Faculty Make Their Mark at the AALS in New Orleans
Professors from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 6-10, 2010. The theme of the meeting , “Transformative Law , ” was adopted by AALS president Rachel Moran to be “mindful of the symbolic significance of our return” to New Orleans “as well as of the successes and failures of the legal profession in addressing this perilous past decade.”
IU Law Clinical Professor, Cynthia Adams moderated the panel Hard Sell: Job Search Strategies for non-U.S. LL.M. Graduates and for J.D. Graduates Wanting to Practice International Law. The presentation was jointly sponsored by the Sections on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers and International Legal Exchange. Professor Adams was the 2009 Chair of the Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers and is currently the 2010 Secretary for the Section on International Legal Exchange.
Clinical Professor Deborah McGregor presented “Using Exams Not Only to Test but to Teach” in a session co-sponsored by the Teaching Methods Section and the Section of Legal Research Writing.
Associate Professor Emily Morris presented her poster “Informed Consent ‘Creep’” at the session organized by the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care.
David Orentlicher, the Samuel R. Rosen Professor of Law, spoke as part of a panel, Constitutional Health Law: Pharmaceutical Regulation and Commercial Speech. His paper was titled “Prescription Data Mining and the Protection of Patients’ Interests.”
Associate Professor, Michael Pitts presented “Redistricting and Discriminatory Purpose” on a panel titled The Census, Redistricting, and Displaced Persons that was sponsored by the Section on Civil Rights.
As Chair of the Real Estate Transactions Section , Professor Lloyd T. (Tom) Wilson organized the section’s session entitled “Law as Transformative Agent: Thinking and Doing Property in New Categories.” The program was also co-sponsored by the Section on Property Law. Professor Wilson moderated the panel of six speakers from Cornell Law School, Syracuse University College of Law, University of Missouri School of Law, Charleston School of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School, and George Mason University School of Law. In collaboration with Professor Wilson, the Indiana Law Review will publish the six papers from this panel in a special symposium issue dedicated to the program.