Andrew Klein has been serving as interim chancellor of IUPUI since February 2022 after the retirement of Nasser Paydar.
IU law students helping university’s athletes with NIL deals
Students at Indiana University Maurer School of Law are now working with IU Bloomington athletes to make sure they aren’t at risk when they sign off on an agreement.Read More
The Freedom Forum podcast: Karen Bravo, dean of the IU McKinney School of Law.
Host Angela Freeman talks with the dean about voting rights, human trafficking and the Russian invasion of Ukraine.Read More
IU to pay McRobbie additional $582,000 for consulting services
Documents obtained from IU by a law professor indicate trustees initially approached then-IU President Michael McRobbie about extending his contract six months in case a search for a new president lasted beyond his retirement date.Read More
From Congress to the classroom, Susan Brooks joins IU McKinney
The former congresswoman will be returning to her alma mater, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, as a distinguished scholar and ambassador at large, the school announced Wednesday.Read More
IU Maurer announced longtime faculty member Christiana Ochoa as the 17th dean in the law school’s history on Thursday. She is the first person of color and the second woman to be named dean in IU Maurer’s history.
Christiana Ochoa, who is currently the executive associate dean of the law school, will start her tenure as interim dean July 1.
Austen Parrish, dean of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and one of the 25 longest-serving law school deans in the country, will be stepping down from the Bloomington institution to start a new job in August.
Indiana’s passage rate has been falling in recent years. The 2015 February exam posted a pass rate of 67%, but the percentage of successful applicants sank to 55% with the February 2016 exam.
A veteran of the Obama administration, Janet McCabe is a professor of practice at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and director of the IU Environmental Resilience Institute.
In honor of their contribution, the atrium in Lawrence W. Inlow Hall, the law school building, will be name the Steve Tuchman and Reed Bobrick Atrium.
Karen E. Bravo has been named dean of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, pending formal approval by the IU Board of Trustees at its April meeting.
The magazine’s report also found that at least 65 percent of graduates at Indiana’s top three law schools leave with debt, and that the average debt is greater than $90,000.
Valparaiso University and Middle Tennessee State University had approved transferring the struggling law school to the Volunteer State, but higher-education officials objected.
In November 2017, the school announced it was suspending admissions and exploring alternatives to remain open. In 2016, it was censured for admitting students who didn’t appear capable of completing law school or passing the bar exam.
Would-be lawyers continue to have a troubled relationship with the Indiana Bar Exam. Only 47 percent passed the exam in February, the lowest rate on record, according to preliminary figures.
Amy Cornell, a 2006 graduate of IU McKinney and also graduate of Purdue University, has been hired as a consultant to assemble a steering committee to build the program.
Four law school grads and a businessman took a flyer on founding Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery in 2014. Its spirits now are sold in five states and soon will be in U.S. Navy commissaries throughout the country.
General Motors Co. was seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims.
Of its inaugural class of 2016, just three of 13 people who took the bar exam in Indiana and another state passed.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington will use the estate gift to enhance facilities and the school’s long-term renovation and expansion.