An inmate lawsuit filed against New Castle Correctional Facility seemingly marks the first time a judge has ruled that a private prison operator can be liable for human trafficking in a punitive setting.
The ambiguity of a state statute means a man performing farm drainage work in Henry County did not commit an infraction by driving his heavy equipment on a state highway, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled. However, the court noted its ruling was limited specifically to the facts of the instant case and was not an opinion on how the ambiguity might affect other circumstances.
A man who previously won his argument that the money garnished for his child support should not be included in determining his Medicaid liability was reversed Wednesday, when an appellate panel determined the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s interpretation of Medicaid statutes and regulations were reasonable.
The Indiana Supreme Court has certified or re-certified 42 judicial officers as senior judges for the coming year. The high court re-certified 33 senior judges and gave eight trial court judges and one magistrate received initial certification.
Evansville-based Imperial Petroleum Inc. has been ordered to pay nearly $32 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission after it failed to reply to the SEC’s court filings seeking damages in a biofuels fraud case that resulted in prison time for the former company president.
The ability to take a screenshot and save images on Snapchat is probative evidence in charging a man with child pornography, the Indiana Court of appeals ruled in affirming a Henry County man's conviction Tuesday.
The Indiana Supreme Court has vacated its decision to grant transfer to a case stemming from a Henry County land dispute less than one week after hearing oral argument. The decision lets stand a Court of Appeals ruling reversing the trial court.
The Indiana Supreme Court will hear argument this week over whether a Henry County redevelopment company can keep land it purchased at a tax sale, despite the county auditor’s claim that a mistaken transfer of the properties invalidated the tax sale.
The Indiana Supreme Court will decide whether state or federal law controls how long trains may block road crossings. The Court of Appeals reversed the trial court, ruling that federal law does not preempt state laws that forbid trains from blocking crossings for more than 10 minutes.