MLK Jr. Day: Social Justice Conference
9 - 4 p.m. at the Indiana Memorial Union
Indiana University will celebrate the 37th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a national holiday in the United States. An essential component of the day includes the third annual Social Justice Cconference titled "The Audacity to Believe in Dignity, Equity, and Freedom."
There are no classes and offices are closed.
Summer judicial opportunity information session
Noon - 1 p.m. in 122
Join CSO to learn about the various summer judicial opportunities that are available to 1Ls, and get tips on how to put your best foot forward in your application materials.
RSVP on CareerNet.
Virginia Woolf buddy read discussion
6 - 7 p.m. in 214
We will discuss Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf. All are welcome, even those who have not yet finished the book! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Spring Presidents’ Council meeting
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
Annual training for student organization leaders with the Office for Student Affairs to discuss student organization activities, policies and procedures. Student organization presidents are required to attend this meeting, or to send a proxy in their place. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by noon, January 17.
Graduate Colloquium: An invitation to the Maurer Global Forum
Noon - 1 p.m. in 122
Kathy Kim will present an overview of the Maurer Global Forum and invite SJD, LLM, and JD students to join the forum! As a student-operated website, the Forum is open to all Law School students and graduates. Kathy will introduce the Maurer Global Forum's organizational structure and provide an overview of each opening position's eligibility, responsibility, benefits, and workflow. This presentation will help students explore opportunities to join the forum and build their global network.
Maurer Miami summer program information session
Noon - 1 p.m. on Zoom
Hear from Prof. Hon. Jose Rodriguez '80 and Luis Navarro '00, who have created a number of positions at law firms throughout Miami and South Florida (including with Mr. Navarro’s firm). Students will spend half of their time in a paid internship with a law firm and the other half interning for Judge Rodriguez on the 11th Circuit Court of Florida. Judge Rodriguez and Mr. Navarro also organize weekly networking events.
RSVP on CareerNet.
POP returning volunteer training
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
Returning Protective Order Project members are required to attend this refresher training on POP policies and procedures.
Faegre Drinker, LLP information session and social
6 - 8 p.m. at The Tap (110 N. College Avenue)
The Black Law Students Association is inviting 1Ls from BLSA, LLSA, and APLSA to a social with attorneys from Faegre Drinker. Interested 1Ls are to sign-up using a form whose address will be sent to the presidents of each organization. Only 20 students will be selected. All students are strongly encouraged to apply to Faegre Drinker for a summer associate position who have an interest in working in Big Law.
Tax Policy Colloquium: Jeesoo Nam - Just Taxation of Crime: Should the Commission of Crime Change One's Tax Liability?
9:50 - 11:50 on Zoom
The tax law treats criminals differently from non-criminals. Should it? Under the public policy doctrine, various tax deductions are disallowed if they are closely tied to criminal activity. Running a criminal enterprise is thus tax disadvantaged compared to running a non-criminal enterprise. Jeesoo Nam, Assistant Professor of Law and Philosophy at the University of Southern California, considers a variety of possible explanations.
Registration for Spring Trial Competition 2023 is open!
The Sherman Minton Moot Court Board invites you to hone your oral advocacy skills by practicing witness examinations, opening and closing arguments, and getting evidence admitted. All three classes are invited to register. 1Ls will compete in their own Novice Division, while 2Ls and 3Ls will battle it out in the upper class bracket. This is a partnered event; you are free to select your teammate.
IU Wills and Advanced Directives Program training
The IU Office of the Vice President & General Counsel, in collaboration with Indiana Law students, offers will and end-of-life document preparation services at no charge to lower-income university employees, students, and parents. The program addresses the fact that more than 50 percent of American adults do not have a will and that as many as 70 percent have not designated a health care power of attorney. Interested 2L and 3L students are invited to join the mandatory training session on January 27 in order to volunteer during the Spring 2023 semester.
Deadline upcoming for exclusive JD+MBA program in Korea
The deadline for 1Ls and 2Ls to express interest in the Maurer / Sungkyunkwan International Fellows Program, through which our students earn an international MBA with their JD and spend a year in Seoul, South Korea (often on full scholarship) is Friday, January 20. Students who have questions and/or intend to apply to the program for fall 2023 must contact Prof. Mark Need at email@example.com no later than the close of business on January 20.
Volunteers needed for Indiana High School Mock Trial Competition
The Indiana Bar Foundation is seeking volunteer judges for this year's Indiana High School Mock Trial Competition. To volunteer, complete and submit the judge volunteer form. Multiple dates and locations are available: February 18 (Evansville and South Bend); February 25 (Hammond and Indianapolis), and March 11-12 (Indianapolis). Morning, afternoon, and evening shifts are all available. If you need assistance, contact Joseph O'Connor at the Foundation (firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-608-6504). Feel free to share with others who you think would make great volunteers. We are grateful for the opportunity to welcome new volunteers!
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