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.
This will be Gov. Mike Pence’s first appointment to the Indiana Supreme Court.
President Barack Obama is considering a woman who was born and raised in Greencastle to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, a person familiar with the matter said.
A “merit selection” system has been proposed for choosing Marion Superior Court judges. But some Democrats say it would disenfranchise voters and limit diversity on the bench.
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.
Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush said the scourge of drug abuse is being seen statewide, but problem-solving courts are helping communities deal with the crisis.
Winfield Ong, chief of the criminal division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, was nominated for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Myra Selby, former Indiana Supreme Court justice, was nominated for the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
At issue is how to balance the goals of having a qualified, impartial bench while giving voters a meaningful role in the process.
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.
A psychiatrist said Thursday during the sentencing hearing for Jared Fogle that the former Subway pitchman suffers from hypersexuality, pedophilia, and alcohol abuse and dependency.
The federal ruling throws out a 40-year-old system that ensured an even split of Democratic and Republican judges and facilitated a pay-to-play party slating system.
Judges heard arguments in January in a lawsuit challenging the state’s prohibition against convenience stores selling cold beer. Waiting seven months for a decision is not unusual.
Marion Superior Judge Robert R. Altice Jr. is a 14-year veteran presiding in the Indianapolis courts with experience on the civil and criminal bench.
Indiana won’t have to pay any more damages from the 2011 deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse under a decision by the state Supreme Court.
A judge in the copyright infringement case rules for defendant who “took a stand against a plaintiff who was using his knowledge and status as a practicing attorney to file meritless suits.”
When Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson sentenced Durham to 50 years in 2012, she said there was no point to handing down a sentence that was a multiple of his likely life span.
Applicants seeking the soon-to-be-open seat seat include Marion Superior Court Judges Robert Altice and Gary Miller. Several Indianapolis attorneys also are interested.
In nearly a decade, the Johnson County's court-mediation program, also called the alternative dispute-resolution program, has doubled its number of cases. Last year, the program took on nearly 700 cases