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.
Brent Dickson will preside as the acting chief justice on the Indiana Supreme Court following the retirement of longtime Chief Justice Randall Shepard.
Judges, attorneys, many former law clerks and others honored retiring Indiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard on Monday, praising his ongoing commitment to the state and leadership in its legal community.
The Indiana Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that ousted Secretary of State Charlie White had been eligible to run for office in 2010, rejecting a Democratic challenge and clearing the way for Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels to appoint a replacement.
Vop Osili, a Democrat who lost the 2010 secretary of state's race by 300,000 votes, says he still wants the job.
The Judicial Nominating Commission interviewed seven candidates and deliberated more than four hours before whittling the field to Indianapolis attorney Jane Siegel; Mark Massa, a former counsel to Daniels; and Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Cale Bradford.
The Indiana Supreme Court said Monday afternoon that Gov. Mitch Daniels doesn’t have to answer questions under oath in a $400 million lawsuit that the state filed against IBM Corp.
At issue is whether a state law prohibiting governors from facing a court subpoena applies in lawsuits over Gov. Mitch Daniels’ decision to cancel a nearly $1.4 billion contract with IBM to process welfare applications.
The state Supreme Court placed on hold Wednesday all legislative fines against Democrats who boycotted the Indiana House during the right-to-work battle until it rules on whether it's legal for those fines to be deducted from their paychecks.
The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to take over the legal battle in which Democrats are trying to have convicted Republican Secretary of State Charlie White replaced by their 2010 candidate for that office.
You cannot overstate the positive impact Indiana’s longest-serving Supreme Court chief justice, Randall T. Shepard, has had on the state and local judiciary in Indiana (and nationally, where he is the longest-serving court leader).
The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld a state law restricting automated robocalls. In a 4-1 decision Thursday, the court held the state law that requires a live operator on the phone before a recorded message doesn't violate the right to free speech.