In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

MAY 12-25, 2021

With four months as Indiana attorney general under his built, Republican Todd Rokita has established an agenda based on "personal liberties." Meanwhile, as lawmakers prepare to redraw Indiana's congressional maps, grassroots organizations are pointing to tensions between rural and urban populations. Plus, meet Michael Carter, an Indianapolis lawyer who recently published his debut novel.

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Rural, urban interests compete in redistricting

Legislative and congressional districts have been drawn across Indiana so that slivers of urban areas are attached to large swaths of rural land. As a result, voters are not given true representation because their elected officials are representing segments of different communities of interest rather than a segment with common interests.

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Indy lawyer publishes novel exploring madness, mediocrity

In his first published novel, Indianapolis lawyer Michael Carter explores the struggle against the mundane and the fear of being average. “In the Belly of the Bell-Shaped Curve,” released in October, follows main character Turk as he turns to apes and embezzlement to escape mediocrity, all while walking the tightrope between madness and revelation.

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Ruesch: Insurance industry responses to 2020 and future trends

As the workforce continues to adapt to and accept this “new normal,” the insurance industry is also adjusting and evolving and introducing new methods of doing business that will impact in-house and outside practitioners alike. Here are some 2021 industry trends that we will likely see.

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