Indiana Law Annotated for October 7, 2019 (57:7)

October 7, 2019


Bradley Fellows Movie Night

The Bradley Fellows Program in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, in conjunction with the Seminar in the Law and Psychology of Crime, Culpability, and Punishment, will present the movie Memento on Monday October 7 and Tuesday October 8 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Moot Court Room. All Maurer students are welcome to attend (please note that all Seminar students are required to attend at least one showing). The movie was directed by Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight, Inception, Interstellar), and features Guy Pearce, Joe Pantoliano, and Carrie-Anne Moss. For law students only.


Prof. Ronald J. Rychlak on Sports Betting

Join the Federalist Society to listen to Ronald J. Rychlak speak about sports betting. Prof. Rychlak is the Jamie L. Whitten Chair of Law and Government and Professor of Law and Faculty Athletics Representative at the University of Mississippi School of Law. Non-pizza lunch provided. Moot Court Room, noon.

LGBTQ+ Project: Advocacy Training Meeting

Join the LGBTQ+ Project to begin work on our advocacy/LGBT literacy training project. Room 120, noon.

Christian Legal Society Bible Study

Room 124, noon.

IP Speaker

Hear from Brian Lally, ’01, Assistant General Counsel for Tech Transfer and Intellectual Property for the U.S. Department of Energy. Lunch provided by the CIPR. Room 216, noon.

Equal Justice Works

Join Dean McFadden from Career Services in a presentation on how to make the most of the Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair. We’ll focus on how to prepare for any interviews and maximize your time and energy with Table Talk sessions. If you plan to attend, you won’t want to miss out on these crucial tips. Room 122, noon.

Bradley Fellows Movie Night

See Monday's listing.


Yom Kippur Services

JLSA will be meeting at Congregation Beth Shalom for High Holiday services at 9:30 a.m. If you need a ride, have any questions, or need more information, please email

Approaches to Outlining

This student skills workshop will be co-led by the director of student affairs and the practice group advisors. Moot Court Room, noon.

Sixth Annual Vincent and Eleanor Ostrom Memorial Lecture: "Saving the Internet: And All the Commons It Makes Possible"

Featuring Doc Searls, Center for Information Technology and Society, University of Santa Barbara. Moot Court Room, 6:00-7:00 p.m.; reception following in Faculty Lounge.


Civil Procedure Review Session

Join 3L Steve Marino for a review session for first-year civil procedure students. Moot Court Room, noon.

Planning Session for Trick-or-Treat

Students interested in volunteering to help and hand out candy at the Law School's trick-or-treat event on October 24 can attend this session to find out more about duties and expectations for volunteers. Student organizations who would like to be represented at the event can send a representative. If students or student organizations are interested in volunteering or being represented but cannot attend this session, email Room 124, noon.

Faculty and staff who are interested in participating are welcome at this session. They can also email to indicate their interest in participating this year.

Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research Security Speaker Series

Nik Guggenberger, clinical lecturer in law, a research scholar in law and the executive director of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, will present “Resolving the Online Tragedy." More information at Room 335, noon.

Careers in International Law: A Presentation by the American Society of International Law (for JD Students)

Join the Career Services Office for a presentation on careers in international law tailored specifically for JD students. Résumé drafting, managing professional contacts, and other steps that students can take to best position themselves for careers in international law. RSVP on CareerNet. Room 122, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Lyosha Gorshkov on LGBTQ Rights in Russia

Russian political scientist Lyosha Gorshkov, in conversation with Steve Sanders, will present “Being Queer in Putin’s Russia.” Gorshkov is an LGBTQ and human rights activist who is teaching this semester at Collins Living-Learning Center. Sponsored by the IU Russian and East European Institute. Moot Court Room, 7:00 p.m.


No events scheduled.


Wellness Week Activities

World Mental Health Day (October 10) is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. Throughout next week, the Office of Student Affairs is hosting a series of activities that promote healthy living and positive approaches to maintaining mental health while in law school. See below for the schedule of activities.

