Category: Civil Rights

Wrongful Conviction Attorney

  Wrongful Convictions One of the main reasons I am so passionate about the legal field is that so many innocent people are wrongfully convicted. It is terrible to think that an innocent person has lost so many years of their life because of someone’s mistakes. No amount of money will ever give them those [..]

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George Floyd Family Receives 27 Million

The Minneapolis City Council approved Friday a $27 million civil settlement with the family of George Floyd. The city council voted 13-0 to approve the settlement. The settlement directs $500,000 to benefit the George Floyd Memorial site at 38th and Chicago. Officer Derek Chauvin Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on Floyd’s [..]

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Army Vet Receives Honors as an Attorney

‘The first two years of law school, I was homeless’ | Army veteran rises to Elite Lawyer honors Mark Nicholson served his country in the United States Army, then served time in prison. After being released from prison, he was homeless but now is an attorney in Indianapolis. Author: Sarah Jones for WTHR INDIANAPOLIS — [..]

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Indianapolis Attorney Mark Nicholson Honored As 2020 Elite Lawyer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Law Firm Newswire)-Indianapolis attorney Mark Nicholson is honored as a 2020 Elite Lawyer. The Elite Lawyer designation recognizes attorneys who have displayed exceptional levels of competence in professional practice. Peers or members of the review committee nominate attorneys for this honor. Elite Lawyers choose attorneys for their directory. The directory provides consumers [..]

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3 Reasons Why Sex Work Should Be Decriminalized

  Prostitution is illegal in most parts of the world, including the United States but should be decriminalized. Even though there’s still a huge stigma surrounding sex work, the adult entertainment industry attracts plenty of clients. In fact, the main reason why people engage in sex work is because of the money — not through coercion [..]

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The Nicholson Nugget, August 2020

The Nicholson Nugget August 2020, issue 11 In this issue, there is an article I wrote concerning employment sexual harassment. And then there is a link to a video about a barbershop in Hamilton County. It was recorded a couple of months ago why we were opening up from being locked down in Marion County. [..]

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Prohibition of Cellphone Use While Driving in Indiana

Distracted driving can be defined as anything that interferes with the driver’s concentration, thereby compromising safe driving. It involves activities such as eating, drinking, or cellphone use while driving. In 2018, distracted driving caused 2,841 deaths, 1,730 of them being drivers. Most states, including Indiana, have been enacting laws that discourage drivers from calling, texting, or [..]

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The Nicholson Nugget, July 2020

The Nicholson Nugget July 2020, issue 10 This is The Nicholson Nugget: the official newsletter of the Law Office of Mark Nicholson.   You can subscribe by clicking here. July is the month we celebrated our Declaration of Independence.  July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject to the monarch of Britain and [..]

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The Nicholson Nugget, June 2020

  The Nicholson Nugget June 2020, issue 9-Diversity This is The Nicholson Nugget: the official newsletter of the Law Office of Mark Nicholson.   You can subscribe by clicking here.  This issue has an article about diversity. Black Lives Matter protests and demonstrations continued in June.  The courts are slowly opening back up, and I had my first court appearance [..]

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