A former Lake County sheriff convicted of wire fraud and bribery will not have his 12-plus-year federal prison sentence reduced after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected his appeal.
A not-for-profit practice representing a coalition of immigrant-rights groups has filed a lawsuit against Clay County officials, alleging the county’s commissioners, county council and sheriff’s office have all failed to provide transparency in developing plans for a possible expansion of the Clay County Justice Center, which houses U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees.
A Greenwood man will not obtain an accounting of his mother’s finances, as the Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed it is in the best interest of the woman that those details stay between her and the daughter she named as her guardian.
Immunity for the Indiana Department of Transportation against a motorist’s personal injury lawsuit wasn’t appropriate because the agency knew of flooding issues on a northern Indiana highway for years and failed to remedy the problem before a woman was injured after her vehicle hydroplaned, a split Indiana Supreme Court has ruled.
A contractor’s counterclaims against a group of property owners will not move forward after the Court of Appeals of Indiana determined a trial court didn’t err when it granted partial summary judgment to the owners because the contractor tendered fraudulent documents.
As of Nov. 24, the Indiana Roll of Attorneys listed just eight pro bono publico attorneys active in the state. While the number of applications has been low so far, Indiana Office of Admissions & Continuing Education Executive Director Bradley Skolnik said he believes the rule change is still making a difference.
As the age of the average Hoosier grows, so has the need for legal representation for vulnerable seniors and endangered adults in Indiana, according to experts.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is sending an excessive force case back down to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana after it found the district court erroneously awarded summary judgment to an Indianapolis police officer and the city.
A lawsuit against the city of Hammond brought by a group of corporate property landlords has been reinstated after the Court of Appeals of Indiana found the Lake Superior Court erred when it ruled their tort claims were filed in an untimely manner.
Lafayette luxury car dealer must face Black former employee’s race discrimination case, Southern District rules
The former sales manager of a Lafayette car dealership can proceed with a race discrimination case against the luxury car dealer after the Indiana Southern District Court denied a motion to dismiss.
A central Indiana school corporation has won summary judgment against a former administrator who claimed she was discriminated against when she was reassigned to a teaching position.
John Trimble, a partner of Lewis Wagner, was awarded the Louis B. Potter Lifetime Professional Service Award by the Defense Research Institute during its annual awards program last month.
Lake Circuit Court Judge Marissa McDermott recently discovered a pair of guns tied to a famous murder in The Region more than 50 years ago.
A former South Bend high school athletic director claiming “reverse race discrimination” has lost on his claims that he was discriminated and retaliated against when he didn’t receive job offers for positions he applied for within the school corporation.
A Georgia-based bank waived its right to claim the Marion Superior Court lacked personal jurisdiction over a garnishment case after it placed a hold on a bank account and responded to interrogatories without objection, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana is allowing a negligence complaint by a prisoner against the Indiana Department of Correction to proceed, partially reversing a dismissal by the Perry Circuit Court.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana rejected multiple arguments in a mother’s appeal for the custody of her child Tuesday, affirming the Hancock Superior Court’s ruling that it’s in the best interest of the child to live with his paternal grandmother and that the mother must pay child support despite the child receiving survivor benefits.
An Indiana man convicted of murdering a Goshen College professor and who also attempted to murder the teacher’s wife should remain behind bars for life, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled Wednesday.
Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven David, currently the longest-serving justice on the Hoosier high court, has announced that he will step down from the bench in the fall of 2022.