CJAM) offers a 40-hour training program for those interested in conflict resolution, mediation, and restorative justice. Participants will enhance their interpersonal skills in communication and listening, problem solving, and negotiation, and they will increase their understanding of restorative justice philosophy and methods, sources of conflict, and processes leading to constructive conflict resolution. The training, led by senior mediators and restorative justice practitioners, provides the skills to work as a community mediator and restorative justice practitioner and qualifies participants to volunteer in CJAM's programs.
This fall, the five-week training will take place via Zoom on Thursday evenings, from 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., from September 8 through October 10. Tuition is $300 ($275 if received by August 28, 2022). Learn more about the training and register. You may also apply for a scholarship.
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Faculty and Staff News
Prof. Leandra Lederman recently accepted an offer from Florida State University Law Review to publish her article now titled "Avoiding Scandals Through Tax Rulings Transparency," which is the first of a two-part project. In February, she presented it in Oregon Law School's Tax Policy Colloquium hosted by Roberta Mann. Lederman also was recently a guest on the Talking Legal Ed podcast, hosted by Linda Jellum, Billie Jo Kaufman, and David T. Ritchie (Mercer Law School). She discussed pedagogy and using videos on her YouTube channel, Break Into Tax, to help teach students. The episode is available here.
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