Two Hoosier elder statesmen who served their country in Washington, produced enduring legacies and provided examples for those who followed, died within weeks of each other in 2019. They were among the many legal leaders we lost in the past year.
Year in Review: Lifelong law school friends, aspiring star among 2019’s fascinating people
The Indiana Lawyer staff found many engaging people in the past year and wrote about what attorneys are up to when they’re not on the clock. Here is a sampling of a few of the fascinating people we got to know a little better in 2019.Read More
Year in Review: In 2019, troubles dominated legal news
When those in the legal community look back at 2019, they may turn their heads and look forward instead. While the year had bright spots, several sordid sagas dominated the headlines.Read More
A federal appeals court’s reversal of Madison County killer Fredrick Baer’s death sentence was the most-read story on the Indiana Lawyer’s digital edition, www.theindianalawyer.com. Indiana Lawyer readers clicked on stories on our website more than 2.6 million times between Jan. 1 and Dec. 10, 2019, according to Google Analytics. Here are the 50 most-viewed story headlines during that time.
Most Hoosier attorneys will never face a formal disciplinary complaint for misconduct. But in 2019, the bad behavior of a few lawyers resulted in professional sanctions or criminal charges. Here is a look back at some of the most egregious professional lowlights from the past year.