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Posted on: Sep 10, 2014
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The latest legal scoop to keep you in the loop: Here are the top five stories from the IndyBar this month.

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Proposal to Shorten Principal Briefs Leads to Discussion
By Stephen J. Peters, Harrison & Moberly LLP
A new proposal to reduce the word limit for principal briefs in the U.S. Courts of Appeals has sparked conversation. Stephen J. Peters submitted a reference article with everything you need to know about the proposal and how you can submit comments.
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A Winning Night for the Sports & Entertainment Law Section at Victory Field
By Jason R. Bonikowske, Just Marketing International
Featuring the first-ever section video content, this recap of the Sports & Entertainment Law Section's social event at the Indians game is one you don't want to miss. Let's just say a chairman and a law student compete on-field...and lucky for us, it was captured on camera. Check out the article to watch it now!
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Straight from a Member: Common Mistakes of Young Lawyers
By Dina M. Cox, Lewis Wagner LLP
Young lawyers are guilty of making many of the same mistakes that law students do, and no matter how long you've been practicing, a brush-up from time-to-time to avoid those mistakes never hurts. Check out this article to see what IndyBar member Dina M. Cox of Lewis Wagner LLP recommends in her recent article.
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Changes Recommended to Marion County Small Claims Courts
A national court consultant has recommended changes to the Marion County Small Claims Courts. The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) recently submitted their recommendations based on the results of a survey they conducted at the request of the Marion County Circuit Court.
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In Memoriam: Steve Ancel
On August 14, the IndyBar lost longtime member and esteemed colleague Steve Ancel. His obituary and memorial donation information can be found in this article.
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If you're hanging out with people who aren't lawyers, here's something even they will find interesting: Burger King may be moving to our northern neighbor, Canada. But don't worry - you'll still be able to get their Whoppers here.

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