Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is asking the Indiana Supreme Court to decline a request to use its rulemaking authority to order the release of inmates vulnerable to the novel coronavirus.
The stay-at-home extension that Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed Monday strengthens the restrictions around how retailers can operate — including a provision that requires liquor stores to only offer curbside pickup.
The Indianapolis Bar Foundation has implemented a new program in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic to put dollars in the pockets of young lawyers while continuing to provide free legal services to the public.
Indiana’s coronavirus death toll spiked by 34 as of Tuesday, the State Department of Health reported, bringing the total to 173 lives claimed by COVID-19. Meanwhile, the number of presumptive positive cases rose to 5,507, an increase of 563 cases.
Well, OK, boomer. The Supreme Court made it easier Monday for federal employees 40 and older to sue for age discrimination. The ruling set a lower bar for public sector workers compared with those in the private sector.
Eleven residents of a nursing home in Anderson have died from COVID-19 while the overall state toll from the disease caused by the coronavius rose Monday by 12 to 139, state health officials said.
Federal courts that have been forced to close courthouses to the public because of the novel coronavirus pandemic have been authorized to use technology to provide the public and press with continued access to court proceedings.
A split Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed for the reconsideration of a father’s granted motion to modify custody after finding that a woman who raised one of his three children was, in fact, the child’s de facto custodian.
A jury verdict against a Marion County sheriff’s deputy in a jail inmate’s excessive force case has been vacated after a federal magistrate judge found insufficient evidence to support an excessive-force conviction.
A unanimous Indiana Supreme Court has remanded a case, reinstating state claims against two former Munster school officials accused of misappropriation of funds. The court cited its recent decision concerning a case involving a Jennings County bookkeeper.
The slump in passing rates for the Indiana bar exam is continuing with February’s preliminary results being the lowest recorded in Indiana in recent years. Just 46 percent of the 246 test takers passed, initial results show.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday morning said the number of presumptive positive cases for COVID-19 in the state has risen to 4,944 after the emergence of 533 more cases. The death toll in the state rose to 139, up from 127 the previous day.
Indiana’s stay-at-home order was extended Friday for two more weeks as the state’s number of coronavirus-related deaths topped 100 with an anticipated peak of infections still weeks away.
An Illinois appellate court has affirmed the 68-year sentence of an Indiana man convicted in a brutal attack of a woman at her suburban Chicago home in 2015.
An Illinois man who pleaded guilty in a string of Indiana bank robberies pulled off while he wore wigs and fake beards as disguises has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
A northwestern Indiana judge declined to release a pregnant inmate from jail after her mother pleaded to keep her locked up, saying her daughter’s history of substance abuse threatens the life of her unborn child.
A northern Indiana man who has maintained for more than a decade that law enforcement officials in Elkhart exploited his mental disability to coerce him into a false murder confession has been released from prison and granted a new trial.
As potential law students are wondering whether they will be able to take the LSAT as scheduled this spring, those preparing to graduate law school are likely to be graded in their final term on a pass/fail basis.