1st black, female major general in U.S Army speaks at federal courts’ Black History event

Dozens gathered to belatedly celebrate Black History Month on Friday at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, but the delay only heightened the joyful celebration. A crowd gathered to hear from honorary guest Major General Marcia Anderson, the first African-American woman to achieve the rank of major general in the history of the United States Army.

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‘Unprecedented’ number of graduating IU McKinney students accepted into JAG Corps

Four graduating Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law students have been accepted into the nation’s legal branch of the military – an unprecedented number for the Indianapolis law school. The Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps consists of highly selective law programs in every branch of the United States armed forces, including the U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps.

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Ex-Navy SEAL author’s legal malpractice claim proceeds

A former Navy SEAL who claims he was forced to forfeit to the government more than $6 million in proceeds from his best-selling book about the capture of Osama bin Laden may proceed with a legal malpractice lawsuit against a Fort Wayne lawyer. The author of “No Easy Day” alleges bad legal advice about not needing to first clear the book with the Department of Defense caused the loss.

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