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Public Business is the Public’s Business: Koch’s Implications for Indiana’s Access to Public Records Act

COURTNEY ABSHIRE- J.D., 2019, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; MPA 2016, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis – Indianapolis, Indiana; B.A. 2012, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis – Indianapolis, Indiana. In 2016, the Indiana Supreme Court faced the question of whether records requested pursuant to the Access to Public Records Act (“APRA”) could be withheld […]

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BOILERPLATE: WHAT CONSUMERS ACTUALLY THINK ABOUT IT

FRANKLIN G. SNYDER, Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law. ANN M. MIRABITO, Associate Professor, Department of Marketing, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University. One of the most difficult problems in modern contract law is the status of standard terms—often called “boilerplate”—in consumer transactions. On the one hand, standard terms are good because they reduce […]

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INTRODUCTION: THE ETHICS OF LAWYERS IN GOVERNMENT

Margaret C. Tarkington Professor of Law and Dean’s Fellow, IU McKinney School of Law Co-Director, J.D. Program Evaluation & Assessment It is likely impossible to articulate or capture the importance of ethics in government. Corruption in government, or, as Vincent Blasi stated, “the abuse of official power” is, in fact, “an especially serious evil.” Government officials […]

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