The Indiana Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday on a lower court ruling invalidating part of a contract that would require the state to buy synthetic natural gas from a southwestern Indiana plant and resell it on the open market for 30 years.
One key proposal from a state commission is to require all licensed attorneys in Indiana to report their pro bono hours.
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.