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Walton sentenced to 9 years for role in Indy Land Bank scheme

February 9, 2016
Reggie Walton, the former director of the Indy Land Bank, was sentenced Monday to nine years in federal prison for his role in a scheme in which he received kickbacks for fraudulently directing the sale of abandoned or tax-delinquent properties.
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Park Tudor taps B&T, Frost Brown Todd as legal counsel

February 8, 2016
Park Tudor School – facing criticism of its handling of allegations that its basketball coach sent sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old student – said in a letter to parents Friday that it has hired a “team of attorneys”  from Barnes & Thornburg and Frost Brown Todd to represent the Indianapolis school “in this matter moving forward.
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Officials accused of hampering probe of high school coach

February 5, 2016
Federal court documents released Thursday allege Park Tudor School officials and their attorney impeded authorities as they investigated allegations of an inappropriate relationship between the school’s former basketball coach and a 15-year-old female student at the school.
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Nightingale Home Healthcare sues state, feds alleging discrimination

February 5, 2016
Carmel-based Nightingale Home Healthcare Inc. said Friday it has filed a lawsuit against state and federal officials after Medicare sought to stop payments to the firm for allegedly putting patients in “immediate jeopardy.”
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Senate bets on fantasy sports, sends regulatory bill to House

February 4, 2016
Legislation that would regulate commercial fantasy sports games and clarify that they are legal passed the Senate on Wednesday and is headed to the House for consideration.
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Gay rights bill dies after author withdraws legislation

February 2, 2016
The Indiana Senate won’t act on a controversial bill meant to extend some civil rights to gay and lesbian Hoosiers, effectively killing the legislation for the session.
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Former Indy developer going back to prison for a year

February 2, 2016
Former Indianapolis developer Sydney “Jack” Williams avoided legal disaster six years ago when prosecutors concluded he was an unwitting participant in a Miami fraudster’s $930 million Ponzi scheme.
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Gay-rights bill that leaves out transgender protections advances

January 28, 2016
A Senate committee on Wednesday narrowly advanced a bill that would extend civil rights protections to gay and lesbian Hoosiers but punt the issue of transgender discrimination to a summer study committee, as well as offer religious exemptions for clergy and other groups.
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Disciplinary Actions - 1/27/16

January 27, 2016
Read who recently resigned from the Indiana bar.
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Lawsuits deluge operator of towing business

January 26, 2016
Brian Fenner had big plans for his Indianapolis towing company, Sperro Towing and Recovery. His goal was to build a national network of bankruptcy attorneys who would let him know if a struggling client had a vehicle they couldn’t afford to keep. But the plan, which he appears to have hatched at least two years ago, quickly ran into trouble.
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