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Indiana’s four law schools are preparing to celebrate the commencement of the Class of 2012. Following are the details of each school’s ceremony:
Indiana University Maurer School of Law’s commencement ceremony is 3 p.m. May 5 in the IU Auditorium, 1211 E. 7th St., Bloomington.
The keynote speaker is David L. Carden, United States Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Jakarta, Indonesia. Interim Dean Hannah Buxbaum will offer opening and closing remarks.
Parking will be provided in the library lots north of the auditorium and in the Jordan Garage, off the circle drive on North Jordan Avenue.
Valparaiso University Law School’s commencement ceremony is at 9:45 a.m. (CDT) May 9 in the University Chapel.
The keynote speaker is Roberta Lang, general counsel and global vice president of legal affairs for Whole Foods Market, Inc., a Fortune 500 company and the world’s largest retailer of natural and organic foods.
Notre Dame Law School’s diploma and hooding ceremony is at 12:30 p.m. May 19 at the Hesburgh Library Reflecting Pool.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law’s commencement ceremony is 2 p.m. May 12 at the Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom. The speaker is the Hon. Patricia Wald, former chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and former member of the 14-member panel in the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
Following the ceremony, a commencement reception will be held at the Conour Atrium in Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York St.•