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Exploring e-discovery in federal courts

The first year of a federal e-discovery program is now complete in the 7th Circuit, and despite its success one clear message
sets the stage for how the pilot project moves forward: More Indiana judges and attorneys need to step up and get involved.

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Judicial appointments a hot topic at 7th Circuit conference

This year’s 7th Circuit Bar Association and Judicial Conference for the 7th Circuit featured a more historic tone because
of the high-profile roster of legal community leaders who attended, as well as offering tidbits about how the Indianapolis
federal courthouse will soon be going green, how the state’s Southern District is hoping for a new full-time magistrate,
and a call to action for Hoosier judges and attorneys to get more involved in a new e-discovery program under way.

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Annual 7th Circuit meeting in Indy

United States Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and Rev. David Link, Dean Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame School of Law, are just two of the speakers at this year's Judicial Conference of the 7th Circuit and the annual meeting of the 7th Circuit Bar Association in Indianapolis.

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Federal Circuit converges on Indianapolis

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has kept up with a trend of publishing more written opinions than any other federal court, and one of the most significant happenings in the past year is the recent resurrection of inviting lower trial judges to sit by designation on appeals panels.

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