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Study: Legal needs rise despite available aid

Despite a continued need for legal representation, few Americans hire attorneys. Legal aid experts said there are two questions the legal community should consider: what’s keeping people, particularly those from low-income communities, from hiring legal help; and how can the profession reverse the trend?
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Legal aid funding included in budget deal

As part of the $400 billion budget deal passed by Congress early Friday morning, Legal Services Corp., which provides financial support to Indiana Legal Services, will continue to receive funding about equal to its fiscal year 2017 appropriation. The White House had once proposed completely defunding the agency.
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Attorneys choose Vinovich to serve on JNC, JQC

Highland attorney and one-time Indiana State Bar Association president Daniel B. Vinovich won a three-way race to be elected as the northern Indiana attorney representative to the Judicial Nominating Commission and Judicial Qualifications Commission.
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Law school graduate’s case won’t be heard

A federal judge has reaffirmed his decision not to hear a law school graduate’s case against the members of the Indiana Board of Law Examiners, declining to grant a motion for reconsideration based on a finding that the board’s proceedings against him were not in bad faith.
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