This week in the Law School
ILA would like to draw your attention to this week's announcements. There, you'll learn how to get help for Examplify from our IT staff; how 3Ls may help the programs and opportunities you love in the annual 3L Class Pledge; and see events later this month. Barring extraordinary events, this is ILA's last issue of the year. Best of luck on your final exams, and congratulations to the Class of 2023!
Judges and Lawyers Program
In Baier Hall by appointment
Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Care-giving or grieving? Maybe you are concerned for someone else. Don’t wait; help and support are available.
The Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program will be in Baier Hall meeting individually with students. Meetings are free and confidential.
Make an appointment by calling 317-833-0370 to set a time with a counselor.
How to have a successful summer
Noon - 1 p.m. in 124
Join CSO for tips on success during your summer job. We will discuss professionalism and employer expectations, including what to wear and how to produce quality work. We will also offer tips for maximizing your success while working remotely. This session is required for students who will be doing an externship for credit and is highly encouraged for all 1Ls, but open to all.
LLSA last general body meeting
Noon - 1 p.m. in 121
It's Latinx Law Student Association's last member meeting. Snacks will be provided.
Director Beck's top ten tips for bar exam success
Noon - 1 p.m. in the DeLaney Moot Court Room
Director Katie Beck will address the benefits of a thoughtful self-care strategy and practical tips for enduring the marathon of bar study. We will consider external factors that can help or hinder your bar preparation experience, as well as approaches for maintaining mental and emotional equilibrium.
Director Beck has taken and passed three bar exams: Indiana (admitted 2022), New York (admitted 2014), and Massachusetts (admitted 2012). This session is part of the Bar Preview Program.
Coffee chat/Lunch and learn: Thorelli & Associates
Noon - 1 p.m. in 213
Tom Thorelli is a French-speaking U.S. lawyer with forty years of experience working with small- to medium-sized European companies in minimizing legal risk when doing business in the United States. The firm combines a broad range of expertise (with four lawyers located in its Chicago headquarters) in the fields of intellectual property law, product liability preventive management, acquisitions, corporate law, contract negotiation, and immigration — all with small-firm attention to detail and customer service to create tailored legal solutions for its clients.
Learn more and register on CareerNet to attend.
CotEF general body meeting
Noon - 12:50 p.m. at BuffaLouie's (on Indiana Avenue)
Church of the Evidence Fish will hold its last meeting of the year. Members will celebrate graduating 3Ls, play some euchre, and enjoy good food.
Environmental justice in Indiana
Noon - 1 p.m. on Zoom
Learn about environmental justice in Indiana from Conservation Law Center senior attorney Kim Ferraro. There will be time for a Q&A at the end.
Register for Zoom
BLSA exam preparation session
6 - 7 p.m. on Zoom
Professor Luis Fuentes-Rohwer will guide students with exam preparation tips for upcoming spring finals.
Register for Zoom
5 - 8 p.m. at Bloomington Brewing Company (2234 West Industrial Park Drive)
Meet up with Environmental Law Society members to enjoy a beer or two, listen to live music, and learn about the Southern Indiana Sentinel Landscape from Conservation Law Center staff. Bloomington Brewing Company will offer free samples of its version of SentinAle and guided tours of the brewery. And a local food truck will be nearby. Everyone is welcome.
IPA 3L sendoff
7 - 8:30 p.m. at Nick's English Hut
Intellectual Property Association members are welcome to celebrate the graduating class and the end of the semester. We will gather upstairs at Nick's. This will follow the jury trial for Patent Trial Practice.
3L pledge campaign
Calling 3Ls! Every year the 3L class has a campaign for pledges toward the Law School's Fund for Excellence. The fund is managed by the dean to support programs and initiatives like our five journals, our 40+ student organizations, student scholarships, student and academic support through CSO and OSA, and moot court programs. A pledge toward the Fund for Excellence helps ensure we can continue to offer and expand the programs and support we offer our students. Should you choose to pledge, there will be a campaign celebration from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 4 at The Upstairs Pub. Attendees will receive two drink tickets and food will be provided. Contact 3L Megan Riley at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or concerns.
Examplify help sessions
The IT staff will be available this week Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, noon - 1 p.m. each day, and also 9:50 - 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday. The crew will answer your questions and concerns; just drop in — there is no presentation to interrupt.
Graduate Colloquium: Using Data to Create a Robust Research Pipeline, April 28
Using examples from consumer contracts and online privacy, this event will focus on strategies to conduct empirical legal research and develop a research agenda. Topics will include creating a data set and leveraging it to answer unexplored questions, developing meaningful methodologies to address legal questions, building on existing work to develop a robust research agenda, and engaging the process of automation and scaling up to develop large-scale data sets using machine learning approaches. Register for Zoom.
Faculty and staff news
On March 30, Prof. Leandra Lederman presented in the Duke University School of Law Tax Policy Seminar her paper titled "The Rise and Fall (?) of Luxembourg as a Tax Rulings Haven." This paper is the second in a two-part project. The talk was via Zoom to hybrid audience.
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