In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

MAY 11-24, 2012

Deceased rapper Tupac Shakur's recent performance through technology has raised some interesting intellectual property questions. More attorneys are deciding to gradually retire, partly because of the economy. A new bar association is advocating for relaxed bar admission requirements for attorneys who are married to members of the military.

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Child Advocates has been the voice of children for 30 years

As Court Appointed Special Advocate for Marion County, Child Advocates is celebrating its 30th anniversary, having assisted more than 75,000 children since its inception. Today, the organization advocates for every child involved in a Marion County abuse or neglect case – more than 5,000 annually – with the help of more than 400 volunteers.

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Teens sue school after expulsion for online death threats

The three teenage girls who were expelled from school because of their after-school online activity filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court against the northern Indiana school district. The teens claim the death threats they made on Facebook were made jokingly and their First Amendment rights are being violated.

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Shepard receives ICLEF award

The Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum recently gave Randall T. Shepard, former Indiana chief justice, an award for his contributions to continuing legal education.

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IBA: Opportunity to Help

With generous support from the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, the Health and Human Rights Clinic (“HHRC”) at the Robert H. McKinney School of Law invites local attorneys to team with clinical faculty in providing pro bono representation to low-income clients in the Indianapolis community.

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