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Posted on: Apr 22, 2015

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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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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Opinion on Young v. UPS
Provided by the Labor & Employment Law Section Executive Committee
The Supreme Court of the United States issued an opinion on Young v. UPS, the case involving a UPS worker's claim under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Read two different perspectives on the opinion in this post.
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RFRA and the Criminal Case Implications
By Shaunestte Terrell, Marion County Prosecutor's Office
This post provides an explanation of Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and its potential implications for future criminal cases. Also included are several resources for more information about SB 101, the federal legislation and more.
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Court Reaffirms Insurance Coverage Available for Abandoned Sand
By Seth Thomas, Ice Miller LLP
The Indiana Court of Appeals reaffirmed its prior decision in FLM, LLC v. Cincinnati Ins. Co., concluding for the second time that insurance coverage was available in an environmental case. Read more about the decision in this post.
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Getting to Know Your Judicial Officers: Judge Steven Eichholtz
By Keith L. Hancock, Hollingsworth & Zivitz PC
Check out the second installment of Getting to Know Your Judicial Officers, a year-long Q+A series provided by the Solo/Small Firm Practice Section that features local judicial officers. This entry features Judge Steven Eichholtz of Marion County Superior Court 8.
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Resources for Filed Rates for Title Insurance Coverage
By Russell Brown, Clark Quinn Moses Scott & Grahn LLP
Filed rates for title insurance coverage within the state of Indiana are compiled by the Indiana Department of Insurance. This post provides resources with the most updated information about filed rates that are currently available, including a title insurance rate comparison tool, filed rates for owner's policies and more.
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*If you’re hanging out with people who aren’t lawyers, here’s something even they will find interesting: Facebook information is now cited in one third of all divorce cases. Just one more reason to walk a straight line when it comes to social media usage.

 

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