The Indiana Supreme Court is pleased to announce that funds are now available for individual scholarship grants for education opportunities and for trial court grants aimed to assist courts in assessing their organizations and implementing recommended improvements. Information about the application process and application forms for both grants is available on the judicial website at … [Read more...] about Indiana Supreme Court Announces Grant Programs for Education Scholarships & Court Reform Study Projects
The Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, created by Ind. Trial Rule 80, meets monthly, usually on the third Friday of the month. The committee is charged with the duty of reviewing the rules and making recommendations for improvement to the Indiana Supreme Court. Proposals for amendments come to the committee from various sources, but most often from bar and bench committees and … [Read more...] about Rules, Rules, Rules: What's Up and What to Do if You Want to Change Them!
On December 14, 2007, teams of child welfare stakeholders gathered at the Indianapolis Convention Center for the Indiana Summit on Children. More than 300 court officials, judges, legislators, mental health professionals, foster parents, educators, service providers, and state caseworkers serving abused and neglected children attended the Summit. It was called “Partners Planning for Permanency.” Michigan Supreme Cou … [Read more...] about Indiana Summit on Children Meets in Indianapolis
The Honorable Lorenzo Arredondo, Judge of the Lake Circuit Court, has been awarded the Lincoln-Juarez Award by the Hispanic National Bar Association. The Award is named after two legal legends whose legacies include a strong dedication to fairness and equality and were contemporaries: President Abraham Lincoln and President Benito Juarez. Both were leaders in the legal profession and were committed to a lifelong s … [Read more...] about Judge Honored: Hon. Lorenzo Arredondo
The Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis Alumni Association and its Awards, Recognition, and Reunion Committee, recently announced the recipients of the 2008 alumni awards. Robyn M. Rucker (Williamson), (JD ’02) has been selected as the 2008 Early Career Achievement Award recipient. This is the first year the Early Career Achievement Award will be bestowed. The ECA honors an alumnus who has earned a degree … [Read more...] about Division Attorney Receives IU Law School Award: Robyn M. Rucker