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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 22 No. 4
February 4, 2002

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GLOBAL JOURNAL ANNOUNCES NEW WEB SITE

The Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies unveiled its completely redesigned Web site in conjunction with its latest issue, which includes papers from last spring's symposium on sustainable development and institutions for the production and development of food for the world's people, focusing particularly on the use and ownership of genetically modified organisms and on the effects of modernization on indigenous industries and economies.

You can view the new online journal at http://ijgls.indiana.edu.

The journal's next symposium, on Globalization and Governance, will be on April 5 and 6.

EVENTS & LECTURES

FORUM ON BRINGING TERRORISTS TO JUSTICE

How should the terrorists responsible for the September 11 attacks be brought to justice? That is the question several members of the IU Law School faculty will address at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, in a public forum held in the Moot Courtroom of the Law School. Law professors Craig Bradley, Daniel Conkle, David Fidler, and Dawn Johnsen, with John Scanlan moderating, will consider the topic, "Bringing the Terrorists to Justice: Where and How Should the Prosecutions Proceed?" The panel will explore such issues as whether the U.S. criminal justice system is up to the task, whether the trials should be televised, whether President Bush's authorization of the use of military tribunals is constitutional and warranted, and whether international law constrains how the United States may proceed. This is the third forum in a a series sponsored by Chancellor Sharon Brehm to respond to national events.

NEWS FROM THE FACULTY

Professor Alex Tanford was a guest speaker at the 2002 Indiana Horticultural Congress. He gave the Wine Grape Council and update on the national litigation over direct shipment and Internet sales, and then participated in a tasting of the wines from 14 Indiana wineries. Don't you wish your life were this exciting?

NEWS FROM STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE

ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COPY CENTERS

Be advised that Kinko's is now closing at 11 p.m. and it appears no other copy center in the city is open later.

NEWS FROM STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

JUDGE TALIAFERRO TO KICK OFF BLACK HISTORY MONTH OBSERVANCE

On Feb. 4th, Judge Viola Taliaferro will be beginning the Black Law Student's Association Black History Month Celebration with a talk at 4:30 p.m. followed by a reception in the Faculty Lounge.

PILF MEETING TUESDAY

PILF will hold its first general meeting of the spring semester on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at noon, room to be announced.

WOMEN'S LAW CAUCUS AUCTION THIS FRIDAY

The Women's Law Caucus Auction will be held on Friday, Feb. 8, beginning promptly at 7:00 p.m. This year's auction is being held at a new location, Terry's Banquets & Catering (at the intersection of W. 17 Street and S.R. 37 watch your student mailbox for a map).

Highlights of this year's Auction:

Free keg beer, while it lasts, for on-time arrivals CASH bar featuring domestics, imports and cocktails Auctioneers Dean Fromm and Prof. Stake More than 30 packages up for bid including the legendary Boshkoff gourmet dinner(8 students); a Cincinnati-style dinner hosted by the Applegates (6 students); a cocktail party hosted by Professors Bell, Cripps, Barnes, Hughes and Dean Robel (up to 30 students); dinner at the Fourwinds Dinning Room; a gift pack of Oliver Wine; a night's stay at the Grant Street Inn; and many more.

Stop by the table in the lobby on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday to learn all of the details and sign up for our three door prize drawings.

The competition will be fierce--so plan ahead, check or cash only. See you there!

GHANAIAN SUPREME COURT JUSTICE TO SPEAK

On Feb. 11, ILS and BLSA are co-sponsoring an event at noon in the Moot Court Room. A Supreme Court Justice from Ghana, Justice Lamptey will be visiting with our law school. He is scheduled to speak at noon. This also commemorates Black History Month.

VISITOR TO DISCUSS ENVIRONMENTAL LAW PRACTICE

On Tuesday, Feb. 12, at noon, Peter Smith, JD'73, MBA'73, environmental counsel for Georgia-Pacific Corporation in Atlanta, will be talking to the Environmental Law Society and any other interested students to share his perspective on environmental law practice as an in-house counsel.

AFRICAN SUMMIT TO BE HELD ON FEB. 13

On Feb. 13, Justice Lamptey , Amos Sawyer (the former president of Liberia), and the director of the new Neal Marshall Black Culture Center at IU, Oyibo Afoaku, will hold an African Summit, an interactive discussion of legal, political, and social issues pertinent to the African continent. The summit will be held in the Moot Court Room at noon.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

RESEARCH ASSISTANT WANTED

Prof. Tanford is looking for a research assistant to work on the issue of the Establishment Clause and university-sponsored religious activities on state university campuses. The work may be done for pay or as a B706 project. See him in person or e-mail tanford@indiana.edu.

DO YOU WANT AN EXCELLENT NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY?

Then come and sign up now to be a bailiff for the final rounds of the Moot Court Competition!! We are expecting high-profile judges and attorneys, some of whom are from out-of-state, here to judge the competitions. The final rounds begin on Feb. 18 and will continue for two weeks. The arguments will be at 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Not only is this an excellent networking opportunity, but it is also a chance to see your very own classmates performing oral argument at its finest!

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

Feb. 4: Talk: Judge Taliaferro, room TBA

Feb. 5: PILF meeting, room TBA

Feb. 6: Panel: Bringing terrorists to justice, 7:00 p.m., Moot Court Room

Feb. 8: WLC Auction, 7:00 p.m., Terry's

Feb. 11: Hall Lecture: Justice Lamptey, Moot Court Room

Feb. 12: Peter Smith, noon, room TBA

Feb. 13: African Summit, noon, Moot Court Room

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).

Submissions: Information and articles for the ILA should be submitted by Friday at 10 a.m. for inclusion in Monday's edition. Please e-mail all submissions to ila@indiana.edu.

Letters to the Editor: Letters should be submitted Thursday at 5 p.m. for possible inclusion in Monday's issue.