Departing dean showed ‘true leadership’: Parrish leaves strong legacy as he prepares to depart IU Maurer
Austen Parrish has announced his decision to leave IU Maurer to become dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law in Irvine, California. On Aug. 3, he will join the young West Coast school that enrolled its first class in 2009 and boasts a reputation for innovation.Read More
Indiana law schools addressing Russian invasion of Ukraine
Since Russia initiated the largest conventional military attack in Europe since World War II on Feb. 24, Indiana’s law schools have condemned the attacks while educating students on the evolving situation from a legal perspective.Read More
Vaccine mandates still contested issue inside law offices, courts as president prepares requirements
Whether by choice or force, COVID-19 vaccine mandates are changing operations in law offices and courtrooms across the country.Read More
Web Exclusive: Supreme Court commission goes beyond ‘court packing’
President Joe Biden has created the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, a group tasked with studying court reforms ranging from the number of justices to their tenure to their jurisdiction. But will the work of the commission lead to sweeping reforms?Read More
Two Indiana law schools recorded an uptick in the ultimate bar passage rates for their graduates who first took the licensing exam in 2019, mirroring a similar improvement in the aggregate data the American Bar Association compiled for all law schools.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law student Kat Bingaman shares her experiences with the ICLEO program.
New ABA requirement seen as doing little to mitigate student debt: Young lawyers say debt obligations impacting careers, health
New lawyers say their debt burden looms over every aspect of their lives. It influences their career choices, interrupts typical rites of adulthood like buying a home and impacts their physical and mental health. Even as they love being attorneys, recent law school graduates struggle to pay off their obligation.
While studying and test-taking often create stress, a new program is aimed at helping alleviate some of the anxieties Indiana law students may feel in the social realm of the legal profession. The Indiana State Bar Association recently teamed up with Notre Dame Law School, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and IU McKinney School of Law to put on etiquette dinners for students.
Austen Parrish, dean of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and one of the 25 longest-serving law school deans in the country, will be stepping down from the Bloomington institution to become dean of University of California, Irvine School of Law in Irvine, California.
A change in methodology used to calculate the U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 law school rankings brought mixed results for Indiana’s legal education institutions.
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.
A panel discussion about critical race theory at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law veered into a debate about House Bill 1134, the controversial curriculum legislation in the Indiana Statehouse, and included pleas to work together to find common ground.
In this guest column, Indiana Lawyer invited us to discuss some of the initiatives occurring at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law that help recruit talented and diverse students.
The pandemic has changed the way people approach virtually every aspect of their lives, and law school is no exception. As professors alter their approaches to teaching to be more accommodating and supportive toward students, some Indiana educators admit they’ve felt the same pressure, too.
Indiana University’s longtime vice president and general counsel has been terminated without cause, according to documents obtained by Indiana Lawyer. However, it appears Jacqueline “Jackie” Simmons could remain a university employee until her retirement this summer, although on unpaid leave.
Recently, undergraduate institutions in more rural Indiana counties have stepped up to help provide access to pro bono legal services.
Virtual hearings have been touted as providing easier access to the courts for low-income and self-represented litigants. But in a recent study, The Pew Charitable Trusts concluded the online judicial system is still designed for lawyers, and those parties without attorneys continue to be at a disadvantage.
IU to pay McRobbie additional $582,000 for consulting services, according to docs released by law prof
Indiana University has agreed to pay former university President Michael McRobbie an additional $582,000 for agreeing to essentially clear his calendar for six months after his June 30 retirement so he could be available to the school if needed. The additional pay became public this week in blog posts by IU Maurer School of Law professor Steve Sanders.
Through pro se eyes: IU Maurer-led study looks at impact of virtual hearings on self-represented litigants
Indiana University Maurer School of Law professor is leading a study that takes a closer look at how the technology that made virtual hearings possible is helping — and hindering — pro se parties.
To mark Constitution Day, Indiana University Maurer School of Law’s Federalist Society hosted two prominent figures of the state’s legal community this week to discuss the states’ involvement in the development of American constitutional law.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, IU McKinney and Notre Dame Law School have all started classes with the students, faculty and staff all in person and tentatively planning for a semester that resembles those prior to the pandemic.