News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 16, 2012

Bayh to give 1st lecture in father’s series


Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Former Sen. Evan Bayh will give the first in a series of lectures named for his father, former Sen. Birch Bayh.

The Indiana University Robert McKinney School of Law in downtown Indianapolis says the inaugural Birch Bayh Lecture will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Wynne Courtroom of Inlow Hall at New York and West streets. It says registration is available online at http://bit.ly/R1EpU9.

The law school says the lecture series will focus on the issues the elder Bayh focused on during his three terms in the Senate. He wrote the Title IX legislation barring discrimination in education based on gender. He also wrote legislation affecting the presidency and university copyright protection.