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The Indiana University School of Law ‑ Bloomington


For more than 160 years, the Indiana University School of Law‑Bloomington has offered students the highest quality legal education in a college setting. With over 650 students, drawn from over 200 undergraduate schools in the United States and from five continents, the Law School is small enough to retain its distinctive sense of community while large enough to provide a stimulating, cosmopolitan environment.


The Law School stresses innovative, interdisciplinary education which seeks to broaden students' practical understanding of legal issues in an increasingly complex, global society. With 55 full‑time faculty members and a number of practitioners and judges who serve as adjunct faculty, the Law School features a student‑faculty ratio of 12 to one, which provides significant faculty‑student interaction.


The Law School's comprehensive curriculum is taught by internationally recognized faculty and includes leading programs in a variety of important specialties such as business law, tax, environmental law, communications and information law, intellectual property, and global and international law, just to name a few. Through partnerships with the Kelley School of Business, the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, the Department of Telecommunications, and other departments of Indiana University, the Law School offers a number of joint law degree programs, minors, and opportunities for interdisciplinary study. Visiting faculty from the international legal community teach courses each year at the Law School, bringing their world view and experience to the classroom.


The curriculum extends far beyond the classroom. Each year distinguished jurists, scholars, and practitioners from around the world visit the School to lecture and work with students. In recent years these visitors have included Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, U.S. Solicitor General Seth Waxman, Filipino Supreme Court Justice Flerida Romero, retired Japanese Supreme Court Justice Shigemitsu Dando, consumer advocate Ralph Nader, civil rights activist and NYU professor Derrick Bell, Chief Judge Richard Posner, former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator William Ruckelshaus, Cambridge University Vice Chancellor Sir David G.T. Williams, Southern Poverty Law Center co‑founder Morris Dees, death penalty defense lawyer Stephen Bright, and many more.


Students and faculty have access to one of the finest legal research facilities in the nation. The Law Library, which is among the 20 largest in the country, offers more than half a million volumes and cutting‑edge electronic technology. The library hosts the Virtual Law Library, the world's leading Internet legal research tool.


The Law School also offers these distinctive features:

*     An innovative legal writing and advocacy program provides students with the skills necessary to meet the demands of a successful law practice.

*     An internship program guarantees a summer internship to every interested student following the first year of law school.

*     The School's graduate study program attracts postgraduate students from around the world and adds a global perspective to the community.

*     International study opportunities include the School's London Study Program and exchange programs with universities in Paris, Barcelona, Beijing, Hong Kong and many more.

*     A mentoring program links interested students with practicing attorneys throughout the country, providing valuable contacts and advice.

*     Three law journals provide writing and editing opportunities for students in their second and third years of law school.

*     In‑house clinics and externship programs offer students a wide range of opportunities to gain practical experience.

*     The Law School's tuition represents one of the best values in legal education, and numerous scholarships and grants are available.



Lauren K. Robel (812) 855‑8885

Assistant Dean, Admissions:

Frank Motley (812) 855‑4765

Assistant Dean, Alumni Affairs:

Andrea C. Havill (812) 855‑3015

Director, Library:

Colleen K. Pauwels (812) 855‑9666

Assistant Dean, Career Services:

Michael Keller (812) 855‑0258

Associate Dean, Research:

Hannah L. Buxbaum (812) 855‑4350

Assistant Dean, Finance and Administration:

Mark S. Hilycord (812) 855‑6109

Executive Associate Dean, Academic Affairs:

John S. Applegate (812) 855‑9198

Associate Dean, Student and Alumni Affairs:

Leonard D. Fromm (812) 855‑5361

Associate Dean, Clinical Education:

Julia C. Lamber (812) 856‑5536

Assistant Dean, International Programs:

Lesley Davis (812) 856‑5661

Assistant Dean, Research and Special Projects:

Archana Sridhar (812) 856‑1922

Assistant Dean, Advancement:

Dean Regenovich (812) 855‑9700

Assistant Dean, Communications and Marketing:

Robyn Holtzman



LAUREN K. ROBEL, (Val Nolan Professor & Dean), born Omaha, Nebraska, December 8, 1953; admitted to bar, 1995, Indiana; 1984, Illinois. Education: Auburn University (B.A., 1978); Indiana University (J.D., 1983). COURSES: Civil Rights; Civil Procedure; Federal Jurisdiction; Federal Courts Clinic. Email:

