In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

DEC. 22, 2021-JAN. 4, 2022

It's the last issue of 2021, which means it's time for our annual Year in Review! This year's YIR issue includes a look at the Top 10 stories of 2021, as voted on by the Indiana Lawyer staff, plus an additional five "honorable mentions." We've also got a rundown on which stories you read most often on our website. Once you've finished reading that, head over to the Web Exclusive, which includes a review of the interesting people, sad passings and notable discipline cases we've covered in 2021. And that's just for Year in Review — we also have three original news stories brought to you by our team of writers! All that and more in the Dec. 22, 2021, issue of Indiana Lawyer.

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Honorable mentions: Top stories of 2021, continued

Like 2020 before it, 2021 was a year that brought regular waves of breaking news to the Indiana Lawyer news desk. From vaccines to lawsuits to legislation to law firms, it was difficult to narrow down the year’s most important stories. So here are five additional stories that the IL staff thought were noteworthy in 2021.

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Year in Review: What you read

Indiana Lawyer produces hundreds of stories each calendar year, covering topics ranging from appellate court opinions to Statehouse hearings to law firm combinations and more. Here’s a look at the 50 stories that you, our readers, engaged with the most in 2021 and their original dates of publication on the IL website.

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Op-ed: Trepidatious technology: Flintstone tools in the age of The Jetsons

In recent months, the discreet behemoth that is perceived to provide a broad shield against liability for tech companies has been in the limelight: Section 230. Recent legislative proposals have endeavored to curtail the perceived imbalance by attempting to amend Section 230, either applying archaic legal channels or forging a new construction implicating constitutional concerns.

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IndyBar: Non-Profit Toolkit Now Available

Leading a nonprofit organization brings with it issues and concerns that can derail the organization from its important mission-focused work. With the help of the Indianapolis Bar Association Business Law Section, local nonprofit leaders will be better able to focus on their organization’s more impactful work.

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IndyBar: Attorney Access Card Expiration Date Extended

City-County Building attorney access cards with an expiration date of Dec. 21, 2021, will be accepted into the new year as the transition to the new Community Justice Center begins. New cards will be issued in 2022 for the Community Justice Center. Information regarding the application process for new cards will be shared as soon as it is available.

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IndyBar: Deduct Your IndyBar Foundation Donation!

The Internal Revenue Service is highlighting a special tax provision that allows more people to deduct donations to qualifying charities on their 2021 federal income tax return.  Make an impact on our community and profession now with your donation to the Indianapolis Bar Foundation.

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