In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

MARCH 9-22, 2016

The personal and professional papers of attorneys Freeman and Willard Ransom show their work to end discrimination. The Ransom family recently donated the collection to the Indiana Historical Society. Certain appellate court filings will be available online beginning April 1. Two judges and a litigator have been selected as Indiana Supreme Court finalists. <

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Park Tudor scandal reignites debate about lawyers reporting child abuse

Charges that former Park Tudor basketball coach and teacher Kyle Cox attempted to coerce and entice a 15-year-old student into a sexual relationship — and an attorney’s alleged actions after learning of the accusations — have refocused attention on a 2015 advisory ethics opinion that largely exempts lawyers from a law that requires reporting suspected child abuse.

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‘No more stringent’ restrained

Manufacturers, agriculture and other big Hoosier industries pegged House Bill 1082 at the top of their legislative agenda this year. So did about 20 environmental, health and public-interest groups that opposed the measure barring Indiana from adopting environmental regulations tougher than federal standards.

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Indiana and other states choking on EPA’s new Clean Power Plan

The Clean Power Plan, which seeks to reduce greenhouse gases by imposing caps on states regarding carbon dioxide emissions, has incited a backlash that began before the rule was even published in the Federal Register. A coalition of states, including Indiana, is seeking review of the plan in federal court, claiming the rule exceeds the Environmental Protection Agency’s statutory authority.

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DTCI: Bridging the generational gap

The issue of “dealing with millennials” isn’t just a hot topic; it is a real issue facing the legal industry that not only warrants our collective attention, regardless of our age group, but also deserves an honest conversation.

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IndyBar: Meet the IndyBar Board of Directors

They’re more than just board members! The 33 members of the Indianapolis Bar Association Board of Directors represent a rainbow of practice areas and types, backgrounds, passions and much more. Take a minute to learn more about your IndyBar leaders in this regular feature to follow throughout 2016.

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