U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas stood alone recently when he suggested reconsidering five decades worth of libel law standards. But Indiana media lawyers say chances of changing longstanding First Amendment protections appear slim.
A First Amendment case just heard by the United States Supreme Court pits an anti-establishment brand — the four-letter acronym for Friends U Can't Trust — against federal prohibitions on trademarks that are “scandalous and immoral.”
The 7th Circuit both rejected proposed class action lawsuit against the website Zillow, but Realtors and real estate attorneys still have concerns about whether its “Zestimates” are unnecessarily misleading. Zillow, however, insists its estimation practices are transparent and legal, thus making their home valuations a beneficial tool for buyers and sellers.
The way the federal court system addresses sexual harassment complaints should be clearer and fairer moving forward now that the federal judiciary has made clarifying amendments to its workplace conduct rules.
The disciplinary complaint against Hill raises new questions about the disciplinary process itself, including who can preside over the proceedings and what would happen if the state’s chief legal officer loses his law license, even temporarily. But those questions aside, ethics attorneys say Hill’s status as a prominent elected official shouldn’t have any bearing on the nuts and bolts of the discipline process.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed the denial of two former Oakland City University employees’ claims against the school and its president, concluding they were not fraudulently induced into their employment or fired in retaliation for uncovering misuse of public funds.
A hotel in partnership with the Indianapolis International Airport that failed to meet its rebranding requirements also failed to convince an Indiana Court of Appeals that its lease agreement should not have been terminated.
A century-old Clark County cement plant that has unsuccessfully sought county permission for almost five years to transition its plant from burning coal to burning waste fuel lost its appeal Thursday of local rulings against its plans.
A drug dealing conviction that followed the exclusion of the lone African-American from the pool of potential jurors was affirmed Thursday, but a judge expressed concern about how the defendant’s objection was handled in Fayette Circuit Court.
It began in July 2017, when Katelin Seo was arrested on stalking-related charges and ordered to unlock her cellphone as part of the criminal investigation. Seo refused, invoking her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, and a flurry of constitutional and technology-related questions ensued.
A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the United States Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic, while justices continue to confer on whether to review Indiana abortion restrictions that were struck down by federal courts.
After nearly two years of waiting, America is getting some Trump-Russia answers straight from Robert Mueller, but not before Attorney General William Barr had his say about the report's conclusions, to the ire of congressional Democrats.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed a decision denying a father access to public records from the Warrick County Sheriff’s Department concerning his daughter’s mysterious death. A unanimous panel concluded that because the documents he requested were not investigatory, they were unable to be withheld under an exception to the Indiana Access to Public Records Act.