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Asylum seeker from Indiana wins reprieve

July 13, 2016
A Chinese national living in Indiana persuaded the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals he was wrongly denied asylum for his claim that he was severely beaten and left hospitalized for months after he vocally opposed state agents enforcing the country’s one-child policy.More.

7th Circuit: Insurer must defend against pill mill lawsuit

July 25, 2016
An insurance company will have to defend its client pharmaceutical distributor in fending off a West Virginia lawsuit seeking restitution for the epidemic of prescription drug abuse.More.

Ex-Ovation CFO gets suspended sentence in $600,000 embezzlement scheme

July 25, 2016
The former chief financial officer of Ovation Audio-Video Solution LLC received a three-year suspended sentence Monday after pleading guilty to securities fraud in connection with a scheme that allowed him to embezzle more than $600,000 from the company.More.

Lake Michigan property line dispute arguments set

July 25, 2016
A dispute over whether the public has a right to walk the beach along Lake Michigan or private property extends to the water’s edge will be heard by the Indiana Court of Appeals Sept. 5.More.

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7th Circuit: Insurer must defend against pill mill lawsuit

An insurance company will have to defend its client pharmaceutical distributor in fending off a West Virginia lawsuit seeking restitution for the epidemic of prescription drug abuse.More.

Lake Michigan property line dispute arguments set

A dispute over whether the public has a right to walk the beach along Lake Michigan or private property extends to the water’s edge will be heard by the Indiana Court of Appeals Sept. 5.More.

Justices disbar Goshen attorney for UPL while suspended

The Indiana Supreme Court has decided the sanction for a Goshen attorney’s repeated practice of law while suspended: disbarment.More.

Administration asks for new immigration review with 9 justices

The Obama administration says the U.S. Supreme Court should seek to break its recent tie over plans to protect millions of immigrants, when a ninth justice is on the bench.More.

Judge gives Richmond man 76 years for kidnapping wife

A Richmond man has been sentenced to 76 years in prison for kidnapping his estranged wife two years ago.More.

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In Depth Report

Online Extra: Judicial Roundtable 2014

When Loretta Rush was named chief justice of the Indiana Supreme Court in August, Indiana hit a milestone. For the first time, all of our state's appellate courts were being led by women. Indiana Lawyer recently invited Rush, Indiana Court of Appeals Chief Judge Nancy Vaidik, Indiana Tax Judge Martha Wentworth and Chief Judge Robyn Moberly of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana's Bankruptcy Court to discuss their career paths as well as opportunities and challenges today's courts and lawyers face.More.

Improving a child's access to counsel

A proposed draft rule would change waiver procedures in the juvenile justice system.More.

Early intervention for juveniles

A new law, along with pilot programs, encourage alternatives to keep kids out of courts.More.

What's next for Indiana's death penalty?

Unlike other states, Indiana has not abolished or suspended use of executions.More.

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