Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

The First 175 Years
Linda K. Fariss and Keith Buckley
Distribution: Global
Publication date: 11/01/2019
Format: Hardback 132 color illus.
ISBN: 978-0-253-04616-1
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Throughout its 175-year history, the Indiana University Maurer School of Law has grown, diversified, and flourished to become of a nationally recognized law school. With strong and dedicated leadership, the school has emerged into the 21st century stronger than ever and has partnerships among with leading institutions in the world, and an alumni base that spans the globe. Preparing student for the practice of law, promoting the best interests of society, and taking a leadership role in providing solutions to the most pressing problems of society, are among the many achievements of the school and its faculty. Filled with historical photographs and engaging sidebars, this book tells the story of the individuals who built, sustained, and strengthened the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Author Bio

Linda K. Fariss is the director emerita of the Jerome Hall Law Library and a 1988 graduate of the Maurer School of Law. Prior to her retirement, Fariss served in various capacities at the Jerome Hall Law Library over a 40-year career, including law library director and senior lecturer in law. In addition to articles on law librarianship, Fariss is author of (with Keith Buckley and Colleen K. Pauwels) Legal Research: Traditional Sources, New Technology.

Keith Buckley is the director of the Jerome Hall Law Library and a 1989 graduate of the Maurer School of Law. In his 40 years with the Jerome Hall Law Library, Buckley has served in a number of capacities, from reference librarian to law library director. Buckley is author of (with Ann Nolan) Indiana Stonecarver: The Story of Thomas R. Reding.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel



1. The Beginning 1842 – 1877

2. A Rebirth 1889 -1933

3. Building a Reputation 1933 - 1976

4. Becoming a Global Law School 1976 - 2017

5. Jerome Hall Law Library

6. International Students and the Rise of Graduate Legal Studies Programs

7. Notable Graduates of the Maurer School of Law

Appendix 1 Timeline

Appendix 2 Law School Leaders 1842 – 2018

Appendix 3 Academy of Law Alumni Fellows Recipients 1985 - 2018

Appendix 4 Distinguished Service Award Recipients 1997 - 2017