Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law



IU McKinney deans take on new roles at law school, IUPUI

Two Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law deans have taken on new roles at the law school and at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Assistant dean of student affairs Johnny Pryor and assistant dean of professional development Chasity Thompson both stepped into new positions this week.
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IU McKinney, WTC Indianapolis create international trade law LL.M. track

A new partnership between an Indiana-based global trade organization and Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law has resulted in a new educational track for foreign-born lawyers pursuing a Master of Laws degree from the Indianapolis law school. IU McKinney and World Trade Center Indianapolis have announced the creation of the track in international trade law, created pursuant to a memorandum of understanding signed Thursday.
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Comforting paws for law students

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law students headed to the library for final exam cramming were met with a pleasant surprise when several furry, four-footed friends greeted them at the door.
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Indiana Bar Exam faces its own test

As bar exam passage rates continue to decline and a majority of states move to a Uniform Bar Examination, the Indiana Supreme Court is taking steps to determine if the Hoosier state should follow suit and change its gateway test for admission to the Indiana bar.
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Hoosier Environmental Council attorney discusses CAFOs, industrial farming at McKinney

Murmurs of disgust were sprinkled throughout a packed lecture hall at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law as law students looked at pictures of waste pits overflowing with animal poop last week. Their lecturer, Kim Ferraro of the Hoosier Environmental Council, spared no sensitive stomachs as she explained the process of industrial farming and the disposal of the billions of pounds of animal waste that ensue.
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Singapore chief justice urges legal educators to teach to changes in practice of law

Addressing a crowd of Indiana’s legal and judicial leaders at an Indiana law school on Tuesday, the chief justice of Singapore urged Indiana’s legal educators to keep the future in mind when training today’s law students to become tomorrow’s lawyers. Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon spoke to an audience at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law during the school’s James P. White lecture.
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Indiana law professors support changes to judicial conduct rules

Although they concede that more needs to be done, two Indiana law professors are applauding the recommendations on how to handle sexual harassment complaints made against the federal judiciary. Professors Charles Geyh and Jennifer Drobac, offered their comments as part of the public hearing to consider the proposed changes to the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges and the Rules for Judicial-Conduct and Judicial-Disability Proceedings.
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