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Law

School of Law—Bloomington

Dean
Professor Lauren K. Robel

Departmental E-mail
lawadmis@indiana.edu

Departmental URL
www.law.indiana.edu

Graduate Faculty
Degrees Offered
Special School Requirements
Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Law and Social Science
Joint Degree: Master of Arts in Journalism and Doctor of Jurisprudence in the School of Law
Joint Degree: Master of Arts in Telecommunications and Doctor of Jurisprudence in the School of Law
Ph.D. Minor in Law
Courses

Graduate Faculty

(An asterisk [*] denotes associate membership in University Graduate School faculty.)

Val Nolan Chair
Lauren Kay Robel

James Louis Calamaras Professor
Craig Bradley

Willard and Margaret Carr Professor of Labor and Employment Law
Kenneth Dau-Schmidt

C. Ben Dutton Professor
J. William Hicks

Walter W. Foskett Professors
John S. Applegate, William Popkin (Emeritus), Susan H. Williams

Ralph F. Fuchs Professor of Law and Public Service
Patrick L. Baude

John S. Hastings Professor
David C. Williams

Robert A. Lucas Professor
Roger Dworkin

Robert H. McKinney Professors
Daniel O. Conkle, Douglass Boshkoff (Emeritus)

Richard S. Melvin Professor
Gene R. Shreve

Roscoe C. O'Byrne Professor
Alfred C. Aman Jr.

Professors
Terry Bethel, Douglas Boshkoff (Emeritus), Fred Cate, Stephen Conrad, Donald Gjerdingen, Edwin Greenebaum (Emeritus), Michael Grossberg, Julia Lamber, Fedwa Malti-Douglas, Val Nolan Jr. (Emeritus, Biology), Lauren Robel, John Scanlan, F. Thomas Schornhorst (Emeritus), Jeffrey Stake, J. Alexander Tanford

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Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy in Law and Social Science, combined M.A. in Journalism and J.D. in Law, combined M.A. in Telecommunications and J.D. in Law, and Master of Laws (L.L.M.). In addition, the School of Law—Bloomington offers the Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L.), The Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.), and the Doctor of Jurisprudence degrees; for information regarding these degrees see the Bulletin of the School of Law—Bloomington.

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Special School Requirements

See also general University Graduate School requirements.

Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Law and Social Science

This program is designed to allow qualified students to pursue interdisciplinary research and problem solving in areas where law and social science overlap. Inquiries about this program may be addressed to the Admissions Office of the School of Law.

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Joint Degree: Master of Arts in Journalism and Doctor of Jurisprudence in the School of Law

Admission
Students may apply to the School of Journalism on the Bloomington campus at the same time they apply to the School of Law on the Bloomington Campus. Students already enrolled in School of Law may apply to the School of Journalism up to the completion of their second year of law study. Students enrolled in School of Journalism may apply to the School of Law up to the end of their first year of the master's program. Students would customarily spend the first year in the School of Law and thereafter divide the second, third and fourth years between the two units.

Credit Hours
The joint program would require a minimum of 77 hours in law and 30 hours in journalism.

Curriculum

Master of Arts degree, Research and Teaching Track
A total of 30 credit hours in journalism, including J500, Introduction to Mass Media Research; J510, Media and Society Seminar; J800, M.A. Thesis and 21 additional credit hours in journalism.

Master of Arts degree, Professional Track

A total of 30 credit hours in journalism, including the core offerings of J560, Intensive Reporting, Writing, and Editing Workshop I; J560, Intensive Reporting, Writing, and Editing Workshop II; J510, Media and Society Seminar; J572, The Press and the Constitution; one visual professional skills course, two other professional skills courses, and nine additional hours of electives.

School of Law Requirements

Students must complete 77 credit hours in law, including all degree requirements for the J.D.

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Joint Degree: Master of Arts in Telecommunications and Doctor of Jurisprudence in the School of Law

To be eligible to receive the degrees of Doctor of Jurisprudence and Master of Arts or Master of Science in Telecommunications, which must be received simultaneously, a student must:

  1. complete 77 semester hours of credit in the School of Law including all of the required course work;
  2. complete 27 hours of credit in the Telecommunications Department, including all of its required course work; and
  3. earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.3 on all work taken in the School of Law and at least 3.0 on all work taken in the Telecommunications Department.
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Ph.D. Minor in Law

The School of Law offers a Ph.D. minor for students from other fields, which requires completion of 13-16 credit hours of course work. There are two required courses: a basic methodological course, such as contracts, torts, property, constitutional law, criminal law, or civil procedure; and either a research seminar (2 credits) or independent research (2 credits). Other courses to be taken will depend on the student's interests and needs and shall be recommended by the assigned faculty advisor from the School of Law and approved by the student's Ph.D. advisory committee and the appropriate chairperson or the dean of the student's school. Examinations are required for individual courses, but none is required for the minor itself.

The minor chairperson in the School of Law is Assistant Dean Leonard Fromm, Room 024, (812) 855-5361.

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Courses

For a list of courses and their descriptions, see the bulletin of the School of Law—Bloomington.

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