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U.S. News and World Report and QS World University rankings recognize IU programs
U.S. News and World Report and QS World University rankings recognize IU programs

Graduate programs at Indiana University in library and information studies, business, education, the humanities, law, medicine, nursing and social sciences have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report in its annual rankings.

IU Maurer School of Law alumnus endows professorship with $1 million gift
IU Maurer School of Law alumnus endows professorship with $1 million gift

A $1 million gift from Stephen F. Burns will endow a professorship in his name and allow the Indiana University Maurer School of Law to continue its innovative curricular focus on ethics and professionalism. The Stephen F. Burns Professorship will be held by William D. Henderson, long considered one of the nation’s pioneers in the field of legal education.

IU Maurer School of Law appoints five alumni to Board of Visitors
IU Maurer School of Law appoints five alumni to Board of Visitors

Five prominent alumni have been named to the Board of Visitors of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law: Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel, Betsy K. Greene, Steven M. Post, Laurie Robinson Haden and Randolph Seger.

IU Maurer School of Law, Southern Poverty Law Center partner for Julian Bond Law Scholars program
IU Maurer School of Law, Southern Poverty Law Center partner for Julian Bond Law Scholars program

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has partnered with the Southern Poverty Law Center on a scholarship, mentoring, and summer externship program named for the civil rights leader Julian Bond. The program is designed to attract high-performing law students interested social justice and equality, with a deep commitment to helping the most vulnerable members of our society.

IU Institute for Advanced Study announces 2016-17 Remak Seminar on 'Dignity, Equality and Social Justice'
IU Institute for Advanced Study announces 2016-17 Remak Seminar on 'Dignity, Equality and Social Justice'

Internationally acclaimed jurist and scholar Aharon Barak will launch the seminar series with an appearance via video at Indiana University Bloomington.

IU Maurer School of Law alumnus and wife bequeath $7.7M to endow Center on the Global Legal Profession
IU Maurer School of Law alumnus and wife bequeath $7.7M to endow Center on the Global Legal Profession

Milt and Judi Stewart's bequest will be used to support the center's activities, including global externships for law students, research and outreach activities, partnership programs with law schools around the world, and other student activities.

IU Bloomington to host largest university law fair in the nation
IU Bloomington to host largest university law fair in the nation

Organizers anticipate that 120 law schools will take part in the largest university law fair in the nation, which will take place Oct. 3 at the Indiana Memorial Union on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Hosted by the IU Health Professions and Prelaw Center, Law Day is sponsored by the Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors and is part of its 2016 Caravan series.

IU Bloomington faculty members named Academic Leadership Program fellows
IU Bloomington faculty members named Academic Leadership Program fellows

Indiana University Bloomington faculty members in history, international studies, law, public health and education will serve as 2016-17 fellows for the Academic Leadership Program. The program helps develop leadership skills of professors who may pursue careers in academic administration.

U.S. Army, Maurer School of Law launch historic new scholarship program
U.S. Army, Maurer School of Law launch historic new scholarship program

In a world filled with acronyms, soldiers from the United States Army will have the opportunity to add another to their resume under an historic agreement between the Army and the Indiana University Maurer School of Law – a JD. The two organizations have signed an agreement creating the U.S. Army Law Scholars Program – believed to be the first cuh partnership between the Army and a major law school.

IU to offer free will preparation services to employees, students and parents
IU to offer free will preparation services to employees, students and parents

The Indiana University Office of the Vice President and General Counsel and the Maurer School of Law have announced a program offering will preparation services at no charge to university employees, students and parents. The program addresses the fact that more than 50 percent of American adults do not have a will, and that as many as 70 percent have not designated a healthcare power of attorney.

IU Maurer School of Law names 22 Milton Stewart Fellows for international externships
IU Maurer School of Law names 22 Milton Stewart Fellows for international externships

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has selected 22 students for its 2016 Stewart Fellows Overseas Externship Program. The fellows are spending the summer working around the globe, from Argentina to Vietnam, as part of a unique program offered through the school’s Center on the Global Legal Profession. The final wave of program participants left this week for India, China, and Japan.

Four inducted into Maurer School of Law's Academy of Law Alumni Fellows
Four inducted into Maurer School of Law's Academy of Law Alumni Fellows

Dean Austen L. Parrish inducted retired Ambassador David L. Carden, Catherine Conway, Gonzalo P. Curiel and Joseph D. O'Connor into Maurer's Academy of Law Alumni Fellows.

