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Indiana Law Annotated

March 10, 2014

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This Week in the Law School
Bridge-to-Practice Information Session

Monday.

Center for Law, Society, and Culture Symposium

Featuring Prof. Henderson. Wednesday.

1L Academic Planning Sessions

Monday and Tuesday.

Career Choices: Work-Life Integration

Plus small-group session with recent Maurer grads. Thursday.

No ILA Next Week

Have a wonderful spring break!

Please Welcome OCPD Director Debbie Atlas to Indiana Law

Debbie Atlas officially arrives on campus as of March 10 and will begin taking student appointments. Debbie joins the Maurer OCPD from the Washington, DC office of Goodwin Procter, where she was most recently the manager of staffing and professional development. Debbie joined the office in January and immediately began law firm and government agency employer outreach efforts in the DC area. Please stop by the Office of Career and Professional Development to welcome Debbie to the Law School.

Wellness Week Is This Week

Events listed every day this week.

OCPD Is on Twitter and Facebook

Follow OCPD (@IUMaurerOCPD) on Twitter: https://twitter.com/IUMaurerOCPD. You can also like our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MaurerOCPD. Use both of these accounts to stay up-to-date on upcoming events and professional development topics.

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Monday, March 10
Wellness Week: Mindfulness Meditation Practice Session

Mindfulness practice reduces anxiety, chronic pain, and negative emotional states. RSVP to 812.855.5711. IU Health Center, 600 N. Jordan, 4th fl., 10 a.m. -11 a.m. Repeats on Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

Wellness Week: Student Appreciation Lunch: Free Subway!

This wellness week, SBA wants to celebrate students and show a little appreciation for all of the hard work that everyone has been doing by offering some delicious free food. Stop by the SBA office at noon on Monday to pick up some free Subway! The SBA office is located directly next to the stairwell that leads up to the library. Questions? Contact MaurerLawSBA@gmail.com.

Bridge-to-Practice Info Session

The Office of Career and Professional Development is pleased to offer bridge-to-practice fellowships to eligible graduates who secure unpaid volunteer positions with public interest organizations or small firms while continuing their job search after graduation. This 45-minute session will cover the purpose of the fellowship, details of the program, graduate and employer responsibilities, and any questions you may have. Open to 3Ls. Non-pizza lunch provided to those who RSVP at least 24 hours in advance. Room 122, noon.

Patent Bar Overview with the IPA

Intellectual Property Association executive board members and Professor Janis will provide an overview of procedures for taking the patent bar. Lunch provided. Room 120, noon.

Christian Legal Society Bible Study

Room 206E, noon.

Academic Planning Sessions

Dean Matthews and Ms. Coleman-Jackson will continue to hold academic planning sessions this week. The purpose of these sessions is to provide information (with handouts) about graduation requirements, bar preparation coverage, and general scheduling matters to help you plan your course schedules for your remaining semesters.

Although attendance at any one of these sessions is optional, you must attend one in order to schedule an individual follow-up advising appointment with one of us. This foundational information will be most immediately helpful for you as you plan your fall class schedule; registration for 1Ls will be in early April. The same material will be covered in each session, which should last 45 to 50 minutes. Room 335, 4:00. Repeats Tuesday, March 11, room 124, noon.

Barbri LLM Information Session

Learn about the BARBRI LLM extended bar review program, which helps students master the fundamentals of the New York bar exam. Dinner will be provided. Room 335, 5:15 pm.

Wellness Week: 5K Walk/Run

Join the Health Law Society and PILF at Bryan Park, 1001 S. Henderson, 6:00 p.m.

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Tuesday, March 11
Faculty Speaker Series: Professor Ajay Mehrotra

The SBA Faculty Speaker Series is a monthly event where students can hear professors speak for a few minutes about what their passions are and then ask professors questions about what they've done before their professorships, what their interests are in the legal community and the community at large, and any other relevant questions they'd otherwise not get the chance to ask. This is a great opportunity to learn more about your professors outside of class. Make sure to bring your own lunch, and SBA will provide cookies and drinks. Room 335, noon.

Business and Law Society Guest Speaker: Mark Horvick, Vice President at Greene Holcomb Fisher

Please join the Business and Law Society as it hosts Mark Horvick, JD/MBA'06, a vice president at the Minneapolis-based investment bank Greene Holcomb Fisher. Before joining GHF, Mr. Fisher was a corporate attorney at Kirkland & Ellis, where he spent the majority of his time executing M&A transactions for private equity clients. Mr. Horvick has been involved in more than 50 M&A transactions ranging from a few million dollars to several billion dollars. He has substantial experience structuring and negotiating buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions, as well as experience with carve-outs, spin-offs, refinancings, PIPEs, work-outs, restructurings and 363 sales. Student Lounge, noon.

BLSA General Body Meeting

Room 213, noon.

Academic Planning Sessions

Dean Matthews and Ms. Coleman-Jackson will continue to hold academic planning sessions this week. The purpose of these sessions is to provide information (with handouts) about graduation requirements, bar preparation coverage, and general scheduling matters to help you plan your course schedules for your remaining semesters.

Although attendance at any one of these sessions is optional, you must attend one in order to schedule an individual follow-up advising appointment with one of us. This foundational information will be most immediately helpful for you as you plan your fall class schedule; registration for 1Ls will be in early April. The same material will be covered in each session, which should last 45 to 50 minutes. Room 335, 4:00.

