Law School

Congress’ Role in the Rules-of-the-Road of Representative Democracy

by Yaniv Shmukler, 2L Note Candidate In his recently published article, Can Congress Play a Role in Remedying Dysfunctional Political Partisanship?, Professor Mark Rosen discusses how voting rights, gerrymandering, and political campaigns lead to increased polarization in today’s political climate. He notes that most rules-of-the-road are state law, although Congress has the power to displace […]

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Civility and Efficiency Can Still Co-Exist

by Kayleigh Long, 2L Note Candidate In a political climate of gridlock where the Senate refused to act on President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reminded the nation of the art on how to disagree vehemently within the bounds of civility after the untimely passing […]

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Congratulations to the Vol. 51 Editorial Board!

The Indiana Law Review is pleased to announce the following members have been selected for its Volume 51 editorial board. We look forward to their leadership and contributions to legal scholarship throughout the 2017-18 academic year. Congratulations! Ashley Hart, Editor in Chief Zachary Mahone, Executive Managing Editor James Strickland, Executive Notes Editor Michael Heavilon, Executive Articles Editor Timothy Walters, Executive Articles Editor […]

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The ABA and Law School Innovation

by Daniel McGregor, 2L Note Candidate Enrollment at the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law is up despite an August proclamation against granting the school accreditation by an ABA advisory group. Hacker, Holly K., Students Flock to UNT-Dallas Law School Despite Questions About its Future, DALLASNEWS (Aug. 31, 2016), http://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/2016/08/31/students-flock-unt-dallas-law-school-despite-questions-future [https://perma.cc/Z2T4-3YTB]. This […]

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Justice Dickson’s Lasting Influence

by Kelsey Dilday, 2L Note Candidate Justice Brent E. Dickson of the Indiana Supreme Court retired on April 29, 2016, after a 30-year term. Justice Dickson is the second-longest-service Indiana Supreme Court Justice after Justice Isaac Blackford who served for more than thirty-five years in the 1800s. Indiana Supreme Court Justice Brent Dickson retiring in […]

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Congratulations to the Vol. 49 Note Candidates!

The Indiana Law Review is pleased to announce that the following students have been selected as Note Candidates for Volume 49. We look forward to their contributions to legal scholarship over the coming school year. Congratulations! Melody Bledsoe Samuel Blink Chris Bloomer Alexander Carlisle Eric Coleman Kristina Coleman Rebecca Critser John DeRoss Jr. Amy Dunn Justine Farris […]

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Congratulations to the Vol. 49 Editorial Board!

The Indiana Law Review is pleased to announce the following members have been selected for its editorial board of Volume 49. We look forward to their leadership and contributions to legal scholarship throughout the 2015-16 academic year. Congratulations! Alexandria Hanauer, Editor in Chief C. Addison Bradford, Executive Managing Editor Elizabeth Little, Executive Notes Editor Kathleen Fennessy, Executive Articles Editor […]

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Congratulations to Burnell Grimes, Winner of the First Indiana Law Review Blog Writing Competition!

In an effort to promote student involvement in the Indiana Law Review Blog, the Indiana Law Review held a writing competition open to all IU McKinney law students during the 2014 fall academic semester. After reviewing submissions to the contest, the article authored by Burnell Grimes, a second year law student at IU McKinney, was selected as the best submission. His article […]

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