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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 31 No. 3 (September 11, 2006)

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THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 11

Intellectual Property lawyers Dave Novak, JD'00, and Nick Boivin will be the featured speakers at the Lunch with a Lawyer program from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the Student Lounge.

The Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) kicks off its speaker series from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Faculty Conference Room (room 335). Jon Callas, chief technology and security officer of PGP Corporation, will present "Privacy and Security, it isn't Either/Or, it's Both/And."

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

PILF Call-out Meeting

The Public Interest Law Foundation is having its first meeting at noon in room 125. We'll be talking about our agenda for this year, starting with softball at the end of this month and other fun wonderfulness. As ever, lunch will be provided. Everyone is welcome!

WLC Call-out Meeting

The Women's Law Caucus (WLC) call-out meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. in room 122. All current members are asked to attend, and anyone interested in joining is most welcome!

PDP General Membership Meeting

Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity will hold a general membership meeting at 12:15 p.m. in room 120. All current members are asked to attend, and anyone interested in joining is also welcome!

1L Academic Enhancement Session

A 1L Academic Enhancement Session will be held at 4:30 p.m. in room 214. Libby Lewis and Katie McCauley Molter will facilitate. The session will help you get the most out of your classes by providing strategies for becoming efficient information processors.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

ELS Call-out Meeting

The Environmental Law Society call-out meeting is from noon to 1 p.m. in room 120. Lunch will be provided.

APALSA Call-out Meeting

The Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) will have a call-out meeting at noon in room 125. Pizza and drinks will be served. APALSA is taking a much more aggressive stance to increase its visibility in the Law School. Accordingly, we have many social, academic, and professional events planned for the year. So come and explore the many opportunities that APALSA can offer.

Lambda Law Society Call-out meeting

The Lambda Law Society will have its call-out meeting from noon to 1 p.m. in room 122. Come to hear about speakers, sweatshirts, softball, and surplus subjects! Snacks will be provided.

Federalist Society Call-out Meeting

The Federalist Society will have its call-out meeting at noon in the Moot Court Room, and food will be provided! People of all political ideologies are welcome. The Federalist Society is a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order. It is founded on the principle that the state exists to preserve freedom, that the separation of governmental powers is central to our Constitution, and that it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is, not what the law should be. We have an exciting year of events planned, and hope you can be a part of it.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Lunch with a Lawyer

Lunch with a Lawyer features Intellectual Property lawyers Dave Novak, JD'00, and Nick Boivin from noon to 1 p.m. in the Student Lounge. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Sign up in Career Services or on EASE.

ACS Call-out Meeting

The American Constitutional Society will hold a call-out meeting 12:15 p.m. in room 120. Learn how you can become involved in planning local and national events for the award-winning IU chapter of one of the nation's leading progressive legal organizations.

1L Academic Enhancement Session

A 1L Academic Enhancement Session will be held at 2:30 p.m. in room 120. Derek Molter and Carly Szentesy will facilitate. The session will help you get the most out of your classes by providing strategies for becoming efficient information processors.

Professor Orenstein Presents

Professor Aviva Orenstein will present "The Art of Brief Writing" from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. Competitors year-to-year find her tips helpful for Moot Court brief writing and beyond. It is entirely optional, but you really don't want to miss this. You are welcome to bring dinner. It will also be recorded and placed on reserve at the Library if you are not able to make it. Hope to see you there!

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

CACR Speaker Series

The Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) kicks off its speaker series from noon until 1 p.m. in the Faculty Conference Room (room 335). Jon Callas, chief technology and security officer of PGP Corporation, will present "Privacy and Security, it isn't Either/Or, it's Both/And." He will look at how to analyze and plan so that we can come up with solutions to problems that are effective on both axes. Free and open to students, staff, and faculty. It is a brown bag lunch, but drinks and some snacks will be available.

