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Convicted ex-ASC chief Burkhart loses bid to stay civil lawsuit

The former CEO of a nursing home company now serving prison time for his major role in a corporate fraud scheme has lost his bid to stay additional civil proceedings against him while he fights to have his convictions tossed on the basis of an alleged “profound conflict of interest” on the part of Indianapolis law firm Barnes & Thornburg.
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Legal defense fund for AG Hill raises questions

The formation of a 501(c)3 to collect contributions to provide for Attorney General Curtis Hill's legal defense against sexual misconduct allegations brought a fresh round of inquiry. Nonprofit law attorneys questioned the legality of starting a charity to raise money for one specific person and how the fund would be monitored in Indiana.
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Taft law firm hit with complaint for alleged Ohio conflict

Following its investigation into an allegation of sexual misconduct by a powerful Ohio state legislator, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is now the subject of a grievance filed with the Ohio Supreme Court for failing to disclose that the legislator had previously worked for the law firm for more than 30 years until 2014.
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