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By : Brian P. Williams

Update: Partial Government Shutdown May Delay Pending Federal Court Matters

For businesses and/or individuals with matters pending in Federal Court, there may be an impact on scheduling matters with the Court due to the partial government shutdown.  If the party is the United States government, the impact of the shutdown will be determined by the United States Attorney offi...

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Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection Is Narrow

The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that the whistleblower protections of the Dodd-Frank Act (the “Act”)  only apply to individuals who report problems to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”).

Background: The Act

Passed in the wake of the 2008 financial cri...

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Chatting with your lawyer about personal matters over your work email? Think again!

The attorney-client privilege is the oldest and possibly most important common law privilege in the American legal system.  The attorney-client privilege protects communications between a client and his or her lawyer, provided the discourse is only between privileged persons and is spoken or written...

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Breaking (Re)development! Evansville’s Historic Greyhound Terminal Getting Tenant

KDDK is thrilled to learn that the historic Greyhound bus terminal in downtown Evansville is going to be home to a BRU Burger Bar!  The restaurant features gourmet burgers, salads, sandwiches and craft beer.  Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and Indiana Landmarks President Marsh Davis will hold a new...

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Happy 800th Birthday!

Eight hundred years ago on this day, June 15th, King John signed the Magna Carta which limited his own powers and set ...

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Indiana Transparency Portal

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn seeks to be a leader in the community, including working on economic development projects that advance our community and our state as a whole.  In our endeavors as legal counsel to municipalities, local units of government, private developers, investors, project financ...

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Does the law need to catch up with social media?

All of us know that Americans are spending more time with social networking.  Those aged 18 to 64 who use social networks say they spend an average of 3.2 hours per day doing so, according to Read More

Give Thought to Your Farm Lease Termination Date

If changes are needed in your farming operations for 2014, you need to give consider...

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Teachers with Concealed Gun Permits

Unfortunately, incidents continue to occur at schools throughout the country.  Teachers care about their students and they care about safety.  But many law-abiding Indiana teachers with valid lifetime concealed carry permits have found themselves in legally uncertain – or at least confusing – territ...

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Please Don’t Sell the Family Farm

Perhaps you’ve heard this phrase: “Sell the family farm.”  The Indiana legislature has just made that more likely. A common estate planning technique is for mom and dad to “leave the family farm” in separate, equal shares to their children, who can then sell their shares to another or pass them to ...

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