Adjunct Professor Christopher Cooper Interviewed on New York Affiliate of National Public Radio Deconstructing the Video of Sandra Bland’s Arrest

July 28, 2015

On July 27, 2015, Tech Law Adjunct Professor Christopher Cooper was interviewed on the Brian Lehrer Show aired by WNBC, the New York affiliate of National Public Radio. In that interview, Professor Cooper, a former Washington D.C. police officer, who teaches Employment Law at Indiana Tech Law School, deconstructed the Sandra Bland arrest video, assessing…

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Dean cummings and 2L Noah Moore Assist in Facilitating Focus Group for the City of Fort Wayne

On Saturday, July 25th, Dean andré douglas pond cummings and 2L student Noah Moore participated in a City of Fort Wayne sponsored focus group examining the rising tension between African American males and local law enforcement in light of the recent national police killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Oscar Grant, Walter Scott,…

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Adjunct Professor Christopher Cooper Quoted in New York Times Article on Sandra Bland Incident

July 27, 2015

Indiana Tech Law School Adjunct Professor Christopher C. Cooper was quoted in a recent New York Times article, “Dispute Over Sandra Bland’s Mental State Follows Death in a Texas Jail.” The article detailed Texas State Trooper Brian T. Encinia’s arrest of Ms. Sandra Bland, who allegedly hanged herself in a Texas jail days later. The…

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Dean cummings Guest Lectures at North Carolina Central University School of Law

July 23, 2015

On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Dean andré douglas pond cummings guest lectured at the North Carolina Central University (“NCCU”) School of Law on the topic of “Hip Hop, Law, and Social Justice.” Dean cummings discussed the recent spike in police killing of unarmed African American males and compared this to the warnings contained in iconic…

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Adjunct Professor Janet Mitchell Quoted in Indiana Lawyer Eldercare Article

July 22, 2015

Tech Law Adjunct Professor Janet Mitchell, who teaches Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, was quoted in the July 1, 2015 edition of Indiana Lawyer. The article focused on a new pilot project designed to ensure coordinated eldercare within high-conflict families. A trained elder mediator since 1992, Professor Mitchell noted in the article that eldercare coordination…

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Professor Marcus Explains Supreme Court Marriage Decision in WANE-TV Interview

On the day of the Supreme Court’s historic opinion recognizing the fundamental right of same-sex couples to get married, Obergefell v. Hodges, Fort Wayne’s WANE-TV spoke with Tech Law Professor Nancy Marcus, who explained the significance and doctrinal underpinnings of the decision. Marcus explained that the decision resolves the uncertainty resulting from inconsistent positions taken…

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Professor Lamparello Presents Fourth Amendment-First Amendment Crossover Article at Stanford

From July 12-17, Tech Law Associate Dean for Experiential Learning Adam Lamparello participated in the Institute for Constitutional History’s summer research seminar at Stanford Law School. Professor Lamparello was among fifteen individuals selected to present scholarly papers discussing the historical evolution of the free exercise clause of the First Amendment and addressing current disputes involving…

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Professors Lamparello and MacLean Publish Article in the Journal of the Legal Profession on Experiential Legal Writing; Lexis Book to Follow

July 7, 2015

Law students engage in various “experiential” learning activities while in school, such as clinics and externships, but they graduate without the experience necessary to practice law. This is traceable to a glaring deficiency at most law schools: a writing program that is comprehensive, properly sequenced, and integrated across and throughout the law school curriculum. To…

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Professor Lamparello Publishes Article on Net Neutrality

June 25, 2015

The Supreme Court in Riley v. California held in 2014 that law enforcement officers may not search the content of an arrestee’s cell phone without a warrant. Tech Law Professor Adam Lamparello’s article, The Internet is the New Marketplace of Ideas: Why Riley v. California Supports Net Neutrality, supports extension of Riley’s Fourth Amendment construct…

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Professor Marcus Speaks at Ohio State Bar Conference

June 24, 2015

On June 17, 2015, Tech Law Professor Nancy Marcus was a featured speaker at the Ohio State Bar Association’s third annual LGBT Diversity and Inclusion Conference in Columbus, Ohio. Along with Movement Advancement Project policy analyst Heron Greenesmith, Marcus delivered a panel presentation for CLE credit to members of Ohio bar on the issue of…

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