Conferences & Events
Internationally acclaimed jurist and scholar Aharon Barak will launch the seminar series with an appearance via video at Indiana University Bloomington.
Jim Obergefell, whose determined legal challenge to Ohio's marriage restrictions led to the June 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision that gave same-sex couples the right to marry, will speak at two events at IU Bloomington.
One of the country's most controversial issues will take center stage when IU Opera Theater debuts its production of "Dead Man Walking." Educational programming also will be presented, including a lecture by Sister Helen Prejean, author of the 1993 nonfiction book of the same name.
More than 100 law schools have registered to be a part of Law Day on Oct. 8, at the Indiana Memorial Union. This is the 11th year the event has held the record for the largest university law fair in the U.S.
Organizers of a May 29 conference in Indianapolis are seeking to support the ongoing reform process in Myanmar and encourage Burmese expatriates to offer support economically and educationally.
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law will hold a dedication ceremony to honor the many contributions of alumnus and entrepreneur Lowell E. Baier and one of the professors who inspired him: Jerome Hall.
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law will welcome three prominent legal scholars to deliver a trio of endowed lectures over the next two weeks.
Roberta "Robbie" Kaplan, who served as counsel in a landmark civil rights case that found part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, will present a public lecture at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law Moot Court Room.
Local taxpayers with an annual income under $53,000 are eligible for free tax preparation help from students with Indiana University's Maurer School of Law and the Kelley School of Business.
Ambassador Riyad H. Mansour, permanent observer of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, will visit Indiana University and speak at its Maurer School of Law on Tuesday, Jan. 20.
As the nation grapples with vital issues of racial and criminal justice in the aftermath of several tragic high-profile police-action killings, attorneys Michael Wright and Richard Schulte will visit Indiana University Bloomington to discuss their representation of the family of John Crawford III, a 22-year-old African American man killed by police while he was shopping at the Beavercreek, Ohio, Walmart.
John Dittmer, professor emeritus of history at DePauw University and an award-winning author, will deliver the final lecture in the Indiana University Maurer School of Law's Brown at 60 series.
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law's annual Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition will conclude Friday, Nov. 14, with a distinguished panel of judges hearing oral argument in the competition's final round.
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law Center for Intellectual Property Research will co-host a design law symposium at the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.
Four leading scholars from the China University of Political Science and Law and a sitting Chinese judge will visit the Indiana University Maurer School of Law next week as part of the new Academy for the Study of Chinese Law and Comparative Judicial Systems' inaugural China Law Forum.
Scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4, the forum will coincide with the dedication of the Academy, which will be based at the Law School in Bloomington.
Law students at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and members of the Bloomington community will get a rare local opportunity to observe the judicial process live and in person when the Court of Appeals of Indiana hears oral argument in the school's Moot Court Room on Wednesday, Oct. 22.
Julian Bond, former president of the NAACP and the first president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will deliver the Indiana University Maurer School of Law's Harris Lecture at noon Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the school's Moot Court Room.
A distinguished constitutional law scholar will deliver the Jerome Hall Lecture at the IU Maurer School of Law on Thursday, Sept. 25, as part of a semester-long series on the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education.
The nation's largest university law fair will take place Monday, Sept. 15, at Indiana University Bloomington's Indiana Memorial Union. More than 120 law schools are registered to attend the event.
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law is commemorating Constitution Day, a national observance of the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, with a lecture by Geoffrey R. Stone, a distinguished expert on constitutional law and national security.
Leaders of organizations on opposite sides of the dispute over how political campaigns should be financed will square off in a public debate at Indiana University Bloomington. David Cobb of the Move to Amend Campaign and James Bopp of the James Madison Center for Free Speech will face off Monday in the Maurer School of Law Moot Court Room.
A panel of distinguished jurists will visit the Indiana University Maurer School of Law on Friday, March 7, to hear arguments in a case involving Nazi-looted artwork and social media in the courtroom. The arguments by four law students mark the final round of the law school's annual Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition.
Students from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and the IU Kelley School of Business are providing free tax assistance to low-income, elderly, disabled and limited-English-speaking residents over the next month.
Indiana University's Center for Law, Ethics and Applied Research in Health Information is inviting attorneys, privacy and security officers, and others whose work meets at the intersection of health data and security to a half-day session in Indianapolis next month.
Law Day at Indiana University Bloomington is set to attract at least 117 law schools from across the country seeking to recruit students. The event, taking place Monday, Oct. 21, at the Indiana Memorial Union, will be free and open to the public.
Malcolm M. Feeley, the Claire Sanders Clements Dean's Professor of Law at the University of California-Berkeley, will deliver the Jerome Hall Lecture at the IU Maurer School of Law on Oct. 23. The lecture is titled "The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prisons."
The editor of the nation's leading blog on the U.S. Supreme Court will present a preview of the court's current term at the IU Maurer School of Law on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Amy Howe, editor of SCOTUSblog, will discuss the cases the court has agreed to hear and the significance of those cases.
Mari Matsuda, professor of law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law, will deliver a lecture titled "Admit That the Waters Around You Have Grown: Change and Legal Education," at noon Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the IU Maurer School of Law.