OliviaCovington

Olivia Covington joined the Indiana Lawyer team in September 2016. Prior to coming to Indiana Lawyer, Covington worked as a reporter for The Republic in Columbus, IN, where she specialized in education and local, state and national government reporting for 15 months.

Covington’s work has received honors from both the Hoosier State Press Association and the Indiana Associated Press Media Editors, which each awarded her second and third place awards for her work at The Republic in 2015.

Covington is an Indianapolis native who graduated from Franklin College with degrees in broadcast and news editorial journalism in 2015. While a student at Franklin, she worked for various media outlets in Indianapolis, including WRTV6 News and TheStatehouseFile.com. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in journalism from Ball State University.

Recent Articles

IU McKinney hosting 40th annual Women’s Caucus auction

February 20, 2017
Law students at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law are hoping to raise a record-breaking amount of money for a Hendricks County domestic violence shelter at the Women’s Caucus’ 40th annual auction this week.
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7th Circuit allows Indy airport to proceed with insurance claim

February 20, 2017
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is allowing the Indianapolis Airport Authority to move forward with part of an insurance claim stemming from a construction incident at the Midfield Terminal that delayed its opening in 2008.
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Justices accept attorney’s resignation, suspend another

February 20, 2017
A northern Indiana attorney is no longer practicing law in the Hoosier state after the Indiana Supreme Court accepted his resignation from the Indiana bar last week.
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Federal judge denies declaratory judgment to former Supreme Court employee

February 17, 2017
A district court judge has officially denied declaratory judgment to a former Indiana Supreme Court employee alleging disability discrimination on the part of state judicial leaders.
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High court reverses termination of father’s parental rights

February 17, 2017
A Montgomery County father’s parental rights have been restored after the Indiana Supreme Court held Friday that lower courts erred in granting and affirming the Department of Child Services’ petition to terminate them.
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Justices consider life without parole sentence in Richmond Hill appeal

February 16, 2017
As the Indiana judicial system enters its fifth year of prosecuting individuals involved in the deadly 2012 Richmond Hill home explosion in Indianapolis that killed two and damaged dozens of homes, one of the leading culprits is asking the Indiana Supreme Court to reconsider his sentence for his role in the deaths.
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7th Circuit affirms conviction of man who threatened to blow up courthouse on social media

February 16, 2017
A man who wrote a Facebook post threatening to blow up an Indiana courthouse and kill several judicial and law enforcement officials cannot have his sentence overturned on the basis of the jury instruction, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday, because the instruction adequately described the man’s actions.
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Tax Court grants partial reimbursement on discovery enforcement motions

February 16, 2017
The Indiana Tax Court has awarded reimbursement fees to both the University of Phoenix Inc. and the Indiana Department of State Revenue after finding that the two entities were entitled to reimbursement on some, though not all, of the discovery enforcement motions filed in their litigation.
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COA orders man to pay remaining balance on lease of totaled car

February 15, 2017
A divided panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed an order requiring a man to pay the remaining balance on the lease of a woman’s car after he totaled it in a collision for which he was found to be completely at fault.
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Supreme Court reverses requirement for juvenile to register as a sex offender

February 15, 2017
A juvenile sex offender will not be required to add his name to Indiana’s sex offender registry after the Indiana Supreme Court decided Wednesday that the state had not met the requirements for juvenile registration.
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