Indiana University Maurer School of Law professor selected as 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow
Indiana University Maurer School of Law professor selected as 2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Charles Gardner Geyh, the law school's John F. Kimberling Professor of Law, was chosen as one of 33 fellows from about 200 nominees in the fields of science, law, technology, business and public policy.

IU Maurer School of Law honors five outstanding faculty with teaching awards
IU Maurer School of Law honors five outstanding faculty with teaching awards

The honorees are professor Daniel O. Conkle, professor Charles Geyh, associate professor Gina-Gail S. Fletcher, clinical professor Amy G. Applegate and Tim Morrison.

IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs rises to No. 1 in U.S. News graduate school rankings
IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs rises to No. 1 in U.S. News graduate school rankings

IU's Maurer School of Law also returned to U.S. News' top 25, joining the Kelley School of Business, the IU School of Nursing and several health disciplines in the College of Arts and Sciences that are similarly ranked.

Free tax assistance offered by Maurer School of Law, Kelley School of Business students
Free tax assistance offered by Maurer School of Law, Kelley School of Business students

Trained students will assist with the complex task of filing state and federal tax returns. Eligible participants cannot have received income from the sale of stocks, mutual funds or homes, or own a business.

Lead plaintiff in Supreme Court marriage decision to speak at IU Bloomington
Lead plaintiff in Supreme Court marriage decision to speak at IU 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.

National Jurist names IU Maurer School of Law professor most influential in legal education
National Jurist names IU Maurer School of Law professor most influential in legal education

For the second year in a row, William Henderson has topped a list of professors, deans and chancellors whose voices and opinions are shaping the way future lawyers are educated and trained.

Study cites gap between theory and practice in natural resource management
Study cites gap between theory and practice in natural resource management

Natural resource agencies have embraced adaptive management to adjust and refine their management plans. But a paper co-written by an Indiana University law professor finds that agencies often apply adaptive management in ways that fail to promote learning.

IU President McRobbie traveling to Germany to open new IU Global Gateway office in Berlin
IU President McRobbie traveling to Germany to open new IU Global Gateway office in Berlin

Located in Berlin, the IU Europe Gateway is IU's third such facility for international faculty and student activities, following the launch of similar offices in New Delhi and Beijing.

Media advisory: Faculty experts available to respond to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's speech
Media advisory: Faculty experts available to respond to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's speech

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is speaking at Indiana University as part of its two-day celebration of the new home for the School of Global and International Studies. Faculty experts are available to provide responses to Kerry's remarks.

Three Maurer School of Law alumni to be honored with Distinguished Service Awards
Three Maurer School of Law alumni to be honored with Distinguished Service Awards

Holiday "Holly" Hart McKiernan, R. Anthony "Tony" Prather and Gene E. Wilkins will each receive awards at a luncheon ceremony in Bloomington.

IU Vice President for Research Fred Cate honored by Phi Beta Kappa
IU Vice President for Research Fred Cate honored by Phi Beta Kappa

The Phi Beta Kappa Society has presented its President's Award and Judith F. Krug Medal to Fred H. Cate, Indiana University vice president for research and Distinguished Professor and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law in the IU Maurer School of Law.

IU Opera Theater presents 'Dead Man Walking'; Sister Helen Prejean to speak
IU Opera Theater presents 'Dead Man Walking'; Sister Helen Prejean to speak

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.

IU Bloomington to host largest university law fair in the nation
IU Bloomington to host largest university law fair in the nation

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.

Indiana University researchers receive Elinor Ostrom Prize for institutional economics article
Indiana University researchers receive Elinor Ostrom Prize for institutional economics article

The prize, given to IU Bloomington faculty members Dan Cole and Mike McGinnis and doctoral student Graham Epstein, honors the memory of the late IU Distinguished Professor Elinor Ostrom, who received the 2009 the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.

IU Maurer School of Law, Chapman and Cutler law firm announce talent development program
IU Maurer School of Law, Chapman and Cutler law firm announce talent development program

Chapman and Cutler LLP and Indiana University Maurer School of Law have announced a program that enables IU undergraduates interested in finance and the law to gain comprehensive hands-on training and work experience, followed by admission to the law school and consideration for a full-time position at the firm following graduation.

