“However cagey a justice may be at the nomination stage, her approach to the Constitution becomes evident in the opinions she writes.”
Judge dismisses women’s lawsuit accusing Curtis Hill of sexual harassment
U.S. District Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson said that because the women—a state lawmaker and three legislative staffers—didn’t work for Hill, they can’t sue him under federal laws meant to prevent workplace discrimination and retaliation.Read More
Disgraced nursing-home CEO wants felony convictions tossed
The ringleader in one of the largest corporate-fraud cases in Indiana in recent years says his legal team at Barnes & Thornburg failed to disclose a “profound conflict of interest.Read More
Trump hailed Barrett—a longtime University of Notre Dame professor—as “a woman of remarkable intellect and character,” saying he had studied her record closely before making the pick.
The state appeals court ruling upheld a suburban Indianapolis county judge’s decision last year that the three groups failed to prove they had faced any harm because of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
A motion for a preliminary injunction that would expand no-excuse absentee balloting in Indiana was denied in a Friday ruling in the Southern Indiana District Court. Judge James Hanlon found the restrictions on absentee balloting do not absolutely prohibit state residents from voting.
The decision, issued Thursday by U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker, comes just months before a general election in which large numbers of Hoosiers are expected to submit absentee ballots by mail.
Jarrett and Lauren Silagyi were thrown from the high-powered boat and severely injured in the crash, which occurred when Daniel Towriss of Zionsville drove the boat into a South Florida jetty. The suit accuses him of drinking before the incident, but he has not been charged.
A national alcohol retailer with more than 200 stores in 24 states is a step closer to doing business in Indiana after a federal court temporarily barred Indiana from enforcing a prohibition that keeps out-of-state businesses from holding liquor permits.
Indiana Legal Services, Prosperity Indiana, Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic and Indiana Institute for Working Families petitioned the court to protect the payments issued as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
The city is just six months from a tentative opening for the first piece of the justice campus project, the 37,000-square-foot Assessment and Intervention Center. Construction on other buildings in phase one is well underway, and the city has started planning for phases two and three.
A new Indiana rule requiring that booked inmates be assessed to determine risks or benefits of releasing them before trial is expected to eventually reduce overcrowding at the state’s county jails, criminal justice officials said.
Clark County Circuit Court Judge Brad Jacobs and Crawford Circuit Judge Sabrina Bell were reinstated to the bench Monday following 30-day suspensions that took effect Nov. 22.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana is the state’s most overworked and ranks second in the nation for highest caseload—an issue Sen. Todd Young wants to tackle now.
Fair Finance fraud felon Tim Durham will get a chance to grill his former trial attorney and call more than a dozen witnesses during an evidentiary hearing into whether he received proper representation before he was sentenced to 50 years in federal prison.
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.
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.