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.
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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.
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.
Norfolk Southern Railway Co. challenged the statute after receiving 23 citations in Allen County from December 2014 to December 2015.
The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled in a landmark decision that Lake Michigan's shoreline is open to all, and adjacent property owners can't exercise exclusive control of the beach between their homes and the water.
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.
The decision gives new life to efforts by Monarch, the state’s largest beer and wine distributor, to sell liquor in Indiana—efforts that have been shot down repeatedly by the Legislature and have led to several other lawsuits.
A lower court judge temporarily blocked Starbucks from closing its Teavana stores because of its lease obligations.
The lengthy battle between the city of Carmel and residents of the 1,017-acre unincorporated area of Clay Township started in 2004 when Carmel voted to include the community in the city's boundaries.