Justices weigh gun store's liability in policeman's shooting

September 7, 2016
A gun store’s possible liability for making a straw sale of a handgun that wounded an Indianapolis police officer is a matter of first impression for Indiana and a case watched closely for legal and policy implications nationwide.More.

Short-handed Supreme Court delays action in 3 cases

October 24, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court is offering new evidence that the short-handed court is having trouble getting its work done.More.

Prison employee in New Castle files lawsuit over attack

October 24, 2016
A woman who was severely beaten by an inmate at the New Castle Correctional Facility has sued the prison, her attacker and others.More.

Ex-wife of former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle sues company

October 24, 2016
The ex-wife of former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle has filed suit against the fast-food sandwich chain, alleging executives knew about Fogle’s sexual attraction to young children as early as 2004 and stayed quiet about his pedophile predilections to preserve his role as a “cash cow” for the company.More.

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Short-handed Supreme Court delays action in 3 cases

The U.S. Supreme Court is offering new evidence that the short-handed court is having trouble getting its work done.More.

Stanley ruling extends to government medical reimbursements

The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday extended the admission of evidence of reduced health care payments in personal injury suits to include reimbursements from government payers.More.

Man charged with killing woman wants rape charge dismissed

Attorneys for a southern Indiana man accused of killing his former girlfriend and eating parts of her body have asked that a rape charge against him be dropped.More.

COA dismisses car-crash claim for lack of jurisdiction

A lawsuit filed after a car crash on Interstate 65 allegedly caused by an intoxicated driver was dismissed by the Indiana Court of Appeals Thursday, which ruled it lacked jurisdiction in a case the trial court appeared to dismiss after an appeal was filed.More.

Pence mum on continuing anti-Syrian refugee fight gubernatorial candidates reject

Gov. Mike Pence’s fight to keep Syrian refugees out of Indiana may continue — as his term is expiring, he hasn’t said whether he will appeal federal court rulings that his position is discriminatory. Nevertheless, the candidates vying to succeed him as governor oppose the stance he’s unsuccessfully fought for.More.

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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.

Views shift on use of executions

What if 1976 hadn’t played out the way it did, and some of the jurists on the U.S. Supreme Court had held the view of capital punishment at that juncture that they did at the end of their judicial careers? The death penalty may never have been reinstated.More.

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