Category: Civil Rights

Now Hiring: Paralegal

  Applicants Now hiring: Applicants must have strong communication skills and should be comfortable working on criminal defense cases. The type of cases will include clients accused of drug crimes, violent crimes and sex crimes. If the thought of interacting with someone charged with certain crimes (or viewing violent crime scene photos) makes you feel [..]

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Hope is on the Horizon

Last month, attorney Mark Nicholson was the Keynote Speaker for the Hope is on the Horizon breakfast at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Mayor of Indianapolis, Joe Hogsett, sat at the table with attorney Mark Nicholson.  The mayor was so moved by Mark’s speech that he gave him a hug after the speech. Also, attorney Mark [..]

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Mark Nicholson Speaks at HOPE

Mark Nicholson to Speak at HOPE’s Raise the Roof Breakfast “I was born in iniquity, raised in chaos, and survived destruction..” -Mark Nicholson Hear the hope of Mark Nicholson’s inspiring story of achievement through mistakes, defeat, courage, and rising on Tuesday, October 29 at 7:30am at Party Central in Evansville during HOPE’s annual Raise the [..]

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Need Help Against Your Landlord?

  Do You Have a Bad Landlord? You Have Rights Typically, leases have an “implied warranty of habitability.” What does this mean? “Habitable” means a safe and clean place to live, in compliance with local housing codes. Keeping the rental premises habitable also means that landlords must follow state health and fire codes and maintain common areas. The [..]

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Police Brutality: City to Pay $2 Million

  Indianapolis, IN.–An unarmed man (Gerald Cole) who was shot in the back by an Indianapolis police officer has received one of the largest settlements in the city’s history. The officer who shot him has been the subject of more than a half-dozen other citizen complaints and two other pending federal lawsuits. Nonetheless, he still [..]

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What is Institutionalized Discrimination?

  Institutionalized Discrimination  Institutionalized discrimination is the social injustices that people from different backgrounds experience on the institutional level.  Institutions dominate society in the United States. The main institution that people think of is the government, which is very complex. Historically, the government has been ruled by upper-class White males, which has reinforced a discriminatory [..]

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Prostitution Attorney

  Prostitution What is it?: Indiana Prostitution Laws Indiana Code 35-45-4-2:  Prostitution: a person who knowingly or intentionally performs or offers to perform sexual intercourse Patronizing a Prostitute: A person who knowingly or intentionally pays money or other property to another person for having engaged in sexual intercourse or deviate sexual conduct with the person [..]

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How to Hire the Right Employee

  How to hire the right employee. Assessing candidates for an open role can be very difficult. How do you really know you’re hiring the right employee? If you don’t ask the right questions and fully assess their skills, you won’t know until the day they start. Here’s what to look for as you hire. [..]

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Mark Nicholson Was Homeless But Found A Home As A Lawyer

  Mark Nicholson, formerly homeless, dreamed of becoming a lawyer. He found a friend and mentor in Bill Moreau, partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP. Mark passed the bar exam and fulfilled his dream in 2009. It was ten years ago, on this day, that Mark Nicholson received notice that he passed the Indiana Bar [..]

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