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Workshop examines foster care

Child Advocates and the Marion Superior Court’s Juvenile Division are hosting a workshop this week in Indianapolis to examine why more African-American children are in the county’s foster care than other races.

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Opinion explains use of supplemental evidence

In affirming a trial court's decision to uphold a board of zoning appeals' denial of a petition for a variance, the Indiana Court of Appeals also addressed the trial court's admission of supplemental evidence pursuant to Indiana Code Section 36-7-4-1009.

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Marion County presiding judge named

The state's largest county court system has new leadership for the next two years. Marion Superior Judge Robert Altice, a Republican, became presiding judge of the court system for a two-year term.

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‘Fireman’s rule’ prevents officer from filing suit

The "fireman's rule" doesn't allow a professional emergency responder to file a claim for the negligence
that creates the emergency to which he or she responds, the Indiana Supreme Court upheld today. As a result of its ruling,
the high court unanimously ruled a police officer's complaint against an adult showclub must be dismissed.

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