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Indiana Law Annotated for April 18, 2011 (40:13)

This Week in the Law School

Annual Teaching Awards

Presented Monday at noon in the Moot Court Room.

An Important Inaugural Lecture

Prof. Buxbaum inaugurates the John E. Schiller Chair in Legal Ethics with a lecture on Wednesday at 4.

An Innovative Symposium on Judicial Selection

Prof. Geyh moderates an interactive panel discussion on judicial selection Thursday at 4.

Good Luck, Class of 2011

ILA sends its best wishes to all of you for great success in your endeavors!

Signing Off . . .

This is the last ILA of the semester. Good luck to all with exams, and best wishes for a happy and successful summer. See you in the fall!

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Monday, April 18

Teaching Awards

Annual teaching awards highlight the best teaching in the law school for this year. Please plan to attend and recognize our faculty. Pizza and soda provided. Moot Court Room, noon.

LELS Collective Bargaining Panel

A distinguished panel of speakers from state government and the union movement, along with representatives from the law firm Macey Swanson and Allman, will discuss state collective bargaining issues. Room 124, noon.

SustainIU Lecture Series: Sustainable Consumerism

As part of the SustainIU Lecture Series, the Environmental Law Society (in conjunction with the Student Sustainability Council) will be hosting a lecture by Professor Wilk from the IU Dept. of Anthropology. The lecture is tied to this year's SustainIU theme: "Waste(D)." Room 121, 7-8:30 p.m.

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Tuesday, April 19

Faculty Last Lecture

Join Prof. Ryan Scott as he offers his reflections. Lunch. Moot Court Room, noon.

PDP Journal and Moot Court Panel

PDP will host a panel of experienced Journal members and Moot Court participants. They will discuss the time commitments and strategies for success. Room 213, noon.

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Wednesday, April 20

John E. Schiller Chair Inaugural Lecture

The John E. Schiller Chair will be inaugurated with a lecture by Prof. Hannah Buxbaum, Executive Associate Dean and John E. Schiller Chair in Legal Ethics. The lecture is titled "Class Actions in the Global Economy." Moot Court Room, 4:00. Reception following.

SustainIU Lecture Series: Waste-to-Energy

John Waffenschmidt, Covanta vice president of environmental science and community affairs and certified ecologist will speak on the science and technology behind Covanta's waste-to-energy operations and discuss the challenges and opportunities of private corporations looking to profit from socially and environmentally responsible business practices. This is event is part of the 2011 SustainIU Lecture Series and ties to this year's theme: "Waste(D)." Room 121, 7-8 p.m.

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Thursday, April 21

ExamSoft Prep Session for Computer Users

Randy Sparks will be available for drop-in ExamSoft consultation and assistance with the software registration process. Room 125, 10-11 a.m.

Symposium on Judicial Selection

The final Law and Society program of the semester is a symposium on judicial selection, presented in an interactive, Fred Friendly style format moderated by Prof. Charles Geyh. The panel consists of Chris Bonneau, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh and co-author of In Defense of Judicial Elections; Roy A. Schotland, a Professor Emeritus at Georgetown University Law Center who has written prolifically on all methods of judicial selection; and Eileen Braman, Associate Professor of Political Science at IU, whose work has explored issues relating to institutional legitimacy and public support of the courts. It should be a lively discussion. Moot Court Room, 4-6 p.m.

SustainIU Lecture Series: Sustainable Consumerism

As part of the SustainIU Lecture Series, the Environmental Law Society (in coordination with the Student Sustainability Council) will be hosting a lecture by Profesor Wilk from the IU Dept. of Anthropology. The lecture is tied to this year's SustainIU theme: "Waste(D)." Room 121, 7-8:30 p.m.

Women in Business Night

Please join the Business and Law Society and the Kelley Association of Women MBAs for a Women in Business Night, a formal evening with students, alumni and faculty including keynote speaker Valerie Grubb, entrepreneur and former vice president. of NBC Universal and Oxygen Network and a panel discussion regarding issues facing women in the business world. The networking event includes cocktails, appetizers, and dinner. Tickets are $20. Please contact Chrisna Govin (cpgovin@indiana.edu) as soon as possible to RSVP or for more information! IMU Tudor Room, 5:30-10:00 p.m.

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Friday, April 22

SustainIU Lecture Series: Sustainable Waste Management in Bloomington

The Environmental Law Society (in coordination with the Student Sustainability Council) will be sponsoring a panel discussion with Steve Akers (IU Residential Programs and Services) and Jacqui Bauer (City of Bloomington Sustainability Coordinator). The panel will discuss the various mechanisms that have been adopted by Indiana University and the City of Bloomington to help address issues on waste disposal. This panel discussion is part of the SustainIU Lecture Series and follows the 2011 theme: "Waste(D)." Room 121, 6-7 p.m.

ExamSoft Prep Session for Computer Users

Randy Sparks will be available for drop-in ExamSoft consultation and assistance with the software registration process. Room 121, noon-1 p.m.

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Announcements

SBA Study Break

Join your classmates and friends for food and company between exams. Monday-Thursday, May 2-5, Room 121, 7-10 p.m.

BLSA Prayer Breakfast

Join graduating students, families, and friends to pray for success in our graduates’ future endeavors. Friday, May 6, room 310, 9 a.m. - noon.

ISBA Solo and Small Firm Conference Scholarships

The Indiana State Bar Association General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section is working with OCPD to promote the annual Solo and Small Firm Conference. This year the law school has scholarships available to send students to the conference on June 2-4 at the French Lick Hotel and Conference Center. Details are available in OCPD.

Admissions Summer Assistants Needed

The Admissions Office seeks to hire multiple first- or second-year law students to work as admissions assistants. These students will help guide members of the class of 2014 through the process of moving to Bloomington, settling in, and preparing to begin class in either July or August. Duties will primarily involve calling and e-mailing students to assist Admissions track the class and to answer questions and provide encouragement for the incoming students. Hours are flexible. The position will be available on a part-time basis ($10/hr). Approximately 50-60 hours per assistant will be required during the summer until the beginning of fall classes. Assistants are not required to be in Bloomington all summer. Please submit a resume and letter of interest to Director of Recruitment Dani Weatherford (maweathe@indiana.edu) before April 20.

How to Schedule an Event

An online form is available to plan and schedule meetings. Please use this form to request a room, notify Indiana Law Annotated, and send other information about your event. You will receive confirmation that your room has been reserved after your request has been processed. When filling out your event description, please provide all information possible, especially if you are requesting that the event be publicized.

ILA Submissions

Indiana Law Annotated (ILA) is published every Monday while school is in session with news about the coming week. Submit information and articles for ILA to ila@indiana.edu by Thursday at noon for inclusion in Monday's edition. Length of submission is limited to 150 words, unless otherwise approved. If you're requesting a room, submit all information (including the room request) via the Plan a Meeting feature of the website. If you have questions about an item appearing in the ILA, please contact Ken Turchi (kturchi@indiana.edu; phone 856-4044). Indiana Law Annotated is archived online.

Audio-Video Services

Send requests for AV services to Max Exter (av@exchange.iu.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.

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