The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium’s 2021 State of the Industry Survey found spending on outside law firms nearly doubled from the previous year.
Austen Parrish, dean of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and one of the 25 longest-serving law school deans in the country, will be stepping down from the Bloomington institution to start a new job in August.
The joint stipulation motion states the parties agree that Abdul-Hakim Shabazz is “not barred from future in-person press conferences” held by Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita and will be “allowed admission consistent with terms and conditions” placed on other media.
Former CEO James Burkhart pleaded guilty in January 2018 to a scheme in which vendors working for American Senior Communities inflated invoices and kicked back profits to Burkhart and other company officials.
The Archdiocese is continuing its fight to block the discrimination lawsuit brought by Joshua Payne-Elliott. The language and social studies teacher was fired after 13 years of teaching at Cathedral High School because he is married to a man.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana also issued a press release Monday saying it had filed a lawsuit on behalf of Shabazz against the attorney general for violating the First Amendment.
The Patachou restaurants in Indianapolis and Carmel will not be able to recoup their financial losses from the COVID-19 shutdown in the spring of 2020 after a federal court found the insurance policy they held only reimbursed for damage to the actual brick and mortar structures.
The bank was accused in a lawsuit earlier this year of providing disproportionately fewer mortgages to Black borrowers, closing branches in predominantly Black neighborhoods and giving Black people less information during the mortgage-application process.
Dates for the big move are being pushed back due to COVID-related holdups in getting some systems and equipment, such as cameras, network switches, outdoor lights and other items with computer chips.
A gay teacher who sued the Archdiocese of Indianapolis after he was terminated from his teaching position at Cathedral High School has been given another chance to make his case.
Andrew Detherage, partner in the firm’s litigation group, will take over as managing partner.
Loren Comstock has been suspended from the practice of law for 120 days for failing to provide competent representation and to keep his client reasonably informed about the progress of her federal lawsuit against her former employer and labor union.
The ruling from Senior Judge Sarah Evans Barker also hinted that Congress needs to address the problems with the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana, or FHCCI, brought the legal action Thursday after a multiyear investigation of the Indiana-based financial institution and meeting with bank officials.
The whistleblower lawsuit against state Treasurer Kelly Mitchell alleges that she illegally awarded state contracts to campaign supporters. The defendants also include law firm Ice Miller.
A decision issued Tuesday by the Indiana Court of Appeals is allowing the state to again stop the federal enhanced unemployment benefits that Gov. Eric Holcomb had tried to end in June because he thought the extra money encouraged workers to stay out of the job market.
In the window between the end of the previous moratorium on evictions and the issuance of the current ban, 486 eviction cases were filed in Indiana from Aug. 1 through midday Aug. 4, according to data from the Indiana Supreme Court.
The Indiana Supreme Court has denied Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita’s emergency petition to halt a trial court from continuing proceedings in the governor’s lawsuit against the Legislature.
State officials argued in their court filings Monday that a Marion County judge “abused” his discretion last month by ordering Indiana to resume participation in the benefit programs.
Gov. Eric Holcomb and the state’s Workforce Development office “will discuss an immediate appeal of the judge’s order with the Attorney General,” the governor’s office said.