Intellectual Property Association Call-out Meeting

The Intellectual Property Association will hold its fall call-out meeting at noon in room 120. Snacks will be provided. All are welcome (having a technical background is not a prerequisite). Come and learn more about this exciting area of the law!

SBA Happy Hour

The Student Bar Association (SBA) would like to invite you to this year's happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Jungle Room on Kirkwood. There will be tons of free food, plus one free drink with a ticket you will receive at the door. We will also announce the newly elected 1L representatives at 7 p.m. We look forward to seeing all!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Evening at Oliver Winery

The Environmental Law Society (ELS) is hosting its annual fund raiser from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Oliver Winery. Tickets are $20. This is a tradition that many people look forward to; the setting is gorgeous, the ticket gives you two free glasses of wine, and there are free appetizers. We have a silent auction with lots of great items donated by local businesses - restaurant gift certificates, massages, etc. The top item is a suit from J.R. Stallsmith, which you could put to use in your interviews! Purchase your tickets over lunch in the lobby.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Constitution Day Panel

In honor of Constitution Day, Law School faculty will serve on a panel to discuss "Developments in Constitutional Law and National Security: Perspectives on Hamdan, the ABA Signing Statement Report, and ACLU v. NSA" from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18 in the Moot Court Room. Participants include Professor David Fidler (Hamdan), Professor Dawn Johnsen (ABA Signing Statement Report), and Professor Fred Cate (ACLU v. NSA).

1L Academic Enhancement Session

A 1L Academic Enhancement Sessions will be held at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, and Thursday, Sept. 28, in room 120. Hannah Bornstein and Laura Koenig will facilitate the session on Sept. 18, and Laura Ginn and Matthew Melick will facilitate on Sept. 28. These sessions will help you get the most out of your classes by providing strategies for becoming efficient information processors.

Lewis Building Open House

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to the Lewis Building open house from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21.

Georgetown Professor Richard Lazarus to Give Environmental Law Lecture

There will be a special public lecture by Georgetown University Professor Richard Lazarus at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, in the Moot Court Room. His lecture, "The Making of Environmental Law," will be in celebration of the grand opening of the new Conservation Law Clinic. Following the lecture at 4:30 p.m., there will be an open house for the clinic in the Lewis Building, which is located across the street from the Law School.

Sign Up for Alumni Weekend 2006

We are pleased to invite our alumni and their families, students, faculty, staff, and friends to celebrate Alumni Weekend 2006 Sept. 29 and 30 at the Indiana University School of Law Bloomington. Our alumni have been coming together on this beautiful campus for more than a quarter of a century to reminisce, renew old friendships, and make new ones.

The Alumni Weekend event schedule for 2006 is a full one. Friday includes meetings of the Environmental Law Advisory Board and the Law Alumni Board, the opening of the Conservation Law Clinic, and a public lecture. Friday evening features presentation of the Distinguished Service Awards and the always-popular Alumni and Student Celebration.

Saturday events include a Law School open house designed for the whole family, a walking tour of Griffy Woods, and the BLSA Alumni Advisory Board meeting. Reunions for the classes of 1956 and 1965 Saturday evening cap Alumni Weekend for 2006.

Alumni and students can register online or by phone at (812) 855-9700. Friends, faculty and staff can call (812) 855-9170. Registration confirmation packets will be sent via mail.

NEWS FROM THE FACULTY

Professor Kevin Brown's article entitled "The Supreme Court's Role in the Growing School Choice Movement" was published in 67 OHIO STATE LAW JOURNAL 37 (2006) as part of the symposium issue entitled "Meeting the Challenge of Grutter-Affirmative Action in Twenty-Five Years."

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Jessup Moot Court deadline Wednesday, Sept. 13!

Applications are now being accepted for membership on this year's team for the Jessup International Law Moot Court competition, one of the external moot court competitions in which the School participates. The team will consist of four students and will be coached by Professor Buxbaum. During the fall semester, team members will produce a written memorial (analogous to a brief); oral arguments will take place during the spring semester. Participants will receive academic credit. For further details on the Jessup competition, see www.ilsa.org; for information on questions like time commitment, etc., please see Professor Buxbaum.

