The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the dismissal of a Mexican company’s fraud claims against an Indiana-based Fortune 500 company, finding the Mexican entity failed to allege the company, rather than its Mexican subsidiary, committed any wrongs.
State and federal authorities have filed criminal charges against the Guatemalan man illegally living in Indiana who is suspected of driving the vehicle that struck and killed Indiana Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver on Sunday morning.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against a German company seeking to modify a protective order that kept confidential certain discovery documents used in European trade secrets litigation, finding the company failed to show good cause to modify the order.
Ratko Mladic, the former commander of the Bosnian Serb army, was sentenced Wednesday at The Hague, Netherlands, to life imprisonment after a United Nations special court found him guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity that it labeled as some of the “most heinous” in human history.
Leading researchers castigated a federal plan that would use artificial intelligence methods to scrutinize immigrants and visa applicants, saying it is unworkable as written and likely to be “inaccurate and biased” if deployed.
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.
An alumnus of Indiana University Maurer School of Law will give nearly $8 million to his alma mater to benefit the school’s Center of the Global Legal Profession through an endowment and a professorship.
Exchange programs with law schools in China are providing valuable experience to students who want to build careers in international or corporate law, attorneys say.
In addition to the scholarly research and visiting professorships, student exchanges between China and three Indiana law schools – IU McKinney, IU Maurer and Notre Dame Law School – give students in both countries the opportunity to learn about the law of another country as well as its culture and history.
In a split decision from the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, the majority reversed a Russian woman’s conviction for violating a federal statute that prohibits structuring currency transactions in order to evade federal reporting requirements for transactions involving more than $10,000 in currency. The majority cited the prosecution’s questioning of the woman about past financial records as the reason for reversal.
Mohamed Arafa recalls the day last month when he left Cairo, Egypt, to return to his adjunct professor post at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. The streets in the capitol of his native land were full of people demonstrating, and it took four hours in a taxi to navigate to the airport. “Today we have two presidents on trial,” Arafa said of the day he departed Cairo.
The recently announced dual degree J.D./LL.B. program by the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Jindal Global Law School in India is still in the planning stages, but to many legal professors and professionals, the program promises to be a boon for students interested in practicing international law.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law will hold its inaugural International Student Speakers Series on Thursday, when students and alumni from China, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Taiwan, Egypt and Germany will talk about law in their home countries.
The United Nations has recommended a program at Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis for “Special Consultative Status” to the U.N., which would allow its students and faculty to engage in treaty negotiation sessions. The Program in International Human Rights Law learned of the honor on May 18.