AMY G. APPLEGATE, (Clinical Professor, Director, Family and Children Mediation Clinic), admitted to bar, 1981, District of Columbia; 1985, U.S. Supreme Court; 1988, Ohio; 1998, Indiana. Education: Universita di Bologna; Cornell University (B.A., 1978); Harvard Law School (M.A.; J.D., 1981). COURSES: Family and Children Mediation Clinic, Domestic Relations Mediation. Email:


JOHN S. APPLEGATE, (Executive Associate Dean and Walter W. Foskett Professor), born Elmira, New York, March 20, 1957; admitted to bar, 1981, District of Columbia. Education: Haverford College (B.A., 1978); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1981). COURSES: Toxic Substances & Hazardous Wastes; International Environmental Law; Property. Email:


PATRICK L. BAUDE, (Ralph F. Fuchs Professor Emeritus), born Independence, Kansas, April 7, 1943; admitted to bar, 1966, Wisconsin; 1990, Indiana. Education: University of Kansas (A.B., 1964; J.D., 1966); Harvard University (LL.M., 1968). COURSES: Constitutional Law; Federal Courts; Legal Profession. Email:


JEANNINE BELL, (Professor), born Southfield, Michigan, August 20, 1969. Education: Harvard University (A.B., 1991; M.A., 1995); University of Michigan (Ph.D., 1999; J.D., 1999). COURSES: Seminar in First Amendment; Law, Politics and Society; Seminar in Law and Society; Criminal Procedure. Email:


TERRY A. BETHEL, (Professor), born September 18, 1946; admitted to bar, 1971, Ohio. Education: Ohio State University (B.A., 1968; J.D., 1971). COURSES: Labor Law; Labor Arbitration; Contracts. Email:


DOUGLASS G. BOSHKOFF, (Robert H. McKinney Professor Emeritus), born November 11, 1930; admitted to bar, 1955, New York; 1960, Michigan; 1974, Indiana. Education: Harvard University (A.B., 1952); Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1955). COURSES: Contracts, Creditors' Rights, Secured Transactions, Art (the Artist and the Law).


CRAIG M. BRADLEY, (Robert A. Lucas Professor), born Downer's Grove, Illinois, December 5, 1945; admitted to bar, 1970, Virginia; 1972, District of Columbia. Education: University of North Carolina (A.B., 1967); University of Virginia (J.D., 1970). COURSES: Constitutional Law; Criminal Procedure; Criminal Law; Federal Criminal Law. Email:


KEVIN D. BROWN, (Professor), born October 13, 1956; admitted to bar, 1982, Indiana. Education: Indiana University (B.S., 1978); Yale Law School (J.D., 1982). COURSES: Civil Rights; Law & Education; Torts; Race, American Society & Law. Email:


HANNAH L. BUXBAUM, (Associate Dean and Professor), born Cologne, Germany, January 9, 1966; admitted to bar, 1993, New York. Education: Cornell University (B.A., 1987); Cornell Law School (J.D., 1992); University of Heidelberg (LL.M., 1993). COURSES: International Business Transactions; Secured Transactions; Securities Regulation. Email:


FRED H. CATE, (C. Ben Dutton Professor), born McRae, Georgia, May 20, 1963; admitted to bar, 1987, California; 1988, District of Columbia; 1998, Indiana. Education: Stanford University (A.B., 1984); Stanford Law School (J.D., 1987). COURSES: Communications; Information Law; Internet Law; Privacy Law; Intellectual Property. Email:


KEVIN E. COLLINS, (Associate Professor), born March 29, 1968; admitted to bar, 2003, New York. Education: Yale University (B.A., 1990); Columbia University (M.Arch., 1994); Stanford University (J.D., 2002). COURSES: Patent Law and the Architecture of Urban Planning; Seminar in Intellectual Property.


DANIEL O. CONKLE, (Robert H. McKinney Professor), born Marion, Ohio, November 10, 1953; admitted to bar, 1979, Ohio; 1989, Indiana. Education: Ohio State University (B.A., 1976; J.D., 1979). COURSES: Civil Procedure; Constitutional Law; Law & Religion. Email:


STEPHEN A. CONRAD, (Professor), born Winston‑Salem, North Carolina, August 16, 1951; admitted to bar, 1982, Massachusetts. Education: Haverford College (B.A., 1973); Harvard University (Ph.D., 1980); Yale Law School (J.D., 1982). COURSES: Equity; Family Law; Legal History; Legal Profession; Remedies. Email:


