The joint stipulation motion states the parties agree that Abdul-Hakim Shabazz is “not barred from future in-person press conferences” held by Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita and will be “allowed admission consistent with terms and conditions” placed on other media.
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Andrew Detherage, partner in the firm’s litigation group, will take over as managing partner.
Loren Comstock has been suspended from the practice of law for 120 days for failing to provide competent representation and to keep his client reasonably informed about the progress of her federal lawsuit against her former employer and labor union.
The agreement from multiple state attorneys general, including those who had most aggressively opposed Purdue’s original settlement proposal, was disclosed late Wednesday.
Nate Feltman, co-owner and CEO of IBJ Media, will move back into the role of publisher of the legal news organization.
As part of his battle with the Legislature over executive powers, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is accusing Attorney General Todd Rokita of creating a legal fiction in order to expand the attorney general’s “authority beyond his statutory duties and powers.”
Indiana’s passage rate has been falling in recent years. The 2015 February exam posted a pass rate of 67%, but the percentage of successful applicants sank to 55% with the February 2016 exam.
Indiana intellectual property attorneys had first-hand experience with the increase of patent filings during the pandemic, as researchers and inventors harnessed their creative skills while quarantining.
The defense of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s action comes even though Republican Attorney General Todd Rokita, who took office in January, previously called for curbing the governor’s authority.
Republican Todd Rokita was sworn into office as attorney general in January, but he continues to serve as strategic policy adviser for Apex Benefits, a decision that is being questioned by a government-accountability watchdog group.
The order concluded a more than year-long disciplinary case involving Larry Mackey’s relationship with the ex-wife of a former client, Fishers hedge fund executive Keenan Hauke of Samex Capital Partners.
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.
Brian Zaiger, Westfield’s city attorney since 1992, resigned earlier this month at the request of the mayor. Doug Haney, an attorney for the city of Carmel, tendered his verbal resignation late last month after representing the municipality for 24 years.
Prior to serving as inspector general, Lori Torres was commissioner of the Indiana Department of Labor under former Gov. Mitch Daniels and general counsel and deputy commissioner for the Indiana Department of Transportation.
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 amount is about one-third of the roughly $57,000 the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission had asked the court in September to order Curtis Hill pay toward expenses in the case.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is disputing tens of thousands of dollars in expenses a state commission wants him to pay in the disciplinary case stemming from allegations that he groped a state lawmaker and three other women during a party.
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.
Indiana Democrats are targeting the state attorney general’s race as their best chance to break the stranglehold Republicans have over state government.