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Southern District magistrate up for reappointment

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana is seeking comment as to whether Magistrate Judge William G. Hussmann Jr. should be recommended for reappointment. The current term of Magistrate Hussmann, who works in the Evansville Division, expires April 3, 2012.

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Bar Crawl – March 16, 2011

The Evansville Bar Association will celebrate Law Day 2011 in late April. On April 28, mock trials and a student lunch will take place; Applications for an October 2011 to October 2013 term on the Indiana State Bar Association board of governors are due April 1.

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Lawyer couples

While some couples prefer to keep their work and personal lives separate, it’s not unheard of for lawyers to pair up. Four couples shared their stories with Indiana Lawyer.

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Pipeline programs to improve diversity

When high school students don’t know attorneys or judges, it’s less likely they’ll know how to become attorneys or judges. This is particularly true in urban neighborhoods. To counter that, diversity pipeline programs are being created to encourage more ethnic and racial diversity in the legal profession.

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Evansville Bar to collaborate with school for history video

As part of the Evansville Bar Association’s activities to commemorate its 100th anniversary, which will take place as part of their Law Day celebration in April 2011, the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation and the EBA announced today they will collaborate on a video of the last 100 years of the legal community in southwestern Indiana.

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Red Masses mark start of legal term

The tradition of the Red Mass, which commemorates the beginning of the legal term each fall and blesses members of the legal community, continues in Indiana. Typically the Red Mass takes place in a Catholic church but is open to people of all faiths.

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Indiana Scouts proud of their own

A small paperweight sits on attorney Terry White’s desk in Evansville, reminding him of an organization and motto that’s been a central part of his life since childhood.
No matter the issue he faces in the legal world or in his personal life, he knows that he can always find guidance in the phrase close to his heart.

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