YVONNE M. CRIPPS, (Harry T. Ice Professor), born United Kingdom, January 26, 1957. Education: Victoria University of Wellington (LL.B., 1977; LL.M., 1978); University of Cambridge (Ph.D., 1981). COURSES: Biotechnology and the Law; Law, Technology and Science; Comparative Administrative and Constitutional Law. Email:


LAURA B. DAGHE, (Senior Lecturer), born Urbana, Illinois, August 5, 1967; admitted to bar, 1992, Indiana. Education: Illinois State University (B.S., 1989); University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., 1992). COURSES: Legal Research & Writing. Email:


KENNETH G. DAU‑SCHMIDT, (Willard and Margaret Carr Professor of Labor & Employment Law), born Des Moines, Iowa, October 12, 1956; admitted to bar, 1982, Wisconsin; 1984, Minnesota; 1988, Ohio; 1996, Indiana. Education: University of Michigan (M.A., 1981; Ph.D., 1984). COURSES: Law & Economics; Labor law; Antitrust; Employment Law; Poverty Law. Email:


ROGER BARNETT DWORKIN, (Robert A. Lucas Professor Emeritus), born Cincinnati, Ohio, January 19, 1943; admitted to bar, 1967, California. Education: Princeton University (A.B., 1963); Stanford Law School (J.D., 1966). COURSES: Law & Biomedical Advance; Law & Medicine; Torts. Email:


LISA A. FARNSWORTH, (Director, Graduate Legal Studies and Senior Lecturer), born Indianapolis, Indiana, July 1, 1955; admitted to bar, 1982, Indiana. Education: Indiana University (B.A., 1977); Indiana University School of Law (J.D., 1982). COURSES: Legal Research & Writing. Email:


DAVID PAUL FIDLER, (James Calamaras Professor), born Amarillo, Texas, March 29, 1964; admitted to bar, 1992, New York; 1994, Missouri. Education: University of Kansas (B.A., 1986); University of Oxford (M.Ph.L., 1988; B.C.L., 1991); Harvard Law School (J.D, 1991). COURSES: International Law; International Transactions. Email:


ROBERT L. FISCHMAN, (Professor), born New York, New York, April 17, 1962; admitted to bar, 1988, California; 1990, District of Columbia. Education: Princeton University (A.B., 1984); University of Michigan School of Natural Resources (M.S., 1987); University of Michigan School of Law (J.D., 1987). COURSES: Environmental Law; Administrative Law; Public Land & Natural Resources; Seminar in Advanced Environmental Law; Water Law. Email:


LUIS E. FUENTES‑ROHWER, (Professor), born San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 20, 1968. Education: University of Michigan (B.A., 1990; J.D., 1997; Ph.D., 2001); Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., 2001). COURSES: Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Property, Election Law, Immigration, Labor Law. Email:


ANN J. GELLIS, (Professor), born Rockville Center, New York, December 22, 1946; admitted to bar, 1972, New York. Education: Case Western Reserve University (B.A., 1968); New York University (J.D., 1971). COURSES: Corporations; Land Use; Local Government Law; Municipal Finance; Real Estate Finance. Email:


CHARLES G. GEYH, (John F. Kimberling Professor), born Buffalo, New York, March 6, 1958; admitted to bar, 1985, District of Columbia. Education: University of Wisconsin (B.A., 1980; J.D., 1983). COURSES: Civil Procedure; Federal Jurisdiction; Trademarks and Unfair Competition, Legal Profession. Email:


DONALD H. GJERDINGEN, (Professor), born Glenwood, Minnesota, May, 22, 1950; admitted to bar, 1976, Minnesota; 1979, District of Columbia. Education: Carleton College (B.A., 1971); William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 1976); Yale Law School (LL.M., 1978). COURSES: Constitutional Law; Environmental Law; Estates; Legal Theory; Jurisprudence; Torts. Email:


SOPHIA C. GOODMAN, (Senior Lecturer and Director, Legal Research and Writing), born Washington, D.C., July 12, 1964; admitted to bar, 1990, Indiana. Education: Bryn Mawr College (A.B., 1985); Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 1990). COURSES: Legal Research and Writing. Email:


EDWIN H. GREENEBAUM, (Professor Emeritus), born January 1, 1936; admitted to bar, 1961, Illinois. Education: Harvard University (A.B., 1958; LL.B., 1961); University of Michigan (LL.M., 1967). COURSES: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Roles & Relations in Legal Practice; Understanding Clinical Experience. Email:


ROBERT H. HEIDT, (Professor), born October 10, 1948; admitted to bar, 1972, Wisconsin; 1976, California. Education: University of Wisconsin (B.A., 1972; J.D., 1972). COURSES: Antitrust & Trade Regulation; Torts; Products Liability; Legal Drafting; Law & Economics. Email:


WILLIAM D. HENDERSON, (Associate Professor), born Cleveland, Ohio, December 22, 1962; admitted to bar, 2001, Ohio. Education: Case Western Reserve University (B.A., 1997); University of Chicago Law School (J.D., 2001). COURSES: Securities I, Securities II, Corporations, Business Planning.


