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Jury still out if Marion County courts will go to new jail location

February 8, 2017
The Indianapolis judges will decide by May 1 if their future venue will be at new justice center a few miles outside of downtown.More.

US Supreme Court weighs case of Mexican boy slain across border

February 20, 2017
Sixty feet and the U.S-Mexico border separated the unarmed, 15-year-old Mexican boy and the U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed him with a gunshot to the head early on a June evening in 2010.More.

Trump seeks pause in legal fight with revised travel ban

February 17, 2017
The Trump administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants a pause in the legal fight over its ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, so it can issue a replacement ban as it strives to protect the nation from terrorism.More.

Senate confirms Scott Pruitt as EPA administrator

February 17, 2017
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Friday won Senate confirmation to head the Environmental Protection Agency, a federal agency he repeatedly sued to rein in its reach during the Obama administration.More.

Trump's second pick for Labor differs more in style than policy

February 17, 2017
President Donald Trump’s second nominee for labor secretary,  R. Alexander Acosta, represents a bigger contrast with the prior pick on biography and personal style than on policy substance.More.
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  1. BRAVO I SAY: "For example, the state of Michigan offers a “diversity pledge” that law firms can sign and then post on their websites, letting potential clients know that the firm is dedicated to providing counsel who can represent a wide range of views." Views! BUT HOW TO SQUARE THAT WITH THIS OFFICIAL POLICY OF THE ISC?: " “You’d be hard-pressed to find the conservative wing versus the liberal wing versus the intermediate wing. … And I think it has something to do with the way in which justices are selected (by the Judicial Nominating Commission vetting candidates, forwarding to the governor three names from which to choose). That is a filtering process in my view. It sort of keeps the extremes from making it through that process. … I think that process eliminates the outliers, and so you get what I like to call a group of raging centrists. …" WHEN IS DIVERSITY NOT WELCOME in Indiana? When it is diversity of viewpoint. Baaaa legal sheep, baaaa. http://www.theindianalawyer.com/retiring-rucker-urges-diversity-on-court/PARAMS/article/42586

  2. For around two months now, dozens of professionals in the court reporting industry have asked Mr. Hubbard nicely (multiple times) to be removed from an unsolicited email list he started. He has ignored all of those requests. Is legal action really necessary? I hope not!

  3. Good argument can be made that voices in the first century were more dedicated to diversity and inclusion than even these uber progressive Indy-based legal eagles. Pioneers like Stan, for example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFBOQzSk14c

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