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Indiana Supreme Court Waives Limitations on Distance Education Courses Due to COVID-19 Pandemic - IndyBar News

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Posted on: Mar 31, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and public health emergency, the Indiana Supreme Court has issued an order amending the limitations on allowable distance education for attorneys and judges in Indiana.

From the order: 

The Supreme Court therefore ORDERS that the credit-hour limitations on distance education courses set forth in Indiana Admission and Discipline Rule 28, Sections 3(a) and 3(b), and Rule 29, Section 3(a) are hereby WAIVED for all attorneys, judges, and State Level Judicial Officers whose three-year Educational Period or Judicial Officer Educational Period ends on December 31, 2020. Those credit-hour limitations are AMENDED for all other attorneys, judges, and State Level Judicial Officers as follows: Judges and attorneys whose educational periods expire on or before December 31, 2022 may obtain no more than 24 hours of distance education; and State Level Judicial Officers whose educational period expires on or before December 31, 2022, may obtain no more than 36 hours by distance education.

See the full order here.

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