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Posted on: Jul 29, 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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PokemonGo: The Legal Issues Examined
By Patricia Orloff Erdmann, Office of the Attorney General
With over 21 million daily active users traveling an augmented reality to catch wild Pokemon, legal issues have recently been raised.
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Be a Judge for a Day!
By Mag. Kimberly Dean Mattingly, Marion Superior Court
Thanks to legislation that became effective July 1, lawyers can be appointed to serve as Judge Pro Tempore, even if the sitting, elected Judge is present in court that day.
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Gay Rights Group Calls on FDA to Lift Blood Donor Ban
Gay rights groups and members of Congress called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reverse the guideline that bars gay and bisexual men from donating blood unless they abstain from sex for one year.
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We're Close: Flying Cars Might Become a Reality Sooner than You Think
The National Law Review reports that recent accidents involving automated vehicles have some wondering if having less cars on the road is a better long-term approach. As it turns out, the world’s top automaker might be developing technology that will take cars off the road, literally.
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Lawyer Loses Appeals Over Indy Skyline Photo
The Seventh Circuit affirms Judge Tanya Walton Pratt’s grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants in copyright infringement case brought by Indianapolis lawyer over his photograph of the Indianapolis skyline.
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