Government Practice Section

July 24, 2014
40 Years Ago Today

Which historic case was decided today? Hint: It set precedent that limited the power of the U.S. president.

July 22, 2014
Taxes Paid Twice: INDOT Policy to Sue for Property Damages in Question

Taxes go toward maintaining public roadways, so why is INDOT suing for damages to state property? One trucking company's case has brought the question to light.

July 21, 2014
Indiana Supreme Court Task Force Recommends Anonymous Pro Bono Hours

A task force proposed a mandate that would aid in underreporting of pro bono hours.

July 9, 2014
Today and 146 Years Ago

Today, courts are inundated with migrants wishing to obtain citizenship. In 1868, the U.S. was defining citizenship for the first time.

July 2, 2014
Today and 50 Years Ago

The state is at a turning point when it comes to recognizing same-sex marriages. Fifty years ago, the nation was at a turning point based on racial discrimination.

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The purpose of the IndyBar Government Practice section is to promote the objects of the Association within the fields of law practiced by lawyers involved with or employed by Federal, State, or local governments. To that end, it is the purposes of this section: (1) to study and report upon the proposed, necessary, and desirable Federal and State legislation and local ordinances; (2) to bring together members of the Association interested in government practice and to confer upon the various problems incurred in these areas; and (3) to promote the legal education of members of the Association and the public by sponsoring meetings, institutes and conferences and by preparing and publishing articles concerning government practice.
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A Message from the Section Chair

Nicole Kelsey

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Nicole Kelsey - 2014 Government Practice Section Chair - Church Church Hittle & Antrim

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