Dear Alumni and Friends:
As we approach the conclusion of another busy and productive semester, I am constantly reminded of all our school has accomplished, and all of the challenges we face. We have just completed an ambitious strategic plan which charts an exciting course for the school in the years to come. I look forward to collaborating with all of our alumni, students, faculty and friends in implementing the plan and taking this distinguished institution to new heights of achievement.
Sincerely, Gary R. Roberts
Dean and Professor of Law
Law School Unveils Strategic Plan for the Future The IU School of Law - Indianapolis recently unveiled the strategic plan that
will pave the way for increased programming, faculty and student support, and the commensurate fundraising efforts to support these changes.
Legendary Washington Lawyer Dick Thornburgh to Deliver Law
School's Commencement Address On Saturday, May 8, Dick Thornburgh will give the commencement address at the
graduation ceremony for the Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis. Thornburgh was identified by Washingtonian magazine recently as one of
"ten legendary Washington lawyers who will forever leave their mark on the District's legal landscape."
Law School's LARC Program Ranks 5th Nationally
IU School of Law - Indianapolis' legal
writing program, known as Legal Analysis, Research and Communications (LARC),
was ranked 5th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2010. Read more...
The Political Centrist by Professor Hill Featured on CSPAN's
The book examines the decline of "liberal" and
"conservative" ideology and the growth of a "centrist"
approach to contentious contemporary political and social issues. The episode will air Sunday, May 9th at 1
p.m. and 10 p.m. and Monday, May 10th at 4 a.m. Read more...
Scholarship from Hall Center Focuses on Medical Legal
In the Journal of General Internal Medicine, Professor Eleanor
DeArman Kinney and Heather A. McCabe examine "Medical Legal Partnerships: A Key
Strategy for Addressing Social Determinants of Health." Read more...
Professor Cole Tackles Benefit-Cost-Analysis in Joint
Committee with the MacArthur Foundation Professor Dan Cole has been named to the "Scientific Committee" for a
joint project of the MacArthur Foundation and the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis
to develop principles and standards for benefit-cost-analysis. Read more...
International Jurist in
The Honorable Patrick Lipton Robinson,
President of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia will be honored at a reception on May
14 at the IU School of Law - Indianapolis. Read more...
Law Students Urge UN to Ask U.S. to Stop Jailing Children for Life The International Human Rights Law Society submitted a universal periodic
review report to the United Nations Human Rights Council assailing the
sentencing to life imprisonment without parole of children in the United States. Read more...
Professors Drobac and Landis Receive Distinguished Teaching
Awards on Founders Day
On April 16, 2010, IU President Michael McRobbie will
present Professor Jennifer Drobac with the Sylvia E. Bowman Award honoring
exemplary faculty members in areas related to American civilization. Adjunct
Professor Larry Landis will also receive a Part-Time Teaching Award for his 28
years teaching the school's Trial Practice class. Read more...
May 7, 2010 IUAA Event Maennerchor Celebration Luncheon Time: 11:15 am-12:00 pm Location: University Place Hotel-Ballroom- 850 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202 Contact: Danny Kibble at (317) 274-2289 or
May 7, 2010
IUAA Event Classes without Quizzes CLE Speakers: Dean Gary R. Roberts and John R. Schaibley, III Time: 3:15 pm-4:15 pm Location: University Place Hotel-850 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis,IN 46202 Contact: Danny Kibble at (317) 274-2289 or email@example.com
These lectures will count as 2.0 hours of CLE, pending approval. This event is
complimentary for members of the Alumni Association and $30 for non-members
(non-member fee includes a one-year membership to the Alumni Association)
May 7, 2010
IUAA Event Alumni Reunion Reception: An Evening of Celebration Honorees:Reverend Franklin Breckenridge, Sr., '68;Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel '00; and the Honorable Charles Bridges
'05 Time:5:15 p.m.. Location: University
Center, Scholars Hall-
850 W. Michigan St.,
Indianapolis, IN46202 Contact: Danny Kibble (866) 267-3104, firstname.lastname@example.org
May 8, 2010 2010 Commencement Exercises Keynote Speaker: Dick Thornburgh, Former Governor of Pennsylvania and Former Attorney General of the United States Time: 4:00 pm Place: Indiana Convention Center-
Sagamore Ballroom, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46225 Contact: Sonja Rice
(317-274-8113) or Chasity Thompson (317-278-3001)
May 14, 2010 PIHRL
International Jurist in Indianapolis Reception in honor of the Honorable Patrick Lipton Robinson, President of the
United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former
Yugoslavia Time: 4:00 pm Location:
Lawrence W. Inlow Hall, Room 385, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN
46202 Contact: Michell Davis: email@example.com or
May 16, 2010 Memorial Event A Celebration of Professor Mary Harter Mitchell's Work and Life Tribute by Professor Susanah M. Mead and others Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Location: Lawrence W. Inlow Hall, Wynne Courtroom, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN
46202 Contact: Kyle Galster - firstname.lastname@example.org, 274-1916
A reception will follow immediately afterward in the Conour Atrium.
This is your chance to own a piece of the courtyard at Inlow
This special offering by the Indiana University School of
Law - Indianapolis
to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Inlow Hall is a wonderful way to
recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of an alum, colleague, classmate or
family member. It is also a unique way to play a role in continuing to
contribute to the development of this exceptional law school facility.
A limited number of bricks and pavers will be made available
from now until March 31, 2011 so act quickly. Place your order...
Professor Roisman Honored as 'Servant of Justice' : At the
Legal Aid Society of the Distirct of Columbia's 21st Annual Servant of Justice
Dinner on April 27, 2010, Professor Florence Wagman Roisman was honored as a
"Servant of Justice" along with Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. of Akin Gump Strauss
Hauer & Feld LLP. Read more...
Professor Boyne Participates in Symposium on Prosecutorial Power at
Washington & Lee: Professor Shawn Boyne presented her paper "The
Many Faces of Objectivity: A Look at German Rape Cases" at the "Prosecutorial
Power: A Transnational Symposium" on April 1-2. Read more...
Professors Bravo and Huffman Sign Amicus Brief in British American
Tobacco Case: Professor Karen E. Bravo and Professor Max Huffman both
signed a professors' amicus brief filed March 24 in the Supreme Court in
relation to BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO
(INVESTMENTS ) LIMITED v. UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA , et al. , with Professor Huffman serving as counsel of
record on the brief. Read more...
Professor Dannenmaier to Help Lead NATO Workshop
on Water Scarcity and Security: Professor Eric Dannenmaier moderated
sessions and delivered a talk on natural resource governance at the opening of the
three-day Workshop in Marrakech, Morocco. Read more...
Professor Karen Bravo Participates in Roundtable on International Law of Black
Women: The discussion entitled "Towards an International Law of Black
Women: New Theory, New Praxis" was held at Florida A&M University College of
Law on March 4, 2010. Read more...