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IU general counsel, VP Simmons terminated without cause

Indiana University’s longtime vice president and general counsel has been terminated without cause, according to documents obtained by Indiana Lawyer. However, it appears Jacqueline “Jackie” Simmons could remain a university employee until her retirement this summer, although on unpaid leave.

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Pew study finds benefits, problems with virtual courts

Virtual hearings have been touted as providing easier access to the courts for low-income and self-represented litigants. But in a recent study, The Pew Charitable Trusts concluded the online judicial system is still designed for lawyers, and those parties without attorneys continue to be at a disadvantage.

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IU to pay McRobbie additional $582,000 for consulting services, according to docs released by law prof

Indiana University has agreed to pay former university President Michael McRobbie an additional $582,000 for agreeing to essentially clear his calendar for six months after his June 30 retirement so he could be available to the school if needed. The additional pay became public this week in blog posts by IU Maurer School of Law professor Steve Sanders.

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IndyBar: IP at the Supreme Court in 2021

Professor Marshall Leaffer of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law will provide his thoughts on the Google v. Oracle decision in the upcoming IP at the Supreme Court in 2021 seminar hosted by the IndyBar on Sept. 10.

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