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Retired Supreme Court justice joins Indiana Business Law Survey Commission

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Retired Indiana Supreme Court Justice Frank Sullivan Jr. has been appointed to the Indiana Business Law Survey Commission.

Gov. Mitch Daniels tapped Sullivan who is a professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He teaches a course in business and commercial law.

The Indiana General Assembly established the commission as a permanent voluntary body in 1988. The commission monitors developments in laws that affect corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, and it advises the Legislature on amendments and new legislation regarding Indiana’s business laws.

Sullivan served on the Supreme Court for 19 years. As a member of the court, he wrote and participated in numerous decisions involving business and commercial law. Prior to his appointment to the court, he served as Indiana state budget director and as executive assistant for fiscal policy to former Gov. Evan Bayh in 1993.   
 

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