In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

JUNE 19-JULY 2, 2013

Lawmakers are encouraged by a Supreme Court of the United States decision upholding the practice of collecting DNA samples from people arrested on suspicion of committing felonies. Before Indianapolis firm Stewart & Irwin P.C. closed, lawyers discussed mergers. Proposed changes to the Indiana Bar Exam are sparking debate among bar associations.

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Justices take Rockport gasification appeal

The Indiana Supreme Court will hear an appeal that could determine the fate of a controversial proposal to fund a southern Indiana coal gasification plant with guaranteed prices above current market rates for the substitute natural gas it would create.

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Indiana applicants can use laptops to take bar exam

While the state Board of Law Examiners considers making substantive changes to the Indiana Bar Exam, technology has already ushered in a change to how the test is taken. February 2012 applicants were the first allowed to use their laptops on the first day of the exam. They could type their essays as opposed to handwriting their thoughts in the traditional blue book.

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DTCI: Thanks and welcome …

The thanks of the entire DTCI go to the current members of the board of editors of the Indiana Civil Litigation Review. Through their efforts, the Review is a publication of which we may all be proud.

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IndyBar: Bench & Bar Gather for 20th Bench Bar Conference

It’s grown in size from 80 to more than 300, moved to different locations and has evolved into the premier event for education and networking for central Indiana attorneys, but the mission of the Bench Bar Conference has remained the same for the past 20 years—to promote collegiality and build positive relationships among practitioners in the Indy legal community.

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IndyBar Interrogatories – Matthew Butterick

He is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of California Los Angeles School of Law. He is an attorney. He is the typeface designer behind Equity, a font for lawyers. And he is the author of “Typography for Lawyers.” He is Matthew Butterick, and he has been served with interrogatories.

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