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News Releases for IU School of Law

IUPUI Graduate Programs Rank Among Top Programs in Nation

Valerie Eickmeier, Dean of Herron School of Art and DesignMarch 14, 2012 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis graduate programs in business, fine arts, law and medicine are again among the top programs in the nation, according to the new rankings published in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools, released March 13, 2012.

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Work of Appellate Clinic Students Pays Off for Clients

March 12, 2012 — Two Robert H. McKinney School of Law students enrolled in the law school’s Appellate Clinic recently won reversals for their clients.

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Nobel Prize Recipient/Women's Rights Activist to Speak at IUPUI: Live Stream Available

Leymah GboweeFebruary 13, 2012 — A Nobel Peace Prize recipient will discuss peace and women’s rights in West Africa during a guest lecture this week at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Law Alumni to Host Super CLE on NFL Labor Relations

January 9, 2012 — As Central Indiana and Indianapolis embrace the final frenzy preceding the 2012 Super Bowl, one Indiana University alumni group will host its own “super” event with an educational focus on professional football.

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Hall Center Welcomes Health Law Expert Nicolas Terry as Co-director, New Faculty Member

Nicolas TerryJanuary 4, 2012 — The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law has announced the appointment of Nicolas Terry, leading authority in the intersection of medicine, law and information technology, as the Hall Render Professor of Law and co-director of the Hall Center for Law and Health.

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From the Desk of the Chancellor, Dec. 5, 2011

Chancellor Charles R. BantzDecember 5, 2011 — On Thursday, Dec. 1, the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law was born. “Overwhelmed” was Bob McKinney’s reaction when he saw the atrium at Inlow Hall filled to capacity—students, faculty, and staff at least four-deep on the balconies at every level of the building looking on—as he accepted the thanks, applause, and multiple standing ovations that came his way after the announcement of his $24 million gift to the school. With matching funds from the university, the value of his contribution to the school tops $31 million, which will mean five endowed professorships, an endowment fund for student scholarships, and a vision for achieving the status of a top 30 law school in national rankings.

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IU School of Law-Indianapolis Named for Business and Civic Leader Robert H. McKinney

Robert H. McKinneyDecember 1, 2011 — Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie today, Dec. 1, announced the naming of the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis in honor of Indianapolis attorney, banker and civic leader Robert H. McKinney.

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Major announcement at IU School of Law-Indianapolis; watch event via live-stream broadcasting at broadcast.iu.edu,

IU School of Law-Indianapolis Dean Gary R. Roberts November 30, 2011 — Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Chancellor Charles R. Bantz and IU School of Law-Indianapolis Dean Gary R. Roberts will make a historic announcement on Thursday, Dec. 1.

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University Students, Homeland Security Experts, Church and Business Security Officials to Gather at IUPUI for Second Biennial Counterterrorism Simulation

October 19, 2011 — Students from Indiana University will find out what it is like to be in the vortex of confusion surrounding a large-scale urban crisis when the university holds its second biennial Counterterrorism Simulation on Oct. 28, 2011. The simulation will begin at 8 a.m. at the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis building, Inlow Hall, located at 530 W. New York St. on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus.

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Law Professor to Host Yemeni Women's Rights Advocates, Journalists

October 10, 2011 — Professor George E. Edwards and the Program in International Human Rights Law will be hosting five women’s rights advocates and journalists from Yemen on Tuesday (Oct. 11, 2011) at Indiana University School of Law—Indianapolis.

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Professor Edwards' Roadmap to Law School Debuts in Paris

October 10, 2011 — An IU School of Law-Indianapolis professor recently held the European debut of his guidebook to U.S. law schools written specifically for international students.

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