J. WILLIAM HICKS, (C. Ben Dutton Professor Emeritus), born St. Louis, Missouri, October 26, 1940; admitted to bar, 1966, New York. Education: University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1962); University of Michigan (J.D., 1965); New York University (A.M., 1968). COURSES: Securities Regulation; Corporations; Contracts; Corporate Finance; International Securities Regulation. Email:


JOSEPH L. HOFFMANN, (Harry Pratter Professor), born Chicago, Illinois, March 1, 1957; admitted to bar, 1985, Pennsylvania. Education: Harvard University (B.A., 1978); University of Washington (J.D., 1984). COURSES: Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure; Death Penalty; the Law & Society of Japan; Seminar in Law & Psychology of Criminal Law. Email:


SARAH JANE HUGHES, (University Scholar & Fellow in Commercial Law), born June 26, 1949; admitted to bar, 1974, Washington; 1975, District of Columbia. Education: Mount Holyoke College (A.B., 1971); University of Washington (J.D., 1974). COURSES: Regulated Industries‑Banking Law; Negotiable Instruments; Secured Transactions; Sales. Email:


DAWN E. JOHNSEN, (Professor), born Manhasset, New York, August 14, 1961; admitted to bar, 1987, New York; 1990, District of Columbia. Education: Yale University (B.A., 1983); Yale Law School (J.D., 1986). COURSES: Constitutional Law, Seminar in the Separation of Powers. Email:


SETH LAHN, (Senior Lecturer), born Hartford, Connecticut, August 17, 1957; admitted to bar, 1984, New York; 1990, Indiana. Education: Yale University (B.A. 1979); Yale Law School (J.D., 1982). COURSES: Legal Research & Writing; First‑year Advocacy. Email:


JULIA C. LAMBER, (Associate Dean and Professor), born February 27, 1947; admitted to bar, 1972, Indiana. Education: De Pauw University (B.A., 1969); Indiana University‑Bloomington (J.D., 1972). COURSES: Administrative Law; Employment Discrimination; Family Law; Civil Rights; Women & the Law. Email:


MARSHALL A. LEAFFER, (Distinguished Scholar and Professor), born Ft. Worth, Texas, January 31, 1943; admitted to bar, 1972, Texas; 1977, New York. Education: University of Texas (B.A., 1964; J.D., 1971); University of Illinois (M.A., 1969); New York University (LL.M., 1997). COURSES: Intellectual Property. Email:


LEANDRA LEDERMAN, (William W. Oliver Professor of Tax Law), born June 1, 1966; admitted to bar, 1991, New York; 1993, U.S. Tax Court; 2004, U.S. Supreme Court. Education: Bryn Mawr College (A.B., 1987); New York University (J.D., 1990; LL.M., Taxation, 1993). COURSES: Income Tax; Tax Procedure; Corporate Tax.


JODY MADEIRA, (Associate Professor), admitted to bar, 2003, Ohio. Education: Millersville University of Pennsylvania (B.A., B.S., 1997); Georgetown University (M.S., 1999); University of Pennsylvania (J.D., 2003); Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D., 2007). COURSES: Death Penalty Seminar, Criminal Law courses.


AJAY K. MEHROTRA, (Associate Professor), born Allahbad, India, January 13, 1969; admitted to bar, 1994, District of Columbia; 1994, Pennsylvania. Education: University of Michigan (B.A., 1991); Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1994); University of Chicago (Ph.D., 2003). COURSES: Introduction to Income Taxation, Taxation of Business Entities.


DONNA M. NAGY, (C. Ben Dutton Professor), born 1965; admitted to bar, 1990, District of Columbia; 2000, Ohio. Education: Vassar College (B.A., 1986); New York University (J.D., 1989). COURSES: Securities Regulation, Corporations, Securities Litigation Enforcement.


