Whether by a fire, power outage, computer virus or large-scale natural disaster such as a tornado, hurricane or blizzard, law offices are at risk of having their practices disrupted by the unexpected. Experts say it's crucial law firms and legal organizations have a plan that prepares for the worst.
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.
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.
While the 118-year-old credit-reporting firm has been hit with more than 100 consumer lawsuits over its massive security breach, legal experts say there’s room for a deal because neither side has a slam-dunk case.
A federal judge in Indianapolis must vacate two men’s convictions and sentences on charges of conspiracy to distribute child pornography and to sexually exploit a child after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals determined those convictions should have been merged with a child-exploitation enterprise conviction.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has settled a dispute between two competing companies previously owned by the same man, finding the former owner did not breach the noncompete clause by providing assistance to one of the companies.
The second-busiest federal district court in the nation soon will get some relief from magistrate judges from other district courts in the 7th Circuit. The Southern District of Indiana’s ongoing judicial emergency has been compounded by the death of Magistrate Judge Denise K. LaRue.