Second court knocks out Indiana's labor law on constitutional grounds

August 13, 2014
Two years after Indiana’s right-to-work law fought its way out of the Statehouse, the measure has suffered another knockout blow in a state court. Plaintiffs have successfully convinced two courts that the Indiana Constitution has given the controversial statute a glass jaw.More.

Ong to head Southern District's criminal section

August 19, 2014
A federal prosecutor with 25 years of experience has been appointed the interim head of the criminal division for the Southern District of Indiana.More.

Sentencing panel to weigh economic crime penalties

August 15, 2014
The federal panel that sets sentencing policy announced Thursday that it plans in the coming year to consider changes to sentencing guidelines for some white-collar crimes.More.

DCS to fund state subsidies for adoptions from foster care

August 13, 2014
The Department of Child Services will fund state subsidies for children adopted from foster care for the fiscal year that began July 1. The announcement comes after a lawsuit claimed the state reneged on promises to provide the assistance to about 1,400 eligible families since 2009.More.

Trial begins in South Bend police wiretapping case

August 13, 2014
A federal judge will decide whether the South Bend Police Department violated the Federal Wiretap Act by recording the telephone conversations of some police officers.More.
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