An Indiana man whose $35,000 Land Rover was seized after his arrest for selling heroin will get to keep the vehicle, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday, more than two years after the U.S. Supreme Court sided with him in a key ruling on criminal fines.
NCAA could seek once-radical solutions after Supreme Court loss
After the NCAA’s stinging legal loss this week, college sports leaders are acknowledging the path forward will have to include changes that once seemed antithetical to the mission.Read More
Holcomb asks Supreme Court whether AG Hill’s suspension creates vacancy for him to fill
Holcomb’s petition also challenges Curtis Hill’s decision to appoint his chief deputy to serve in his absence.Read More
Judge: City can’t use eminent domain for Waterside during legal fight with Ambrose
The city of Indianapolis was told Wednesday by a judge that it can’t begin eminent domain proceedings on the former GM stamping plant site until its ongoing legal dispute with development firm Ambrose Property Group has been resolved.Read More
State panel gives Indiana’s chief justice new 5-year term
The Judicial Nominating Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to reappoint Chief Justice Loretta Rush to the position she’s held since 2014.Read More
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.
The Indiana Supreme Court on Monday handed down an order suspending jury trials statewide, citing “the need for drastic measures as COVID-19 continues to surge.”
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.
Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush is in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Monday.
Lawyers for Indiana’s attorney general argued Friday that he has the legal right to remain in office even while serving a 30-day suspension of his law license for groping a state legislator and three other women.
In a first for the state of Indiana, the law license of the elected attorney general has been suspended for attorney misconduct.
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.
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.
In handing down punishment, the Indiana Supreme Court said the actions of the three judges “were not merely embarrassing on a personal level; they discredited the entire Indiana judiciary.”
The Indiana Supreme Court ruling released Wednesday upholds lower court rulings in the case that began in 2010.
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.
Judge Robert W. Freese has been suspended from judicial office without pay for 45 days after appointing a friend as a trustee of an estate case he was presiding over and failing to take action when the friend did not fulfill his duties, resulting in a “massive theft.”
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.
Two residents with a home on Lake Michigan contended lakefront landowners should have the right to limit who uses the beaches abutting their properties.
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.