In a 5-0 vote, the justices rejected claims that the law primarily benefited religious institutions that run private schools. The decision paves the way for a possible expansion of the program.
A top state attorney defended Indiana's punitive damages law Thursday against claims that it renders trials meaningless by forcing judges to reduce awards in lawsuits without telling jurors.
Attorneys responded to pointed questions and knotty hypothetical scenarios thrown at them by the five justices on the Indiana Supreme Court during a legal battle Wednesday morning over Indiana’s school-voucher program.
Loretta Rush became the second female Indiana Supreme Court justice in state history during a private swearing-in ceremony Wednesday.
Gov. Mitch Daniels has named a Tippecanoe County judge as the first woman on the Indiana Supreme Court in 13 years.
The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday informed Walter B. Duncan, former executive director of the Greater Brownsburg Chamber of Commerce, that it won’t hear his appeal related to a pay dispute after he was forced to resign in 2010.
Hamilton Superior Judge Steve Nation, Tippecanoe Superior Judge Loretta Rush and Indianapolis attorney Geoffrey Slaughter were chosen Wednesday by the Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission.
The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission voted Tuesday to make Brent Dickson the state's first new chief justice in 25 years.
Indiana's newest Supreme Court justice says the court and its justices are "fallible" and that public institutions should acknowledge that they won't always get things right.
The Indiana Supreme Court this week will consider whether hospital billing practices should be put on trial. The state’s highest court will hear oral arguments Thursday in a case in which two uninsured patients have sued Indiana University Health for charging them much higher prices than it would have charged insured patients.
A spate of turnover on the Indiana Supreme Court won’t bring a change in the court’s reputation for consensus-building and consistency, court watchers say.
Justice Frank Sullivan Jr. announced Monday that he will be leaving the court after 19 years to join the faculty at Indiana University's law school in Indianapolis. Sullivan says he will remain on the court until near the start of the law school's fall semester.