Members of the public can more easily access federal judges’ financial disclosure reports following the creation of a new public database.
Money troubles: Federal judiciary issues new policies for financial disclosures
Given that what federal judges do with their money outside the courthouse has raised questions about whether they are ruling in favor of their financial interests inside the courtroom, the federal judiciary is making changes that members of the legal community and court observers say are good but do not go far enough.Read More
A 17-count indictment against a man accused of securities fraud has largely been upheld on appeal, although the Court of Appeals of Indiana did order the dismissal of two of those charges on statute-of-limitations grounds.
Donald Trump invoked the Fifth Amendment and wouldn’t answer questions under oath in the New York attorney general’s long-running civil investigation into his business dealings, the former president said in a statement Wednesday.
An opinion from a state appellate court that was issued while the Southern Indiana District Court was considering a motion to dismiss in a fiduciary duty dispute did not change the federal judge’s decision to grant the motion, but it did alter the reasoning on which the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed.
A federal appeals court on Friday narrowed the range of documents House Democrats are entitled to in their yearslong investigation of Donald Trump’s finances.
A federal judge on Friday dismissed Donald Trump’s lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James, rejecting the former president’s claim that she targeted him out of political animus and allowing her civil investigation into his business practices to continue.
A New York judge said Wednesday he will lift Donald Trump’s contempt of court order if the former president meets conditions including paying $110,000 in fines he’s racked up for being slow to respond to a civil subpoena issued by the state’s attorney general.
Westfield Mayor Andy Cook and Clerk-Treasurer Cindy Gossard have agreed to end a legal battle over the administration’s access to city records and how those records were handled as part of an investigation into the city’s finances.
If you thought the COVID-induced recession would cause a spike in bankruptcy filings, you’d be wrong. In fact, according to one Indianapolis practitioner, “bankruptcies are in the toilet.” But that doesn’t mean bankruptcy practitioners are sitting idle, as existing clients still need their service. More than that, a wave of new clients is likely coming.
The former financial coordinator of a charitable foundation operated by Carmel-based women’s fraternity Zeta Tau Alpha has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to embezzling about $450,000 from the organization.
New York’s attorney general asked a court Monday to compel some of President Donald Trump’s business associates, including his son, Eric, to testify and turn over documents as part of her investigation into whether the president’s company lied about the value of its assets in order to get loans or tax benefits.
The Supreme Court is about to tell President Donald Trump whether he has more power to use a favorite phrase: “You’re fired.” A case being argued at the high court Tuesday could threaten the structure of agencies that form an enormous swath of the federal government. It has to do with whether a president can fire the heads of independent agencies for any reason.
Default judgment against a former auto dealership executive has been set aside after the Indiana Court of Appeals found excusable neglect in an executive’s failure to adequately respond to a collections complaint.
President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to void a subpoena from the House of Representatives that seeks the president’s financial records from his accounting firm.
The Supreme Court is shielding President Donald Trump’s financial records from House Democrats for now. The delay announced late Monday allows the justices to decide how to handle the House subpoena and a similar demand from the Manhattan district attorney at the same time.
The denial of a petition brought by several angry landowners against a multi-county drainage board has been affirmed by the Indiana Court of Appeals after it concluded that concerns about using 75% of a maintenance fund for a local reconstruction project were unwarranted.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a finding that a Ford dealership failed to disclose a $25 convenience fee for its credit customers as a finance charge. It also reversed an Indiana Department of Financial Institutions’ finding that because the fee was not disclosed in the finance charge box, it must be an additional charge.
Indianapolis-based trucking firm Celadon Group Inc. says federal investigators are conducting a criminal investigation of the financial-reporting issues that the company has been working to resolve for more than a year.