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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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  1. Such things are no more elections than those in the late, unlamented Soviet Union.

  2. It appears the police and prosecutors are allowed to change the rules halfway through the game to suit themselves. I am surprised that the congress has not yet eliminated the right to a trial in cases involving any type of forensic evidence. That would suit their foolish law and order police state views. I say we eliminate the statute of limitations for crimes committed by members of congress and other government employees. Of course they would never do that. They are all corrupt cowards!!!

  3. Poor Judge Brown probably thought that by slavishly serving the godz of the age her violations of 18th century concepts like due process and the rule of law would be overlooked. Mayhaps she was merely a Judge ahead of her time?

  4. in a lawyer discipline case Judge Brown, now removed, was presiding over a hearing about a lawyer accused of the supposedly heinous ethical violation of saying the words "Illegal immigrant." (IN re Barker) http://www.in.gov/judiciary/files/order-discipline-2013-55S00-1008-DI-429.pdf .... I wonder if when we compare the egregious violations of due process by Judge Brown, to her chiding of another lawyer for politically incorrectness, if there are any conclusions to be drawn about what kind of person, what kind of judge, what kind of apparatchik, is busy implementing the agenda of political correctness and making off-limits legit advocacy about an adverse party in a suit whose illegal alien status is relevant? I am just asking the question, the reader can make own conclsuion. Oh wait-- did I use the wrong adjective-- let me rephrase that, um undocumented alien?

  5. of course the bigger questions of whether or not the people want to pay for ANY bussing is off limits, due to the Supreme Court protecting the people from DEMOCRACY. Several decades hence from desegregation and bussing plans and we STILL need to be taking all this taxpayer money to combat mostly-imagined "discrimination" in the most obviously failed social program of the postwar period.

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