In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

NOV. 16-29, 2016

A new resource gives lawyers and law firms access to troves of data measures on district court judges’ orders.Thanks to a new electronic system for requesting warrants, the time to obtain one has dropped to an average of 22 minutes in Marion County. Legal educators say that Indiana Tech Law School students must be the priority in the school's closure.

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Justices weigh whether child abuse reporter can sue DCS for breach of confidentiality

A southern Indiana church van driver who suspected children to be in need of services due to dangerous living conditions in his small community followed the law requiring him to report his suspicions. He didn’t want to provide his name, but he did so after a Department of Child Services hotline worker assured him his identity would remain confidential, as the law also requires.

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5 practice areas expected to see major growth in 2017

In its 2017 Practice Outlook Guide, BTI Consulting Group projected that five practice areas would experience significant growth in the coming year: regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, cybersecurity/data privacy, bet-the-company litigation and class-action lawsuits. Here is a look at the reasons top lawyers in these practice areas are predicting steady growth.

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