IU Maurer School of Law professor Jeannine Bell named editor of Law and Society Review
IU Maurer School of Law professor Jeannine Bell named editor of Law and Society Review

Jeannine Bell, the Richard S. Melvin Professor of Law, is a longtime member of the Law and Society Association and has previously served as an associate editor of the journal. Bell has also served as treasurer and as a trustee of the Law and Society Association.

IU Maurer School of Law announces locked-in tuition for entering classes
IU Maurer School of Law announces locked-in tuition for entering classes

Tuition for students entering the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in the fall of 2015 will not increase during their entire three years in Bloomington, the school has announced.

Indiana University experts comment on upcoming Supreme Court decisions
Indiana University experts comment on upcoming Supreme Court decisions

Indiana University experts are available to speak to news media about several decisions that the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue this month. Issues before the court include same-sex marriage, the Affordable Care Act, air pollution rules, the execution of convicts by lethal injection and enforcement of patent rights.

IU Maurer School of Law announces clinic to assist veterans with disability benefits
IU Maurer School of Law announces clinic to assist veterans with disability benefits

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law announced today that it has established a Veterans Disability Law Clinic. The first of its kind in the state, the clinic will represent veterans -- at no charge -- whose applications for disability benefits have been denied and who wish to appeal the decision.

Conference at IUPUI to focus on supporting the ongoing reform process in Myanmar
Conference at IUPUI to focus on supporting the ongoing reform process in Myanmar

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.

Media advisory: Baier Hall naming ceremony at IU Maurer School of Law
Media advisory: Baier Hall naming ceremony at IU Maurer School of Law

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.

IU Maurer School of Law names 2015 Milton Stewart Fellows
IU Maurer School of Law names 2015 Milton Stewart Fellows

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has announced its class of 2015 Milton Stewart Fellows, who will spend this summer working across the globe, from Brazil to India, as part of a unique program offered through the school's Center on the Global Legal Profession. Eighteen students have been selected to participate in the program, which offers students the opportunity to work in a variety of international settings, including corporations, non-governmental organizations, and respected law firms. Stewart Fellows are named in honor of Milton Stewart, who graduated from the law school in 1971. Stewart and his wife, Judi, were recently in Bloomington to congratulate the students on their appointments.

Two IU Maurer School of Law icons to be inducted into Academy of Law Alumni Fellows
Two IU Maurer School of Law icons to be inducted into Academy of Law Alumni Fellows

Two distinguished leaders from the IU Maurer School of Law -- Leonard D. Fromm and Lauren K. Robel -- will be inducted into the school's Academy of Law Alumni Fellows.

IU Maurer School of Law appoints chaired professors and presents teaching awards
IU Maurer School of Law appoints chaired professors and presents teaching awards

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has appointed three faculty members to chaired professorships and honored five faculty members with prestigious teaching awards. Jeannine Bell and Robert Fischman were named Richard S. Melvin Professor of Law and W. William Weeks was appointed the Glenn and Donna Scolnik Clinical Chair.

Five more colleges and universities sign partnerships with the IU Maurer School of Law
Five more colleges and universities sign partnerships with the IU Maurer School of Law

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has expanded its scholarship and mentorship program to five more colleges and universities across the Midwest, reaching agreements with Albion College, Coe College, DePauw University, the Iowa State College of Engineering and Kenyon College.

IU experts available to discuss tentative Iran nuclear deal
IU experts available to discuss tentative Iran nuclear deal

Faculty experts at Indiana University School are available to offer perspectives on a proposed deal for a peaceful Iranian nuclear program.

IU Maurer School of Law hosting three endowed lectures in April
IU Maurer School of Law hosting three endowed lectures in April

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 Kaplan, counsel in landmark marriage equality case, to speak at IU Maurer School of Law
Roberta Kaplan, counsel in landmark marriage equality  case, to speak at IU Maurer School of Law

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.

U.S. News and World Report ranks Indiana University graduate programs highly
U.S. News and World Report ranks Indiana University graduate programs highly

U.S. News and World Report has again recognized Indiana University programs in business, law, education, medicine and nursing in its annual Best Graduate Schools rankings.

