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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 22 No. 10
March 25, 2002

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EVENTS & LECTURES

SASKIA SASSEN TO DELIVER GLOBAL CONFERENCE KEYNOTE

On April 5 (at noon in the Moot Court Room), University of Chicago sociologist Saskia Sassen will deliver the keynote address, "Globalization or Denationalization?", for the Law School's two-day symposium on Globalization and Democracy: Prospects for the Future. The symposium on April 5 and 6 marks the 10th anniversary of the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, which will publish the proceedings. For a schedule and a complete list of participants, visit the symposium Web site at http://ijgls.indiana.edu/about/symposium/.

CONFLICT RESOLUTION INSTITUTE BROWN-BAG: NATIONAL ISSUES FORUM

"Practicing Deliberative Democracy: The National Issues Forum in Bloomington," a talk by Professor Jeffrey Isaac and Marsha Bradford, will be given today, March 25, at noon, in the dean's conference room (third floor) at SPEA. Professor Jeffrey Isaac is the James H. Rudy Professor of Political Science and the director of IU's Center for the Study of Democracy and Public Life. Marsha Bradford currently serves as the Coordinator for the Safe and Civil City Program (S&CCP) in the Bloomington Mayor's Office.

Isaac and Bradford will speak about Bloomington's experience with a National Issues Forum on the topic of "Creating Communities, Fighting Sprawl," held last November and attended by over 100 citizens. They will present their thoughts on this experience, present the results of the evaluations, and offer their opinions on the strengths and weaknesses of using the National Issues Forum public deliberation process as a way to involve citizens in voicing their opinions on issues of public concern.

NEWS FROM THE FACULTY

Prof. Craig Bradley's latest article, part of a symposium on the 40th anniversary of Mapp v. Ohio, has just been published by the Case-Western Reserve Law Review. Titled "Mapp Goes Abroad," it is an analysis of how other countries, including the European Court of Human Rights, employ the exclusionary rule in their criminal procedure jurisprudence.

Prof. Rob Fischman gave a faculty colloquium at the University of California at Davis School of Law on March 12. His topic was "The Two Characteristic Styles of Environmental Law: Narrowing the Divide."

NEWS FROM STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE

The summer schedule of classes is now online at www.law.indiana.edu/stu/schedule/summer2002.pdf.

NEWS FROM STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

BLOOD DRIVE TODAY!

Come one, come all! It's the spring blood drive at the Law School. Due to last Halloween's stellar support and marvelous turnout, the Red Cross has again asked us for blood. Yes, there will be food, and yes, there will be prizes. Please come; you could help save up to four lives with one pint of blood, and the life you save may be your own.

The blood drive will be on Monday, March 25, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., in the student lounge in the basement. Please come and bring a friend. We welcome first-time donors, too. Right now, the average age of a blood donor is YOUR GRANDMOTHER'S AGE. And while we love your grandmother, the supply of blood donors needs to start getting YOUNGER! Please do your part. Questions? Contact Patti Cummings, 3L.

CONSTITUTION SOCIETY ESTABLISHES LAW SCHOOL CHAPTER

IT IS OFFICIAL! The Indiana University School of Law Bloomington has established its very own chapter of the American Constitution Society for Law & Policy. Comprising students, professors, legal scholars, judges, practicing lawyers, and others, the American Constitution Society seeks to revitalize a progressive vision of the law in the classroom, courtroom, and committee room, where judicial nominations are weighed. The society seeks to restore fundamental values such as human dignity, protection of individual rights and liberties, genuine equality, and access to justice as the pillars of American law. For more information about the organization, please visit www.madisonsociety.org.

You are cordially invited to attend a lunchtime gathering of the society on Wednesday, March 27, at noon, in room 122. More information about the American Constitutional Society will be provided at this meeting, including how to become an executive board member of this organization. Questions? Contact Emily Glatfelter or Rob Griffith.

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW SOCIETY GROUP ATTENDS NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Jen Dreher, Aaron Feuer, Jeffrey Hyman, Chris Saporita, Freedom Smith, and Daniel Wasserberg attended the annual NAELS conference, March 15-17, in St. Louis. The theme of this year's National Environmental Law Society Conference was sustainable agriculture: "Food for the Future." The group of six was the largest contingent from any of the 25 member schools. The conference presented fair and balanced ideas ranging on topics from aquaculture to genetic engineering (biotech).

Chris Saporita was nominated and elected to a NAELS at-large representative position: He will serve as co-chair of the clinical education initiative. Daniel Wasserberg was nominated and elected as the NAELS representative for region 7, including Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

Next year the conference will be held in Baltimore, at the University of Maryland. This year's gathering was nicely organized, well attended, and left the attendees with a great sense of promise for the coming year(s).

ELS GENERAL MEETING TODAY

Please plan to attend the Environmental Law Society meeting today, March 25, at noon in room 124. Pizza will be served!

Agenda items include:

1. Membership vote: Affiliation with IU Environmental Stewardship Committee. Paul Schneller will speak about the work of the committee and the opportunities that affiliation will provide for "greening" the law school and the university.

2. Membership vote: National Forest Service Roadless Rule. The Indiana Forest Alliance is seeking ELS support for it's efforts to protect 1/3 of the National Forests from logging road destruction.

