The students-plaintiffs have challenged the mandate in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and at the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, but so far their efforts have been unsuccessful.
In an unanimous appeals court opinion, Judge Frank Easterbrook cited a 116-year-old Supreme Court case that ruled states may require all members of the public to be vaccinated against smallpox.
That case gets to the heart of much litigation that began in 2020: When COVID-19 leads to a contract being broken, what can be recovered and what must be forgiven?
Todd Rokita campaigned on a platform of providing certainty in uncertain times, vowing to support constitutional liberties that he said are often under attack. He repeated those promises in his Monday remarks.
Prominent Indianapolis employment law attorney Michael Blickman received a public reprimand from the Indiana Supreme Court related to his handling of a former high school basketball coach’s student sexting scandal.
The 262 plaintiffs claimed that the doctor’s practice had implanted pacemakers or defibrillators they didn’t need and routinely scheduled unnecessary procedures.
Additional claims against the city and individual officers, however, in the death of Dreasjon “Sean” Reed will proceed.
U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr attributed this year’s rise in crime to both the COVID-19 pandemic and to what he described as the “demonization” of law enforcement.
Leanna Weissmann was selected from a pool of three finalists, which also included Vigo County Judge Lakshmi Reddy and New Albany lawyer Lisa Reger.
Holcomb’s petition also challenges Curtis Hill’s decision to appoint his chief deputy to serve in his absence.
Hill’s lawyers are advocating for the dismissal of disciplinary action, saying allegations that he inappropriately touched several women are based on events in a “private setting that had no connection with the practice of law or his role as an attorney.”
Hamilton Superior Court 1 Judge Michael A. Casati granted summary judgment Thursday to Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus and Indianapolis in litigation brought by the Indiana Family Institute, Indiana Family Action and the American Family Association of Indiana.
In handing down punishment, the Indiana Supreme Court said the actions of the three judges “were not merely embarrassing on a personal level; they discredited the entire Indiana judiciary.”
The evidentiary hearing in the disciplinary action against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill came to a close Thursday afternoon, with Hill taking the stand for a final time to continue defending himself and deny earlier allegations that he made crude sexual advances toward a former employee.
Earlier on Wednesday, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill took the stand for the first time to defend himself in a legal ethics case that could put his job in jeopardy.
Three judges have been charged with violations of the Indiana Code of Judicial Conduct for their roles in a violent May 1 altercation in downtown Indianapolis. A new report reveals exactly what the judges did that night leading up to the shootings.
Ryan Mears, who was Terry Curry’s chief trial deputy, has been serving as the interim prosecutor since Curry stepped down Sept. 23. He promised to be an independent leader who works for the good of the Indianapolis community and takes a tough stance on violent crime.
The policy shift is meant to free up resources to focus on violent crime in Indianapolis. More serious marijuana offenses involving more than one ounce of pot will still be prosecuted.
One of the two judges hospitalized after a downtown Indianapolis shooting has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery in connection with the May 1 incident. The judge will not serve any jail time under the agreement.