Cybersecurity becoming a pervasive part of legal culture, IU Maurer School of Law study finds
Cybersecurity becoming a pervasive part of legal culture, IU Maurer School of Law study finds

Cybersecurity is becoming an increasing part of the legal field, according to a new report published today by the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. The report focuses on the role of corporate legal departments in addressing cybersecurity challenges.

Maurer School of Law, Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund form partnership
Maurer School of Law, Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund form partnership

Proactively moving to increase a traditionally underrepresented population among the nation's law schools, the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and the Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund have entered a memorandum of understanding to offer a scholarship and mentorship program to some of the top Asian American and Pacific Islander students in the country.

IU Maurer professor co-authors 'The People's Brief' in support of marriage equality
IU Maurer professor co-authors 'The People's Brief' in support of marriage equality

An Indiana University law professor is serving as co-counsel on an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court, arguing that state laws banning same-sex marriage cannot be justified under the U.S. Constitution.

Free tax assistance offered by Maurer School of Law, Kelley School of Business students
Free tax assistance offered by Maurer School of Law, Kelley School of Business students

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.

IU Maurer School of Law announces scholarship and mentoring partnership with five women's colleges
IU Maurer School of Law announces scholarship and mentoring partnership with five women's colleges

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has established a scholarship and mentoring program for graduates of five of the nation's most prestigious liberal arts colleges for women: Bryn Mawr College, Mills College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College and Wellesley College.

IU Maurer School of Law establishes scholarship, mentoring program with Dartmouth, Grinnell, Rochester
IU Maurer School of Law establishes scholarship, mentoring program with Dartmouth, Grinnell, Rochester

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has entered into memoranda of understanding with Dartmouth College, Grinnell College and the University of Rochester establishing scholarship and mentoring programs for students interested in pursuing legal education.

IU Maurer School of Law announces programs with diversity office, Jacobs School, SPEA
IU Maurer School of Law announces programs with diversity office, Jacobs School, SPEA

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has established scholarship and mentoring programs with the university's Jacobs School of Music, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and with three programs administered by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs.

Radar searches of homes illegal and unconstitutional, IU Maurer School privacy expert says
Radar searches of homes illegal and unconstitutional, IU Maurer School privacy expert says

USA Today's revelation that the FBI, the U.S. Marshals Service and as many as 50 other law enforcement agencies are secretly using sophisticated radar to peer inside private homes is "deeply disturbing," according to Indiana University Maurer School of Law Distinguished Professor Fred H. Cate. According to the newspaper, the radars, which have been used for more than two years, work like “finely tuned motion detectors” that can “zero in on movements as slight as human breathing from a distance of more than 50 feet.”

Ambassador Riyad Mansour, Palestine's permanent observer to the U.N., to visit Indiana University
Ambassador Riyad Mansour, Palestine's permanent observer to the U.N., to visit Indiana University

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.

IU Maurer School of Law names Norman J. Hedges to direct intellectual property clinic
IU Maurer School of Law names Norman J. Hedges to direct intellectual property clinic

Indiana University Maurer School of Law has selected a prominent intellectual property lawyer to serve as the first full-time director of its intellectual property law clinic. Norman J. Hedges will join the law school Jan. 16 as a clinical associate professor of law.

Attorneys for family of man killed by police in Walmart to speak at IU Maurer School of Law
Attorneys for family of man killed by police in Walmart to speak at IU Maurer School of Law

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.

National Jurist names IU Maurer School of Law professor most influential person in legal education
National Jurist names IU Maurer School of Law professor most influential person in legal education

The National Jurist has named Indiana University Maurer School of Law professor William Henderson as the most influential person in legal education, putting him atop a list of professors, deans and chancellors whose voices and opinions are shaping the way future lawyers are educated and trained. Randall T. Shepard, a visiting professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, was ranked 15th.

IU law professor says accusing North Korea of Sony hack raises cybersecurity incident to new level
IU law professor says accusing North Korea of Sony hack raises cybersecurity incident to new level

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has accused the government of North Korea of perpetrating cyber attacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment, making it one of the most important cybersecurity incidents in recent years, according to Indiana University Maurer School of Law Professor David P. Fidler.

Author John Dittmer, 'American Promise' screening to conclude IU law school's Brown at 60 series
Author John Dittmer, 'American Promise' screening to conclude IU law school's Brown at 60 series

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.

