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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 27 No. 12 (November 22, 2004)

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HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 22

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy cordially invites the Law School community to a coffee and tea roundtable discussion entitled "Election Decompression: Promoting Progressive Constitutional Values over the Next Four Years" at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, in the Faculty Lounge.

Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) law fraternity is collecting canned and nonperishable food items for the Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Your donations will help make this Thanksgiving holiday much better for needy families. Cardboard collection boxes are located throughout the Law School. The food drive will run through this Tuesday, Nov. 23. For more information, contact Kevin Mason at kmason@indiana.edu.

Thanksgiving Recess for law students begins Wednesday, Nov. 24. Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 29. For the Law Library's Thanksgiving hours, see http://www.law.indiana.edu/library/about/acc_hou.shtml.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Roundtable to Focus on Promoting Progressive Constitutional Values

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) cordially invites the Law School community to a coffee and tea roundtable discussion entitled "Election Decompression: Promoting Progressive Constitutional Values over the Next Four Years" at 3:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge. The roundtable will be lead by former Secretary of Family and Social Services Administration John Hamilton, and by 3L Liane Groth, IU ACS president. Participants will discuss the possibilities for promoting progressive change in a hostile environment. The purpose of this roundtable is to encourage and empower! This is an informal, nonpartisan event. To facilitate discussion, the ACS is asking that people come prepared with ideas and issues to bring to the table.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23

PILF Holiday Service Project: Help Raise Money for The Rise

The Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) will continue to raise money for The Rise Childcare Program this Tuesday and next Tuesday, Nov. 30. Please stop by PILF's table in the lobby during lunch to donate whatever you can to families who have been victims of domestic violence.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Thanksgiving Recess

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25

Thanksgiving Recess

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Thanksgiving Recess

UPCOMING EVENTS

B710 and Summer Internship Workshop on Nov. 30

The Career Services Office is hosting a B710 and summer internship workshop at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30. Visit the Career Services Office or check the next issue of the ILA for the location.

NEWS FROM THE FACULTY

Professor Dawn Johnsen spoke on Nov. 15 at the University of Virginia Law School on "Advising the Executive: Torture and the Office of Legal Counsel."

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Professor Ochoa Looking for Research Assistant(s)

Professor Christiana Ochoa needs one or two research assistants to help with an article on the treatment of international human rights law in U.S. courts. Experience or course work in international law, corporate law, and cultural studies or anthropology would be ideal. Please send an electronic resume to cochoa@indiana.edu.

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 room will be needed, classroom requested and number of people attending 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 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.

ILA SUBMISSIONS

The Indiana Law Annotated (ILA) is published every Monday while school is in session with news about the coming week. Information and articles for the ILA should be submitted to ila@indiana.edu by Friday at 3 p.m. for inclusion in Monday's edition.

If you have questions about an item appearing in the ILA, please contact Lesa Petersen (e-mail: petersen@indiana.edu; phone: 856-4044). To view past issues, visit www.law.indiana.edu/publications/ila/.