Indiana Tech Law School to Close in June 2017

October 31, 2016

The Indiana Tech Board of Trustees, with the recommendation of the university’s administration, has voted unanimously to close Indiana Tech Law School at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year. The law school will continue to operate throughout the remainder of the current academic year, and officially close June 30, 2017. Indiana Tech President Dr….

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Professor Larson Presents Using a Case-Progression Approach To Mapping Learning Outcomes and Developing Assessments at the Southern Clinical Conference

October 21, 2016

Professor Larson and former colleagues presented Using a Case-Progression Approach To Mapping Learning Outcomes and Developing Assessments at the Southern Clinical Conference held in Charlotte, North Carolina. Collaborating faculty from all parts of the law school curriculum – first-year courses, legal research and writing, academic support, upper level doctrinal courses, and clinic – have developed…

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Lamparello To Publish Article On Law School Assessment With the University of Missouri–Kansas City Law Review

October 5, 2016

The American Bar Association is now requiring all law schools to monitor and evaluate the efficacy of their programs of legal education. This includes, but is not limited to, a mandate that: (1) law schools adopt and publish learning outcomes (ABA Revised Standard 302); (2) utilize formative and summative assessments throughout the curriculum, coupled with…

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Professor Larson Travels to Boston to Present at the ABA Section of Taxation Fall Meeting

October 3, 2016

In the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, Congress changed the applicable rules of evidence in the Tax Court to the Federal Rules of Evidence. While seemingly innocuous, when considered together with the Golsen rule, this change may have a great impact on privileges, protections, and the scope of waivers in the Tax…

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Professor McAllister Publishes Article on the Sixth Amendment

September 30, 2016

Professor Marc McAllister’s article, Forfeiture-by-Wrongdoing and Faretta: Reaffirming Counsel’s Vital Role When Defendants Manipulate the Sixth Amendment Representation Rights, was published this week in Volume 44 of the Hofstra Law Review. This article addresses the Sixth Amendment’s twin representation rights, self-representation and representation by counsel, and examines cases where defendants deliberately fail to elect either…

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Law School Hosts Mayoral Initiative Fort Wayne UNITED L.I.V.E. Session

September 28, 2016

Professor andré douglas pond cummings and several Indiana Tech law students participated in the Fort Wayne UNITED L.I.V.E. Session that was hosted at the Law School on Saturday, September 24, 2016.  The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette reported that “Fort Wayne United, a mayoral initiative, combines two national efforts, Cities United and My Brother’s Keeper, into…

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Professor Lindgren Receives Invitation to Present Paper and Speak at AALS Annual Convention

September 22, 2016

Professor Yvonne “Yvette” Lindgren has been invited to present her paper ““The Doctor Requirement: Griswold, Privacy and At-Home Reproductive Healthcare” at the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) annual meeting in San Francisco, CA, this upcoming January 2017. Professor Lindgren responded to a call for papers for a panel entitled “The Constitution and the Family.”…

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Professor cummings Publishes “Corporate Justice” Book

Professor andré douglas pond cummings, together with co-author Professor Todd Clark, just published their coursebook “Corporate Justice” through the Carolina Academic Press. This is Professor cummings third book and follows on the heels of his book “Hip Hop and the Law” which was published in 2015. “Corporate justice” refers to a shared responsibility, even a…

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Professor Marc McAllister Featured in Indiana Lawyer Article

September 6, 2016

Professor Marc McAllister recently spoke with a reporter from the Indiana Lawyer newspaper regarding the use of digital data in litigation. McAllister, who has published numerous articles on digital data, discussed issues surrounding the use of digital evidence in civil and criminal trials, including evidentiary and constitutional concerns. The Indiana Lawyer article, entitled “Fitness trackers…

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Associate Deans Charles MacLean and Adam Lamparello Publish Cutting-Edge Textbook

Associate Dean for Experiential Learning Adam Lamparello and Associate Dean for Faculty Charles E. MacLean have just published their book, titled The Guide to Experiential Legal Writing, with Carolina Academic Press. The Guide to Experiential Legal Writing builds a bridge between legal education and law practice, and sets forth a groundbreaking, comprehensive blueprint that retains…

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