The Indiana Supreme Court has appointed former Justice Myra Selby to hear allegations that state Attorney General Curtis Hill committed professional misconduct by allegedly groping a lawmaker and three legislative staffers at a bar.
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.
The Indiana Supreme Court declined to consider a case that was delaying the proposed redevelopment of the 800 block of North East Street. The project includes more than 50 condominiums, retail space, townhouses and single-family homes.
In an order issued Tuesday, the Supreme Court noted the decision to form the commission was driven by Indiana’s falling bar passage rates. The overall pass rate for the July exam fell from 82 percent in 2008 to 65 percent in 2018.
The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled in a landmark decision that Lake Michigan's shoreline is open to all, and adjacent property owners can't exercise exclusive control of the beach between their homes and the water.
An attorney is planning to ask the state Supreme Court to consider whether a central Indiana county's public defender system is violating the rights of indigent defendants to an adequate legal defense.
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.