More than a dozen students from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law will take part in a program for law students this summer to assist rural county judges.
Indiana’s three law school deans will be joining the Indiana State Bar Association’s continuing webinar series about race on Thursday, offering their perspectives and insights into issues related to education.
Indiana University announced Friday that all students, faculty and staff will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before the fall semester.
An Indiana University Maurer School of Law professor is among seven law professors nationwide named as 2021-2022 American Bar Foundation/JPB Foundation Access to Justice Scholars, the ABF has announced.
On Saturday, May 8, the Maurer School of Law will celebrate the Class of 2021 in its annual graduation ceremony. Looking back on a very unusual academic year, the positive and can-do attitude of our students, faculty and staff was impressive.
As the American Bar Association releases job numbers that show the class of 2020 is struggling to find work, graduates of IU Maurer and Notre Dame outperformed the national rate while IU McKinney graduates topped their colleagues in the class of 2019.
A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate in March seeks to quantify the lack of diversity among patent holders. The Inventor Diversity for Economic Advancement Act of 2021 — or IDEA Act — would require the USPTO to collect inventors’ demographic information, including race and gender.
As March Madness was wrapping up in Indianapolis, United States Supreme Court justices heard oral argument in a monumental compensation case that sports law experts anticipate will forever change the landscape of college athletics — including the nation’s most beloved and profitable college basketball competition.
The U.S. News & World Report 2022 law school rankings were released today and the performance of Indiana’s three laws schools can be summarized as follows: one rose in the rankings, one declined, and one stayed just where it was.
Talking and connecting is important in any legal setting, but for the clinics at law schools around Indiana, in-person interaction not only helps the students learn valuable skills, it also may provide low-income individuals the only means to get legal help.
In a world where everything you need to know about a person is in the palm of your hand, some Indiana citizens have a hard time leaving their past mistakes behind. In order to address this, many lawyers dedicate their pro bono efforts to assisting with expungement clinics, which help eligible prior offenders seal certain arrest and conviction records.
To capitalize on the talks that started during 2020, attorney Angka Hinshaw is joining Indiana Justice Steven David to lead a yearlong discussion about racial issues and cultural differences. The goal of the program, Open Conversations, is to foster honest, perhaps uncomfortable, dialogue where the participants can gain new insight and understanding.
The deans of two Indiana Law Schools have joined more than 150 of their colleagues from around the country in denouncing last week’s attack on the U.S. Capitol as a betrayal of the Constitution’s core values.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law graduates who last year started an expungement help desk marked scores of personal victories through their work under trying circumstances and hope to build on early successes that helped clients in dozens of counties.
The three major stories of 2020 — the COVID-19 pandemic, the heightened awareness of racial injustice and the election — have made this year one that we will remember. While we couldn’t have envisioned all that would happen at the beginning of the year, our faculty are producing useful and thought-provoking scholarship on all these topics.
The uncertainty of the times is heightening the worry and stress among law students and new lawyers, but career counselors say the people just entering the legal profession are doing more to confront the issues of the day. They are discussing ways to solve injustices and inequities, pursuing jobs in the public sector and carefully evaluating law firms to determine if they share the same values.