Claiming the judiciary cannot interfere with church matters, the U.S. Department of Justice and Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill have entered the fight between the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis and a teacher dismissed from Cathedral High School.
Indiana is urging the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to apply the brakes to the challenge to the state’s restrictions on absentee balloting. However, in an order issued Tuesday, the 7th Circuit granted the plaintiffs’ motion to expedite the appeal.
The Indiana Supreme Court is launching a new mediation program to help stem an anticipated flood of evictions by facilitating settlement agreement.
A motion for a preliminary injunction that would expand no-excuse absentee balloting in Indiana was denied in a Friday ruling in the Southern Indiana District Court. Judge James Hanlon found the restrictions on absentee balloting do not absolutely prohibit state residents from voting.
As Indiana’s moratorium on evictions is set to end on Friday, legal aid providers are estimating the national price tag for helping tenants facing the prospect of losing their places to live will top $2.5 billion.
Dimos, 59, had become the general counsel of the Chicago-based American Bar Association in September.
The Indiana Supreme Court issued an order Wednesday again revamping the July 2020 bar exam, opting to send test questions by email and allowing applicants to refer to notes and course materials during the test.
Despite the upheaval and uncertainty the pandemic has created for legal education, law school admissions officers say this fall’s first-year law class will likely be the same size, if not bigger, than the class that started in fall 2019.
Two Indianapolis-based law firms each were approved for PPP loans totaling between $5 million and $10 million.
Four Marion County residents have filed a lawsuit in state court, challenging Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill’s ability to remain in office after having his law license suspended beginning May 18.
Claiming an IDEM official gave “disparate treatment out of sheer vindictiveness” and “orchestrated a campaign of official harassment,” environmental consultants and business owners have filed a lawsuit against the Indiana Department of Environment Management and a deputy assistant commissioner.
A lawsuit alleging harm and constitutional violations by the Indiana Department of Child Services has survived a motion to dismiss.
A national alcohol retailer with more than 200 stores in 24 states is a step closer to doing business in Indiana after a federal court temporarily barred Indiana from enforcing a prohibition that keeps out-of-state businesses from holding liquor permits.
Indiana Legal Services, Prosperity Indiana, Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic and Indiana Institute for Working Families petitioned the court to protect the payments issued as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
Indiana University’s two law schools posted the biggest declines in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings, while Notre Dame Law School slipped but was still within the range established in the previous few years.
Like the entrepreneurs they represent, the three lawyers who recently formed JBJ Legal got restless working for someone else. Befitting their entrepreneurial spirit, the three have leveraged technology and capitalized on modern-day office concepts in starting their firm.
In a move that’s expected to transform the Indiana legal landscape, Bingham Greenebaum Doll has announced it will be combining with Dentons, the world’s largest law firm.
He notified Gov. Eric Holcomb of his resignation Monday morning. Chief trial deputy Ryan Mears will immediately become acting prosecutor and a caucus of Marion County Democratic precinct committeepersons will be called within 30 days to elect an individual to fulfill the remainder of Curry’s term, which ends Dec. 31, 2022.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is among the 29 attorneys general across the country backing a proposed settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, calling the agreement a “significant breakthrough in our important fight against the opioid crisis.”