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Advisory opinion regarding lawyer social media
July 13, 2020 | Notice
The Disciplinary Commission has issued an opinion advising lawyers about the ethical risks of third party comments or tags on a lawyer's social media. This is the third formal, written advisory opinion issued since the Commission began the practice in April 2018. It is the first advisory opinion issued in 2020.
Statement on Race & Equity from Chief Justice Rush
June 5, 2020 | Statement
The gravity of the events across the country and here in Indiana demanding equity--both peaceful protests and violent outbursts--require a response from the judicial branch. The courts play a vital role in our society's aim toward justice for all. Courts are the hallowed halls within which justice is sought. It is guaranteed by due process and equal protection rights. But, if their power is abused, courts can be complicit in perpetuating the bias and inequity that are carved in our nation's history. As Chief Justice of Indiana, I want to make known that we can and must do better.