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Indiana’s New Commercial Courts: Waiting for Work

by Allison Skimehorn, 2L Note Candidate Business courts may have gotten their start over 220 years ago in United States, but they are brand new to Indiana. The Indiana’s Commercial Court Pilot Project began just this June, with jurisdictions that span over the entire state. Tyler Moorhead’s article poignantly lists some of the great advantages […]

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Sovereign Immunity Across Borders: How the United States Could Learn from Indiana Following the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

by Michael Heavilon, 2L Note Candidate Earlier this year marked the fifth anniversary of the disastrous stage collapse during the Sugarland concert at the Indiana State Fair. Evan West, The Collapse, Indianapolis Monthly (August 1, 2012), http://www.indianapolismonthly.com/longform/the-collapse/ [http://permc.cc/499S-AXP9]. While those victims still recount the horrific experience, Indiana learned an important lesson in the limits of […]

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Something Must Be Done: Finding a Solution to America’s Tumultuous and Complex Relationship with the Police during Traffic Stops

by Zachary J. Mahone, 2L Note Candidate This past July, the haunting cell phone footage of Philando Castile’s death sent shockwaves through the already shaky ground of police and public relations. After being pulled over for a broken taillight, Castile was shot and killed by a Minnesota police officer over a misunderstanding involving a legally […]

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Justice Dickson’s Lasting Influence

by Kelsey Dilday, 2L Note Candidate Justice Brent E. Dickson of the Indiana Supreme Court retired on April 29, 2016, after a 30-year term. Justice Dickson is the second-longest-service Indiana Supreme Court Justice after Justice Isaac Blackford who served for more than thirty-five years in the 1800s. Indiana Supreme Court Justice Brent Dickson retiring in […]

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A Government Divided Against Itself

by Katherine M. Forbes, 2L Note Candidate https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathy-forbes-050a788 Among the many important tasks the new Commander in Chief will undertake is the appointment of a new Supreme Court Justice. Where We Stand on Stalled Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland, ABC News (October 7, 2016), http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/stand-stalled-supreme-court-nominee-merrick-garland/story?id=42648073 [https://perma.cc/Z9X8-U38C]. Many voters considered this an important element in choosing […]

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Congratulations to the Vol. 50 Note Candidates!

The Indiana Law Review is pleased to announce that the following students have been selected as Note Candidates for Volume 50.  We look forward to their contributions to legal scholarship over the coming school year. Congratulations! Tess Anglin                                                     Zach Mahone Joel Benson                                                     Ryan Mann Bradley Boswell                                             Patrick McCarney Janeia Brounson                                            Daniel McGregor Kelsey Dilday                                                  […]

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Congratulations to the Vol. 50 Note Candidates Selected for Publication!

The Indiana Law Review is pleased to announce the following note candidates have been selected for publication in Volume 50: Kristina Coleman, Beyond Baidoo v. Blood-Dzraku: Service of Process Through Facebook And Other Social Media Platforms Through An Indiana Lens John DeRoss Jr., Misclassification Of Employees As Independent Contractors In Indiana: A State Legislative Solution Justine Farris, The Right […]

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Congratulations to the Vol. 50 Editorial Board!

The Indiana Law Review is pleased to announce the following members have been selected for its editorial board of Volume 50. We look forward to their leadership and contributions to legal scholarship throughout the 2016-17 academic year. Congratulations! Tabatha Halleck, Editor in Chief Alexander Swider, Executive Managing Editor Justine Farris, Executive Notes Editor Christopher Bloomer, Executive Articles Editor Amy Dunn, Executive Articles […]

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Congratulations to the Vol. 49 Note Candidates!

The Indiana Law Review is pleased to announce that the following students have been selected as Note Candidates for Volume 49. We look forward to their contributions to legal scholarship over the coming school year. Congratulations! Melody Bledsoe Samuel Blink Chris Bloomer Alexander Carlisle Eric Coleman Kristina Coleman Rebecca Critser John DeRoss Jr. Amy Dunn Justine Farris […]

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