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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An Inside Look into IMPD Initiatives Aimed at Intervention for those Living with Mental Illness: An Interview with Sergeant Lance Dardeen
By Brittany Kelly, Marion County Public Defender Agency
In the last few years, IMPD has made big changes in its department in order to better serve our community, specifically those with mental illness. Initiatives such as the Mobile Crisis Assistance Team, the Behavioral Health Unit, Crisis Intervention Team training, and mandatory Mental Health First Aid training are allowing officers to prioritize de-escalation techniques and connection with resources over arrest.
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IndyBar Amicus Committee: Recent Briefs
By Tyler Helmond, Voyles Vaiana Lukemeyer Baldwin & Webb
The Indianapolis Bar Association Amicus Committee recently participated in two Indiana appellate cases as amicus curiae. Both cases present interesting and unresolved procedural questions of importance to appellate practitioners, and on this basis, the committee in each case urged the Indiana Supreme Court to accept transfer and offer guidance for the bar.
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Commercial and Bankruptcy Practitioners Should Take Note of These Recent Opinions
By Dustin DeNeal, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Indiana commercial and bankruptcy practitioners should be aware of several recent opinions, issued by both the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and Indiana courts, that could affect the foreclosure process and strategy in Indiana, specifically the post-foreclosure judgment appeal process.
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Translation, Participation and Education are the Keys to Successful E-Discovery Collaboration
By Helen Geib, QDiscovery
Collaboration in e-discovery has its own special challenges. First, communication between lawyers and technologists often requires translation. Second, participation is a prerequisite – but not a given. Third, continuing education and professional development improves collaboration.
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Listen: A Look into The Racing Attorneys Conference on "Business of Speed" Podcast
Take a listen to a recent episode of the "Business of Speed" podcast for a look intoThe Racing Attorneys Conference (TRAC) coming up April 9 and 10 in Indianapolis. The podcast features the Sports & Entertainment Law Section's own Wes Zirkle to talk about the conference.
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