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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Professor: Regulation of lawyer speech undermines judiciary

Legal professionals work within the Rules of Professional Conduct, so they don’t want to make any comments that might be perceived as unduly critical of others in the profession — a profession built largely on respect and civility. But according to an Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law professor, the unease surrounding Rule 8.2(a) is not a matter of respect, but rather a matter of lawyer fear.
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Hoosier Environmental Council attorney discusses CAFOs, industrial farming at McKinney

Murmurs of disgust were sprinkled throughout a packed lecture hall at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law as law students looked at pictures of waste pits overflowing with animal poop last week. Their lecturer, Kim Ferraro of the Hoosier Environmental Council, spared no sensitive stomachs as she explained the process of industrial farming and the disposal of the billions of pounds of animal waste that ensue.
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Singapore chief justice urges legal educators to teach to changes in practice of law

Addressing a crowd of Indiana’s legal and judicial leaders at an Indiana law school on Tuesday, the chief justice of Singapore urged Indiana’s legal educators to keep the future in mind when training today’s law students to become tomorrow’s lawyers. Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon spoke to an audience at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law during the school’s James P. White lecture.
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Indiana law professors support changes to judicial conduct rules

Although they concede that more needs to be done, two Indiana law professors are applauding the recommendations on how to handle sexual harassment complaints made against the federal judiciary. Professors Charles Geyh and Jennifer Drobac, offered their comments as part of the public hearing to consider the proposed changes to the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges and the Rules for Judicial-Conduct and Judicial-Disability Proceedings.
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