An officer’s prolonged traffic stop and a search of a man’s vehicle that detected illegal drugs was justified by reasonable suspicion and did not violate the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, a split Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed Monday.
Federal Circuit tweaks statute to overcome constitutionality concerns with administrative patent judges
On Halloween 2019, a constitutional argument against the process for challenging patents not only convinced a federal appellate court but also inspired the judges to offer their own fix to the statute.Read More
A Vincennes police officer was not acting as an agent of a store when he asked a man to leave the store’s property and later arrested him, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled in reversing a trial court’s conviction on a misdemeanor trespassing charge.
A complaint brought by a patient who accused a treatment facility of failing in its duty of care is covered by Indiana’s Medical Malpractice Act, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled in affirming a trial court’s grant of summary judgment for the facility.
A person who filed a putative class action lawsuit against their current employer for an alleged data breach must refile the complaint using their real name, a federal magistrate judge has ruled.
Sufficient evidence was presented to support a man’s murder conviction, and his 65-year sentence is appropriate, the Court of Appeals of Indiana affirmed in a ruling Thursday.
COA: Woman voluntarily committed felony meth possession in penal facility by disregarding state trooper’s warnings
A woman voluntarily committed felony possession of methamphetamine in a penal facility when she chose not to heed a state trooper’s warnings, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled in affirming a lower court’s decision.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a robbery, drug and gun-related conviction, ruling there had been sufficient evidence provided at the district court.
Despite a motions panel allowing a belated appeal in an employment dispute, a different panel of the Court of Appeals of Indiana dismissed the appeal as forfeited, finding no “extraordinarily compelling” reasons to restore it.
Lynn Starkey, the Roncalli High School counselor who was fired for being in a same-sex marriage, is planning to appeal Wednesday’s ruling in federal court that found the ministerial exception barred her discrimination claims.
Man convicted of child porn not entitled to relief over criminal procedure rule, restitution dispute
A debate over a federal criminal procedure rule and a restitution order did not sway a 7th Circuit Court of Appeals panel, which upheld a man’s conviction and sentence for child pornography.
A dispute between farming companies over egg production and chickens snatched from their coops will return to court to address two breach claims after the Indiana Court of Appeals partially reversed a dismissal.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has vacated a man’s felony conviction for possessing a narcotic, agreeing with both the defendant and the state that the substance found in the man’s possession was not actually a narcotic.
A trial court must hold a hearing on a woman’s petition for a protective order against her neighbor, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday, finding the trial court erred by initially dismissing the petition alleging harassment without a hearing.
A federal judge has temporarily stayed an order that found the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its authority when it imposed a federal eviction moratorium to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
The Indiana Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a tax trade publication that sought disclosure of tax dollars and incentives Indianapolis and the state offered Amazon in the city’s failed attempt to lure the online retail giant’s coveted second headquarters project known as HQ2.
An endorsement to an insurance policy providing coverage for vehicles not specifically listed in the policy applied to a wrongful death dispute involving a trucker, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
Indianapolis-based NCAA’s appeal seeking to bar depositions of key executives in a concussion-injury lawsuit filed by the estates of former college football players was dismissed Tuesday. A divided Indiana Court of Appeals panel found the appeal untimely.
The United States Supreme Court waited exactly three years to reject the appeal petition of a defendant sentenced to life without parole for a murder he committed near Ball State University 27 years ago when he was 17.