The Justice Department is under fire for not pursuing false-statements charges against a supervisory FBI agent and his boss for what the agency’s inspector general concluded were lies to internal investigators to cover up their failures.
Lawsuit accuses Lilly of favoring millennials over older job applicants
Two former job applicants, aged 55 and 49, filed a proposed class-action lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis on Wednesday, accusing the Indianapolis-based drug maker of age discrimination.Read More
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
The Indiana governor’s office has signed a contract paying a law firm up to nearly $200,000 for challenging the increased power state legislators gave themselves to intervene during public health emergencies.
If it withstands appeals, the deal will resolve a mountain of 3,000 lawsuits from state and local governments, Native American tribes, unions and others that accuse the company of helping to spark the overdose epidemic.
While it’s unclear how much each victim would receive under the proposed agreement, the sum is significantly higher than the $215 million settlement offer Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee put together in February 2020.
Host Mason King talks with IBJ reporters Leslie Bonilla Muñiz and Mickey Shuey about why Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears is hesitant about moving to the Twin Aire site and why the mayor wants the office at the campus.
The city of Westfield’s latest lawsuit against Clerk-Treasurer Cindy Gossard claims she allowed an unauthorized and unidentified IT professional to access city computers. Gossard claims she did so to investigate suspicious spyware.
A bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a proposal by the Boy Scouts of America to enter into an agreement that includes a fund to compensate tens of thousands of men who say they were sexually abused as youngsters by Scout leaders and others.
The anti-abortion group Indiana Right to Life denounced the decision as “judicial activism at its absolute worst.”
The lawsuit names the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and some of its employees, as well as Indianapolis police officers and some city officials.
The students-plaintiffs have challenged the mandate in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and at the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, but so far their efforts have been unsuccessful.
The five former directors and employees of the now-defunct Westfield firm were found guilty on fraud and conspiracy charges. Prosecutors say the five submitted false information in order to get more than $10 million in ineligible loans approved by the Small Business Administration.
Only one day after the Biden administration issued a new policy protecting renters from eviction, a series of real estate and landlord groups is trying to invalidate it.
The Carmel City Council voted Monday to continue its investigation into allegations that former city attorney Doug Haney harassed a city employee without including detailed information from the city’s settlement with the complainant.
Violations will now result in four points against a driver’s license, BMV officials said.
Prosecutors say the defendant used a Ponzi-style scheme to induce 100 individuals to sink more than $11 million into his companies.
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.
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.”