Judge Robert W. Freese has been suspended from judicial office without pay for 45 days after appointing a friend as a trustee of an estate case he was presiding over and failing to take action when the friend did not fulfill his duties, resulting in a “massive theft.”
A complaint filed Tuesday by the Indiana Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Commission alleges that Curtis Hill committed criminal acts of battery by groping four women at a party after the 2018 legislative session. The misconduct charges could impact Hill’s ability to continue serving as AG.
Among the lawmakers leading the charge for harassment legislation is Democratic Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, one of the four women who say Attorney General Curtis Hill groped them at a party last March.
The House on Tuesday unanimously passed House Bill 1006, sending it to the Senate for consideration. The bill, authored by Avon Republican Greg Steuerwald, has five major provisions.
A civil lawsuit against Butler University brought by a student who claims he was wrongly expelled after being falsely accused of sexual assault has ended with a judgment in favor of the university and other school personnel involved in the investigation.
A ruling on Monday from the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a city ordinance that prohibits adult entertainment businesses from operating in certain areas.
The town intended to annex almost 4,500 acres it said was needed for road improvements and other development.
The latest development in a longstanding legal battle between two business titans has resulted in a verdict against the leaders of the national home-improvement store chain Menards.
The future for cannabidiol, or CBD, oil in Indiana remains unclear after an Indiana senator declined to call for a vote on two bills that would legalize the sale of the substance if certain specifications are met.
Former Indiana Department of Child Services Director Mary Beth Bonaventura plans to join the Indiana Attorney General’s Office as special counsel Monday, a move that comes about a month after she resigned from her DCS post.
The decision gives new life to efforts by Monarch, the state’s largest beer and wine distributor, to sell liquor in Indiana—efforts that have been shot down repeatedly by the Legislature and have led to several other lawsuits.
A district court judge ruled Indiana University’s School of Dentistry and high-ranking members of its faculty did not violate a former clinic director’s rights by firing him for alleged sexual harassment of students.
An Indianapolis attorney accused of misusing funds in her lawyer trust account can no longer practice law in Indiana after the state Supreme Court accepted her resignation.
Former Land Bank manager Reginald Walton and former Indianapolis Minority Aids Coalition leader David Johnson both failed to have their convictions overturned.
Marketing and development staffers are learning to be much more sophisticated and data-savvy in helping attorneys establish relationships with prospective clients.
The court decided in a divided opinion that the information in the white paper in question is protected from public access.
Greg Zoeller hopes to continue to assist in legal education programs and is looking for a central home for all of the ideas and projects he hopes to implement once he leaves the Statehouse.
A Hamilton County judge has ruled that a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of human rights ordinances in four Indiana cities can continue, despite the cities’ arguments that there was no legal standing to bring the suit.