Distinguished panel of jurists to preside over Moot Court finals
Distinguished panel of jurists to preside over Moot Court finals

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.

IU Maurer School of Law intellectual property center to co-host design law symposium
IU Maurer School of Law intellectual property center to co-host design law symposium

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.

IU Maurer School of Law to host China Law Forum, academy dedication Nov. 4
IU Maurer School of Law to host China Law Forum, academy dedication Nov. 4

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.

IU Maurer School of Law offers special scholarships to former Indiana residents
IU Maurer School of Law offers special scholarships to former Indiana residents

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has announced a scholarship program that will reduce the cost of legal education to certain former Indiana residents.

IU Maurer School of Law to host Court of Appeals of Indiana
IU Maurer School of Law to host Court of Appeals of Indiana

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.

IU Maurer School of Law, Purdue Engineering to offer scholarship, mentoring program
IU Maurer School of Law, Purdue Engineering to offer scholarship, mentoring program

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Purdue University's College of Engineering have established a scholarship and mentoring program for engineering students interested in pursuing a law degree.

IU Maurer School of Law establishes scholarship and mentoring program with Vassar College
IU Maurer School of Law establishes scholarship and mentoring program with Vassar College

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Vassar College establishing a scholarship and mentoring program for students interested in pursuing legal education. Each year the Vassar Law Scholars program will offer at least two graduates admitted to the Maurer School of Law scholarships amounting to approximately 50% of annual tuition, along with access to a formal mentoring program. The scholarship will reduce the cost of law school tuition over three years by $45,000 to $75,000, depending on the student’s residency and other factors.

Civil rights activist and former NAACP president Julian Bond to deliver Harris Lecture
Civil rights activist and former NAACP president Julian Bond to deliver Harris Lecture

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.

Plans for wildlife refuges show strengths and weaknesses for adapting to climate change
Plans for wildlife refuges show strengths and weaknesses for adapting to climate change

According to an article by Robert Fischman and Vicky Meretsky of Indiana University and their students, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service may not always be adequately planning for an altered future. But best practices from several plans point the way for improvement, their study finds.

Harvard legal scholar to speak at IU Maurer School of Law series on Brown v. Board of Education
Harvard legal scholar to speak at IU Maurer School of Law series on Brown v. Board of Education

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.

Law Day at IU has been largest university law fair for 10 consecutive years
Law Day at IU has been largest university law fair for 10 consecutive years

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.

National security expert to speak at IU Maurer School of Law Constitution Day event
National security expert to speak at IU Maurer School of Law Constitution Day 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.

IU Maurer School of Law establishes scholarship and mentoring program with Princeton University
IU Maurer School of Law establishes scholarship and mentoring program with Princeton University

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Princeton University establishing a scholarship and mentoring program for students interested in pursuing legal education.

Indiana University to host timely debate over political campaign financing
Indiana University to host timely debate over political campaign financing

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.

IU experts available to discuss Ukraine conflict and possible NATO role in Baltics
IU experts available to discuss Ukraine conflict and possible NATO role in Baltics

Amid increasing tensions in Ukraine due to Russia's role in backing the separatists, President Barack Obama and other NATO leaders are meeting this week at a summit in Wales to address concerns that the Putin regime may have designs on other former Soviet-era countries. Faculty experts in the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies and IU Maurer School of Law offer their comments.

IU Maurer School of Law professor wins Society for U.S. Intellectual History annual book award
IU Maurer School of Law professor wins Society for U.S. Intellectual History annual book award

Ajay K. Mehrotra, associate dean for research and Louis F. Niezer Faculty Fellow at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, has been named the winner of the Society for U.S. Intellectual History 2014 annual book award.

IU experts available to discuss Michael Brown killing in Ferguson, Mo., and its aftermath
IU experts available to discuss Michael Brown killing in Ferguson, Mo., and its aftermath

Today, police in Ferguson, Mo., announced the identity of the officer who shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, after nearly a week of protests and clashes between the police and residents and the media. Faculty experts at Indiana University offer their comments.

