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COA judge cites to Kenny Rogers in voided tax sale case

A judgment for owners of a property wrongly redeemed after a tax sale was affirmed in part by the Indiana Court of Appeals Wednesday, with Judge Terry Crone appropriating a Kenny Rogers classic to introduce a 31-page decision that reduced the attorney fees and other relief to which owners were entitled.
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Law enforcement granted summary judgment after mistaken arrest

Despite a typographical error that prompted northern Indiana law enforcement officers to arrest, and later release, a man who was mistakenly alleged to have violated a protective order, a district court judge has granted summary judgment to the officers on the man’s wrongful arrest claims, finding the officers had arguable probable cause to make the arrest.
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ABA releases report on improving lawyer well-being

In an effort to reverse a trend toward increasing mental health and addiction issues among legal professionals, several national lawyer well-being groups have partnered together to release a new report, which offers recommendations for both preventing and treating lapses in attorneys’ mental health.
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