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Moreno Joins Barnes & Thornburg’s Chicago Office

Marco A. Moreno has joined Barnes & Thornburg LLP as an of counsel member of the Corporate Department in the firm’s Chicago, Ill., office. Moreno received his law degree from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2003. During law school, he was a summer associate at Lewis & Kappes, P.C. Moreno received his bachelor’s degree from Trine University in 2000. While at Trine, he was a judicial clerk for the LaGrange Superior Court for the Hon. George E. Brown.

Court Requiring Renewal of Attorney Access Cards

The Marion County Court Administrator’s Office has announced the renewal schedule for attorney access cards to the City-County Building. Effective February 23, 2012, application and distribution will begin for new cards, and cards issued prior to that date will no longer be valid on April 1, 2012. Please note: Application cost for the 2012-13 card is $25, and attorneys must appear in-person with a completed application and identification to receive a new card. For the full guidelines and application instructions, go to www.indybar.org or www.indy.gov.

View Chief Justice Shepard’s Final “State of the Judiciary” Online

Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard’s final address to a joint session of the Indiana General Assembly is available on the court’s website for viewing. The standing room audience attending the live presentation were joined by former justices Hon. Ted Boehm, Hon. Myra Selby and the Hon. Roger DeBruler. The retirement of Chief Justice Shepard, announced on December 19, creates an opening on the five-member Indiana Supreme Court. Applications for the upcoming vacancy on the state’s highest court are due January 27, 2012. The Chief Justice retires March 4.

Plan Ahead and Save

Get a jump start on 2012 CLE credits by registering for one of the IndyBar’s convenient CLE series packages–and save on registration fees, too! Both the Family Law Practical Application Series and the Litigation Skills Series offer the opportunity to get reduced registration fees while registering up-front for your full year’s needs for legal education while attending high quality CLE sessions. Information and registration for both of the series is on the Bar’s website.•

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  1. Indiana's seatbelt law is not punishable as a crime. It is an infraction. Apparently some of our Circuit judges have deemed settled law inapplicable if it fails to fit their litmus test of political correctness. Extrapolating to redefine terms of behavior in a violation of immigration law to the entire body of criminal law leaves a smorgasbord of opportunity for judicial mischief.

  2. I wonder if $10 diversions for failure to wear seat belts are considered moral turpitude in federal immigration law like they are under Indiana law? Anyone know?

  3. What a fine article, thank you! I can testify firsthand and by detailed legal reports (at end of this note) as to the dire consequences of rejecting this truth from the fine article above: "The inclusion and expansion of this right [to jury] in Indiana’s Constitution is a clear reflection of our state’s intention to emphasize the importance of every Hoosier’s right to make their case in front of a jury of their peers." Over $20? Every Hoosier? Well then how about when your very vocation is on the line? How about instead of a jury of peers, one faces a bevy of political appointees, mini-czars, who care less about due process of the law than the real czars did? Instead of trial by jury, trial by ideological ordeal run by Orwellian agents? Well that is built into more than a few administrative law committees of the Ind S.Ct., and it is now being weaponized, as is revealed in articles posted at this ezine, to root out post moderns heresies like refusal to stand and pledge allegiance to all things politically correct. My career was burned at the stake for not so saluting, but I think I was just one of the early logs. Due, at least in part, to the removal of the jury from bar admission and bar discipline cases, many more fires will soon be lit. Perhaps one awaits you, dear heretic? Oh, at that Ind. article 12 plank about a remedy at law for every damage done ... ah, well, the founders evidently meant only for those damages done not by the government itself, rabid statists that they were. (Yes, that was sarcasm.) My written reports available here: Denied petition for cert (this time around): http://tinyurl.com/zdmawmw Denied petition for cert (from the 2009 denial and five year banishment): http://tinyurl.com/zcypybh Related, not written by me: Amicus brief: http://tinyurl.com/hvh7qgp

  4. Justice has finally been served. So glad that Dr. Ley can finally sleep peacefully at night knowing the truth has finally come to the surface.

  5. While this right is guaranteed by our Constitution, it has in recent years been hampered by insurance companies, i.e.; the practice of the plaintiff's own insurance company intervening in an action and filing a lien against any proceeds paid to their insured. In essence, causing an additional financial hurdle for a plaintiff to overcome at trial in terms of overall award. In a very real sense an injured party in exercise of their right to trial by jury may be the only party in a cause that would end up with zero compensation.

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