Judge Tanya Walton Pratt succeeds Judge Jane E. Magnus-Stinson as chief judge, making history as the first person of color to lead the court.
Frost Brown Todd said the new office will be served by newly recruited lawyers as well as nearly a dozen existing attorneys who represent clients in their home markets and on the federal level.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law is partnering with Purdue University to create the first agricultural economics and law program in the nation, the Indianapolis law school has announced.
Previously, Southern District Chief Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson issued orders suspending in-person jury trials through March 1, then extended the suspension to April 5.
Dinsmore, a national firm with more than 700 attorneys in 29 cities, will add Wooden’s 47 attorneys and offices in Indianapolis, Evansville and Bloomington.
The injunction approved by Judge Sarah Evans Barker means that all mail-in ballots postmarked on or before Nov. 3 and received on or before Nov. 13—10 days after the election—must be counted, if otherwise valid.
Southern District of Indiana Judge Richard Young granted an injunction Tuesday sought by Common Cause Indiana. “The public interest plainly favors the injunction,” Young wrote.
Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush is in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Monday.
Curtis Hill’s recommendation comes after the outgoing AG issued an official opinion that Holcomb lacked the authority to impose penalties on those who chose not to obey his statewide mask mandate.
A judge on Thursday appointed a special prosecutor to investigate possible criminal charges in the shooting death of 21-year-old Dreasjon “Sean” Reed.
No staff members or lawyers at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath had tested positive for COVID-19, but a person who attended a firm event in Faegre Drinker’s Washington office had tested positive. Employees are now working remotely.
Karen E. Bravo has been named dean of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, pending formal approval by the IU Board of Trustees at its April meeting.
The filing claims Brandon Kaiser was trying to enter White Castle after 3 a.m. when Clark Circuit judges Andrew Adams and Bradley Jacobs, who had been standing nearby after a night of bar-hopping, approached Kaiser “in a hostile manner,” slammed him to the ground, choked him, beat him and kicked him in the head.
The hearing officer presiding over Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill’s discipline case has recommended that the state’s highest-ranking attorney serve a two-month suspension without automatic reinstatement for violations of two professional conduct rules related to sexual misconduct allegations.
Conservative religious groups are planning to appeal an Indiana judge’s ruling that canceled a trial challenging limits on the state’s religious objections law that were signed by then-Gov. Mike Pence.
The 43-year old woman has been charged in federal court with eight counts of wire fraud. “The evidence show that she stole over 800 separate cashier’s checks and money orders,” the indictment says, and deposited them into her own bank accounts.
Felony charges have been filed against three men involved in a high-profile shooting incident in downtown Indianapolis that sent two visiting judges to the hospital with gunshot wounds. And those charged include one of the judges.
John Westercamp’s bid comes as Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill faces an attorney disciplinary action and a civil lawsuit stemming for accusations he drunkenly groped four women at a party in March 2018.
Things have been different at the Indiana Statehouse over the last year for the four women who publicly accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of drunkenly groping them at a party in March 2018. In court filings and in public comments made June 18, Democratic Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, her legislative aide Samantha Lozano, Niki DaSilva, […]
Attorney General Curtis Hill is accused of touching the backs or buttocks of state lawmaker Mara Candelaria Reardon and three legislative staffers.