The 2018 Indiana bar swearing-in ceremony had a definite family feel as leaders in the Indiana legal profession prompted the new attorneys to remember to be polite, to listen and to always help others whenever they can.
An immigrant woman who waited 12 years to seek relief from a forgery conviction has lost the appeal of the denial of her post-conviction relief petition, with the Indiana Court of Appeals finding the woman did not provide a credible explanation for the delay.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed the denial of a man’s fraud complaint against several grocery stores after finding his claims did not meet the specificity requirements of Indiana Trial Rule 9(B).
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed the grant of unemployment benefits to a man who voluntarily resigned from his job after being told he would be demoted, finding the man’s employer failed to provide evidence as to why it wanted to demote him.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded summary judgment for an Indianapolis law firm in a legal malpractice case after finding a question of fact as to whether an auto company had a reasonable belief that its attorney was acting as an agent for the law firm.
A Jasper County man who argued the trial court erred in denying his request to expunge a school suspension from his record and in not holding a jury trial has lost both arguments on appeal, with an appellate panel specifically holding that expungement issues are not entitled to a jury trial.
Emphasizing civility and community service, Indiana state and federal judges along with other members of the legal profession welcomed nearly 300 new attorneys to the practice of law Tuesday as part of the Indiana Supreme Court Admission Ceremony.
The Indiana Court of Appeals reversed a decision granting summary judgment in favor of two companies who purchased real estate in a sale that was voided after the seller was found to have no authority to sell it.
An Allen County sex offender’s constitutional rights were not violated when the period of time he was required to register as a sex offender was extended after a legislative amendment enacted after he was convicted of the sex crime, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
A more than $1 million verdict awarded to a woman in a minor vehicle accident was upheld by the Indiana Court of Appeals, which affirmed the verdict in light of the woman's serious lifetime impairments.
A man convicted of dealing heroin and sentenced to 12 years in prison after he cancelled a planned drug buy that law enforcement had set up with the help of a criminal informant lost his appeal Thursday.