Monday, Oct. 7: JLAP Sessions (all day): Counselors from the Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program will be in Baier Hall all day to meet individually with students. Call 317-833-0370 to make an appointment.

Tuesday, Oct. 8: Chair Massage (etc.) in the Jerome Hall Library: Massage therapists from Touchstone Wellness Center will give 10-minute chair massages in the library. They will also have a room reserved for yoga and meditation, coloring books, and other small surprises. Sign up for a chair massage at the library front desk.

Wednesday, Oct. 9: Wednesday Walkers: Join Professor Mark Need for a guided walk around our beautiful campus. Walking improves self-perception and self-esteem, mood and sleep quality, and reduces stress, anxiety and fatigue.

Thursday, Oct. 10: Grit & Resilience Training: Join us for a lunch and live stream with Paula Laack-Davis from the Stress & Resilience Institute to learn about grit and how you can develop a growth mindset and improve your personal resilience. A non-pizza lunch will be served to those who RSVP on CareerNet. Room 213, noon-1:30 p.m.

Deadline for Outreach for Legal Literacy Trick-or-Treat

Members of the Law School community (students, staff, faculty, administration) are invited to escort their children (or other young guests) for trick-or-treating throughout Baier Hall. Various offices, student groups, and faculty members throughout the building will welcome trick-or-treaters to knock on their doors. Come in costume (of course!). Participating offices will be indicated via a map available from the Outreach for Legal Literacy table on the first floor

Offices, faculty members, and staff and student volunteers interested in handing out candy or otherwise volunteering for the event should contact the OLL executive board at The deadline to sign up (in time for PIC-policy mandated background checks) is Thursday, October 10, two weeks before the event on October 24.

Protective Order Project Domestic Violence Awareness Week

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Come visit the POP table to pick up your your support ribbon and to sign our "I Stand With Survivors" canvas. POP members will be the lobby during lunch hour each day this week bringing attention to this important cause. We hope to see you there!

Bar Exam Prep Workshops

The Maurer School of Law is pleased to announce it will be offering two bar support programs in the spring semester aimed at helping students get a head start in their studies for the bar exam. These programs are hosted by Themis and are open to 3L, 2L and LLM students. To attend, please register on CareerNet by December 31, 2019.

MBE Diagnostic Exam and Strategies Workshop Saturday, February 1, 2020, Room 125, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (lunch provided). The diagnostic exam can be completed online before the workshop, or in-person on January 24 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. in Room 121. If attending the in-person diagnostic exam, please RSVP separately for that event on CareerNet.

Multistate Performance Test (MPT) Workshop Saturday, March 7, 2020. Room 125, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (lunch provided)

First Amendment and Media Law Opportunity

The ABA Forum on Communications Law will award two or three full-ride scholarships to law students to attend the Forum's Annual Conference and the Media Advocacy Workshop. The scholarship includes your registration fee (including meals), lodging for the Forum conference and the Media Advocacy Workshop, airfare, and ground transportation. The conference occurs February 6-8, 2020 in Austin, TX. The deadline for applying for the scholarship is 11:59 p.m. CT on October 31, 2019. Here’s the link to apply and for more information. If you have questions, please contact Prof. Tomain (

External Competition Deadlines Extended

The deadline to submit a proposal to compete in an external trial or moot court competition has been extended to Tuesday, October 15. The current policies and a list of external competitions is available on the all classes Facebook page. Please contact Allison Hilmer at with questions.

Recently announced external competitions:

13th Annual Price Media Law Moot Court Programme: February 6-8, 2020 at the Cardozo School of Law in New York. More information is available.

16th Annual K. K. Luthra Memorial Moot Court Competition: January 17-19, 2020 at the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi, India. More information is available.

Office Hours from Bloomberg Law

Bloomberg Law is offering office hours in the law library lobby on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Please stop by for any questions you have, or for help registering for your free Bloomberg Law account. You are also welcome to contact Bloomberg Law Product Advocate Cassandra Thompson at to set up another time to meet or for any additional questions. Hope to see you at office hours!

Faculty and Staff News

See recent faculty media appearances at The Docket.

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