The practice of law carries an extraordinary power: a heavy responsibility to do good while avoiding harm. For this reason, law schools must be held to the highest standards in educating future lawyers.
Programs such as IU McKinney’s Supporting Rural Justice Initiative seek to introduce more law students to the opportunities for fulfilling lives and careers experienced by those who practice in rural communities.
From their seats in the Kathleen and Ann DeLaney Moot Court Room, admitted students look to the front of the room where they see the portraits of four trailblazing alumnae who have made indelible marks on the judiciary.
On Nov. 1, my first day as the 17th dean of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, I attended the robing ceremony for Derek Molter, Indiana’s 111th Supreme Court justice.
Being one of the nation’s top public law schools requires staff who work tirelessly behind the scenes, who care deeply about student success and who provide high-quality help. In Bloomington, we’re fortunate that we have the best, with long-serving staff who are truly exceptional.