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.
With controversy over Attorney General Curtis Hill still fresh, Indiana Chamber of Commerce CEO Kevin Brinegar on Monday suggested making the AG position appointed instead of elected. Hill said he opposed the idea.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has been named vice chairman of the national Republican Attorneys General Association even as he resists calls from the state’s GOP governor and legislative leaders to resign.
An Ice Miller partner has been accused of misconduct related to the investigation of a former basketball coach who later was convicted for trying to entice a student into sex.
Valparaiso University and Middle Tennessee State University had approved transferring the struggling law school to the Volunteer State, but higher-education officials objected.
The campaign-finance violations involved payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model. Michael Cohen cast the payments as attempts to influence the 2016 election and said they were made “at the direction” of Donald Trump.
House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate Pro Tem David Long released a joint statement Thursday evening saying they believe the state lawmaker and legislative staffers who have accused Hill of inappropriately touching them. Gov. Eric Holcomb followed minutes later with a statement agreeing with Bosma and Long.
In the scheme, a husband and wife would assume false identities and scam consumer electronics from Amazon, prosecutors said. They would sell the goods to an associate, often in parking lots in Indianapolis.
The Indiana Supreme Court has disbarred a lawyer imprisoned for the misappropriation of funds from six estates that authorities say totaled hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Susan Bayh, the wife of former Sen. and Gov. Evan Bayh, had a malignant glioblastoma removed Tuesday.
Would-be lawyers continue to have a troubled relationship with the Indiana Bar Exam. Only 47 percent passed the exam in February, the lowest rate on record, according to preliminary figures.
U.S. District Judge Jane E. Magnus-Stinson of the Southern District of Indiana also ordered the defendant to pay up to $750,000 in restitution to his victims.
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.
Employers across America paid a record amount in settlements for workplace violations last year, but that isn’t expected to be a trend.
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.
In an attempt to reopen his case, Keenan Hauke says Barnes and Thornburg partner Larry Mackey—who is now married to Hauke’s ex-wife—did not adequately represent him.
Attorney Karl Haas worked on some of the Indianapolis area’s biggest real estate projects over past last three decades.
The attorney entered guilty pleas to filing false visa applications on behalf of about 250 clients, collecting $750,000 in fraudulent fees.
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.