MARK NEED, (Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Elmore Entrepreneurship Clinic), admitted to bar, 1992, Indiana. Education: Indiana University (B.A., 1988; J.D./M.B.A., 1992). COURSES: Entrepreneurship Clinic.


CHRISTIANA OCHOA, (Associate Professor), born March 29, 1971; admitted to bar, 1998, New York. Education: University of Michigan (B.A., 1993); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1998). COURSES: Corporate Finance, International Business Transactions, Human Rights, Contracts.


AVIVA A. ORENSTEIN, (Professor), born Jerusalem, January 27, 1960; admitted to bar, 1996, New Jersey. Education: Cornell University (A.B., 1981); Cornell Law School (J.D., 1986). COURSES: Evidence; Legal Profession; Children and the Law. Email:


COLLEEN K. PAUWELS, (Associate Professor & Director of the Law Library), born Chicago, Illinois, January 25, 1946; admitted to bar, 1988, Indiana. Education: Barat College (B.A., 1968); Indiana University (M.L.S., 1975); Indiana University School of Law (J.D., 1986). COURSES: Legal Research; Legal Bibliography; Law Library Administration. Email:


WILLIAM D. POPKIN, (Walter W. Foskett Professor Emeritus), born October 28, 1937; admitted to bar, 1961, New York. Education: Harvard University (A.B., 1958); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1961). COURSES: Income Tax; Corporate Tax; Legislation; Tax Policy. Email:


CYNTHIA J. REICHARD, (Senior Lecturer), born August 27, 1958; admitted to bar, 1984, Indiana. Education: Purdue University (B.A., 1980); Indiana University School of Law ‑ Bloomington (J.D., 1984). COURSES: Legal Research and Writing. Email:


JOHN A. SCANLAN, (Professor), born Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 18, 1944; admitted to bar, 1978, Indiana. Education: University of Chicago (M.A., 1967); University of Iowa (Ph.D., 1975); Notre Dame Law School (J.D., 1978). COURSES: Immigration Law; Law & Sports; Law & Political Theory; Introduction to American Legal Institutions; Constitutional Law. Email:


GENE R. SHREVE, (Richard S. Melvin Professor of Law), born San Diego, California, August 6, 1943; admitted to bar, 1969, Massachusetts; 1981, Vermont. Education: University of Oklahoma (A.B., 1965); Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1968; LL.M., 1975). COURSES: Civil Procedure; Conflict of Laws; Jurisprudence. Email:


EARL R.C. SINGLETON, (Clinical Professor and Director, Community Legal Clinic), born New York, New York, October 5, 1948; admitted to bar, 1987, Michigan; 1989, Indiana. Education: Oberlin College (B.A., 1972); Indiana University School of Law (J.D., 1986). COURSES: Family Law; Seminar in Clinical Experience. Email:


JEFFREY E. STAKE, (Robert A. Lucas Professor), born Osmond, Nebraska, August 19, 1953; admitted to bar, 1981, District of Columbia. Education: University of Illinois (B.A,, 1975); Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1981). COURSES: Property; Trusts & Estates; Land‑Use Controls; Landlord‑Tenant. Email:


J. ALEXANDER TANFORD, (Professor), born Iowa City, Iowa, January 23, 1950; admitted to bar, 1976, North Carolina; 1977, New York; 1993, Indiana. Education: Princeton University (A.B., 1972); Duke University Law School (J.D., 1976; LL.M., 1979). COURSES: Civil & Criminal Trial Process; Law & Psychology; Evidence; Insurance Law; Clinical Education. Email:


TIMOTHY WATERS, (Associate Professor), admitted to bar, 1999, New York. Education: University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., 1989); Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs (M.I.A., 1998); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1999). COURSES: Legal Profession, International Law courses.


CARWINA WENG, (Clinical Professor and Director, Disability Law Clinic), admitted to bar, 1990, New York and Massachusetts. Education: Yale University (A.B., 1986); New York University (J.D., 1990). COURSES: Disability Law Clinic.


DAVID C. WILLIAMS, (John S. Hastings Professor), born Chicago, Illinois, April 25, 1960. Education: Haverford College (B.A., 1982); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1985). COURSES: Constitutional Law; Native American Law. Email:


SUSAN HOFFMAN WILLIAMS, (Walter W. Foskett Professor), born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 12, 1960. Education: Harvard University (B.A., 1982); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1985). COURSES: AIDS & The Law; First Amendment Law; Family Law; Feminist Legal Theory. Email: