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Posted on: Apr 28, 2016

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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Indianapolis Rising as "Economic Hot Spot"
RCLCO's Economic Hot Spot map, first published in 2013 to gauge growth in the U.S. following the Great Financial Crisis, shows Indy jumping from 21st to fouth in one year.
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Justice Dickson Hears Final Argument in Historic Corydon Courtroom
By Josh S. Tatum, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
On April 20, The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral argument in the Indiana Supreme Court courtroom, but this time the Court was also on the road. This argument took place in the original courtroom of the Hoosier State's highest court, located in the first state Capitol building in Corydon. The argument commemorated the bicentennial of Indiana's statehood in 1816. It also marked Justice Brent E. Dickson's last argument as a justice, one of over 1,400 total over the former Chief Justice's thirty years on the Court.
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Family Law Section Provides Comments on Propsed ADR Rule Changes
During this month's IndyBar Board of Directors meeting, the board reviewed and approved the Family Law Section's comments to the proposed amendments to the Indiana Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules.
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Females Hit "Glass Ceiling" in Legal Profession for Third Straight Year
Female lawyers still hitting the glass ceiling - for the third straight year law firms have made negligible progress toward gender equality, according to Law360's 2016 Glass Ceiling Report's annual survey of more than 300 firms.
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Luddite-Lawyers Guide to Computer Backup Systems
Are you a Luddite-lawyer when it comes to e-discovery and computer backup systems? Perhaps you find yourself often relating to Milton Waddams from Office Space? Craig Ball, noted authority on electronic evidence, shares his updated guide to reflect the state-of-the-art in backup techniques and media.
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