Additional claims against the city and individual officers, however, in the death of Dreasjon “Sean” Reed will proceed.
Anthem agrees to pay $39.5M in latest settlement over 2015 hacking
Anthem said the settlement closes the last investigation into the hacking, which exposed personal information of nearly 79 million customers.Read More
Protests in Indy likely this weekend, but IMPD optimistic businesses aren’t at risk
Local officials say a few small protests related to the Breonna Taylor grand jury decision are planned this weekend in Indianapolis, but there’s little expectation the demonstrations will give way to destructive rioting like they did in May.Read More
Former ITT Tech students in Indiana to get $10M in debt relief
More than 1,300 students who were enrolled at now-closed ITT Technical Institute campuses in Indiana are eligible for student loan forgiveness as part of a $330 million national settlement affecting as many as 35,000 former ITT students.Read More
Former IU athletic director Glass joining Indianapolis law firm
Fred Glass, 61, will become a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, where he will operate a general business law practice, while also handling matters related to higher education, employment, government matters, sports, media and entertainment.Read More
Trump’s choice to fill the vacancy of the late liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg potentially opens a new era of rulings on abortion, the Affordable Care Act and even his own election. Democrats were unable to stop the outcome, Trump’s third justice on the court, as Republicans race to reshape the judiciary.
Federal judges have upheld a law unique to Indiana that prohibits voters from asking county judges to extend voting hours beyond the state’s 6 p.m. closing time because of Election Day troubles.
Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is disputing tens of thousands of dollars in expenses a state commission wants him to pay in the disciplinary case stemming from allegations that he groped a state lawmaker and three other women during a party.
The push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated Thursday after Republican senators threatened the CEOs of the companies with subpoenas to force them to address accusations of censorship in the closing weeks of the presidential campaign.
Walmart filed a lawsuit on Thursday saying that the Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration are blaming the company for the government’s own lack of regulatory and enforcement policies.
U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr attributed this year’s rise in crime to both the COVID-19 pandemic and to what he described as the “demonization” of law enforcement.
Senators plan to convene a rare weekend session Supreme Court nomination ahead of a final Supreme Court confirmation vote expected Monday for the 48-year-old federal judge.
The Education Department said many claims were submitted by borrowers who attended ineligible programs or who failed to make a valid claim for loan forgiveness.
Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to counts including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback laws, the officials said.
The lawsuit marks the government’s most significant act to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. And it could be an opening salvo ahead of other major government antitrust actions.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday set an Oct. 22 vote on Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination as Republicans remained on track to confirm President Donald Trump’s pick before the Nov. 3 election.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to take the first steps toward approving Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett following two long days of Senate testimony in which she stressed that she would be her own judge.
Democratic senators are trying to dig deeper into the judge’s approach as a legal originalist, one who adheres to a more strict reading of the Constitution, but the appellate court justice from Indiana has declined to directly respond to many questions.
The Trump administration argued that the head count needed to end immediately to give the Census Bureau time to meet a year-end deadline.
The Indiana judge described herself as taking a conservative, originalist approach to the Constitution. A former law professor, she told the senators that while she admires Scalia, her conservative mentor for whom she once clerked, she would bring her own approach.
Absentee ballots cast in Indiana must arrive by noon on Election Day to be counted, a federal appeals court said Tuesday, throwing out a 10-day extension ordered by a judge.
The mood is likely to shift to a more confrontational tone as Barrett is grilled in 30-minute segments Tuesday by Democrats gravely opposed to President Trump’s nominee, yet virtually powerless to stop her rise.
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett spoke about her judicial philosophy, her experience and her large family at the end of the first day of her confirmation hearings, which Senate Democrats are using to brand her as a threat to Americans’ health care during the pandemic.