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COA: Hearings delayed for good cause in CHINS case

The Marion Superior Court, Juvenile Division had good cause when it delayed a pair of hearings in a recent child in need of services case, and the evidence against a father of two supported the trial court’s conclusion that his kids are CHINS, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.

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Alito defends SCOTUS at Notre Dame

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito pushed back against critics during a stop in South Bend on Sept. 30, defending the high court’s recent handlings of cases on its emergency docket and accusing the media and certain politicians of making the court appear “sinister.”

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IU to pay McRobbie additional $582,000 for consulting services, according to docs released by law prof

Indiana University has agreed to pay former university President Michael McRobbie an additional $582,000 for agreeing to essentially clear his calendar for six months after his June 30 retirement so he could be available to the school if needed. The additional pay became public this week in blog posts by IU Maurer School of Law professor Steve Sanders.

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Web Exclusive: Paralegals, legal assistants pursue higher ed while serving law firms

Whether three or 30 years have passed since the last time they’ve received a formal education, several paralegals and legal assistants across the state have returned to, or recently graduated from, college while also working full-time. These women have sacrificed much over the last few months and years, but all say they feel the investment they’re putting into themselves is well worth the effort.

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