Judges would be selected by a nominating commission and the governor—rather than through elections—under the proposal that is supported by Republicans and opposed by some Democrats.
With the previous selection process deemed unconstitutional, a legislative panel has boosted a bill advocating merit-based picks and keeping a partisan balance on the bench.
Justice Robert Rucker, a Vietnam veteran who was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star for heroism, plans to retire this year after 18 years on the court.
Marion County courts process about 12 million pages of documents every year. Beginning this month, the paper system will switch to digital, requiring buy-in from attorneys, judges and clerks.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed likely to preserve the government's broad power to crack down on insider trading on Wall Street.
The Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission has granted Spirited Sales a temporary permit to sell wholesale liquor after a Marion County special judge denied the state’s request for a stay on her August ruling for the company.
The 72-page suit filed in federal court Thursday argues the informed consent law the Legislature passed this year has no medical justification.
The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday removed the judge who has presided for six years over the litigation between the state and IBM over the failed $1.3 billion welfare-modernization contract.
One e-liquid manufacturer will get a short reprieve from the state’s new vaping laws, which effectively shut many players out of the market.
Six e-liquid makers have applications pending with the state, which has until late Thursday to approve new permits. Meanwhile, critics of Indiana’s controversial vaping laws hope federal judges will block them from taking effect.
During Tuesday’s hearing, a federal judge questioned whether the law would infringe on some women’s right to an abortion.
Investigators said Jaime C. Lopez swindled hundreds of thousands of dollars from investors—using money he was supposed to invest to buy automobiles, make mortgage payments and pay for home landscaping.
The Supreme Court failed to resolve a knotty dispute between faith-based groups and the Obama administration over birth control on Monday.
Heart surgeon John Pittman’s offspring have been feuding in court since September about how to handle real estate in Carmel and Zionsville.
Lawyers representing the state in its ongoing lawsuit against IBM over a canceled $1.3 billion welfare privatization contract have asked for a new judge in the case and moved to void his latest ruling.
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.
A judge has sentenced Bob Leonard to life in prison without parole for his role in a 2012 house explosion that killed two people and destroyed or damaged more than 80 homes.