Indiana Law Annotated for Oct. 29, 2018 (55:10)

October 29, 2018

This Week in the Law School

The Protective Order Project is hosting a symposium on domestic violence awareness Tuesday and several dine-and-donate opportunities this week to support their mission.

Consider donating diapers and other baby items to the drive for Middle Way House this week. As we enter the holiday season this is an excellent opportunity to give back to the community.

Our friends at Taft, Stettinius & Hollister will host a women's networking lunch Friday in Indianapolis. RSVP by Wednesday.

Finally Indiana Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Slaughter, '89, will be with us this afternoon to commemorate the Law School's Access to Justice program, which turns 10 this fall.

Monday, October 29

Pizza with Pizzo

The Sports and Entertainment Law Society invites you to come hear Angelo Pizzo, the award-winning screenwriter and producer of inspirational sports dramas Hoosiers, Rudy, and The Game of Their Lives, talk about movies and television in the streaming age. Lunch will be provided. Room 124, noon.

Financial Planning for Law Students

From developing a simple spending plan to outlining your 3-year financial plan, smart money strategies lay the foundation for every law student's personal and professional success story. Learn to apply core concepts of personal finance to make confident decisions about money and better achieve your short and long-term goals. Law school is an investment - make the most of yours. Sponsored by Access Lex. Room 120, noon.

Lawmaking in Multilingual Legal Systems: How the EU Legislates in 24 Languages

The International Law Society and International Programs Office are co-sponsoring this talk by Prof. Reka Somssich, PhD, professor of law at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest. Room 122, noon.

Thank-you Cards for Faculty

Join the LGBT Project and the Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality in thanking the professors who signed the New York Times article “The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh.” On Monday and Tuesday we will be tabling at lunch with thank-you cards for students to sign. Main Lobby, noon.

Protective Order Project Dine to Donate: Which Wich

Mention POP at checkout between 4:30 and 10 p.m. and a portion of your total will go toward the project.

Celebrating 10 Years of Access to Justice

Annual pro bono awards ceremony and celebration of 10 years of the Access to Justice Program. Justice Geoffrey Slaughter, '89, of the Indiana Supreme Court will speak about the importance and impact of pro bono work. Room 310, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, October 30

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Symposium

Join the Protective Order Project for a panel discussion on the impacts of domestic violence. You'll hear from speakers who have first-hand knowledge of surviving domestic violence, working with survivors, and cutting-edge research. Speakers will include: Kerry Hyatt Bennett, legal counsel for the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Inc.; Charlotte Willian, '04, child and family advocate for Susie's Place Child Advocacy Centers; Sarah Hunt, communications coordinator for Middle Way House; and Amy Holtzworth-Munroe, professor of psychological and brain sciences at Indiana University. Non-pizza lunch will be provided. Moot Court Room, noon.

Military Careers from a Student Perspective

Please join 2L Natalie Mongarella, Air Force graduate law program candidate, for an informal discussion of military careers from the student’s perspective. Please see CareerNet for room information and to RSVP. Pizza will be served. Room TBD, noon.

Arts and Crafts at the CSO

Join Career Services for some creative time! We encourage and support fiber arts (knitting, crochet, needlework, spinning, etc.) and other portable crafts, and will have supplies on hand for coloring. We'll meet every week until exams begin; you’re also welcome to come by any time for a break from your busy schedule. Faculty and staff are welcome as well. CSO, noon to 1 p.m.

CLS Weekly Bible Study

Room 222, noon.

Latinx Law Student Association Snacks and Questions

Please join us for our first session of snacks and questions. We will be discussing exam preparation tips for 1Ls. Light refreshments will be provided. Room 124, 4 p.m.

Inmate Legal Assistance Project Docket Training and Letter Writing

ILAP will be holding its second letter writing workshop. Kim Mattioli will be conducting a docket training to help ILAP volunteers quickly find information about the individuals they are writing to and effectively digest the information they find. We will then break into groups so that volunteers can ask questions about their current letter assignments. Room 214, 4 p.m.

Protective Order Project Dine to Donate: Penn Station

Mention POP at checkout between 4 and 9 p.m. and a portion of your total will go toward the project.

Former EPA General Counsel Avi Garbow

Join the Environmental Law Society for a presentation by Avi Garbow, who will describe experiences with environmental law, firm life, and the EPA. Room 216, 4:30 p.m.

