Emerging Trends

A Bipartisan Policy for Democracy Why Automatic Voter Registration is Right for Indiana

ELIZABETH M. HYDE- J.D., 2019, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law; B.A. 2011, Hanover College – Hanover, Indiana. “When you’re automatically registered to vote, that makes your life easier.” This remark came on the floor of the West Virginia Senate shortly before the Senate voted to pass an automatic voter registration bill. The speaker? […]

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Online Exclusive: Cryptocurrency Law for Retail Investors

Although cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are often likened to the Old Wild West, that does not mean there are not any laws governing them. While many issues surrounding the decade-old digital asset remain unclear or unregulated, there are some practices that can get the average retail investor in trouble. For example, federal policies adopted in 2017 impact taxes on cryptocurrency and participation in initial coin offerings. More regulations are likely — and that could be a good or bad thing, depending on whom you ask. This plain-language primer provides an overview of the most common legal issues that investors need to be aware of and what the future may hold.

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A Roadmap for Business and Social Movement Collaboration

by Kelly R. Eskew, J.D. Clinical Associate Professor Department of Business Law & Ethics Kelley School of Business, Indiana University 1309 East Tenth Street Bloomington, IN 47405 kreskew@indiana.edu This year, the Indiana General Assembly offered up Senate Bill 101 (the Religious Freedom Restoration Act or “RFRA”), [1] a law ostensibly intended to protect Hoosiers from […]

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Myths and Realities of GMO Labeling Initiatives

by Drake T. Land J.D. Candidate, 2015, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Indiana International & Comparative Law Review: Executive Articles Development Editor B.S., 2007, Ball State University; Muncie, Indiana dtland@umail.iu.edu Twitter (@draketland) LinkedIn Editor’s note: Mr. Land’s article was selected from submissions in the Indiana Law Review‘s first writing competition. Following the introduction […]

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The Best of Both Worlds: A Solution to Indiana’s Appointment of Counsel Funding Problem

by Burnell K. Grimes, Jr. J.D. Candidate, 2016, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law B.A., 2013, Indiana University – Bloomington; Bloomington, Indiana bukgrime@indiana.edu LinkedIn Editor’s note: Mr. Grimes’s article was selected as the winner of the Indiana Law Review‘s first writing competition. You can read more about it here. The Indiana State Legislature has […]

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Suddenly, Employers are Exposed to Large Jury Verdicts for their Employees’ HIPAA Violations

Hannah Kaufman Joseph (Attorney Profile) Marc A. Menkveld (Attorney Profile) Katz & Korin, P.C. 334 N. Senate Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46204 More info on the firm’s Blog, Facebook, and Twitter On November 14, 2014, the Indiana Court of Appeals upheld a $1.44 million jury verdict against Walgreen Company (“Walgreen”) for a pharmacist’s breach of privacy obligations. [1]. The […]

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