A contractor has agreed to pay $10,000 in fines for workplace safety violations found after a worker died at an Indiana University construction site.
A fraternity that knows or should know about prior sexual assault allegations against a member has a duty to protect social guests from sexual assault by that member, a district court judge ruled Wednesday. The ruling comes in a case involving a complaint against an Indiana fraternity accused of not protecting guests from one of its members.
By a majority vote, the Indiana Supreme Court has declined certified questions of Indiana state law presented by a federal court concerning an Indiana University campus sexual assault case.
An Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law professor is headed to Washington, D.C., to testify before the U.S. Senate about his work combatting the ongoing opioid crisis. Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly announced Tuesday that IU McKinney professor Nicolas P. Terry will testify before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
More than 50 reports alleging sexual misconduct by Indiana University employees across all campuses were filed from July 2016 to June 2017. The Bloomington campus had 17 reports and the Indiana University-Purdue University campus in Indianapolis had 21.
Indiana University experts who assessed the state's opioid epidemic have made recommendations for how Indiana can better address the crisis.
Indiana University’s pretrial diversion program had a record low number of offenders this year who tried to work off misdemeanors collected during weekend celebrations for a student bicycle race. Those who successfully complete the program can eventually have certain charges dismissed, including public intoxication.
A man serving an 80-year prison sentence for the 2015 rape and murder of an Indiana University student has pleaded guilty to the rape of an IU law student three years earlier.
The Indiana Southern District Court has partially denied summary judgment to an Indiana University fraternity implicated in a campus sexual assault after finding “open issues” in the applicability of Indiana Supreme Court precedent concerning foreseeability in the context of duty.
Calling it a “comprehensive report,” the American Bar Association released a series of spreadsheets March 22 which presented the ultimate two-year bar passage rate for 2015 graduates as well as the bar passage rates for first-time takers in 2016 and 2017 from each accredited law school.
Applications are available for the third annual Summer Law and Leadership Academy at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. The academy is a one-week law school immersion experience for undergraduate students who are considering law school, offering an inside look at life in law school and opportunities for law school graduates.
A federal agency has completed its investigation into four Title IX sexual violence complaints against Indiana University and determined that the school didn’t mishandle them. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has sent letters to the complainants regarding the outcome of the investigations.
Scott Burris, a noted expert in public health law, will speak Friday at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law’s annual McDonald-Merrill-Ketcham Award Lecture.
A district court judge has granted summary judgment to Indiana University’s School of Dentistry and high-ranking members of its faculty after finding the school did not violate a former clinic director’s rights by firing him for alleged sexual harassment of students.
As the IU Maurer School of Law’s 175th year draws to a close, it’s an opportune time to celebrate some of the law school’s extraordinary women graduates. Their stories are powerful and inspiring, and I’m pleased to share just a few.
A man convicted of killing of an Indiana University student faces a January hearing in a separate sexual assault case involving another IU student.
An Iowa judge has ruled that the details of “shadow insurance” subsidiaries created by several life insurers can remain confidential.