Indiana Law Annotated for Nov. 5, 2018 (55:11)

November 5, 2018

This Week in the Law School

3L registration will take place on Tuesday, and 2L and graduate students will register on Wednesday. All students should be on the lookout for an email from Alexis Lanham with registration information.

Please welcome our Board of Visitors Friday for their annual fall meeting. Say hello if you get the chance!

Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11, and we want to thank all who have served our nation. IU will host a flag-raising ceremony Friday morning in commemoration; all are invited to attend.

Monday, November 5

Business Course/Clinic Planning Roundtable

Join your favorite business and tax professors for a question-and-answer session. Stop by for pizza and learn more about what clinics and courses are offered throughout the next two years. Hosted by the Business Law Society and open to everyone. Room 124, noon.

Tuesday, November 6

BLSA General Body Meeting

Room 124, noon.

First Tuesdays: Public Defenders

Join the Public Interest Law Foundation and Career Services Office in the second of our monthly public interest career panel series. This month, we welcome Ann Sutton (Marion County Public Defender Agency), Noah Williams, '11, and Amy Payne (Monroe County Public Defenders Office), and Bruce Andis (Lawrence County Public Defender Agency). Come join us to learn what it's like to work as a public defender and what opportunities are available for spring and summer internships. Non-pizza lunch will be provided. RSVP on CareerNet by noon the day before the event. Room 120, noon.

IP and the Film Industry: A Chat with John Armstrong (Pigasus Pictures)

Join the Center for IP Research for a lunchtime chat about IP and the film industry, featuring John Armstrong. Armstrong is an IU alumnus, and, in 2014, he became chief operating officer of Pigasus Pictures, LLC, and producer of its first feature film The Good Catholic. John has worked as a performer, instructor, teaching artist, and professor of acting, musical theatre, and voice in professional theaters and training institutions across the US and continues to coach business professionals on voice, speech, executive presence, and accent modification. Room 122, noon.

Arts and Crafts at the CSO

CSO, noon to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, November 7

LinkedIn: Make it Work for You

LinkedIn is a powerful tool that can help you market yourself, build your network, and find out about jobs. To get a sense of the benefits LinkedIn offers law students, view this short video, then plan to bring your laptop and join CSO Fellows Joanetta Fields van Rijn, India Peterson, and Derrian Smith for a hands-on session on best practices on developing your profile and putting LinkedIn to work for you. RSVP on CareerNet. To ensure that each student receives the best experience, this session is limited to 10 attendees. Lunch will be served. Jerome Hall Law Library Room 206E, noon.

Thursday, November 8

Are You Smarter Than a Public Interest Attorney?

Join the Public Interest Law Foundation in “Are You Smarter Than A Public Interest Lawyer?” The event will loosely be structured like the popular quiz show, Jeopardy!, and will place competitors head-to-head in answering questions that professors, faculty, and staff submit. The competitor who correctly answers the most questions in a row will win a prize basket of Law School swag. To be a participant in the game, get one free ticket at the PILF table during lunch any day this week or at the door the day of the event. To increase your chances, you can also purchase extra tickets (1 for $1, 6 for $5, 13 for $10). ​Moot Court Room, noon.

CLSC Speaker: Pamela Foohey

Center for Law, Society & Culture Advisory Board Chair and Prof. Pamela Foohey will present her paper, "Graying of U.S. Bankruptcy: Fallout from Life in a Risk Society." Her paper, co-authored with Deborah Thorne, Robert Lawless, and Katherine Porter, was the subject of a recent front-page New York Times article discussing older Americans’ increasing bankruptcy filings. Snacks and light refreshments will be served. Room 213, 4 p.m.

Friday, November 9

Veterans Day Flag Ceremony

Indiana University will host a flag-raising ceremony in honor of Veterans Day, which occurs on Sunday. The flag-raising ceremony will begin at 7:30 a.m. by the flagpole outside of Franklin Hall.

Advocates for Life and Students for Life Speaker Briana Williams

Moot Court Room, 1:30 p.m.

The Gong Show

BLSA's Annual Gong Show is quickly approaching. Stop by the BLSA table and get your tickets before they sell out. Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 at the door. Bear's Place. Doors open at 7 p.m. with performances beginning at 8 p.m.

CSO Job of the Week

Horwood Marcus & Berk is looking to hire three or four law clerks who fit the following criteria:GPA: top 25% of the class; Demonstrated leadership (undergraduate/law school/employment);Availability to work full-time (35 hours per week) beginning immediately in May 2019 and through mid-August 2019; 2L or 3L preferred; and Chicago roots or other ties preferred, but not mandatory.Deadline: November 30. Please see posting #14585 on CareerNet for further details.


Moot Court Judges Needed

The Advocacy Board is looking for four judges for Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition rounds on Wednesday, November 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. For information, or to sign up, visit the judges information page.

1L Summer Opportunities: Using Winter Break to Apply for Summer Positions

Come learn about how to make the most of your winter break to apply for summer opportunities! Prof. Inge Van der Cruysse and CSO Dean Anne McFadden will talk about tips for researching potential employers and exploring various practice areas. They will provide resources to start your search, and provide advice on how you can use your winter break for networking and preparing your application materials for employment opportunities nationwide. This will include a brief overview of externship programs offered for academic credit, other than Stewart Fellowships. RSVP on CareerNet for this workshop by noon on Monday, November 12 , so we can plan lunch.

Labor Law I, Inc. Now Hiring

Labor Law I, Inc. is hiring production employees. Good pay, 3.4 average GPA. Good benefits. Easy shift work, 10:25 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Friendly work environment. Must be willing to cross a picket line.  E-mail President Ken Dau-Schmidt. Labor Law I, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Student Bar Association Apparel and Fundraiser

The SBA will be tabling in the Main Lobby from noon to 1 p.m. today through November 16. We will be selling our new apparel: Candy-stripe scarves ($20); scarf and beanie combo ($25); Indiana Law t-shirts ($10); and tank-tops ($5). Additionally, we will be taking pre-orders for quarter-zips. We will have samples of both the grey and the red, and they will be 1 for $45 or 2 for $80. Lastly, SBA is taking donations for a Thanksgiving fundraiser that will all benefits going to local families in Bloomington to help purchase food and supplies for the holidays.

Hoosier Hills Food Bank Drive

Barrels will be placed throughout Baier Hall and on the second floor of the Lewis Building this week for the donation of non-perishable food items for the Hoosier Hills Food Bank. There is a particular need for protein items such as peanut butter, canned tuna, canned soup, and canned or bagged beans. Look for the green and white barrels, and let’s challenge ourselves to fill them to the brim. For more information contact

Lecture by Director of ACLU Human Rights Program

Jamil Dakwar, director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Human Rights Program, will speak as part of the Middle East Conflict and Reform Lecture Series. Wednesday, November 7, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies Auditorium, 6 p.m.

Faculty and Staff News

Congratulations to Prof. Ian Samuel and his wife on the birth of their son, Séamus. We look forward to receiving his law school application in a few decades!

On Friday, November 2, Professor Pamela Foohey presented "Life in the Sweatbox," co-authored with Professors Robert M. Lawless, Katherine Porter, and Deborah Thorne, forthcoming in Notre Dame Law Review, at the ClassCrits XI conference, hosted by West Virginia University College of Law.

Please welcome new faculty secretaries Cassie Fitzwater and Kyle Impini. Cassie begins today, and Kyle will join us on Nov. 19. 

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