The special presentation commemorating 30 years of continuing legal education in Indiana relied on a format that, according to some participants, is already outdated and should be abandoned long before the 60-year celebration.
Questions about what happens when immigration and health policy collide in the current administration will be answered on Friday during an annual health law symposium at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
The 2018 Indiana State Bar Association annual meeting began last week with an intense debate in the House of Delegates over a proposal designed to make a statement about the bar’s position on hot-button topics: should attorneys be required to attend CLE programs about diversity and mental health issues?
Lawyers and judges can now take twice as many hours of continued legal education through online programming per three-year period after the Indiana Supreme Court amended an existing rule to education requirements. Similarly, mediators will not be denied credit for digital programs under an amendment to continuing mediation education requirements.
The Indiana State Bar Association House of Delegates has approved a resolution urging the Indiana Supreme Court to require one hour each of diversity and inclusion and mental health and substance abuse CLE training every three years, a proposal that prompted an impassioned debate during the House of Delegates’ annual meeting.
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the Indiana State Bar Association Latino Affairs Committee will host a discussion about Puerto Rico’s recovery and access to justice after Hurricane María at its second annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.
Lawyers soon could be required to earn continuing legal education credits in diversity and inclusion and mental health and wellness under a proposal the Indiana State Bar Association House of Delegates will consider next month. It’s one of two resolutions delegates will consider.
More than 150 attorneys in the state and across the country currently cannot practice law in Indiana after they were suspended by the state Supreme Court for failure to pay their annual fees, comply with annual continuing legal education requirements or both.
Robert Grey, Jr., president of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and retired senior counsel at the Richmond, Virginia-based Hunton & Williams law firm, will deliver the James P. White Lecture on Legal Education at IU McKinney later this month.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act at its annual conference Wednesday in Indianapolis. The event also coincides with the date of the slaying of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 50 years ago.