In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

JAN. 13-26, 2016

The sweeping medical malpractice claims against a Munster cardiologist's practice could take years to unwind, and they may change the calculus that sets surcharges physicians pay to the Indiana Patient's Compensation Fund. How Marion Superior judges are selected is now in the hands of lawmakers after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals tossed the current election system. Expunged criminal records may still show up, and even be required to be reported, in some cases.

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Collaborative divorce use lagging in Indiana

Lea Shelemey learned about collaborative divorce a dozen years ago when she heard what lawyers were doing in her native Alberta, Canada. She’s been sold ever since, but she wishes more lawyers were trained in the process and more clients were willing to take the option

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Young: Federal re-entry programs continue to benefit community

One of the longest-standing initiatives in the Southern District is the voluntary Re-entry and Community Help program. Dating back to 2007, REACH gives high-risk clients an opportunity to participate in monthly informal hearings with a team composed of a federal judge, federal public defender, assistant U.S. attorney, and U.S. probation officer.

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