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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 25 No. 3 (September 15, 2003)

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CAREER SYMPOSIUM THURSDAY

The third annual Career Symposium will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, in the main lobby. Alumni and attorneys from various fields will be available for informal discussions.

Participants will include: Larry Mackey, JD'76, Barnes & Thornburg; Joe Whitsett, Ice Miller; Steven Blake, JD'90, Aquion Partners; James Reed Jr., JD'92, Classic Residence by Hyatt; Carol Seaman, JD'82, Cook Incorporated; Thomas Newby, JD'87, Indiana Court of Appeals; Anthony Paganelli, JD'95, Sommer Barnard Ackerson; Ibrahim AlGhani, JD'01, Health & Hospital Corp.; Charles Busse, JD'72, IRS; Paula Cardoza, JD'82, Supreme Court Administration; Patty Cummings, JD'02, Middle Way House; Michelle Eisele, JD'85, U.S. EEOC; Molly Larkin, Marion County Public Defender Agency; Beth Cate, IU University Counsel; Mary Ellen Diekhoff, Monroe County Prosecutor's Office; Susan Williams, Frost Brown Todd; Robert Eichenberger, Frost Brown Todd; Scott Richardson, Frost Brown Todd; Philippa Guthrie, JD'91, IU Foundation; and the Indiana State Bar Association.

EVENTS & LECTURES

WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION TUESDAY

The Women's Law Caucus invites all law students, faculty, and staff to join us for our Annual Wine and Cheese Reception at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the Faculty Lounge.

GOLF OUTING FRIDAY

There still are spaces available for the golf outing Friday afternoon with alumni, students, and faculty. Sign up at the table in the lobby through Tuesday, Sept. 16, or go directly to the alumni relations office in room 300.

DEBATE ON U.S. PATRIOT ACT NEXT WEEK

The Federalist Society and the American Constitutional Society are hosting a debate and free lunch next week at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Moot Court Room. Professor Fred Cate and Heritage Institute Scholar Paul Rosenzweig will discuss the U.S.

Patriot Act, including its provisions, its goals, and its potential impact on individual freedom and security. See you there!

PRESENTATION ON INTERNATIONAL LAW CAREERS NEXT WEEK

Professor Rumu Sarkar from Georgetown University Law Center will speak about career opportunities in International Law at 9:55 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in the Moot Court Room. Sarkar will speak generally about opportunities with U.S. government agencies, multilateral organizations, NGOs, law firms with international practices, and consulting firms. Sarkar teaches LLM and JD students at Georgetown and has worked for private law firms, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and consulting firms. Sarkar will answer questions following the presentation.

NEWS FROM THE FACULTY

The School of Law community extends congratulations to Professor Fred Aman, who has been appointed director of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the IU Bloomington campus. Aman will continue to teach part time at the Law School.

Professor Kevin Brown's article entitled "Reexamination of the Benefit of Publicly Funded Private Education for African-American Students in a Post-Desegregation Era" was published in 36 Indiana Law Review 479 (2003).

NEWS FROM CAREER SERVICES

RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS WORKSHOP TUESDAY

Career Services will host "Resumes & Cover Letters" at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, in room 122.

COPIER, FAX MACHINE, AND PRINTER USE

A reminder to all students: The copier, fax machine, and printer in the Career Services Office are primarily for the use of the CSO staff, but we are happy to make them available for student use when the office is not using them. Students are welcome to use the copier, fax machine, and printer for employment-related materials only. If a piece of equipment is out of paper, toner, etc., please tell Bruce Farrand, rather than servicing it yourself. Thank you!

NEWS FROM STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

WOMEN'S LAW CAUCUS MEETING WEDNESDAY

The Women's Law Caucus will be having an organizational meeting at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 17, in room 120. Light refreshments will be served. All law students are welcome to attend.

POP TRAINING SESSION SATURDAY

The Protective Order Project will have its annual training session for new volunteers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, in room 121. Lunch will be provided! Attendance is mandatory for new volunteers and encouraged for returning volunteers.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PROFESSIONALISM SESSIONS FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS TODAY AND NEXT WEEK

Professional sessions for 1Ls will be held at noon on Monday, Sept. 15, and Monday, Sept. 22, in the Moot Court Room.

