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Artwork honoring Shepard has ‘stalled’

A plan by the inaugural class of the Indiana State Bar Association’s Leadership Development Academy to honor retired Indiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard has unraveled, and class members are preparing to consider several options for moving forward, including scrapping the project altogether.

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Rush takes oath as chief justice

Choosing an intimate but profound setting in the Indiana Supreme Court Law Library to take the oath Monday as the state’s first female chief justice, Loretta Rush said the history in the tomes speak volumes to her.

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More dialogue over law school cost and curriculum

Tucked along the hallway in Biolchini Hall of the University of Notre Dame Law School is an office that reflects the new focus – and the new struggle – of legal education. It is the Office of Career Development with a sleek interior of sliding doors, computers and conference rooms, and it is designed to help students get jobs once they get their law degrees.

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Shepard named to academic post

Former Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard has been named the first executive in residence at the Indiana University Public Policy Institute in IU's School of Public and Environmental Affairs. The appointment also includes a relationship with the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

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Shepard to attend 4th commencement

Since stepping down from the Indiana Supreme Court in March, former Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard has been busy attending college graduations. On Friday, he will visit his fourth school, New England Law – Boston, and deliver the commencement speech.

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Shepard receives ICLEF award

The Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum recently gave Randall T. Shepard, former Indiana chief justice, an award for his contributions to continuing legal education.

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Chief justice to be selected May 15

The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission will meet May 15 to vote on who will be Indiana’s chief justice. Justice Brent Dickson has been acting chief justice since Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard retired in March.

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End of an era

Indiana Lawyer sat down with Randall T. Shepard for a Q&A before he retired from the Indiana Supreme Court March 23.

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Rally to bring attention to CASAs

The Indiana Child Advocates Network and the State Office of GAL/CASA of the Division of State Court Administration held a rally at the Indiana Statehouse Monday morning to highlight the need for and the importance of court appointed special advocates.

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