IU experts available to discuss U.S. policy in Iraq and Islamic State's military offensive
IU experts available to discuss U.S. policy in Iraq and Islamic State's military offensive

Airstrikes are continuing on Sunni militants known as the Islamic State to stop their advance on the Kurdish capital of Erbil as U.S. and other world leaders encourage change in Iraq's government. Faculty experts in the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies offer their comments.

IU Maurer School of Law given $3.25 million for clinical endowed chair, student scholarships
IU Maurer School of Law given $3.25 million for clinical endowed chair, student scholarships

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has received $3.25 million to establish an endowed clinical professorship and provide scholarship funds for Indiana high school graduates attending the law school.

Apple entitled to $400M in Samsung profits, intellectual property law professors say
Apple entitled to $400M in Samsung profits, intellectual property law professors say

In a high-profile intellectual property case involving the design features of smartphones and tablets, the Federal Circuit will decide whether to force Samsung to pay Apple nearly $400 million -- Samsung's total profits on products that infringed Apple's design patents.

Maurer School of Law IP clinical program certified for pro bono practice before U.S. patent office
Maurer School of Law IP clinical program certified for pro bono practice before U.S. patent office

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law's new intellectual property clinical program, a project of the Center for Intellectual Property Research, has been selected to join the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Law School Certification Pilot Program.

IU Maurer School of Law establishes scholarship and mentoring programs with Knox College, Georgia Tech
IU Maurer School of Law establishes scholarship and mentoring programs with Knox College, Georgia Tech

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has entered into memoranda of understanding with Georgia Institute of Technology and Knox College establishing scholarship and mentoring programs for students from each school interested in pursuing legal education. Each year the programs will offer at least two Knox College and Georgia Tech graduates scholarships of about 50 percent of annual tuition, plus access to formal mentoring.

One year later, IU experts reflect on life post-Snowden
One year later, IU experts reflect on life post-Snowden

Over the past year, the Edward Snowden disclosures have served as a source for story after story that has dramatically expanded our understanding of surveillance and privacy. As the nation celebrates its independence this weekend, two Indiana University professors reflect on their impact and what we've learned.

IU Maurer School of Law, Wabash College establish scholarship and mentoring program
IU Maurer School of Law, Wabash College establish scholarship and mentoring program

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Wabash College have entered into a memorandum of understanding establishing a scholarship and mentoring program for students interested in pursuing legal education. Each year, the Wabash Law Scholars Program will offer at least two Wabash College graduates admitted to the Maurer School of Law a scholarship amounting to approximately 50 percent of annual tuition, along with access to a formal mentoring program.

Von Welch named new leader of IU's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research
Von Welch named new leader of IU's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research

Indiana University Vice President for Information Technology Brad Wheeler has announced that Von Welch will succeed Fred H. Cate as director of IU's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research.

IU experts comment on Supreme Court's contraceptive coverage ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby
IU experts comment on Supreme Court's contraceptive coverage ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that family-owned businesses can't be required by the Affordable Care Act to provide employees with health care coverage for certain contraceptive services. Indiana University experts offer their comments.

IU expert: Supreme Court labor decision will lead to more lawsuits
IU expert: Supreme Court labor decision will lead to more lawsuits

The Supreme Court's decision today that home-health workers can't be required to pay fees to unions that represent them "opens up vast avenues for future litigation," according to Kenneth Dau-Schmidt, a labor law expert at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

IU experts discuss federal court rulings concerning same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Utah
IU experts discuss federal court rulings concerning same-sex marriage bans in Indiana and Utah

Indiana University experts in law and American public opinion comment on Wednesday's federal court rulings in support of same-sex marriage in Indiana and Utah.

Indiana University opens office in Beijing, signs agreements with three top Chinese universities
Indiana University opens office in Beijing, signs agreements with three top Chinese universities

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie concluded an official visit to Beijing by dedicating IU's new international gateway office for China, a new home base of university activities in the country.

IU Maurer School, China University of Political Science and Law to establish comparative law academy
IU Maurer School, China University of Political Science and Law to establish comparative law academy

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law and China University of Political Science and Law today signed a cooperation agreement establishing a new Academy for the Study of Chinese Law and Comparative Judicial Systems. The academy will be affiliated with China University of Political Science and Law's Collaborative Innovation Center of Judicial Civilization.

Three Indiana University students named 2014 Tillman Military Scholars
Three Indiana University students named 2014 Tillman Military Scholars

Three Indiana University students were named 2014 Tillman Military Scholars, the first students from IU to receive the prestigious scholarship since the program's inception.

