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An off-duty Indiana State Police trooper was not “clearly outside” the scope of his employment during an incident that injured a motorcyclist when the trooper was riding in his unmarked ISP vehicle, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled.
Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush next week will present the 2020 State of the Judiciary, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Friday.
A battle over a voided annexation ordinance between Bloomington and the Indiana Governor’s Office will continue this week when the Indiana Supreme Court hears oral arguments.
A divided panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals upheld denial of a convicted child molester’s post-conviction relief petition Thursday, but a dissenting judge assailed the representation by a defense attorney who he said “took a fatalistic approach to the trial and wholly failed to challenge any testimony by any State witness.”
A Southern Indiana convicted of killing two people will spend the rest of his life behind bars, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Monday, finding a trial court did not impermissibly rely on aggravating circumstances outside those listed by statute in imposing a sentence of life without parole.
The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case involving a noncompete and solicitation agreement ruled to be overly broad.
Finding a disproportionate majority of state supreme court justices are white men, a study by the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law highlights the lack of diversity on America’s highest state courts, which is being described as a crisis.
The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission will vote this month to select the state’s next chief justice. In Friday announcement, the Indiana Supreme Court said the commission will begin interviews regarding the reappointment of Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush at 9 a.m. August 21 in Room 319 of the Statehouse.
Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush announced she will present the 2019 State of the Judiciary next week to Gov. Eric Holcomb and a joint session of the Indiana General Assembly.
Indiana Supreme Court justices gathered Tuesday morning to answer questions about its 2017-2018 annual report, including e-filing goals, bar exam concerns and increased rates of self-reported lawyer and judge well-being.
Indiana Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey Slaughter has taken over as chair of the Coalition for Court Access, while three additional members have been appointed to serve under him. He will take over for Justice Steven David, who had chaired the coalition since its 2016 inception.
The Community Justice Academy of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will host an event tonight in Indianapolis updating the community on the local fight against human trafficking.
Saying “the time is right for this transition,” Chief Justice Brent Dickson announced Wednesday he would relinquish his leadership of the state Supreme Court but will remain as an associate justice until he faces mandatory retirement in just over two years.
Indiana Chief Justice Brent Dickson announced Wednesday that he will step down as chief justice sometime before Sept. 1. Dickson plans on staying on the Supreme Court as an associate justice until he reaches the mandatory retirement age of 75 in July 2016.