3. Spring Outing. Ideas and interest are being sought for our final group outing. Ideas suggested to date include boating, hiking and camping.

4. ELRG Position Announcement: We will describe and invite applications for the position of director of the Environmental Law Research Group. Selection will be made by mid April.

5. ELS Board Elections: We will invite candidates to run for positions on the Board of Directors. Elections will be held after the ELRG appointment in mid April.

6. NAELS Report: Attendees at the recent National Association of Environmental Law Societies annual conference will describe their experience, the benefits of membership in NAELS, and the ongoing relationship between NAELS and ELS.

PILF MEETING ON WEDNESDAY

PILF will be having a general meeting on Wednesday, March 27 with the room TBA. We will be discussing our next fundraiser, Workaday, Volunteer Day and many other opportunities for involvement.

PHI DELTA PHI TAKING NOMINATIONS FOR OFFICERS

Phi Delta Phi will take nominations for officer elections during the noon hour on Tuesday, April 2, and Wednesday, April 3. Look for us in the lobby. Phi Delta Phis, there are exciting opportunities for PDP next year, so step up to the leadership plate!

IBA HOSTS BAR INFORMATION TABLE & SESSION TUESDAY

The Indianapolis Bar Association will host a live presentation, What You Need to Know to Survive the Indiana Bar Exam, in addition to an information table at the law school. Learn from our attorney representatives how the Indianapolis Bar Association has helped thousands pass the Indiana Bar Exam. Let us help you! Whether you are a first-, second- or third-year law student, take advantage of this primer course developed to help you prepare and study for the exam. The presentation will be in room 123 on Tuesday, March 26, from noon to 1:00 p.m. The featured presenter is Erin Mundy, JD'01, from Hill Fulwider McDowell Funk & Matthews. Soft drinks and snacks will be provided.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

INTERNSHIP AVAILABLE WITH 7TH CIRCUIT

Judge Ripple of the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit has invited the law school to submit up to three applicants for a position as an unpaid summer intern. Judge Ripple's chambers are in South Bend. A minimum stay of six weeks is required. If you are interested, please submit a resume, writing sample, and a transcript to Dean Robel by March 30.

CORRECTION: COMMUNITY CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROGRAM TRAINING

The correct e-mail address for information and registration for the Community Conflict Resolution Program mediation training that will be held at the Law School in May (announced in last week's ILA) is: ccrp@bloomington.in.us. The corrected announcement is as follows:

The Community Conflict Resolution Program (CCRP), Bloomington, Indiana, is offering a 40-hour Family Mediation Training on May 6-10 and May 18, 2002 (May 18 for the required Indiana law component). Robert Benjamin is the primary trainer. Co-sponsors of the training include Citizens for Community Justice; Community and Family Resources Department and Safe and Civil City Program, City of Bloomington; Indiana Association of Mediators; Indiana State University; the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs' Keller-Runden Endowment, and the School of Law.

The family mediation training provides the 40-hour instruction certified as appropriate for mediation training by the Indiana Commission for Legal Education under the Indiana Trial Rule-ADR. Attendees may receive up to 24 hours of continuing legal education credits for completion of this course. Registration is limited to 24 participants.

The fee for this training is $900, or $800 if received by April 11. Reduced rates are available for students and CCRP mediators. Some scholarships are available. Please contact Lisa-Marie Napoli (CCRP Executive Director) at ccrp@bloomington.in.us or (812) 855-1618 for more information or to register.

ATTENTION, GRADUATING STUDENTS!

Believe it or not, it is time to begin the planning for the graduation display for the lobby. As we have done in the past, we want to do a collage of pictures, memorabilia and clippings regarding your three years of law school. We have already gathered a few things, but the real source of such items is all of you. We will return all the items to you following graduation. Here is what we would like to include:

Pictures (students, events, weddings, children) depicting some aspect of your lives while law students.

Memorabilia including law school tee shirts, cups, posters from events that occurred during the three years. Plaques, trophies or awards won can be included.

Clippings from any newspaper article about you, a fellow third year, or the law school during the three years. These can be local paper clippings or from your hometown. Be sure to include what newspaper the article is from and the date of the article.

Anything that has significance to you, will fit in the display case, and is in reasonably good taste can be included.

Please get these items to us as soon as possible. Each item must have a completed form attached that includes your name and the address where you want it returned. You can pick up these forms at the Reference Desk or in the Library Office. For pictures, include who or what it is, and what year it was taken. All comments or reminiscences must be signed, although we will not necessarily use your name in the display. We reserve the right to omit any item if needed.

GIVE ITEMS TO THE LIBRARIANS IN THE REFERENCE OFFICE OR TO THE ASSISTANT TO THE LAW LIBRARY DIRECTOR. To insure that we have all the necessary information to return the items, do not just leave them in the office or at the Circulation Desk.

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

March 25: Conflict Resolution Institute Brown-Bag, noon, SPEA

ELS meeting, noon, room 124

Blood Drive, 1:00-6:00 p.m., student lounge

March 26: How to Survive the Indiana Bar Exam, noon, room 123

March 27: Constitution Society meeting, noon, room 122

PILF meeting

April 5: Saskia Sassen, noon, Moot Court Room

April 5-6: Symposium: Globalization and Democracy

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 Thursday 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.