Cyber espionage indictment of Chinese officials: IU experts comment
Cyber espionage indictment of Chinese officials: IU experts comment

The U.S. Department of Justice announced criminal indictments today against five officers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army for conducting economic cyber espionage and committing cyber crimes. Indiana University experts comment on the news.

IU expert calls EU's Google decision a 'nightmare' for online service providers, Internet users
IU expert calls EU's Google decision a 'nightmare' for online service providers, Internet users

Today's decision by the European Union's Court of Justice that Google must remove links to accurate news stories about a Spanish citizen creates a "nightmare situation, not only for major online service providers but also for Internet users," said Fred H. Cate, director of Indiana University's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research.

Indiana University experts comment on climate change report
Indiana University experts comment on climate change report

Climate change, once thought to be a problem for future generations, "has moved firmly into the present" and is having an impact in all corners of the United States, according to a comprehensive government report released today. Indiana University experts are available to comment on the report.

IU Maurer School of Law names 2014 Stewart Fellows for foreign externships
IU Maurer School of Law names 2014 Stewart Fellows for foreign externships

Fourteen students who are studying at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law have been named Milton Stewart Fellows and will participate as summer interns in Argentina, Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Korea and Thailand through the law school's Center on the Global Legal Profession.

IU Maurer School of Law honors outstanding teachers
IU Maurer School of Law honors outstanding teachers

Four Indiana University Maurer School of Law faculty members and one adjunct professor were honored April 14 with prestigious teaching awards from the law school.

IU Maurer School of Law inducts four into Academy of Law Alumni Fellows
IU Maurer School of Law inducts four into Academy of Law Alumni Fellows

Four Indiana University Maurer School of Law alumni will be inducted today, April 11, into the school's Academy of Law Alumni Fellows. Induction into the academy is the highest honor the law school can bestow on its graduates.

IU privacy expert offers recommendations on 'big data'
IU privacy expert offers recommendations on 'big data'

Indiana University privacy expert Fred H. Cate has recommended actions to protect personal privacy while achieving the vast potential of so-called "big data" in response to a White House request for information on the subject.

IU experts: NLRB college football ruling a potential game changer
IU experts: NLRB college football ruling a potential game changer

Indiana University experts discuss the relevance of the ruling by the National Labor Relations Board that football players at Northwestern University have the right to form a union.

IU Maurer School of Law, Rose-Hulman establish intellectual property scholars program
IU Maurer School of Law, Rose-Hulman establish intellectual property scholars program

The Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology have entered into a memorandum of understanding establishing a scholarship program for engineering students interested in studying intellectual property law.

IU legal experts comment on challenges to contraception coverage in Affordable Care Act
IU legal experts comment on challenges to contraception coverage in Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday, March 25, on two cases involving the contraception coverage guarantee of the Affordable Care Act. Experts at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law are available to comment on these cases and their potential implications.

Graduate programs at Indiana University highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report
Graduate programs at Indiana University highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report has again recognized Indiana University programs in business, law, education, medicine and the sciences in its annual Best Graduate Schools rankings.

Distinguished jurists to hear final arguments in IU Maurer School of Law moot court competition
Distinguished jurists to hear final arguments in IU Maurer School of Law moot court competition

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.

IU center, NSA conclude discussions on cybersecurity, law and policy issues
IU center, NSA conclude discussions on cybersecurity, law and policy issues

Representatives of Indiana University's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research finished discussions this week with the National Security Agency at its Fort Meade, Md., headquarters on achieving a secure, trusted global cyber environment.

U.N. report on North Korean atrocities offers hope, says IU Maurer School of Law expert
U.N. report on North Korean atrocities offers hope, says IU Maurer School of Law expert

This week's United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights report on North Korea confirms the harrowing and terrifying stories that have emerged from the Kim family's oppressive rule for more than 50 years. According to an IU Maurer School of Law expert on the subject, the commission's findings offer a glimmer of hope for the country and its 25 million oppressed citizens.

