In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

SEPT. 1-14, 2010

Meet the in-house counsel at Indiana University who describes herself as one of the few remaining "general practioners" left. See how adult guardianship programs around the state continue to operate with little funding. Learn more about the partnership between Indiana University Maurer School of Law and India.

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7th Circuit upholds Indiana’s judicial canons

At a time when the legal community is caught up in controversies about how judges are selected and whether they can remain
impartial, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has weighed in on that national debate and ruled that states have the authority
to self-regulate on those issues as it relates to judicial canons.

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Guardians program fulfills need

To help address the need for guardians for patients of a northwest Indiana hospital, Lake County Judge Diane Kavadias-Schneider – with others in the court and with permission from Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard – worked on a guardianship program that involved temporary volunteer guardians.

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‘Social business’ among discussions

This year’s Program on Law and State Government at Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis Oct. 1 will
focus on three main topics for lawyers, businesses, legislators, government employees, and academics: education about entrepreneurship
at the undergrad, graduate school, and law school levels; the idea of “social businesses,” also known as L3Cs
or low profit limited liability companies; and how government entities use data to improve services to citizens.

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Appeals court hears back-pay arguments

Attorneys argued before the Indiana Court of Appeals on an appeal of a Marion Superior judge’s award of more than $42 million to a class of thousands of current and former state employees wanting to recover back pay for unequal wages earned between 1973 and 1993.

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Lawyers tee off for annual event

The Hamilton County Bar Association hosted its annual Judges and Lawyers Golf Outing Aug. 25 at Fox Prairie Golf Course in Noblesville. Players of all skill levels participated in the 18-hole scramble-format tournament and enjoyed dinner, camaraderie, and prizes after golf.

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IBA: Law Students Services Offered

As another school year begins, the halls of IU Law School-Indianapolis are once again filled with anxious and overwhelmed
first year students. Right away the IBA Student Division offers practical programming, networking, and fun events to help
students acclimate to their new setting.

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