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New IU Maurer website targets millennials

January 27, 2016
With splashy photographs and abbreviated copy, Indiana University Maurer School of Law has completely revamped its Internet presence to try to get prospective students to take a breather from surfing other law schools’ websites and plunge deeper into what the Bloomington institution has to offer.More.

First fellowship symposium on consumer law Feb. 19 at IU McKinney

February 12, 2016
The inaugural Cohen & Malad LLP Consumer Law Fellowship Symposium will be held at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Feb. 19. Third-year law student Justin McGiffen is the first student to participate in the fellowship created in 2013.More.

IU students offer free tax assistance

February 11, 2016
Students with Indiana University Maurer School of Law and the Kelley School of Business will assist local taxpayers with free tax preparation help during February and March.More.

From McKinney to mayor

February 10, 2016
Shane Evans went home to Delphi, Indiana, after graduating from law school last year and walked straight into the top job in city hall.More.

IU McKinney teams with regional campuses for law scholars program

January 28, 2016
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law has entered into an agreement with all five of IU’s regional campuses to create the Indiana University Regional Law Scholars program, the school announced Wednesday.More.
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  1. It seems odd that it required innocents to film this series when, as those of you who have ever watched 'Cops' know, EVERYONE in jail is innocent and only there because they were victims of the 'system'.

  2. What a fine example of the best of the Hoosier tradition! How sad that the AP has to include partisan snark in the obit for this great American patriot and adventurer.

  3. (1)SB 91 does NOT release the original birth certificate. It releases the "birth record" which is what the birth summary (taken from the obc) is named in IC 16. The birth summary (aka "birth record") does not meet state Secure or federal Real Id requirements. Both require those who were adopted after their first birthday to show their original or certified birth certificate. This is NOT an "access" bill. It is a Registry bill. SB 91 trades adult adoptee's (over the age of 21), who were adopted on or after Jan.1,1994, ability to have mutual and voluntary contact with extended biological family members for those adopted before Jan. 1,1994 being able to receive a copy of their birth summary. In addition, it takes the already burdensome Indiana Adoption Medical History Registry process and makes it even more difficult. SB 91 tells the Registrar to get rid of the current non-release of information form (Section 16, SB 91), then to establish a non-release of information form (Section 17, SB91) that does the exact same thing as the one repealed in Section 16, and then tells the Registrar to establish yet another non-release of information form that is to be incorrectly named a "Contact Preference Form" (Section 18, SB91). A Contact Preference Forms is an actual and real form used in true access legislation that allow a biological parent to state their contact comfort level (want contact, contact with intermedicary, or no contact) in a private, written communication to the adult adoptee. In its "true sense", Contact Preference Forms do not have anything to do with the release of information. Nor do Contact Preference Forms hold any legal teeth. The form's name and its terminology are NOT interchangeable with a non-release form simply because someone thinks "contact preference form" sounds more pleasing. If the form allows the restriction of one's information then it is a non-release form. (2) SB 91 does NOT release the medical file. "Medical Record" is the name given to the Indiana Adoption Medical History form IN 9966 which every Indiana born, adult-adoptee already has access to regardless when we were born or adopted. SB 91 doesn't even address the "Medical Record" form. http://www.in.gov/isdh/20371.htm (3) I am an Indiana born, adult-adoptee. I am a Hoosier. Indiana legislators are supposed to vote according to the wishes of those in their district and not according to what those in another state may or may have not done. This is NOT Ohio. And Ohio's law is nothing to cheer over. It treats adult, taxpaying citizens as perpetual children. Ohio's law is degrading and discriminatory. I want and expect better for my state, for myself, and for my fellow adult adoptees.

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