After proposing her idea for an attorney-based pregnancy loss support group with the Indianapolis Bar Association, attorney DawnMarie White was given an emphatic “yes” to put it together.
Major companies grapple with turnover of top in-house counsel
A major shakeup took place among in-house counsel last month after big changes were made to law departments at three prominent U.S. companies. The sudden vacancies in such high-profile positions may seem unusual, or it could simply exemplify the demand for general counsel.Read More
‘This is huge’: SCOTUS hears college athletes’ pay arguments in landmark NCAA case
As March Madness was wrapping up in Indianapolis, United States Supreme Court justices heard oral argument in a monumental compensation case that sports law experts anticipate will forever change the landscape of college athletics — including the nation’s most beloved and profitable college basketball competition.Read More
Midcareer professionals offered chance to grow through IU McKinney, Purdue degree program
Professionals who are decades deep into their careers and who may have a yearning for more knowledge on legal and agriculture matters now have an opportunity to set themselves apart in their fields through a first-of-its-kind degree program offered by Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Purdue University.Read More
Coronavirus forces law schools online, leaves students to navigate new reality, learn timeless lessons
For students at law schools across the country, the global pandemic forced a breakneck shift from in-person classes and on-campus activities to distance learning as colleges and universities closed buildings and dorms to slow the spread of coronavirus.Read More
The Indiana University board of trustees voted Friday morning to name Pamela Whitten — the leader of fast-growing Kennesaw State University in Georgia — its 19th president, making her the first woman to lead the state’s largest university system.
The University of Notre Dame says it will require all students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for this year’s fall semester.
The United States Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed ready to give college athletes a win in a dispute with Indianapolis-based NCAA over rules limiting their education-related compensation.
With the United States Supreme Court set to hear a college sports antitrust case next week, Indianapolis-based NCAA President Mark Emmert has informed a group of basketball players who started a social media campaign to protest inequities that he will meet with them after March Madness.
The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld judgment for Indianapolis Public Schools in a negligence case brought by a student’s parents in a dual-credits dispute, noting that it was affirming the ruling from the Indiana Court of Appeals despite an error in reasoning.
Several prominent players at the March Madness basketball tournament in Indianapolis took aim at the NCAA on social media Wednesday, demanding changes to how they are allowed to be compensated in the latest organized display of power by college athletes.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA’s efforts to allow athletes to earn money from personal endorsement and sponsorship deals are stuck in limbo, and June is shaping up to be a potentially busy and important month for college sports.
In a first step toward reversing a contentious Trump administration policy, President Joe Biden on Monday ordered his administration to review federal rules guiding colleges in their handling of campus sexual assaults.
The Supreme Court is reviving a lawsuit brought by a Georgia college student who sued school officials after being prevented from distributing Christian literature on campus. Chief Justice John Roberts was the lone dissenter, lamenting that the ruling risked “turning judges into advice columnists.”
The Indiana Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases this week, considering whether to grant transfer to disputes involving college athletes and police interrogations.
Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate influencer, has died, according to a statement from his daughter. He was 85.
Hoosiers aged 55-59 are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, according to an update posted Tuesday morning on the Indiana State Department of Health’s vaccine information and registration site.
A group claiming Harvard University discriminates against Asian American applicants is asking the United States Supreme Court to ban the consideration of race in college admissions nationwide.
The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed lower court decisions against the city of Bloomington, upholding zoning orders requiring residents to vacate a fraternity house that Indiana University no longer recognized. Justices noted the ruling may apply in college and university towns throughout the state.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law is partnering with Purdue University to create the first agricultural economics and law program in the nation, the Indianapolis law school has announced.
Valparaiso University announced Thursday that is dropping the team name Crusaders, the school mascot and all logos associated with the term that it says has been embraced by hate groups.
A bill that would require students at public schools to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid advanced to the Indiana House after lawmakers approved the measure in a Senate vote Tuesday.
The attorney who serves as executive secretary of the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission has been promoted to chairwoman of the commission, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday.
Veteran Indiana Court of Appeals Judge James Kirsch announced Thursday he will retire this fall, capping a quarter-century on the state’s appellate court bench. Kirsch said in a statement he will continue to serve as a senior judge.