FBI Director Christopher Wray has named Paul Keenan special agent in charge of the Indianapolis field office, the agency announced Tuesday. The longtime agent, investigator, analyst and supervisor is an Indiana University graduate.
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
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As universities investment more resources in the development of patentable technology, they also run an increased risk of litigation.Read More
Indiana University plans to review the names of all buildings and structures across its nine-campus system following the school’s decision to rename an intramural center that once honored a segregationist after its first black basketball player.
Incoming McKinney dean Bravo: ‘Failure to speak up would let down the law school and legal community’
The incoming dean of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law says in a letter today that she has a duty and obligation as the school’s first black leader to speak out in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and protests that followed.
The man convicted nearly 15 years ago in the killing of Indiana University student Jill Behrman will be released from custody later this month after the same judge who granted his request for habeas relief last year also granted his bid for coronavirus-related release.
Purdue University faces a second proposed class-action lawsuit filed by a student who says he and others are owed refunds for tuition and fees paid for in-person classes and activities that transitioned to remote education when campuses closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a Monroe County woman’s temporary mental health commitment at a Bloomington hospital after finding her schizophrenia made her dangerous to herself and gravely disabled.
An Indiana University student has sued the school in a proposed class-action suit, arguing that while the university did the right thing by closing campuses amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students are entitled to refunds “for services not received.”
The annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best law schools in the country brought disappointing results for Indiana as all three law schools still being ranked fell in their positions.
The national and international conversations about the impacts of climate change have focused largely on initiatives designed to curb greenhouse gas and other potentially harmful emissions. But there’s also an increasingly popular business aspect to the conversation.
A split appellate court has affirmed for a southern Indiana property owner in a dispute over a former Indiana University fraternity house after the university decided to no longer recognize the fraternity. In doing so, the panel struck down a local Bloomington ordinance that deferred to IU in regulating fraternities and sororities.
David Thronson, an expert in international human rights law and director of the Talsky Center for Human Rights of Women and Children at Michigan State University College of Law, will be visiting Indianapolis Monday and Tuesday as the second finalist for the dean’s position at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
An Indiana University associate professor arrested last summer while protesting against a farmers market vendor alleged to have ties to a white supremacist group has taken a step toward filing a civil lawsuit against the city of Bloomington.
Just three weeks into the legislative session, Indiana lawmakers have spent a spending bill to Gov. Eric Holcomb for his signature.
Indiana’s longest-serving judge and a 30-year veteran of the Indiana Court of Appeals, Judge John G. Baker will retire this summer, the COA announced in a news release Tuesday afternoon.
A judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit alleging Indiana University breached its contract by providing substandard living assignments to thousands of students staying in residential halls where mold was found.
A federal judge has denied a motion for summary judgment to an IU nursing professor on a First Amendment claim brought by an associate professor who alleges she was passed over for a teaching position at the school because of her pro-life views.
The judges of the Indiana Court of Appeals have elected Judge Cale Bradford to serve for the next three years as the lower appellate court’s chief judge. He succeeds Judge Nancy Vaidik, whose term as chief expired last month. Bradford, whose term began Jan. 1., has served on the Court of Appeals for nearly 13 years.