In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

NOV. 29-DEC. 12, 2017

With a 138-year history, Valparaiso Law School is not the only legal education institution getting crushed by declining enrollment and falling revenue, but it is likely the oldest to publicly announce its future is uncertain. A newspaper's efforts to uproot corruption by putting the spotlight on those who speak in favor of convicted Sheriff John Buncich at his sentencing has drawn the opposition of the Lake County Bar Association. Lawmakers who support legalizing medical marijuana are opposed by Gov. Eric Holcomb, Attorney General Curtis Hill and the state's prosecutors.

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State employees now blow whistle at own risk

A ruling by the Indiana Supreme Court that held the state cannot be sued under the whistleblower act has left some attorneys concerned for taxpayers and inspired at least one elected official to seek to change the law. But the ruling has not discouraged the state employee who started the fight.

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Wagner Reese looks to the future

During a grand opening Nov. 9 celebrating the new Wagner Reese headquarters building at 11939 N. Meridian St., Carmel, it wasn’t hard to see how far the law firm had come in a relatively short time.

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IndyBar: Frontlines

IndyBar is now recruiting committee members for groups in need of additional volunteers and looking to honor female attorneys who have demonstrated a sincere commitment to mentoring other women in the legal professional.

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