All applications are welcome: both previous moot court experience and relevant coursework will be considered, but neither is required. Priority will be given to upperclass students. Please submit a current resume and a statement of interest (covering relevant experience and reasons for interest in the competition) to Dean Fromm no later than Wednesday, September 13; applications will be reviewed by him and a faculty committee.

On-location Recruiting

The Career Services is sponsoring an on-location recruiting event in Louisville on Friday, Sept.15. It will be held at The Seelbach Hilton, 500 Fourth Avenue, Louisville, KY, (phone: 502-585-3200). Interviews will be held between 9 a.m. and noon. Lunch will be provided at noon. There will also be an alumni reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Seelbach. Students who plan to attend either the reception or take part in interview need to sign up in Career Services. Transportation will be provided free of charge for those that request it.

Tour Guide Volunteers Needed

As an Indiana Law student, you have the opportunity to play a significant role in the Law School's recruiting efforts for the Class of 2010, and the Admissions Office would appreciate your help. If you are interested in sharing your Law School experiences with prospective students during their visits, please plan to attend Tour Guide Training at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 13, in room 122. This meeting will explain the Law School's Tour Guide Program and allow you the opportunity to sign up for a weekly class/tour assignment. Lunch will be provided. If you are unable to attend the meeting but want to participate in the program, contact Dani Weatherford, director of recruitment, at maweathe@indiana.edu.

Student-Faculty Committees

Interested in being on a student-faculty committee? Applications will be available in student mailboxes and are due back in the Student Bar Assocation (SBA) office/bookstore by 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Anyone who is a 1L, 2L, or 3L is eligible to apply. Any international non-JD students interested in becoming an SBA representative please out your nominations the box on the Library reference desk. Please include your name and e-mail address. Elections will be held soon. If you have questions please contact Shanida at shnsharp@indiana.edu.

Join ABA Student Division

Join the ABA Student Division at www.abanet.org/lsd for great network, leadership, and career opportunities.

Professor Buxbaum Seeks Research Assistant

Professor Hannah Buxbaum is looking for a research assistant to work on two projects in the area of class actions. (The first is a relatively general report aimed at a foreign audience, and the second addresses the jurisdictional issues that arise in securities class actions against foreign issuers). Strong research and writing skills are essential; course work in the area of conflicts and/or securities regulation would be helpful but is not required. If interested, please submit a resume and transcript to Professor Buxbaum. She can be contacted with any questions at hbuxbaum@indiana.edu.

Professor Weng Seeks Student Assistance

Professor Carwina Weng is seeking a student for an independent clinical project (B710) and/or research assistance. The clinical project is to assist with the development of the Disability Law Clinic, which will represent low-income clients in their claims for social security disability benefits. The research project would include the clinical project and assistance with an article on multicultural lawyering. Applicants must have strong research and writing skills, and a background in social science or poverty law advocacy is a plus. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Professor Weng by email at wengc@indiana.edu.

Ochoa Seeks Research Assistant

Professor Christiana Ochoa is seeking research assistance. Applicants should have excellent research skills and a strong background in social sciences. Prior experience or classes in international law and human rights will also be beneficial. Interested students should submit resumes in hard copy to Professor Ochoa's mailbox in the second-floor mail room.

SBA Wants Your Books!

2L and 3Ls please donate your books and supplements to the SBA bookstore. Include your name, graduation year, and price. Keep in mind that some books have come out with newer editions.

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 devo99@indiana.edu; phone 855-2426). To view past issues, visit www.law.indiana.edu/publications/ila/.

A 1L Academic Enhancement Session will be held at 4:30 p.m. in room 214. Libby Lewis and Katie McCauley Molter will facilitate. The session will help you get the most out of your classes by providing strategies for becoming efficient information processors.