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Former Indiana Department of Revenue Commissioner Adam Krupp announced Tuesday morning that he is calling off his run to unseat incumbent Attorney General Curtis Hill. Meanwhile, another Republican announced his candidacy.
Indiana agencies are not allowed to use an “X” gender designation on identification documents for residents who don’t identify as male or female, the state attorney general said.
The move comes in response to questions over whether Hill can remain as the state government’s top lawyer if his law license is suspended for disciplinary reasons.
Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, a Republican who called for Attorney General Curtis Hill’s resignation in 2018, said the prospect of an indefinite suspension causes uncertainty that he hopes the five-member Supreme Court will address in its final ruling.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, who awaits the outcome of a professional misconduct complaint involving his alleged drunken groping of four women, is facing scrutiny over a string of financial decisions he’s made since taking office.
Democrat Jonathan Weinzapfel announced his campaign Tuesday, saying he would “restore honor and integrity to the attorney general’s office.”
Across the country, attorneys are scrambling to file a new wave of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, thanks to rules enacted in 15 states that extend or suspend the statute of limitations to allow claims stretching back decades.
William Doyle Ruckelshaus was born in 1932 in Indianapolis to a line of politically active lawyers. He spent his early legal career in the city and became a state political leader in the 1960s.
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.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill denied the claims of four women as he testified Thursday during a hearing on professional misconduct charges that threaten his law license and career.
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.
House Speaker Brian Bosma, former Senate President Pro Tempore David Long and numerous people who attended the infamous party at A.J.’s Lounge in May 2018 testified Tuesday at Attorney General Curtis Hill’s attorney discipline case.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is trying to block two women from testifying about allegations of sexual misconduct as he prepares for an upcoming disciplinary hearing on separate claims that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year.
Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson said the former attorney and tax preparer “has a complete lack of respect for the law, for the tax code, his fellow citizens and for the court.”
Sen. Karen Tallian, of Ogden Dunes, announced her campaign Wednesday morning, saying she plans to “restore checks and balances to the Statehouse and to be a voice for all who live here.”
An Indianapolis attorney who pleaded guilty to public indecency last year after being accused of exposing himself to two busloads of high school girls basketball players is facing new charges of stealing more than $53,000 from a client.
A Carmel-based plaintiff has filed a lawsuit against Krieg DeVault, alleging the Indianapolis-based law firm’s failure to file a property deed in 2003 in a transaction involving defunct retailer HHGregg could now cost the real estate company millions of dollars.
John Westercamp’s bid comes as Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill faces an attorney disciplinary action and a civil lawsuit stemming for accusations he drunkenly groped four women at a party in March 2018.
Curtis Hill said the raises are to reward performance and stay competitive, not to thank employees for sticking with him through controversy.