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About Bose McKinney & Evans LLP

Bose McKinney & Evans LLP is a business law firm, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, serving both publicly held and privately held businesses, governmental entities and high-growth industries. Our clients include Fortune 100 companies, international manufacturers, national and regional financial institutions, agribusinesses, sports teams, university-incubated start-ups, media, utilities, cities and schools, to name a few. We strive to build strong relationships with our clients as key business advisors, to exceed expectations in the quality of our work, to be knowledgeable about our clients’ businesses and sectors, to be responsive to service needs and to continually seek to improve the delivery of client services. Our ultimate focus is on our clients.

Updated FERPA & PPRA Annual Notices

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (“FERPA”), is administered by the Family Policy Compliance Office (“FPCO”) in the U.S. Department of Education. The FPCO also enforces the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (“PPRA”).  Indiana Code 20-30-5-17 creates … Continue reading

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EEOC Restates Its Position That the Use of Arrest Records May Violate Title VII

On April 25, 2012 the EEOC restated the possibility that the use of criminal background checks by employers may violate Title VII if the standard they employ has a disproportionate adverse impact based on race, national origin, or other protected … Continue reading

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OK, whose miniature horse is this?

No less than four different sets of regulations cover the use of a service animal by a person at school. Indiana law has the broadest definition of service animal. It  defines ”service animal” to mean any animal that helps with … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Indiana State Fair Tragedy

There are lessons for K-12 schools in the report by Witt Associates on the August 13 State Fair tragedy.  The State Fair grandstand concert presented risks similar to spring school activities such as baseball games, baccalaureate and graduation,  and fall activities … Continue reading

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