Local governments currently litigating, such as Indianapolis, were provided the ability to opt out of the state’s opioid plan. Those local governments have the opportunity to opt back in within 60 days of opting out, according to the attorney general’s office.
NCAA could seek once-radical solutions after Supreme Court loss
After the NCAA’s stinging legal loss this week, college sports leaders are acknowledging the path forward will have to include changes that once seemed antithetical to the mission.Read More
Pot users welcome: Amazon to stop testing jobseekers for cannabis
The company, the second-largest private employer in the United States behind Walmart, is making the change as states legalize cannabis or introduce laws banning employers from testing for it.Read More
Inside the tussle between two of Indy’s retail icons
The fate of a Steak n Shake that has been a fixture in Nora for more than 40 years may rest on how much slack a local judge will give the Indianapolis-based company. But a court ruling against the company could clear the way for a new Crew Carwash.Read More
In Nora standoff, Crew Carwash battling Steak n Shake over corner property
Crew recently bought the property that contains the steakburger chain’s location on East 86th Street with plans to build a new carwash. But it contends in a lawsuit that Steak n Shake has refused to leave.Read More
Curry, a Democrat, was elected as Marion County prosecutor in 2010 and successfully ran for reelection in 2014 and 2018, becoming what is believed to be the only three-term Democratic prosecutor in Marion County.
Nate Feltman, co-owner and CEO of IBJ Media, will move back into the role of publisher of the legal news organization.
President Joe Biden plans to sign a memorandum directing the Department of Justice to restore key functions of the closed Access to Justice Office and to reestablish the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable.
IBJ Media CEO Nate Feltman said he’s confident that under Andrews’ leadership, The Indiana Lawyer “will become an even more essential read for the legal community and beyond. We have the opportunity to become much more relevant both in central Indiana and statewide.”
Republicans, who voted against the measure, argued the money would be better spent elsewhere, such as on mental health services.
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office has not said whether it sought to have Brandon Hole declared a dangerous person after a 2020 incident in which his mother told police he was suicidal. If a court had ruled he was dangerous, state law could have prevented him from buying another gun.
Brandon Scott Hole, a former FedEx employee who apparently killed himself after the rampage, purchased the guns in July and September, police said.
Police say Brandon Scott Hole’s mother last year called the police about her son, fearing that he might commit suicide. Police seized a gun from him at that time.
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita said the dealer sold cars online in a way that led consumers to believe the seller was a private owner. For its part, the dealer said it was a one-time occurrence.
Carmel-based Heartland Consumer Products says Speedway offers knockoff sweetener in packets that are too similar to Splenda’s packaging, which could confuse customers.
The Indiana Gaming Commission’s executive director said “issues of concern continue to emerge” as the agency investigates people associated with Spectacle Entertainment, which is building casinos in Terre Haute and Gary.
Siblings who contacted Purdue University about helping to lower the alpaca mortality rate in their native Peru are now suing, claiming the West Lafayette school has garnered millions of dollars from additional projects they helped establish but is refusing to pay them for their work.
The company, which opened a location in downtown Indianapolis in 2016, describes its business as being in a “mothballed period” and said that it anticipates reopening venues “once it is safe to do so.”
Prosecutors say Daniel R. Fruits, 46, defrauded his former employer out of millions of dollars that he spent on real estate, cars, Rolex watches, escort services and other items.
The owner of the Market Tower office building at 10 W. Market St. in downtown Indianapolis is suing CVS, alleging the retailer improperly terminated its lease and stopped paying rent after the store was damaged during downtown rioting this spring.
The longtime Meridian-Kessler sports bar and restaurant that announced last month it was closing “until further notice” is at the center of an ongoing legal dispute between the original owner and the new owner, who now wants out of the deal to buy the business.
J.P. Morgan had claimed that the three former employees improperly solicited clients to follow them to their new firm.
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.
Overall, the Judicial Crisis Network, which was founded in 2005 to promote President George W. Bush’s nominees, said it would spend at least $10 million to support Barrett’s confirmation—roughly the same amount it spent to successfully advocate for Trump’s prior picks for the high court, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.