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Indiana ranks 7th in claims for dog bites

Jennifer Nelson
May 16, 2013
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Based on the number of claims for dog bites in 2012 reported by one insurance company, Indiana dogs have a propensity to bite. State Farm’s top 10 states for dog bite claims has the Hoosier State ranking 7th.
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Americans trust TV judges more than real ones

Jennifer Nelson
May 9, 2013
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Based on numbers released by Reader’s Digest Tuesday, Americans polled by the company have more faith and trust in Judge Judy that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Legal blog launches its own law firm rankings

Jennifer Nelson
May 1, 2013
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Move over U.S. News & World Report, there’s a new law school ranking list in town. This one is brought to you by the popular legal blog, Above the Law.
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Paying attorneys to move to rural areas

Jennifer Nelson
April 17, 2013
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The American Bar Association called on federal, state and local governments to do something about the decline in the number of lawyers practicing in rural areas. South Dakota has decided to pay attorneys to relocate to its state’s rural areas.
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Is having an office unnecessary?

Jennifer Nelson
April 12, 2013
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An interesting debate has popped up online recently as to whether attorneys still need brick-and-mortar offices.
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Associates top unhappiest jobs list

Jennifer Nelson
April 2, 2013
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How unhappy are you, associate attorneys? According to one recent survey, you are the least happy group of employees in your current positions.
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2012 law school grads finding more full-time jobs – barely

Jennifer Nelson
April 1, 2013
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The American Bar Association recently released its employment figures on the class of 2012, and the numbers are looking up in some categories. The bad news is more recent grads are unemployed.
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Illinois bar calls current legal education system ‘unsustainable’

Jennifer Nelson
March 13, 2013
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The Illinois State Bar Association created a special committee to look at how law school debt is impacting the delivery of legal services. The committee’s report was recently released and its findings are unsurprising: debt from law school is a “crushing burden on new lawyers.”
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  1. The sad thing is that no fish were thrown overboard The "greenhorn" who had never fished before those 5 days was interrogated for over 4 hours by 5 officers until his statement was illicited, "I don't want to go to prison....." The truth is that these fish were measured frozen off shore and thawed on shore. The FWC (state) officer did not know fish shrink, so the only reason that these fish could be bigger was a swap. There is no difference between a 19 1/2 fish or 19 3/4 fish, short fish is short fish, the ticket was written. In addition the FWC officer testified at trial, he does not measure fish in accordance with federal law. There was a document prepared by the FWC expert that said yes, fish shrink and if these had been measured correctly they averaged over 20 inches (offshore frozen). This was a smoke and mirror prosecution.

  2. I love this, Dave! Many congrats to you! We've come a long way from studying for the bar together! :)

  3. This outbreak illustrates the absurdity of the extreme positions taken by today's liberalism, specifically individualism and the modern cult of endless personal "freedom." Ebola reminds us that at some point the person's own "freedom" to do this and that comes into contact with the needs of the common good and "freedom" must be curtailed. This is not rocket science, except, today there is nonstop propaganda elevating individual preferences over the common good, so some pundits have a hard time fathoming the obvious necessity of quarantine in some situations....or even NATIONAL BORDERS...propagandists have also amazingly used this as another chance to accuse Western nations of "racism" which is preposterous and offensive. So one the one hand the idolatry of individualism has to stop and on the other hand facts people don't like that intersect with race-- remain facts nonetheless. People who respond to facts over propaganda do better in the long run. We call it Truth. Sometimes it seems hard to find.

  4. It would be hard not to feel the Kramers' anguish. But Catholic Charities, by definition, performed due diligence and held to the statutory standard of care. No good can come from punishing them for doing their duty. Should Indiana wish to change its laws regarding adoption agreements and or putative fathers, the place for that is the legislature and can only apply to future cases. We do not apply new laws to past actions, as the Kramers seem intent on doing, to no helpful end.

  5. I am saddened to hear about the loss of Zeff Weiss. He was an outstanding member of the Indianapolis legal community. My thoughts are with his family.

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