In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

JUNE 9-22, 2010

See how the Indiana Legal Services Migrant Farm Workers Center addresses migrant workers' legal rights. Learn what some organizations are doing to encourage attorneys to think about retirement. Read why one judge wants to see a Notre Dame Law School grad on the Indiana Supreme Court.

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Veteran lawyers leave Taft to launch own firm

Linda Pence, one of Indianapolis’ highest-profile litigators, is launching her own firm with a longtime law colleague. She and David Hensel left the Indianapolis office of Cincinnati-based Taft Stettinius Hollister to start PenceHensel. The new firm began operating June 1. The pair hung their shingle on the 18th floor of the downtown M&I Plaza and […]

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DTCI: The broad scope of MDA preemption

In a series of decisions culminating in Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc.,  federal courts came to recognize that the
Medial Device Amendments preempted not only traditional products liability claims such as those based on an alleged defect
or implied warranty but also causes of action premised on theories such as consumer fraud.

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5 appeals judges up for retention

A third of the Indiana Court of Appeals judges face voter retention this year, including two initially appointed within the past three years to fill vacancies on the state’s second highest court. With a month and a half before the filing deadline, one of the applicants says that all five appellate judges submitted their retention […]

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IBA: Did You Know?

When the federally funded Legal Services Corporation was formed 36 years ago, its goal was to ensure that all Americans have access to a lawyer and the justice system for civil legal issues regardless of their ability to pay.

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