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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 21 No. 11
November 5, 2001

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EVENTS & LECTURES

TALK ON ISLAMIC LAW TODAY

Asian Pacific-Islander American Law Student Association (APALSA) and Amnesty International Present: Dr. Nazif Shahrani, chair of the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures will speak today, Nov. 5, 2001, at noon, in room 125, about the Taliban's application of the hudud laws (for example, stoning adulterers, cutting limbs of thieves, or the banning of television).

DEATH PENALTY OPPONENT TO SPEAK FRIDAY

Bud Welch, an internationally known death penalty opponent and recipient of the

2001 Frederick Douglass Award, will speak on Friday, Nov. 9, at 7:00 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church. His talk, titled "From Rage to Reconciliation: A Personal Journey," is based on his experience as the father of a victim of the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995.

NEWS FROM THE FACULTY

Professor Buxbaum recently delivered a paper on international bankruptcy law at the Arthur T. Moller Faculty Workshop at the University of Texas.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY COURSE

The following course, offered by the department of telecommunications (not the Law School), may be of interest to some law students:

T635 Comparative Telecommunications Policy (Pre-requisite: T504 or consent of instructor.)

This course will compare telecommunications policy and policymaking in the U.S. with the policies and policy systems of other nations. We will cover policy issues related to new technologies such as the Internet and broadband. Some of the regions or countries that will be examined include the US, some Latin American and Asian countries as well as regions like Eastern and Western Europe, among others. Students will research several countries and identify how the issues discussed in class are being handled by the regulatory entities in those countries. Students will write a major research paper and will seek a conference or journal to which they can submit their work. For more information, contact Dr. Millie Rivera Sanchez at mriveras@indiana.edu or call her at 855-7720.

EVENTS CALENDAR / ROOM SCHEDULING

To schedule classrooms in the law building, send e-mail to bl-law-events (for Outlook users) or bl- events-law@ exchange.indiana.edu (for non-Outlook users). Please include date and time of event, length of time room will be needed, classroom requested and number of people attending event. Requests should be sent at least one week prior to event and include name of person requesting, organization planning the event and an e-mail address. Confirmations will be sent by reply e-mail.

AUDIO - VIDEO SERVICES

Requests for AV services may be sent to Beth at av@exchange.indiana.edu. Please include the name of your group and the e-mail address of the contact person, a description of what you want to do, and the date, location, starting time and duration of the event. Requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance and will be confirmed by e-mail.

CALENDAR

Nov. 5: Nazif Shahrani to speak at noon, room 125

Nov. 9: Bud Welch to speak at Unitarian Universalist Church, 7:00 p.m.

ILA: Please visit our Web site at www.law.indiana.edu/pubs/ila/ilacurrent.html. The ILA is published every Monday with news about the coming week. If you have questions about an item appearing in the ILA, please contact Leora Baude (e-mail lbaude@indiana.edu or phone 855-2426).

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