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Does Indiana need another law school?

March 1, 2011
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A private college based in Fort Wayne is looking into opening a law school.
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What was he thinking? Part II

February 23, 2011
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One Indiana deputy attorney general’s tweet and statements to a newspaper on protesters in Wisconsin get him fired.
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Senator taking bar, may miss vote on own bill

February 22, 2011
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The senator who proposed the controversial immigration bill in the Indiana General Assembly may miss voting on it because he’ll be sitting for the bar exam.
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Jury issues in northern Indiana

February 21, 2011
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One northern Indiana judge is upset at the amount of people ignoring jury questionnaires. Another judge is embarrassed his court had to cut a lunch stipend for jurors.
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What was he thinking?

February 17, 2011
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An Illinois attorney is indicted for trying to sneak drugs into an Indiana prison.
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Happy Valentine's Day

February 14, 2011
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The Marion County Clerk’s Office has raised more than $5,500 for American Heart Association since 2007 from its “Chapel of Love” event on Valentine’s Day. This year’s event had 35 couples who reserved a spot to say “I do.”
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Observations of immigration bill hearing

February 10, 2011
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A reporter’s observations about the Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor hearing on Senate Bill 590, an immigration bill, from the hallway outside of the Senate Chamber.
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Discussing college decision making

February 8, 2011
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A University of Houston law professor discussed why bad decisions made by colleges and universities regarding admissions and personnel matters should be studied more at an annual lecture at Indiana University Maurer School of Law.
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Snowed in - good or good grief?

February 3, 2011
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The winter storm that just hit crippled parts of Indiana – did it impact your office or firm?
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COA judge blogs from Kenya

January 27, 2011
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Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Patricia Riley is in Kenya this week and has started a daily blog of her most recent trip to the Legal Aid Centre of Eldoret.

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Should justices attend State of the Union?

January 25, 2011
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The State of the Union is a political affair in which the U.S. Supreme Court justices sit there without reaction while members of the political parties react to the president’s comments. Is their presence needed?
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Rehab for lawyers

January 20, 2011
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It’s no secret legal professionals suffer higher addiction rates than the general population. Now, lawyers have an option to receive treatment in a program created just for them.
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Odd Indiana laws

January 17, 2011
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Indiana has passed some strange laws throughout the years. What’s the oddest one you’ve come across?
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$25,000 donated to LRAP

January 10, 2011
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At its annual dinner in mid-October, a challenge was extended to Indiana Bar Foundation representatives to give to the Richard M. Givan Loan Replayment Assistance Program.
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Report offers insight on law students' thoughts on school

January 6, 2011
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An annual report put out by Indiana University on law school student engagement shows many students don’t feel prepared to practice law.
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Mergers down, but maybe not for long

January 5, 2011
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Care to take a guess as to how many mergers Indiana firms will see in 2011?

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Chief justice encourages end to judicial vacancies

January 3, 2011
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It’s a recurring problem and one the chief justice of the United States Supreme Court would like to see end as quickly as possible: numerous judicial vacancies.
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Lawyers, paralegals to be in demand in 2011

December 27, 2010
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Research shows that two occupations at midsize law firms may be some of the more promising positions next year.
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Bar associations team up for 'Santa' program

December 17, 2010
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The Indiana State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section partnered with the James C. Kimbrough Bar Association to sponsor their first program together, “Santa’s Been Sued.” The educational program, which includes gifts for 15 underprivileged children in northwestern Indiana, will take place starting at 4:30 p.m. local time today in Lake Superior Court.
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Lawyers - now in 3D

December 13, 2010
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One attorney hopes people will ask “Who’s going to handle my Social Security Disability claim?” and remember the law firm with the 3D advertisement.
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Today marks anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

December 10, 2010
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To celebrate the anniversary of the United Nation’s proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Dec. 10, 1948, organizations around the world have celebrated the words in that document on or near Dec. 10.
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Billing rates see small increase

December 8, 2010
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Only one Indianapolis-based firm reports its 2010 billing rates in a recent nationwide survey.
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Personalized drawing caters to attorneys

December 3, 2010
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Don’t know what to get that lawyer in your life for the holidays? How about a cheesy personalized cartoon?
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Director discusses re-entry program's success

December 2, 2010
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As part of a World AIDS Day commemoration in Indianapolis, the program director for a re-entry program, Thresholds & Transitions, discussed how that program has helped offenders find a sense of self-worth.
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Judges on career list with no future

November 30, 2010
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 A recent analysis of government statistics leads one group to claim your goal of becoming a judge is going to become even more difficult in the next few years.
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  2. As an adoptive parent, I have to say this situation was as shameful as it gets. While the state government opens its wallet to the Simons and their friends, it denied payments to the most vulnerable in our state. Thanks Mitch!

  3. We as lawyers who have given up the range of First amendment freedom that other people possess, so that we can have a license to practice in the courts of the state and make gobs of money, that we agree to combat the hateful and bigoted discrimination enshrined in the law by democratic majorities, that Law Lord Posner has graciously explained for us....... We must now unhesitatingly condemn the sincerely held religious beliefs of religiously observant Catholics, Muslims, Christians, and Jewish persons alike who yet adhere to Scriptural exhortations concerning sodomites and catamites..... No tolerance will be extended to intolerance, and we must hate the haters most zealously! And in our public explanations of this constitutional garbledygook, when doing the balancing act, we must remember that the state always pushes its finger down on the individualism side of the scale at every turn and at every juncture no matter what the cost to society.....to elevate the values of a minority over the values of the majority is now the defining feature of American "Democracy..." we must remember our role in tricking Americans to think that this is desirable in spite of their own democratically expressed values being trashed. As a secular republic the United States might as well be officially atheist, religious people are now all bigots and will soon be treated with the same contempt that kluckers were in recent times..... The most important thing is that any source of moral authority besides the state be absolutely crushed.

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