Wellness Week: Safety and Self-Defense Class Presented by Lee's Martial Arts

Learn techniques to avoid and escape threatening situations. Moderate physical activity is required. Student lounge, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

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Wednesday, March 12
Study Abroad Options for Summer

Are you thinking about spending the summer abroad and earning some credit or splitting your summer between an externship and study abroad? Come hear about worldwide summer study abroad options and related financial aid issues with Dean Davis and Paul Leopold. Room 122, noon.

Wellness Week: Health and Wellness Fair

Come check out the health and wellness resources available on the IU campus and in the Bloomington community, including 9 Round Fitness, Vibe Yoga, IU SRSC, Hoosier Heights, and Hoosier Cross Fit. Free/discounted passes available. Lobby, 11:30-1:30.

Wellness Week: LSRJ

Law Students for Reproductive Justice will be at a table in the lobby during the noon hour. Stop by for goodies. Questions? Contact iublsrj@gmail.com.

Wellness Week: Indiana Blood Center Drive

Room 340, noon - 4:00.

Center for Law, Society and Culture Symposium: Luciana Cunha

Prof. Luciana Cunha, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo; Prof. Carl Minzner, Fordham Law School; and Prof. William Henderson will speak on "The Legal Education Debate in Comparative Perspective: Brazil, China, and the United States." Room 122, 4:00 p.m.

Meet Other Graduate Students at SBA's FREE Bowling Event

Come join the Student Bar Association and the Graduate and Professional Student Organization at the IMU for a FREE night of bowling, compliments of SBA and GPSO, from 7-9 p.m. Registration is limited to the first thirty people to respond. RSVP to MaurerLawSBA@gmail.com.

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Thursday, March 13
Career Choices: Work-Life Integration

Panelists: Elizabeth Green, JD'05, Riley Bennett & Egloff; Laura Harbison, JD'07, Harbison Law; and Alex Simpson, JD'11, Bodman PLC. Lunch provided to those who RSVP at least 24 hours in advance. Room 125, noon.

Small-Group Sessions with Career Choices Speakers

Meet with Laura Harbison in room 206D at 10:00, 3:15, or 4;15. Meet with Alex Simpson in Room 340 at 10:00, 3:15, or 4:15; 2Ls and 3Ls are invited to join him for dinner at 5:30. RSVP on Symplicity for all sessions. Space is limited!

International Law Society: Globalization of the Legal Profession

ILS will host a special follow-up session to Wednesday's CLSC symposium with Professor Luciana Gross Cunha, who will be discussing the state of politics, the globalizing legal profession and access to justice. Room 124, noon.

Tax Policy Colloquium: Susan C. Morse

Prof. Susan C. Morse, University of Texas School of Law, will speak on "Institutional Capacity and Tax Anti-Avoidance Law in Australia and the United States." Room 216, 1:25-3:25.

Wellness Week: Mindfulness Meditation Practice Session

Mindfulness practice reduces anxiety, chronic pain, and negative emotional states. RSVP to 812.855.5711. IU Health Center, 600 N. Jordan, 4th fl., 2:00 p.m.

Lexis Think Like a Lawyer Training

This training will show you how to take legal theory and apply it. Come learn more advanced legal research techniques and how to apply them to projects. 1200 points are available for each person who attends. The first 100 people to show up will receive coffee/tea tumblers. Student Lounge (Rm. 001), 4:00-4:45 p.m.

Phi Alpha Delta's Annual Fashion Show

This event is a must-go, with a fashion show and an auction (including prized items, such as a $500 Barbri gift card). Proceeds from the fashion show will help the Protective Order Project and New Hope. Entry is free and the event will end in time to see the law-school band Unlimited Girls take center stage. Please email pad.adams.chapter@gmail.com with any questions. Dunnkirk,7:00 p.m.

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Friday, March 14
Wellness Week: Fresh Fruit and Healthy Snacks

Grab something in the student lounge on your way out for spring break. 8:00-1:00.

Graduate Legal Studies Colloquium

The Colloquium is a weekly meeting of graduate students to discuss common academic concerns and research interests. Faculty Conference Room, #335, noon.

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Saturday, March 15

No events scheduled.

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Faculty News

On February 21, Prof. Charlie Geyh gave a presentation on methods of judicial selection at a conference on judicial civility and ethics at the University of Georgia. On February 27, he was a featured speaker at a congressional briefing on pending legislation that directs the U.S. Supreme Court to adopt a code of ethics. The fifth edition of his coauthored treatise, Judicial Conduct and Ethics was published late last year, as was the fifth edition of Understanding Civil Procedure, which he joined as coauthor, stepping in for Professor Gene Shreve, who retired last spring.

Professor Steve Sanders was a featured speaker for a public seminar Feb. 25 on "Faith and Academic Freedom in Higher Education" at Butler University in Indianapolis.

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Announcements
Register for the Second Annual Maurer Golf Scramble

The Student Bar Association is excited to invite you to join us for our 2nd annual golf scramble. Golfers and non-golfers alike are invited to join us in an afternoon of fresh air and networking. We anticipate having plenty of faculty, staff, alumni, students, and prospective students at this event. The event will be hosted at the Indiana University Golf Course on Sunday, March 30th, at 11:00 am. This is an 18-hole, shotgun start, scramble style tournament. The registration fee ($35 for students and $50 for all others) includes, a free driving-range warm-up, personalized golf cart, an 18-hole round of golf, and a barbecue dinner during our awards ceremony. You are free to sign up as an individual, or in a group of up to four players.

You may register any day of the week from 12-1 by finding SBA's table in the lobby. Contact Zack Shapiro with questions (ZShapiro@indiana.edu).

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Audio-Video Services

Send requests for A-V services to Carl James (lawav@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.

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