In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

JAN. 6-19, 2012

How attorneys file appeals in state court has changed due to revisions to Indiana Appellate Procedure Rule 9. Law firms and courts in Indianapolis are working to ensure smooth operations during Super Bowl week. Several Indiana pro bono districts' boundaries have been restructured.

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Super scheduling

Law firms and courts in Indianapolis work to ensure smooth operations during Super Bowl week.

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Appeal planned on judge’s order to remove secretary of state

Marion Circuit Judge Lou Rosenberg ruled Wednesday that Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White was ineligible to be a candidate for the state office in the November 2010 election because he allegedly committed voter fraud. Now, an appeal is being planned and many believe the case is on a fast-track to the state’s highest court.

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Traffic judge’s 60-day suspension begins next week

Hammond City Court Judge Jeffrey A. Harkin will begin serving his 60-day unpaid suspension on Dec. 27 as a result of an agreement he reached with the Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications and approved by the state’s highest court.

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Judge: Governor can be deposed

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels shouldn’t be excused from appearing for a deposition in a lawsuit challenging the cancelled multi-million dollar contract with IBM to modernize the state’s welfare system, according to Marion Superior Judge David Dreyer.

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New suit filed protesting immigration law

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund has filed a lawsuit on behalf of La Union Benefica Mexicana, a nonprofit organization in East Chicago, protesting two previously unchallenged portions of Indiana’s new immigration law.

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Hebenstreit: Thanks

Three hundred sixty five days sounds like a long time, but 2011 has flown by very quickly. This is my last column in Indiana Lawyer.

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IBA: When Kids Become Adults

Charging juveniles as adults is a topic that has garnered media attention lately with a rash of gun-related deaths among teens. It’s also an area where we need to balance sympathy for the victims and for the minor offenders.

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