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Posted on: Aug 2, 2021

Chief Judge Tanya Walton Pratt has issued a General Order, effective Tuesday, August 3, 2021, that requires all entrants and occupants of federal courthouses in Indiana to wear face coverings and maintain six feet of social distancing in all public spaces, regardless of vaccination status

Posted on: Aug 2, 2021

The latest legal scoop to keep you in the loop: Here are the top five stories from the IndyBar this month.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2021

Our calendar features extra fun this week: get to know fellow IndyBar friends and colleagues at one of the two social events! See what else is happening and read the most recent IndyBar news here.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2021

In 2016, the Indiana Supreme Court issued an order adopting Criminal Rule 26 with the goal of improving pretrial practices across the state to promote fairness and safety. The court started by encouraging trial judges to utilize an evidence-based risk assessment tool to aid in making pretrial decisions. Marion County immediately began preparing for the change (which went into effect across the state in 2020). Marion Superior Court established a diverse working group of justice professionals to discuss the process and implementation. The group comprised of representatives from the courts, law enforcement, prosecutors, public defenders, probation, community corrections and community-based treatment providers.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2021

One summer tradition that impacts all of us working in the criminal justice system is increased traffic enforcement. I know you have heard the slogans, “Click It or Ticket,” “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” “Drive High, Get a DUI,” etc. What you may not have realized is that each of these nifty slogans is commonly attached to millions of dollars of federal grant projects through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for these enforcement efforts. These campaigns are intended to drive down traffic fatalities by encouraging seatbelt usage, detecting and deterring impaired driving and other dangerous driving behavior.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2021

An IndyBarHQ utilization task force has been organized, featuring a diverse group of members, to direct our new HQ’s evolution with intention and creativity. The ideas already are simmering vigorously, but we need your help to bring them to a full boil.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2021

As July comes to an end, make room on your calendar for some IndyBar time! Get CLE hours with us this week. See what's on our calendar and read the latest IndyBar news here.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2021

Looking to snag some CLE hours? Itching to get your clubs out and hit the course? You can do BOTH with the IndyBar this week! Check out what's on our calendar and catch up on recent news here.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2021

Thank you to the IndyBar members who've taken time out of their busy schedules to donate to our new Virtual Help Desk program. Our volunteers have been monitoring the online messaging system and answering legal questions from website visitors. In June, our volunteers helped 405 people!

Posted on: Jul 16, 2021

A lawyer from Washington State recently experienced the appellate practitioner’s version of the proverbial nightmare of sleeping through a final exam. On June 7, 2021, the lawyer was presenting at a virtual oral argument before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. A few minutes into the argument, the lawyer discovered he was arguing the wrong case.


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