In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

AUG. 4-17, 2010

Learn why some appellate rulings are creating confusion for attorneys and trial judges. Meet the in-house counsel who represents the creator of Garfield the cat.
Read more about the three finalists for the Indiana Supreme Court as well as watch video clips from their semi-finalists interviews.

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IBF provides classes for educational programs

An annual highlight for participants, mentors, and organizers, the summer institutes for Project Citizen and We The People have once again actively prepared teachers to present civics lessons so students can understand and become responsible citizens.

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Rental properties require effort

As the prices for homes continue to drop as foreclosures and abandoned properties continue to pop up in virtually every neighborhood,
there may be a few people considering whether these homes could make for good investments either as properties to fix and
sell or to buy and repair for a rental property.

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Woman loses bid for new trial, appeals

A Greensburg woman – who said she was wrongfully convicted 14 years ago of an arson that killed her son – has lost her latest bid for a new trial and is now taking her case to the Indiana Court of Appeals.

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East Chicago casino case still alive

A years-long court battle over millions of dollars in East Chicago casino revenue remains alive after a Marion County judge
vacated an earlier dismissal of the civil suit and blocked the release of $8 million in disputed funds that had been part
of a settlement.

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Hickey: Napoleon Who?

From what started as a 30-member group in 1878 to what is now a growing association with nearly 5,000 members, the IBA has come a long way since well before we became members.

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IBA: Providing Services to the Deaf

Twenty years ago the United States took a giant leap forward in providing access for all persons regardless of ability with
passage of The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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IBA: Zoning Cases Moved with Judge Keele

Marion Superior Court Judge Michael Keele recently moved from civil court 12 to civil court 7 prompting a discussion about
assignment of zoning and substantive civil environmental cases.

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IBA: Mediation Day

The Indianapolis Bar Association’s ADR Section and the Bar’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono jointly hosted their first annual Mediation Day on August 3, 2010 at Baker & Daniels downtown Indianapolis office. 

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IBA: Did You Know?

At this week’s American Bar Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, the Indianapolis Bar Association will be well-represented
as several bar members and staff will be participating in leadership positions.

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