Protective Order Project Weekly Meeting

Room 216, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, October 31

Journals and Newspapers Workshop

Join us for the last research workshop of the fall semester. We’ll be discussing how to find and research periodicals, including journal articles and both current and historical newspapers. This workshop will be helpful for students who are writing seminar papers or journal notes. Please register in advance. Light refreshments will be served. Jerome Hall Law Library Room 206E, noon.

Thursday, November 1

Education Law Academic and Employment Opportunities

Interested in education law? Please join us to discuss the JD minor in education policy, as well as education law employment opportunities. Lunch will be provided if you RSVP on CareerNet. Questions? Contact Prof. Janet Decker ( Room 213, noon.

Law and Economics

Joshua Teitelbaum serves as counsel for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLPin the public law and policy practice and advises clients across a diverse array of industries on issues related to trade and health policy, among others. Room 335, 4 p.m.

Older and Wiser Law Students Call-out Meeting

OWLS is Indiana Law's community of older, wiser law students. Check out our call-out meeting for discussion of serious work (childcare options within the general Law School student community) and crucial leisure (having a social life as an OWLS). Room 213, 4:30 p.m.

Bollywood Night

Bollywood Night will celebrate culture, community, and fashion. We will have henna artists, tasty Indian food, and a flashy fashion show performed by our law students. This is our largest and most exciting event all year. We love having students and professors learn more about one another while eating an authentic Indian meal and enjoying a night of Indian fashion. Serendipity Martini Bar, 7 p.m.

Friday, November 2

Career Choices: Telling Your Story in Interviews

Join panelists Katie Langlois, Marion County deputy prosecutor; Dan Long, '96, partner at Quarles & Brady; Stacee Williams, '96, of IU Student Legal Services; and Carlota Zimmerman, '07, success strategist, as they discuss telling your personal story during interviews. All students are invited to attend the scheduled small group sessions. RSVP on CareerNet/Events/Workshops. Moot Court Room, noon.

Indianapolis Women's Networking Lunch

Taft, Stettinius & Hollister in Indianapolis is hosting a women’s networking lunch at noon in their offices in Indianapolis. This is a great opportunity for those interested in working in Indianapolis to make connections with women at a great law firm. Students must provide their own transportation. RSVP by Wednesday on CareerNet.

Jewish Law Students Association: Shabbat and Seinfeld

Come join JLSA for a Seinfeld night and nosh! We'll binge a few episodes of Seinfeld, share a few laughs, and de-stress for the last few weeks of classes. All are welcome, challah and grape juice provided. Room 122, 5:30 p.m.

CSO Job of the Week

The National Bank of Indianapolis is seeking a part-time intern for the 2019 spring semester to assist with legal and administrative tasks in support of the Trust Legal, Tax & Estates Department in the Wealth Management Division of the Bank. Open to 2Ls & 3Ls, please see job #14659 on CareerNet for details. The bank is also currently seeking a full- or part-time intern for the summer of 2019 to assist with legal and administrative tasks in support of the Trust Legal, Tax & Estates Department in the Wealth Management Division of the Bank. Open to 2Ls, please see job #14660 on CareerNet for details.


Diaper Drive for Middle Way House

If/When/How and Advocates for Life are holding a diaper drive for Middle Way HouseOctober 22-31 during lunch. Middle Way House is in need of size 3, 4, and 5 diapers and pull-ups,along withsippy cups, bottles, and wipes. This is a great opportunity to support an organization within thecommunity that does lots of good and is in need of these donations. Please consider helping us support women and life as we collect these items for Middle Way House.

Research Assistants Needed

Prof. Gina-Gail Fletcher is currently seeking one to two research assistants to help with researching, blue-booking, and cite-checking. The positions would start immediately and continue into the spring semester. Interested students should send Prof. Fletcher the following no later than Monday November 5th: (1) a resume, (2) an unofficial transcript, and (3) a writing sample (one from LRW will suffice). Please contact Prof. Fletcher at if you have any questions.

Faculty and Staff News

Congratulations to Prof. Mark Janis, '89, who has been elected to the American Law Institute, one of only 31 elected nationally.

Congratulations to Prof. Bill Weeks, '79, who received the Natural Area Association's George B. Fell Award for his 21 years of conservation and acquisition achievement and 12 years of conservation counseling and advocacy. The Fell Award is the NAA's highest honor.

Mary Beth Boyer will join the Office of Admissions as a coordinator replacing Holly Barnes, who took a position elsewhere within the university. Mary Beth has been a faculty secretary since 2014 and we look forward to working with her in Admissions.

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