In an order issued Tuesday, the Supreme Court noted the decision to form the commission was driven by Indiana’s falling bar passage rates. The overall pass rate for the July exam fell from 82 percent in 2008 to 65 percent in 2018.
The lawsuit is the culmination of two-year investigation that included depositions of former employees, interviews with prescribers across the state and a review of Purdue Pharma’s profits, Attorney General Curtis Hill said.
In recent years, colleges have been getting tougher on the accused when it comes to handling reports of sexual misconduct. The result is a rising number of lawsuits from students who feel their due-process rights are being violated, including several suits against schools in Indiana.
Attorney General Curtis Hill, on behalf of the state, is challenging a judge's decree that opens additional satellite voting centers in Marion County for the 2018 general election. He filed a motion Tuesday asking the federal court to withdraw the agreement.
Notre Dame Law School professor and 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett is on President Trump’s list of 25 Supreme Court-worthy nominees, but she is now seen as being on a much shorter list.
In November 2017, the school announced it was suspending admissions and exploring alternatives to remain open. In 2016, it was censured for admitting students who didn't appear capable of completing law school or passing the bar exam.