IU privacy expert: Report confirms NSA bulk collection is neither effective nor legal
IU privacy expert: Report confirms NSA bulk collection is neither effective nor legal

A federal privacy board's finding that the bulk collection of telephonic metadata is illegal is the boldest call yet for the dismantling of the National Security Agency's overzealous spy program and shows the lack of oversight of the NSA's activities by the secret federal court charged with doing so, according to Indiana University privacy and cybersecurity expert Fred H. Cate.

IU privacy expert: Obama's NSA speech won't calm fears about government overreach
IU privacy expert: Obama's NSA speech won't calm fears about government overreach

President Barack Obama has proposed minor changes to U.S. intelligence gathering while ignoring the vast majority of the 46 recommendations from his own review committee, according to Indiana University cybersecurity and privacy expert Fred H. Cate.

Marriage amendment HJR 3 invites confusion, unintended consequences: IU Maurer School of Law experts
Marriage amendment HJR 3 invites confusion, unintended consequences: IU Maurer School of Law experts

A proposed amendment to the Indiana Constitution currently before the House Judiciary Committee invites confusion and unintended consequences, according to experts at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. "HJR 3 probably would do nothing more than delay the adoption of same-sex marriage in Indiana," said Daniel O. Conkle, Robert H. McKinney Professor of Law.

IU professors named among most influential by National Jurist magazine
IU professors named among most influential by National Jurist magazine

Two Indiana University faculty members, William D. Henderson and Randall T. Shepard, have been named to a list of the 25 most influential people in legal education by National Jurist magazine.

Indiana University privacy expert praises President's Review Group recommendations
Indiana University privacy expert praises President's Review Group recommendations

The President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies has produced a “bold and decisive” report on NSA surveillance that can only be described as sweeping in the breadth and likely impact of its recommendations, according to Indiana University cybersecurity and privacy expert Fred H. Cate.

Austen Parrish named dean of IU Maurer School of Law
Austen Parrish named dean of IU Maurer School of Law

Austen L. Parrish will be the next dean of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, IU Bloomington Provost Lauren Robel has announced. Before his appointment, Parrish served as the interim dean and CEO of Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles.

IU expert: Password theft points to need for simple security precautions
IU expert: Password theft points to need for simple security precautions

The theft of some 2 million passwords to popular Web services like Google, Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook provides a potent reminder of the simple yet critical steps users can take to protect themselves and their data, according to Indiana University cybersecurity expert Fred H. Cate.

CACR examines data protection, personal privacy in new report
CACR examines data protection, personal privacy in new report

A new report from Indiana University's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research paves the way for updated privacy protection by focusing on the uses -- both positive and negative -- of personal information.

ACA contraception coverage cases have far-reaching implications, IU law professors say
ACA contraception coverage cases have far-reaching implications, IU law professors say

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed today to hear two cases involving the constitutionality of the contraception coverage guarantee provisions of the Affordable Care Act. According to Indiana University Maurer School of Law experts, these cases may have far-reaching implications, including beyond the act known as Obamacare.

IU Bloomington Provost Robel to visit, strengthen ties with South Korea
IU Bloomington Provost Robel to visit, strengthen ties with South Korea

Indiana University Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel will travel to South Korea next week to strengthen relationships with alumni and partner institutions and to develop collaborations in a nation that is rich in both culture and innovation.

IU expert: NSA infiltration of Google and Yahoo networks threatens U.S. tech leadership
IU expert: NSA infiltration of Google and Yahoo networks threatens U.S. tech leadership

Revelations that the National Security Agency has secretly broken into Google and Yahoo data centers outside the U.S. worsen the crisis the U.S. government faces over its cyber espionage activities and undermine confidence in Google and Yahoo as global communication businesses, an Indiana University cybersecurity expert says.

Students in IU course taught by Robby Benson launch crowdfunding campaign for their short films
Students in IU course taught by Robby Benson launch crowdfunding campaign for their short films

Students in a film class at Indiana University have launched a campaign for financial backers at crowdfunding site Indiegogo, with much support from their professor, veteran film and television actor, director, producer and educator Robby Benson. The students are more than a quarter of the way towards their goal of raising $10,000, which will be used for a variety of expenses for 13 short films.

Indiana University celebrating Constitution Day with variety of activities
Indiana University celebrating Constitution Day with variety of activities

Lectures, panel discussions and games will highlight Indiana University’s celebration of Constitution Day, a national observance of the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution that focuses on educational activities in schools and universities.


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