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Once again, Indiana is joining several other states to try to convince the Supreme Court of the United States to overturn its own precedent and stop public employees who are not members of the union from having to pay so-called fair share fees.
Since January, attorneys who have decades of experience have been invited into a television studio and asked by another attorney to reminisce about their early days of practicing law in Fort Wayne and the surrounding communities. The conversations are filmed and then posted online.
A suspended Indianapolis lawyer is facing six charges related to allegations that he exposed himself to two high school girls basketball teams on separate occasions as they rode on school buses traveling in the city.
Although he was carrying only half a caseload, U.S. District Court Senior Judge Larry McKinney had a full schedule. He devoted much time to the civic education programs and put a great deal of energy into a program which works to assist ex-offenders in staying out of prison.
Two women who were sexually assaulted in separate cases by on-duty police in Evansville and Fort Wayne prevailed on appeal in their civil lawsuits against the cities Friday after trial courts had ruled in favor of the municipalities.
A Chicago “puppy mill” ordinance limiting the sources of animals that pet stores could use to sell animals was upheld Thursday by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, though a dissenting Indiana judge on the panel would have sent the case back to the district court for further proceedings.
Whether and when constitutional rights afforded American citizens extend to non-citizens outside the nation's boundaries were at issue Wednesday when a federal appeals court heard arguments about the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
Indiana’s rule barring horses purchased in claiming races from racing outside the state for 60 days was struck down by a federal judge Wednesday as an impermissible restriction of interstate commerce. The judgment may impact similar rules in other states.