A granddaughter who acquired her grandfather’s home free of charge through a quit claim deed executed about a week before the elderly relative died of brain cancer has lost the house after the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed she procured the property through undue influence.
To mark Constitution Day, Indiana University Maurer School of Law’s Federalist Society hosted two prominent figures of the state’s legal community this week to discuss the states’ involvement in the development of American constitutional law.
Stepping to the lectern in the Indiana House Chamber, Rev. Fatima Yakubu-Madus echoed the frustration of many who attended Thursday’s public hearing on redistricting when she emphatically asked state representatives, “What can we do, what can we say to change your mind?”
A juvenile court acted within its discretion when it awarded sole custody of a couple’s children to the father after the mother was arrested for multiple alcohol-related incidents and provided questionable living arrangements, the Court of Appeals has ruled.
While teachers associations can bargain over compensation for “ancillary duties” such as supervising detention, they cannot bargain over what those duties actually are, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled, upholding a determination by the Indiana Education Employment Relations Board.
The state must pay back more than $700,000 to a money services business who had cash seized following a traffic stop, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled, finding “no evidence whatsoever that a crime was committed.”
A trial court didn’t exceed its statutory authority when it sentenced a Howard County woman to more than 20 years for molesting her two young children, according to the Indiana Court of Appeals.
During the 2021 Tocqueville Lecture Thursday at the University of Notre Dame, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas discussed how his early life attending a Catholic school in the South now influences his approach to life and the law and helps shape his view of America.
The Justice Department is reviewing its policies on housing transgender inmates in the federal prison system after protections for transgender prisoners were rolled back in the Trump administration.
Tax Court affirms Indiana Board’s final determination of fast-food facility valuation after renovations
A Shelbyville fast-food restaurant owner has not prevailed in an appeal before the Indiana Tax Court after challenging the 2019 assessment of their more than 30-year-old restaurant building following hundreds of thousands of dollars in renovations.
COA: Trial court erred in allowing opinion testimony during child molesting case, but didn’t commit fundamental error
A trial court erred in admitting opinion testimony by a detective during a child molesting case, but it wasn’t enough to establish fundamental error, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
The Indiana Supreme Court has created an additional avenue to improving Hoosiers’ access to justice and public trust in the judiciary through the newly established Indiana Commission on Equity and Access in the Court System.
The lead detective in an Elkhart murder case whose actions contributed to the exoneration of a man with a mental disability is now facing termination from the Elkhart Police Department.
An Indianapolis law firm has secured a reversal from the Indiana Tax Court after the Indiana Board of Tax Review was found to have erred in declining to accept as true factual allegations that the firm was the taxpayer who paid property taxes on property it purchased.
Some Indiana House Republican incumbents could go head-to-head with their GOP colleagues next election cycle based on shifts in the proposed redistricting maps.
A northern Indiana woman convicted of murder in the strangulation death of her 10-year-old stepdaughter was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Bloomington’s Plan Commission has endorsed renaming the city’s portion of Jordan Avenue after a Black family that rose to prominence after escaping slavery instead of a 19th century Indiana University president who supported eugenics.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday allowed the Biden administration’s selective criteria on who should be deported to remain in effect, rejecting one of Texas’ challenges to the president’s immigration policies.
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress in forceful testimony Wednesday that federal law enforcement and gymnastics officials turned a “blind eye” to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of her and hundreds of other women.
Indiana has reached a settlement with an online ticket provider allowing Hoosiers to get cash refunds for tickets they purchased to concerts and sporting events that were then canceled because of the COVID-19 public health emergency.