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Indiana Law Annotated

Vol. 34 No. 2 (January 22, 2008)

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THIS WEEK IN THE LAW SCHOOL

Students who would like to work in Washington, D.C., or Chicago have an opportunity to learn more about the legal job search this week. Join Robyn Holtzman, JD'01, legal search consultant with Kimball Professional Management in Chicago, in the Moot Court Room from noon to 1 p.m. today, to learn more about Washington, D.C., and from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, for information on Chicago.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22

The Legal Job Search in Washington, D.C.

The Office of Career and Professional Development presents The Legal Job Search in Washington, D.C., from noon to 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. This event is open to all students. Robyn Holtzman, JD'01, a legal search consultant with Kimball Professional Management in Chicago, will provide information useful to students interested in interviewing with employers in Washington, D.C. Holtzman will discuss the current markets for entry-level attorneys in D.C., as well as strategies for job-seekers in that market. Prior to joining Kimball in 2007, Holtzman was a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Arnold & Porter. She served as the associate representative to the firm's Management Committee, as well as on the Associates' Committee, the Partner Evaluation Committee, the New Associates Committee, and Women Lawyers of Arnold & Porter. In 2006, Holtzman served as Arnold & Porter's loaned associate to the Legal Aid Society of D.C. Holtzman clerked for The Honorable Sarah Evans Barker in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana from 2001 2003. While in law school, she served as editor-in-chief of the Federal Communications Law Journal, was a finalist in the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition, and competed as part of the School's National Trial Competition Team.

PAD Meeting

Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) will have its first meeting of the semester at noon in room 121. Lunch will be provided. We have a lot of planning to do for this spring, so join us and get more information on brief binding, academic advising night, elections, summer convention, fund raisers, and our upcoming Happy Hour and Buffa Louies philanthropic event! Interested in joining PAD? Come to this meeting, get an application, and hear what we're all about. We will also be discussing Spring initiation! E-mail pad.adams.chapter@gmail.com with any questions.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23

The Legal Job Search in Chicago

The Office of Career and Professional Development presents The Legal Job Search in Chicago from noon to 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. This event is open to all students. Robyn Holtzman, JD'01, a legal search consultant with Kimball Professional Management in Washington, D.C., will provide information useful to students interested in interviewing with employers in Chicago.

Law and Drama Society Holds Auditions

The Law and Drama Society will be holding auditions for its spring play, "The Man Who Came to Dinner," at noon in room 124. We have several roles that need to be filled and no experience is necessary.

ACS Board Meeting

The American Constitution Society (ACS) will be having a board meeting on at 12:15 p.m. in Law Library room 406(a). Anyone interested in becoming more involved with the organization should attend. If you are unable to make the meeting but would like to become more involved, e-mail jtschlaf@indiana.edu .

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

Law and Drama Society Holds Auditions

The Law and Drama Society will be holding auditions for its spring play, "The Man Who Came to Dinner," at noon in room 124. We have several roles that need to be filled and no experience is necessary.

FACULTY NEWS

Professor Rob Fischman coauthored an article with 3L Angela King titled "Savings Clauses and Trends in Natural Resources Federalism" that recently appeared in Environmental Law and Policy Review. The title may sound dry, but it includes a gripping story about managing elk herds in Jackson Hole!

Professor Ajay Mehrotra recently published a book chapter, "From Berlin to Baltimore: German Historicism and the American Income Tax, 1877-1913," in Taxation, State and Civil Society in Germany and the United States from the 18th to the 20th Century, eds. Alexander Nuetzenadel and Christoph Strupp (Baden-Baden: Nomos Publishers, 2007), 167-184.

UPCOMING EVENTS

ILAP Training Session

The Inmate Legal Assistance Project (ILAP) is offering a training session from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in room 125 on Tuesday, Jan. 29. All interested IU law students are invited to attend in preparation for a new round of prison visits this spring. Among other topics, this training session will cover prison protocol, dress code issues, and basic interviewing techniques. If you have any questions, please contact Kate Lee at ilap@indiana.edu.

The Art of Effective Interviewing

The Office of Career and Professional Development presents the Art of Effective Interviewing from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, March 23, in the Moot Court Room. Interviewing is a skill you will use for the rest of your professional life. Plan to attend this engaging and entertaining event presented by Jon Vegosen, founding partner of Funkhouser Vegosen Liebman & Dunn Ltd., a vibrant, small-sized law firm in Chicago. Vegosen will perform a roleplay with Randi Kohn, director of administration and development and also give you an opportunity to ask questions. Funkhouser will be recruiting Indiana Law students in 2008, so they are eager to meet you and share their wisdom about the art of effective interviewing and tell you about their firm. In addition to learning about interview techniques, this is a great opportunity to network. So plan your first-impression wardrobe accordingly. All students are welcome sign up on Symplicity. Pizza will be provided!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Student Article Selected for Publication in FCBJ

Jeff Peabody, 3L, recently had his article "Under Construction: Towards a More Deferential Standard of Review in Claim Construction Cases" selected for publication in the May 2008 edition of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal. The FCBJ is the official journal for the Federal Circuit Bar Association and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Directed Reading Opportunity for Spring 2008

A professor of school law from the School of Education is looking for a few law students to assist with her undergraduate school law course. Law students would assist with lesson plans, grading, and some teaching. Topics addressed in the course include church/state relations, student speech rights, special education law, teacher privacy rights, tort law, and teacher contracts. The course meets on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. The time commitment would be approximately 3-5 hours per week, and students can receive 1 directed reading credit. This is not a paid position. If you are interested in assisting, please e-mail a resume to Professor Suzanne Eckes at seckes@indiana.edu.

Admissions Tour Guides Needed

The Admissions Office is expecting an increase in the number of prospective student visitors this semester and will need additional assistance from Tour Guides. Tour Guide responsibilities include escorting prospective students to a class and providing a tour of the Law School building. This is a great way to participate in the building of next year's class. If you are interested in serving as a Tour Guide, please stop by the Admissions Office to sign up. Questions can be directed to Dani Weatherford, Director of Recruitment, at maweathe@indiana.edu.

Career Counseling Appointments

Per NALP guidelines, 1L students may now schedule Career Counseling Appointments with the Office of Career and Professional Development. Schedule in-person only in room 020. See Kathryn Bullerdick (kbullerd@indiana.edu) in the OCPD for more information.

Exam Prep from SBA Bookstore

It's exam and outlining time. Are you starting realize you need supplements? Would you like to get a head start on buying your books for next semester? Either way, come to the SBA BOOKSTORE. We have supplements and textbooks for almost every course with prices that beat buying them new! Also, don't forget to bring your old books and supplements in to earn some cash as those loans run out at the end of the semester!

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/.