In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

JULY 7-20, 2010

Meet the 90-year-old Indianapolis attorney who helped found what is now the ACLU of Indiana and Indiana Legal Services. See how Indiana's justices voted and aligned in 2009. Read why many IP attorneys were disappointed with a recent Supreme Court of the United States ruling on patents.

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Indiana’s freedom fighter

A 90-year-old Indianapolis attorney couldn’t have predicted his legal career of more than 60 years would include handling
many controversial clients, including the Ku Klux Klan and conscientious objectors of the Vietnam War.

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What’s a patent worth?

The question of “What is my patent worth?” is never an easy one to answer, according to intellectual property
attorneys and others who specialize in helping patent holders determine what they should expect for a patent.

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Judicial pay case gets ABA support

The American Bar Association wants the Supreme Court of the United States to take a case that asks whether congressional denial
of cost-of-living adjustments for federal judges compromises judicial independence and violates the Constitution.

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Law doesn’t infringe on free speech

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled June 24 on the case of Doe v. Reed, No. 09-559, in which Terre Haute
attorney James Bopp Jr. was the lead attorney on the case that pitted free speech versus public disclosure of ballot petition

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Justices rule on judicial mandate case

In its first case since the state amended its rules last year on how judicial mandates are handled, the Indiana Supreme Court
has today issued a decision about a St. Joseph Superior judge’s mandate for the county to pay for multiple items he
considered necessary for running the local juvenile justice system.

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IBA: Divorce and Social Media

An overwhelming 81% of the nation’s top divorce attorneys say they have seen an increase in the number of cases using social networking evidence during the past five years, according to a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).

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