Indiana Attorney General Zoeller to Teach at Indiana Tech Law School

August 24, 2015

Indiana Tech Law School is proud to announce that Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller will teach a course on Indiana constitutional law during the upcoming fall semester. Starting Aug. 26, Attorney General Zoeller’s course for second- and third-year law students will hold class sessions each Wednesday through Dec. 2. “The opportunity to teach law students…

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As Guest Columnist, Professor Marcus Authors JURIST Article on Religious Freedom Conflicts

August 13, 2015

Tech Law Professor Nancy Marcus has become the most recent invited law professor guest columnist to offer academic commentary for the national online JURIST magazine. In an August 11, 2015, guest op-ed column, “‘Religious Freedom’ as a Shield and a Sword: Tensions Between Conflicting Rights,” Marcus provides academic commentary on recent court developments related to…

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Adjunct Professor Janet Mitchell Quoted in Indiana Lawyer Eldercare Article

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

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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Nine Tech Law Students Transmit Advice to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

Nine Indiana Tech Law School students in July 2015 researched and drafted a report, “Protecting the Protected,” that was then transmitted to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to help him prepare for the inaugural World Humanitarian Summit in the summer of 2016. The students’ report focused on two recurrent issues that too often arise from UN…

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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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Professor Marcus Featured Speaker at Multiple 2015 National LGBT Bar Association Conference Events; Work Quoted in Federal Court Opinion

August 11, 2015

On August 6, 2015, Tech Law professor Nancy Marcus was a featured speaker at the 2015 “Lavender Law” Conference in Chicago, Illinois, hosted by the National LGBT Bar Association. During a morning panel presentation, Professor Marcus shared her scholarship on the emerging constitutional “freedom of intimate association” doctrine. In the afternoon, Marcus was an invited…

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

July 22, 2015

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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