In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

JULY 21-AUG. 3, 2010

Meet the 9 semi-finalists who want to be Indiana's next Supreme Court justice. Read how about the broad discovery order issued by a federal magistrate on social media information. Learn why the state changed how it notifies victims about changes in someone's status in the DOC system.

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Judge faces 4 charges

A Marion Superior judge presiding over the county’s traffic court faces four judicial misconduct charges as a result of his general handling of traffic infraction cases and one suit in particular, where the state justices have described him as being “biased.”

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State changes victim alerts

The Indiana Department of Correction recently changed how it will notify those who register to find out where someone is in
the system, whether it’s a transfer from one jail to another, a change in status, or a legal hearing.

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Hogsett tapped for U.S. Attorney post

When Indianapolis attorney Joe Hogsett received the news that he’d been tapped by President Barack Obama to be the next
U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, one of his first thoughts was that this could be the next home run in
his career.

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Justices consider juvenile placements

The Indiana Supreme Court is considering a case where a St. Joseph County juvenile judge has declared unconstitutional three
statutes involving child placements, a controversial issue that’s pitted many within the state judiciary against the
Indiana Department of Child Services for the past two years.

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SJCBA welcomes new members

The St. Joseph County Bar Association hosted its annual “An Evening at the Cove” June 30 for new members of the
SJCBA at Coveleski Regional Stadium, home of the South Bend Silver Hawks baseball team.

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Hickey: Common Goal

“Common,” as in shared by two or more people or as in done often or not rare. Common can also mean belonging to or affecting the whole of a community as in common land. These definitions capture the spirit of the members of our Bar; I witnessed this first-hand recently through an initiative called Common Goal.

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