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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 16, No. 11
April 5, 1999

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EVENTS & LECTURES

FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS HAVE WEEK ON ETHICS AND PROFESSION

During this week, the first-year class will take a break from its usual work in Legal Writing and Research to focus on issues of professionalism and ethics through a series of programs this week.

On Monday, Chief Justice Randall Shepard of the Indiana Supreme Court will speak at noon on professionalism; Donald Lundberg, Executive Director of the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission will speak at noon on Wednesday; Thursday afternoon will be a program on Identity and Professionalism, and Friday afternoon will be a program on the Professional Responsibilities of Subordinate Attorneys.

LAW AND SOCIETY PROGRAM AND THE POYNTER CENTER
SYMPOSIUM ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AT THE DAWN OF A NEW MILLENNIUM

Marking the beginning of the new millennium, this interdisciplinary symposium will address a variety of issues relating to the history of religious liberty in the United States, its contemporary condition, and how our understanding of religious liberty might evolve in the future.

Sponsored by the Law and Society Program of the School of Law and by Indiana University's Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions, the symposium will take place in the Moot Court Room on the afternoon of Friday, April 9, and on the morning of Saturday, April 10.

The symposium schedule is as follows:

Friday, April 9, 1:00-1:10 p.m.:

Welcoming Remarks by Dean Alfred C. Aman, Jr., and by David H. Smith, Director of the Poynter Center

Friday, April 9, 1:10-2:25 p.m.: Session 1

Daniel O. Conkle (Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington), "The Path of American Religious Liberty: From the Original Theology to Formal Neutrality and an Uncertain Future"

Stephen J. Stein (Indiana University Department of Religious Studies), "Religion/Religions in the United States: Changing Perspectives and Prospects"

Friday, April 9, 2:40-3:55 p.m.: Session 2

Steven D. Smith (Notre Dame Law School), "Blooming Confusion: Madison's Mixed Legacy"

Frederick Mark Gedicks (Brigham Young University Law School), "Contemporary Religion Clause Doctrine and the Move from Separation to Neutrality"

Friday, April 9, 4:10-5:25 p.m.: Session 3

Martha McCarthy (Indiana University School of Education), "Religion and Education: Whither the Establishment Clause?"

Laura S. Underkuffler (Duke University School of Law), "Vouchers and Beyond: The Individual as Causative Agent in First Amendment Jurisprudence"

Saturday, April 10, 9:00-10:15 a.m.: Session 4

William P. Marshall (Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Visiting at Northwestern University School of Law), "What is the Matter with Equality?"

Scott C. Idleman (Marquette University Law School), "Tort Liability, Religious Entities, and the Decline of Constitutional Protection"

Saturday, April 10, 10:30-11:45 a.m.: Session 5

Robert Audi (University of Nebraska Department of Philosophy), "Religious Values, Political Action, and Civic Discourse"

Michael J. Perry (Wake Forest University School of Law), "Freedom of Religion in the United States: Fin de SiŠcle Sketches"

Saturday, April 10, 11:45 a.m.:

Concluding Remarks by Daniel O. Conkle

All students and faculty are invited to attend the symposium, which also is open to the general public. There is no registration fee. For further information, please contact Professor Conkle (conkle@indiana.edu; 855-4331).

PROFESSOR FREDA ADLER FROM CRIMINAL JUSTICE TO SPEAK

On Monday, April 12, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. in the Moot Court Room, Professor Freda Adler of the Criminal Justice Department at Rutgers is speaking on Challenge for the Third Millennium: Globalized Crime. She is a guest of the Criminal Justice Department.

NEWS FROM THE RECORDER'S OFFICE

FALL REGISTRATION

Monday, April 5 - Current 2LS Wednesday, April 7 - Current 1LS, LLM, MCL, SJD. Registration hours are from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. If you are unable to register on the assigned day because of illness or being out of town, you should contact the Recorder's Office.

