ILA wishes you success as you head into the home stretch.
Prep session on Tuesday.
With Profs. Grossberg and Popkin discussing Prof. Mehrotra's new book. Thursday.
The Law Alumni Board visits Friday, and Spring Law Day for the class of 2017 is Saturday. Please welcome our guests to the Law School.
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Feminist Law Forum and Law Students for Reproductive Justice will be holding their elections. All members are strongly encouraged to attend. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Room 120, noon.
General membership meeting to introduce some of the national committees and how members can get involved with environmental justice, international, labor and employment, mass defense, immigration, and democratic communications issues. Room 124, noon.
Room 206E, noon.
Mr. Germain is of counsel at Wood Herron & Evans in Cincinnati. He has more than 35 years of varied experience in the trademark/unfair competition field and is a former full-time law professor. For many years, he has been an active speaker on trademarks and unfair competition, lecturing at national, regional and local conferences well over 200 times. Join the Center for IP Research for Mr. Germain's talk. Lunch. Room 120, noon.
On March 25, 1911, a fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York City consumed the lives of 146 garment workers, mostly young immigrant women. The tragedy helped spur a movement for better working conditions. Garment workers across the world now face similar conditions. Join the National Lawyers Guild for a brief film remembering the workers who lost their lives and a discussion on current working conditions for global garment workers. Room 216, noon.
Moot Court Room, 9:50-10:45. Repeats in room 122, 4:00-4:55.
BLS affiliated professors will host an informational session about registering for future courses; they will give a rundown of the various offerings and then take student questions. Food will be provided. Room 121, noon.
Learn about the logistics of the OCI process and how to present yourself to employers, whether they are here on campus or in a job fair setting. Lunch provided to those who RSVP at least 24 hours in advance. Room 125, noon.
Korean law students working on their thesis or dissertation will meet to share their fields of study and discuss differences between U.S. law and Korean law. All members of the law school community are welcome. Room 206E, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Please join Prof. Carolyn Jones of the University of Iowa College of Law, Prof. Michael Grossberg and Prof. William Popkin, both of Maurer School of Law, as they discuss Prof. Ajay Mehrotra's recently published book, Making the Modern American Fiscal State. Prof. Mehrotra will join the panel to answer questions and respond on the issues that are highlighted by the panel. Part of the Center for Law, Society, and Culture spring 2014 colloquium. Room 121, noon.
Panelists: Michelle Gutierrez, JD'00, Law Office of Michelle Gutierrez, LLC; and Thao Nguyen, JD'04, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun. Lunch provided to those who RSVP at least 24 hours in advance. Room 125, noon.
Meet with Michelle Gutierrez in room 347 at 10:00. RSVP on Symplicity. Meet with Thao Nguyen in room 352 at 10:00. 2Ls and 3Ls can join Ms. Nguyen for dinner at 7:00 on Wednesday, March 26. RSVP on Symplicity. Space is limited for all sessions, so be sure to sign up right away!
Seminar for those interested in pursuing a sports-related internship over the summer conducted by 3Ls and 2Ls with sports-related experience who will offer tips on networking and creating relationships in sports. Lunch provided. Room 214, noon.
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and Feminist Law Forum present guest speaker Alyce Miller, 2003 magna cum laude graduate of IU Maurer School of Law and current IU professor of creative writing, literature, and special topics on animals, ethics and the law. Prof. Miller is also a distinguished author and recipient of the Flannery O'Connor award for short fiction. She will lead a discussion on what the law can and cannot do for animals, and how this relates to the ethics of care from the perspective of relational feminism. Prof. Miller will introduce the topics briefly, followed by lively conversation; differing viewpoints welcome. Falafels will be provided. Room 216, noon.
Attend this event to figure out the tricks that you will need to complete your latest assignment and any future research projects. Topics include statutes, key numbers and topics, updating, and completing your brief. Room 122, 1:15-2:10.
Join PILF for our first annual team trivia tournament at Crazy Horse, starting at 7:00 p.m. If you haven't registered your team yet, don't worry; we'll be registering teams during the lunch hour all week at the PILF table. $10 per person. Proceeds will benefit Singing for Summer Salaries and the PILF scholarship fund. Light refreshments will be provided and prizes will be awarded to the top teams. So come on out, have some fun, and show off that otherwise useless knowledge you've acquired over the years!
Prof. Josh Blackman, of South Texas College of Law, will discuss his latest book — declared "excellent" by The Wall Street Journal. Sponsored by The Federalist Society. Commentary provided by Prof. Luis Fuentes-Rohwer. Room 121, noon.
The Colloquium is a weekly meeting of graduate students to discuss common academic concerns and research interests. This week: Prof. Jody Madeira on empirical research methodology. Room 222, noon.
The Law and Drama Society is performing its annual comedic play! All students, faculty, family and friends are welcome. Prospective students visiting for Spring Law Day are encouraged to attend and get a taste for the fun student life at Maurer. The play, Greater Tuna, is a hilarious comedy about life in a small town. Moot Court Room, 7:00 p.m.
Latino Law Students Association and International Law Society invite you to enjoy a spread of international food and Latin music. Tickets are available on line, or at the event table in the lobby this week. Brothers Bar and Grill, 215 N. Walnut, 6:00-10:00 p.m. See maurerhavananights.eventbrite.com for details.
On Saturday, March 8, Prof. Kevin Brown delivered the keynote address entitled "The Rise and Fall of the One Drop Rule: How the Importance of Color is Coming to Eclipse Race in the United States" at an International Conference "Skin Tone, 'Colourism' and 'Passing,'" held at the University of Leeds in Leeds, United Kingdom.
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).
Congratulations to 4th-year JD/MBAs Lauren Elmore and Krista Lewis, who represented Maurer at the Midwest Regional Transactional Law Meet held at UMKC Law in Kansas City, Missouri this month.
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