2004 JESSUP INTERNATIONAL LAW MOOT COURT COMPETITION APPLICATIONS DUE WEDNESDAY

Applications for this year's Jessup team are due at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Please see Professor Hannah Buxbaum, team coach and faculty adviser, for more information. Submit your application, statement of interest, and resume to Dean Fromm in room 024.

FACULTY COMMITTEE APPLICATIONS DUE THURSDAY

Students who are interested in being considered for nomination by the Student Law Association to a faculty committee must submit applications to the SLA office or to room 024 by Thursday, Sept. 18. Information about the committees is posted on various bulletin boards around the school.

IT'S A BOY!

Tim Hightower from the development office welcomed a new addition to the family last week. Kenneth Addison Hightower was born at 9:03 a.m. on Wednesday, September 10, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and measuring 20 inches. Tim, Christina, baby, Zoie, and Emery are all doing well. Congratulations to the Hightower family!

STUDENT AMBASSADOR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Admissions Office is seeking student volunteers to participate in the Student Ambassador Program. As a student ambassador, you will give prospective applicants and visitors tours of the school, take them to class, and answer general questions about the school, program, and community. If you are interested in participating, please stop by the Admissions Office (room 230) to pick up a schedule. If you have questions, please e-mail Dani Weatherford (maweathe@indiana.edu), Tim Martin (timartin@indiana.edu), or Pat Clark (psclark@indiana.edu), or call 855-4765.

GRADUATION MEETING FOR THIRD-YEAR STUDENTS NEXT WEEK

A graduation meeting for all 3Ls will be held at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 24, in room 121.

CONFERENCE ON CHILDREN, MENTAL HEALTH, AND THE LAW NEXT WEEK

On Tuesday, Sept. 23, leaders from the legal community, the health field, and the legislature will meet in Indianapolis to discuss legal issues concerning children with mental illness. The Indiana State Bar Association's Civil Rights of Children Committee, Children's Law Center, and the American Bar Association's Juvenile Justice Center are sponsoring this seminar. Attorneys can obtain 6 CLE hours and mental health professionals can obtain 6 CEU hours. Law School and other university students are also encouraged to attend. The cost for students is only $50.

To register, and for more information, go to http://www.inbar.org/content/news/new.asp?art=475.

The purpose of "Children, Mental Health, and the Law: Breaking Barriers to Care" is to educate members of the bar, mental health professionals, and the public on the complexity of the legal issues, the resources available, and how to best use those resources. The program is also designed to explore public policy initiatives and funding sources. The ultimate goal is to better serve the children of Indiana who suffer from mental illness.

Specific topics on the program's agenda include mental health and kids in court, overcoming obstacles to meeting children's mental health needs, understanding and using mental health assessments in court, and overcoming legislative barriers and funding constraints to improve access to services.

When: 8:50 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23

Where: Indiana Bar Center, 230 E. Ohio Street, 5th Floor, Indianapolis

SCHEDULING EVENTS

ALL e-mail about reserving classrooms must be sent to BL-LAW-EVENTS. Mail must be sent to the correct address, bl-law-events (for Outlook users) or bl-events-law@exchange.indiana.edu (for non- Outlook users). Please include the date and time of event, length of time the room will be needed, classroom requested, and number of people attending the event. Requests should be sent at least one week before the event and include the name of the person requesting, the organization planning the event, and an e-mail address. Confirmations will be sent by reply e-mail. Thank you!

AUDIO - VIDEO SERVICES

Requests for AV services may be sent to Beth Plew 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

Sept. 15: Professionalism session for 1Ls, noon, Moot Court Room

Sept. 16: "Resumes & Cover Letters" workshop, 12:15 p.m., room 122

Women's Law Caucus Annual Wine and Cheese Reception, 4:30 p.m., Faculty Lounge

Sept. 17: Women's Law Caucus meeting, noon, room 120

Jessup Moot Court competition applications due

Sept. 18: Career Symposium, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., main lobby

Faculty committee applications due

Sept. 19: Golf outing, 12:30 p.m., Bloomington Country Club

Sept. 20: Protective Order Project volunteer training session, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., room 121

For more upcoming events, visit www.law.indiana.edu/calendar/calendarevents.shtml.

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