Sitting shoulder to shoulder with his colleagues in the original Indiana Supreme Court chamber in Corydon, Justice Brent Dickson heard the last arguments of his 30-year career Wednesday.
The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled in December that the city’s local traffic code violated Indiana’s Home Rule act.
The unanimous decision says the city can allow smoking at gambling facilities while banning it at bars.
IBM breached its agreement with the state in its failed bid to privatize Indiana’s welfare systems, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, more than six years after the state sued IBM over the $1.3 billion contract.
The upcoming retirement of one of Indiana's Supreme Court justices has legal observers speculating on when the court might rule in a long-running dispute over IBM Corp.'s failed attempt to privatize Indiana's welfare services.
This will be Gov. Mike Pence’s first appointment to the Indiana Supreme Court.
A state commission is set to re-interview the 15 remaining candidates for a spot on the Indiana Supreme Court before it selects three finalists to recommend to the governor.
The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that the state is not liable to pay damages incurred by a company that provided stage rigging that collapsed and killed seven people during the 2011 state fair.
Indiana's solicitor general is among 30 attorneys and judges seeking to replace retiring Indiana Supreme Court Justice Brent Dickson.
The decision allows Zionsville to remain merged with Perry Township and keep the position of mayor.
The Indiana Supreme Court says the commercial courts will help businesses by promoting earlier and more frequent settlement of cases and more predictable resolutions of business disputes.
The city is arguing that if the Indiana Court of Appeals ruling remains void, there could be “immediate and severe consequences.”
The Indiana Supreme Court and the state Court of Appeals began offering e-filing in November, and the Indiana Tax Court, will follow in January. The goal is for trial courts in all 92 counties to offer e-filing by the end of 2018.
An Indianapolis lawyer was disbarred for stealing from clients, “disclosing client confidences for purposes of both retaliation and amusement, threatening and intimidating his office staff (and) lying pervasively to all comers,” the Indiana Supreme Court said.
An Indiana Supreme Court justice who is stepping down says he believes the state's process for picking his replacement contributes to public confidence in the court system.
Brent Dickson, who will reach the mandatory retirement age of 75 in July, was appointed to the Supreme Court in January 1986 and served as chief justice from May 2012 to August 2014.
The unanimous Indiana Supreme Court decision found that messages on state-issued license plates amount to government speech, not constitutionally protected personal speech.
The court said the law banning K2, Spice and other chemical compounds meant to cause intoxication are not too vague. The law’s author, Sen. Jim Merritt, said the court ruling should help “keep our children safe and stop the spread of these harmful drugs.”
The contentious case, which involves whether Zionsville has the authority to reorganize with Perry Township, has been through two courts and now is pending before the Indiana Supreme Court.