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How to be a federal judge

June 2, 2011
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Several legal organizations have gotten together to produce a pamphlet for law students and new lawyers telling them what to expect if they want to be a federal judge.
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Video games causing more divorces?

June 1, 2011
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A website called “Divorce Online” claims more women are filing for divorce because their husbands are devoting more time to video games than their marriages.
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Local documentary nominated for Emmy

May 31, 2011
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The documentary made about a terrorist simulation held at Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis in October 2009 was made by local students and WFYI Productions.
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Study for the bar exam by playing a game

May 25, 2011
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Forget boring books to prepare for the bar exam. Play a board game and become a lawyer!
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Rally planned in response to Barnes ruling

May 24, 2011
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A Facebook group is calling for people to go to the Statehouse Wednesday at noon and “stand up” for their Fourth Amendment rights following a recent Indiana Supreme Court decision. If you’re going, let us know.
 
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Number of female judges in Indiana remains stagnant

May 17, 2011
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A national ranking of the number of female judges shows just a fifth of Hoosier judges are women.
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Does Indiana have enough lawyers?

May 16, 2011
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A study by a northeast Indiana school hoping to open a new law school says that Indiana is underserved in terms of the number of lawyers compared to our population.
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Cancer and child custody

May 12, 2011
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A North Carolina woman lost her custody battle in part because she has breast cancer.
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College student preparing for legal career

May 11, 2011
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An Indiana student utilizes small claims court to take on companies.
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Attorney leads Facebook page to remove Trump as Indy 500 pace car driver

May 5, 2011
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Could an Indianapolis attorney’s Facebook page seeking to “bump” Donald Trump as the pace car driver in the Indianapolis 500 have led to Trump’s decision to step down as driver?
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Senator doesn't pass the bar

May 3, 2011
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The list of successful bar exam applicants was released this week and it was missing a recognizable name.
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Electronic case filing

May 2, 2011
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The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals now requires all documents to be filed and served electronically.
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Organs from death row

April 25, 2011
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Should a willing death row inmate be allowed to donate his or her organs after execution?
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Greening the law

April 22, 2011
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Today is Earth Day. How environmentally friendly is your office?
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Student questions diversity at law school

April 19, 2011
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An IU-Indy law student says banners featuring African-American males in the school’s atrium make students feel unwelcome.
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Rating judges online

April 15, 2011
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Website allows people to anonymously evaluate judges and see how judges across the country rate.
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TV show provides glimpse into case

April 12, 2011
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After I began to read an Indiana Court of Appeals opinion handed down Tuesday, I realized why it sounded familiar. I watched an episode of a television program that focused on the murder case.
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Legal aid cuts: attorneys need to step up

April 6, 2011
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If Congress slashes the budget for Legal Services Corp., should more attorneys step up to the plate and do pro bono work to make up for the cuts?
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Law school loses luster?

April 4, 2011
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According to one group, the number of applicants to law school is down more than 10 percent this year as compared to a year ago.
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What was he thinking? Part III

March 25, 2011
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Another Indiana government employee finds himself without a job because of the political issues in Wisconsin.
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Catchy legal advertising

March 23, 2011
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When it comes to catchy law firms with catchy slogans, this one may have a winning hand.
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Do parades and other big events interrupt your work?

March 17, 2011
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Has today being St. Patrick’s Day been a cause for celebration or inconvenience, especially if you’re office is on or near a parade route?
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We the People seeks support

March 14, 2011
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To express their concerns over proposed budget cuts eliminating the We the People civic education program, a group of that program’s alumni from Indiana have started a Facebook petition to tell Congress to continue the program’s funding.
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Research reveals what lawyers earn

March 10, 2011
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The ABA Journal and an Indiana University Maurer School of Law professor have teamed up on a project breaking down attorney salaries in each county of the United States.
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Museum focuses on justice system

March 7, 2011
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Museum offers response to dramatization of crime and punishment using history, artifacts of crimes and criminals throughout U.S. history, and simulators used to train police.

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  1. When I hear 'Juvenile Lawyer' I think of an attorney helping a high school aged kid through the court system for a poor decision; like smashing mailboxes. Thank you for opening up my eyes to the bigger picture of the need for juvenile attorneys. It made me sad, but also fascinated, when it was explained, in the sixth paragraph, that parents making poor decisions (such as drug abuse) can cause situations where children need legal representation and aid from a lawyer.

  2. Some in the Hoosier legal elite consider this prayer recommended by the AG seditious, not to mention the Saint who pledged loyalty to God over King and went to the axe for so doing: "Thomas More, counselor of law and statesman of integrity, merry martyr and most human of saints: Pray that, for the glory of God and in the pursuit of His justice, I may be trustworthy with confidences, keen in study, accurate in analysis, correct in conclusion, able in argument, loyal to clients, honest with all, courteous to adversaries, ever attentive to conscience. Sit with me at my desk and listen with me to my clients' tales. Read with me in my library and stand always beside me so that today I shall not, to win a point, lose my soul. Pray that my family may find in me what yours found in you: friendship and courage, cheerfulness and charity, diligence in duties, counsel in adversity, patience in pain—their good servant, and God's first. Amen."

  3. Lots of potential "good boys" right in the heart of our nation .... "Nashville, TN has gained a reputation as a new “Ellis Island,” a magnet for immigrants from around the world. The number of foreign-born residents in the area has grown from 2 percent to almost 12 percent." Some 30 percent of students in Metro schools live in homes in which English is not the primary language. In 2012 Nashville had the fastest-growing immigrant population of any American city. It is the home of the nation’s largest Kurdish population, as well as sizable numbers from other countries such as Somalia, Sudan, Egypt, Eretria and Bhutan. Nashville has traditionally had a sizable and prominent African-American community, which accounts for nearly 16 percent of its population." http://www.tennessean.com/story/opinion/contributors/2015/05/17/nashville-welcoming-immigrants/27479183/ SMILE & CELEBRATE DIVERSITY!

  4. This story linked below about FBI shooting an unarmed Chechen suspect in his apartment six times in the chest and once in the back of the head, is unrelated. IT has NOTHING to do with Tsaernayev. And the agent was cleared of wrongdoing, even though the story says nothing of the other agents there with him at the time. Maybe the unarmed suspect was making a move for a butter knife on the table before they began punching him full of holes. Sad but of course, wholly unrelated....nothing to see here, keep moving http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2014/03/21/292441681/reports-fbi-agent-who-killed-chechen-during-boston-bombing-probe-is-cleared

  5. Oh, bsides these troubled youts, maybe a few ex-contractors they had to relocate after Russia crushed the Western instigated insurgency, that's all. Nice boys. But when they go wrong, they need to be silenced. http://www.reuters.com/article/2009/09/24/us-russia-chechnya-cia-idUSTRE58N5S120090924

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