Supreme Court of Indiana

Indiana Religious Controversies Analyzed by Former Indiana Supreme Court Justice

by Tess Anglin, 2L Note Candidate Michael DeBoer’s article Justice Brent E. Dickson, State Constitutional Interpretation, and the Religion Provisions of the Indiana Constitution, tracks Justice Dickson’s contribution to the development of Indiana constitutional law through analyzing three cases surrounding the interpretation of the religious provisions of the Indiana Constitution. With respect to each case, […]

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Civility and Efficiency Can Still Co-Exist

by Kayleigh Long, 2L Note Candidate In a political climate of gridlock where the Senate refused to act on President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reminded the nation of the art on how to disagree vehemently within the bounds of civility after the untimely passing […]

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The ABA and Law School Innovation

by Daniel McGregor, 2L Note Candidate Enrollment at the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law is up despite an August proclamation against granting the school accreditation by an ABA advisory group. Hacker, Holly K., Students Flock to UNT-Dallas Law School Despite Questions About its Future, DALLASNEWS (Aug. 31, 2016), http://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/2016/08/31/students-flock-unt-dallas-law-school-despite-questions-future [https://perma.cc/Z2T4-3YTB]. This […]

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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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Attorney (In)Competence and Discipline

John P. Higgins, attorney Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission john.higgins@courts.in.gov The Rules of Professional Conduct provide the baseline standards by which all lawyers must conduct themselves, both in their professional and (sometimes) personal lives. Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct may serve as a basis for professional discipline, ranging anywhere from a private admonishment […]

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