Corporations will have two sections for the fall semester and will not be offered during the spring semester.

We will collect Summer 1999 address forms during registration.

NEWS FROM STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

PHI DELTA PHI INTERNATIONAL LEGAL FRATERNITY AND THE BLACK LAW STUDENT ASSOCIATION
JUDGE TALIAFERRO VISITS

On April 6th at 6pm in room 120, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity and the Black Law Student Association will host Judge Viola J. Taliaferro of the Monroe County Circuit Court, for an insightful discussion of the legal profession, the courts, post-law school issues, employment, and public service participation. Please join us!

LEON WALLACE SELECTION COMMITTEE

The Law School's most prestigious teaching award, the Leon Wallace Teaching Award, is chosen by the students. All students will receive an e-mail questionnaire. Please respond by e-mail or use the paper questionnaires in the Law Library to register your choice by April 8. Thank you!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CIVIL RIGHTS POSITION AVAILABLE

If you have taken the course in civil rights/constitutional litigation, or have a very strong interest in the area, please see Lauren Robel. There are one or two (paid!) positions with a civil rights attorney in Indianapolis

INTERNSHIPS WITH DEAN ROBEL

If you are doing an internship this summer supervised by Dean Robel, please plan to attend a brief meeting on the academic requirements for credit for the internship. If you obtained your internship through Dean Robel and do not have a faculty sponsor yet, please plan to attend this meeting at 12:15 on April 13, Tuesday, in Rm. 120.

INTERNSHIP IN EVANSVILLE

If you are planning to be in Evansville this summer and are interested in being considered for an internship with a federal magistrate judge, please email Dean Robel.

STUDENTS WANTED FOR LABOR LAW I, INC.

Professor Dau-Schmidt is interested in hiring replacement students for Labor Law I, Inc. No current work stoppage is in progress, but one is anticipated so applicants must be willing to cross picket lines. Good pay and benefits. No prior experience required. Production periods are 10-10:50 a.m., MTW, Rm. 122. Apply by placing your resume and a note stating your interest in working for Labor Law I, Inc. in Professor Dau-Schmidt's second floor mail box.

VIRTUAL LIBRARY RECOGNIZED AS A "TOP 50 LEGAL RESEARCH" WEB SITE

The April-May 1999 issue of Law Office Computing recognizes our WWW Virtual Library: Law http://www.law.indiana.edu/law/v-lib/lawindex.html as one of the "Top 50 Legal Research Web Sites".

Kenneth Johnson and Richard Kryzminski of Chicago's Mayer, Brown and Platt selected sites "that are favorites of both law librarians who are constantly bombarded by research questions, as well as those personally used and bookmarked by attorneys and paralegals doing their own research".

AWARDS PRESENTATION

At 12:15 on Monday, April 19th, Dean Aman will present the Leon Wallace Teaching Award for outstanding teaching. In addition, PILF will present the Leonard D. Fromm Public Interest Award to a faculty member for their role in advancing the public interest. Both award presentations will occur in the main foyer. All students, faculty and staff are invited to the ceremony honoring the recipients of these two awards.

CALENDAR

Monday, April 5, fall registration, Current 2Ls, Recorder's office.

Tuesday, April 6, Judge Viola Taliaferro of the Monroe County Circuit Court holds a discussion on the legal profession, the courts, post-law school issues, employment, and public service participation. 6 p.m., Room 120.

Wednesday, April 7, fall registration, 1Ls, LLM, MCL, SJD, Recorder's office.

Thursday, April 8, deadline for ballots on Leon Wallace Teaching Award.

Friday, April 9 - Saturday, April 10, Symposium entitled "Religious Liberty at the Dawn of a New Millennium." Beginning Friday at 1 p.m., Moot Court Room.

Monday, April 12, Professor Freda Adler of the Criminal Justice Department at Rutgers is speaking on Challenge for the Third Millennium: Globalized Crime. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Moot Court Room.

Updated: 3 April 1999