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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 29 No. 7 (October 10, 2005)

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ILA HIATUS

The ILA will not be published during the week of Oct. 17 (Fall Break). It will resume publication on Oct. 24.

HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 10

This week, 140 students will begin the preliminary oral argument rounds of the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition. Arguments will take place each evening, Monday through Friday, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Anyone who is not a competitor may attend the arguments. On behalf of the Moot Court Board, thank you to all of the faculty, staff, and alumni who are contributing to the competition this year. Thanks also to our sponsor, Bose McKinney & Evans. Good luck, everyone!

Indiana Law alumnus Ted Waggoner, JD'78, will make a presentation to students on the keys to developing a successful solo or small firm practice at noon on Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Moot Court Room. Waggoner is a partner at Peterson & Waggoner in Rochester, Ind., and a contributing author to the recently published ABA book, How to Capture and Keep Clients: Marketing Strategies for Lawyers.

Paul Dourish, associate professor at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, will give a talk titled, "From Privacy and Security to Collective Information Practices," from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Faculty Conference Room (room 335).

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11

WLC Meeting

The Women's Law Caucus (WLC) will meet at 12:15 p.m. in room 122 to brainstorm themes for this year's auction and to discuss special events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Lunch will be served.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12

Call-out Meeting for Study Abroad

Students interested in study abroad opportunities for this summer or next year (fall or spring semester) should attend the study abroad call-out meeting from noon to 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. Dean Len Fromm, Dean Leslie Davis, returning study abroad students, and current exchange students will talk about the opportunities available for summer (London, Paris, Dublin, Florence, Barcelona) and semester study (London, Paris, Barcelona, Hamburg, Jena, Beijing, Shanghai, Auckland, Warsaw) and will discuss the application procedure. For more information, see the study abroad Web site at http://law.indiana.edu/curriculum/programs/overseas_study.shtml.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13

Fundamentals of Successful Solo and Small Firm Practice

Indiana Law alumnus Ted Waggoner, JD'78, will make a presentation to students at noon in the Moot Court Room on the keys to developing a successful solo or small firm practice. Waggoner, who recently served as president of the Law School's Alumni Board, is a partner at Peterson & Waggoner in Rochester, Ind., and a contributing author to the recently published ABA book, How to Capture and Keep Clients: Marketing Strategies for Lawyers. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences on solo and small firm practice. This event is co-sponsored by the IU Dean of Students and the Law School's Office of Career Services. Lunch will be provided.

CACR 2005-06 Speaker Series Features Professor Dourish

Paul Dourish, associate professor at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, is the guest speaker for the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) 2005-06 Speaker Series. Dourish will give a talk titled, "From Privacy and Security to Collective Information Practices," from noon to 1 p.m. in the Faculty Conference Room (room 335). Students, staff, and faculty are invited. Dourish will draw on a range of examples to introduce some alternatives to the traditional economic model of privacy and security, and, in particular, suggest the value of thinking about privacy and security alongside broader issues of risk, danger, secrecy, trust, identity, and more. He will also show how this broader perspective has been informing system design efforts. The talk is sponsored by the IU Office of the Vice President for Information Technology and the CACR.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

Attention Runners and Walkers

The Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) and the Student Law Association (SLA) need your support. We are putting together a team to participate in the "Jill Behrman Run for the End Zone" 5K run/walk. The entry fee is $15 per person. You will receive a T-shirt for your participation. Prizes will be awarded for the team with the most members and for the "most creatively attired" team. Please contact Megan (mburzych@indiana.edu) or stop by the table in the lobby this week during the lunch hour. The money goes to support Jill's House, an organization committed to providing temporary, home-like residences for patients undergoing outpatient therapy at the Indiana University Proton Therapy facility in Bloomington. Each year, more than 1,400 people participate in this event, which has raised more than $15,000 for Jill's House thus far. Other activities on race day include a Wellness Fair with more than 40 vendors.

NEWS FROM THE FACULTY

Professor Daniel Conkle recently presented a paper, "Three Theories of Substantive Due Process," at the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.

On Sept. 30, Professor Christiana Ochoa participated in an interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Indiana University Anti-Sweatshop Advisory Committee titled "The University and Fair Trade." Ochoa discussed the meaning of "fair trade" and the power of large consumer groups to influence corporate behavior in the direction of greater social responsibility. The conference was featured on WFIU.

Professor Fred H. Cate gave the keynote address at the annual Identity Fraud conference in Los Angeles and spoke to the Bench-Bar Conference of the Monroe County Bar Association in Bloomington.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

2005-06 Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition: Oral Argument Rounds

This week, 140 students will begin the preliminary oral argument rounds of the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition. Arguments will take place each evening, Monday through Friday, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Many Indiana Law alumni will be participating as judges for the competition. Consult the posting on the main floor and outside the Moot Court office for a list of the judges and competitors each night. Anyone who is not a competitor may attend the arguments. After Fall Break (the week of Oct. 17), the preliminary rounds will resume during the weeks of Oct. 24 and Oct. 31. On behalf of the Moot Court Board, thank you to all of the faculty, staff, and alumni who are contributing to the competition this year. Thanks also to our sponsor, Bose McKinney & Evans. Good luck, everyone!

Professor Cate Looking for Research Assistants

Professor Fred H. Cate is looking for two research assistants with excellent research, analysis, and writing skills to work on information security and national security/privacy issues. Interested students should put a letter summarizing their interest and experience, a resume, and a transcript in Cate's box in the second-floor mail room.

Student Lounge Reserved on Wednesdays for "Lunch with a Lawyer" Program

Career Services will be hosting lunches in the Student Lounge every Wednesday through Nov. 16. We wanted to notify students who normally may use the Student Lounge between noon and 1 p.m. on Wednesdays that the lounge has been reserved for the "Lunch with a Lawyer" program.

PDP Thank-you Cards

Phi Delta Phi (PDP) International Legal Fraternity is selling School of Law thank-you cards from noon to 1 p.m. in the lobby. The sale will continue throughout the semester. Stop by and check out these beautiful cards, perfect for any occasion!

Get Involved with the Pro Bono Project

Would you like to network with attorneys? Do you need more real-world legal experience in order to find a job or to decide what area of law to pursue? Is there a specialty area of law that you would like to pursue, but do not know how? The Pro Bono Project is pleased to announce that students can accomplish all of the above while earning one B710 credit. By becoming involved with the Pro Bono Project, students can work with local attorneys and/or pro se litigants on a variety of cases in a variety of specialty areas. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Diane Walker, District 10 Pro Bono Project coordinator, at Dist10probono@aol.com

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, the length of time room will be needed, the classroom requested, and the number of people attending the event. Requests should be sent at least one week before the event and should 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 Thursday at noon for inclusion in Monday's edition. If you have questions about an item appearing in the ILA, please contact Debbie O'Leary (e-mail at ila@indiana.edu, or phone 855-2426). To view past issues, visit www.law.indiana.edu/publications/ila/.