Conference Featuring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to Take Place September 14 at Law School
September 14, the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) will sponsor a
conference entitled Relations Between Congress and the Federal Courts."
The Honorable Samuel Alito Jr., Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court,
will deliver the keynote address at the conference, hosted by the
Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis in the Wynne Courtroom
in Inlow Hall. Federal Judges, State Supreme Court Justices,
U.S. Representatives, leading academics and other prominent speakers
will participate in the daylong event. See the ISBA's web site
for the complete program and registration information (there is
currently a waiting list): www.inbar.org. Topics
to be addressed at this daylong conference include the process for
nominating federal judges, judicial activism, judges' pay, impeachment,
and congressional efforts to limit federal court jurisdiction. The Indiana Law Review
will publish articles and commentary in connection with this conference. Read more...
2007 is the Year of MaryEllen K. Bishop, '82
In 2007 MaryEllen Bishop has celebrated her 25-year
reunion with the IU Law class of 1982 in May, taken on the
role of Chairwoman of the Indiana University Alumni Association
(IUAA) and started her new job at Bose McKinney & Evans, LLP.
"Involvement with IUAA is contagious and has been personally very
fulfilling for me," Bishop says. "It's a family atmosphere and along
with my husband, a fellow law school graduate (Michael Bishop, '80), we
have met many wonderful people from all over the country."
Law School Hosts First Alumni Events in China
The law school held two alumni reunions for LL.M. graduates,
one in Beijing on May 26, and another in Shanghai on June 2. Professor
Jeff Grove, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, hosted the events and
says the school hopes to conduct receptions in China on an annual basis
and develop alumni chapters in other countries as the number of alumni
increases. The LL.M. program has more than 160 alumni from 36
countries. Nearly one third of the LL.M. alumni are from Mainland
China. Anyone interested in learning about the alumni chapters in China
may contact Dean Grove (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cale Bradford, '86 Named to Indiana Court of Appeals
Governor Mitch Daniels announced the selection of Cale Bradford to the
Indiana Court of Appeals on June 22, 2007. The seven-member
Judicial Nominating Commission submitted Bradford's name to Daniels
along with two other judges, Hamilton Superior Court Judge William
Hughes, '80 and Marion Superior Court Judge Robyn Moberly,
'78. Governor Daniels has named David Certo, '99 to
take Bradford's place on the Marion Superior Court. Read more...