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Law student wins cash, prizes on ‘Wheel’

Jennifer Nelson
November 27, 2012
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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law student Russell Hollis won $12,500 in cash and prizes on “Wheel of Fortune.” Hollis’ episode aired Nov. 23, but was taped in September, so he’s had to be quiet about his winnings for a few months.
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Law student takes on the ‘Wheel’

Jennifer Nelson
November 16, 2012
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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law student Russell Hollis recently got to meet Pat Sajak and Vanna White. That’s because he taped an episode of “Wheel of Fortune” in September. Maybe he’ll have as much success – or more – as the last Indiana law student to make it on a game show.
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Nonprofit introduces own method for choosing law school

Jennifer Nelson
November 13, 2012
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Law School Transparency unveiled its tool to help prospective law students choose the right school for them, touting it as an alternative to the popular U.S. News & World Report law school rankings.
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New law school admits first student

Jennifer Nelson
November 8, 2012
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Congratulations, Megan Marks! You’re Indiana Tech Law School’s first student. The law school announced Marks’ admission this week.
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Judicial slating near death?

Jennifer Nelson
November 7, 2012
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With legal challenges and a new push from the Indianapolis Bar Association pending, is this a signal that the way judges in Marion County have been chosen since the 1970s is about to end?
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Pre-law majors less likely to make it into law school

Jennifer Nelson
October 29, 2012
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The undergraduate degree in pre-law may not be a sure path to a legal career, as students who major in it are less likely to get into law school than philosophy majors. Criminal justice majors have it even worse, according to data from the Law School Admission Council.
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Professor’s book looks at science behind jury verdicts

Jennifer Nelson
October 11, 2012
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A psychology professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has written a book using, in part, scientific research to form a new theory as to how juries reach decisions.
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The Civil War slowed medical malpractice suits

Jennifer Nelson
October 2, 2012
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Doctors who think people have never been more litigious than they are today can take heart in knowing that people sued their physicians just as much in the 1850s.
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