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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 15 No. 11
November 9, 1998

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EVENTS & LECTURES

PERSPECTIVES ON THE DEATH PENALTY - PANEL DISCUSSION

There will be a panel discussion on "Perspectives on the Death Penalty" on Tuesday, November 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge. Professor Alex Tanford will introduce the constitutional law issues, Professor Milton Fisk will discuss philosophical perspectives, and Bill Breeden will discuss activist perspectives. The presentations will be followed by an open question and discussion period. All members of the Law School community are welcome. The event is sponsored by the ACLU.

COUNTY PROSECUTOR CARL SALZMAN TO SPEAK ON CRIMINAL LAW PROCESS

Monroe County Prosecutor Carl Salzman will speak Wednesday, November 11, at noon in Room 120. Mr. Salzman will discuss the criminal law process and his role in it. He will also talk about possible job opportunities and answer any questions that you might have. Phi Delta Phi will provide soda and snacks.

HIV AND EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION

Professor Susan Williams will speak on HIV and employment discrimination. Join Outlaw for this event on Thursday, November 12, at noon in Room 122.

CHANGING LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Professor Stephen Hayford of the Kelley School of Business will present "The Changing Legal Framework for Arbitration: The Revised Uniform Arbitration Act" on Thursday, November 12, at 12:30 p.m. in Room 120. The brownbag session will be sponsored by the Indiana Conflict Resolution Institute and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Free snacks and drinks provided. For more information contact Gina at the Indiana Conflict Resolution Institute, 855-1618 or gviola@indiana.edu.

NEWS FROM THE FACULTY

Professor Doug Boshkoff

recently spoke to the Bankruptcy Section of the Indiana State Bar Association. His topic was "The Impact of Eleventh Amendment Immunity on the Effectiveness of Bankruptcy Proceedings."

Professor Fred Cate

was elected to the Board of Directors of Phi Beta Kappa Associates, the philanthropic and fund-raising arm of Phi Beta Kappa International.

Professor Cate also has written two books, Privacy in the Information Age and The Internet and the First Amendment, that have been selected for the Outstanding Academic Books list by the Association of College and Research Libraries. The list will appear in CHOICE in January and includes only about three percent of all academic books. It is apparently very unusual to have two books on the list by the same author in the same year. Congratulations Fred!

Professor David Fidler presented a paper entitled "The Potential Role of Transnational Civil Society in Health Development in the Americas: Lessons from the NGO Revolution in International Law and International Relations" at the Seminar/Workshop on Health & Human Development in the New Global Economy: Experiences, Opportunities & Risks in the Americas in Galveston, Texas, October 26, 1998.

Professor Fidler also delivered a lecture entitled "Foreign Private Investment in Palestine Revisited: An Analysis of the Revised Palestinian Investment Law" in Cleveland, Ohio, on November 4, as part of Case Western Reserve University Law School's 1998-99 Symposium on The Legal Foundations for Peace and Prosperity in the Middle East.

Professor Charles Geyh has published a review essay entitled "Courts, Congress and the Constitutional Politics of Interbranch Restraint" that appears in the October 1998 issue of the Georgetown Law Journal. In addition, Professor Geyh was recently named director of the American Judicature Society's Center for Judicibal Independence.

Professors Aviva Orenstein and Lauren Robel were on a panel, in Indianapolis on Thursday, devoted to examining ethical issues in the book A Civil Action.

NEWS FROM CAREER SERVICES

Resume Critique Sessions
Tuesday, November 17
Room 214 at noon
or
Thursday, November 19
Room 125 at 11:00a.m.
This interactive workshop demonstrates how resumes make or break your chances for getting in the employer's front door. During the session students will break into small groups and act as a "hiring committee." Each "committee" will be given a set of resumes and several positions to fill. A discussion will follow on how resume content and format affect hiring decisions. Great eye opener on how you can improve your resume's message, format, and content. Session size will be limited to allow for discussion. If you are interested in attending, please sign up outside the Career Services Office.

NEWS FROM STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
LAST MEETING OF THE SEMESTER

The ACLU-IU Chapter will meet this Thursday, November 11, at 5:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge. Email Nabil Streets at nstreets@indiana.edu if you want more information.

OUTLAW
MEETING - LEGAL & SOCIAL ISSUES

All those interested in learning more or educating others on the legal and social issues which affect gays and lesbians in our society, please attend. Monday, November 9, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 216.

SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT LAW SOCIETY
LOCAL TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT SUIT PRESENTATION

The Sports & Entertainment Law Society presents Bill Craig (publisher of The Bloomington Independent) speaking on The Village Voice's trademark infringement suit against the former Bloomington Voice. This will take place November 12 at noon in Room 124. Bagels, cream cheese, and drinks will be served as usual.

WOMEN'S LAW CAUCUS
OCI POLICY & PIZZA

The Women's Law Caucus will be holding a meeting on Wednesday, November 11, at noon in Room 121. Kathleen Austin will meet with us to discuss and answer questions about the OCI policy. We also will discuss organization business. Pizza will be served. Come join us!

AROUND INDY

THE ARTS ON TRIAL

Federal Judge Sarah Evans Barker will preside at a mock trial based on the hypothetical premise of establishing an arts center to replace Market Square Arena. The mock trial is scheduled as part of the 1998 Spirit & Place Festival, which will occur November 13-16 at various locations throughout Indianapolis. The mock trial and all festival events will be free and open to the public.

The story line: With the coming of a new sports center, the City of Indianapolis decides to demolish Market Square Arena and announces that it has put together a package of public and private funds to build a contemporary arts center on the site. A group of citizens sue the City, claiming that use of public money for an arts facility is inappropriate, that the City's arts market is already saturated, and that the building would constitute a public nuisance. The City of Indianapolis argues for support based on its downtown redevelopment effort.

Several of Indy's leading trial lawyers will participate, including Ed DeLaney, Linda Pence, Sandra D. Leek, and Robert Wagner. The mock trial is scheduled for November 14 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Laikin Auditorium at the Arthur M. Glick Jewish Community Center, 6701 Hoover Road. For more information on Spirit & Place events, contact The Polis Center at 317-274-2455 or visit http://www.polis.iupui.edu.

CALENDAR

Monday, November 9, Outlaw meeting, 5:30 p.m., Room 216

Tuesday, November 10, "Perspectives on the Death Penalty" panel discussion, 7:00 p.m., Faculty Lounge

Wednesday, November 12, Sports & Entertainment Law Society meeting, noon, Room 124

Wednesday, November 11, Women's Law Caucus meeting, noon, Room 121

Wednesday, November 11, ACLU meeting, 5:30 p.m., Faculty Lounge

Thursday, November 12, Susan Williams speaks on HIV and Employment

Discrimination, noon, Room 122

Thursday, November 12, "The Changing Legal Framework for Arbitration: The Revised Uniform Arbitration Act" by Stephen Hayford of the Kelley School of Business, 12:30 p.m., Room 120

Updated: 6 November 1998