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Posted on: Nov 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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Supreme Court to Hear Case on Bathroom Rules for Transgender Students
By Laura Gorman, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
On October 28th, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear a school board’s appeal of a lower court decision affirming transgender students’ access to facilities appropriate for their gender identity.
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What does the Court of Appeals holding in In Re J.B. really mean?
By Lindsay Faulkenberg, Kids' Voice of Indiana
Read this article for information and insight on how a holiding in a reent Court of Appeals decision means with regards to a CHINS order surviving the closure of the CHINS case.
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A Lesson in Cooperation: When Employers Must Engage in the Interactive Process Under the ADA
By Courtney Elizabeth Endwright, Betz + Blevins
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers are only required to reasonably accommodate known physical or mental limitations of an employee with a disability. It would be otherwise unfair to expect an employer to accommodate disabilities of which it is wholly unaware.
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40,000 Lawyers Can’t Be Wrong: Learnings From the Clio Legal Trends Report
By D. Elizabeth Cox, Cox & Koons LLP
The Lawyerist recently published a blog post about the 2016 Legal Trends Report compiled by Clio Law Office Management. While a bit of a hefty read filled with charts and numbers, the meat of it provides some really interesting information regarding average billable rates by state for practice areas and styles.
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Insurance Coverage for the Internet of (Defective) Things
By Nicholas B. Reuhs, Ice Miller LLP
An increasingly interconnected world has led to a tidal wave of “cybercrime.” This new business risk runs the gamut from ransomware and cyber-extortion to funds transfer fraud and cyber-vandalism.
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