A woman who had her class-action complaint against IU Credit Union sent to arbitration has secured a reversal in an interlocutory appeal by the Court of Appeals of Indiana.
Web Exclusive: ‘Better than he found it’: Longtime child support prosecutor retires after 40 years
When Bill Welch first started practicing law, he had no intention of becoming a prosecutor — let alone an attorney working in the child support space.Read More
License plate readers expose tension between public safety, privacy
Monroe County is installing six cameras at select intersections to take photos of the license plates of every vehicle that travels through. Several Indiana communities have announced they will be installing automatic license plate reading cameras, which has raised debates over public safety and privacy issues.Read More
Saying goodbye: Baker to retire after more than 40 years as a judge
It wasn’t quite the retirement he expected. With COVID-19 forcing most of the population to work from home, Court of Appeals Judge John Baker quietly visited the Indiana Statehouse in early June to pack up his chambers. Though he won’t officially retire until July 31, he decided to close out his Indianapolis office early, without the usual pomp and circumstance of a sendoff. “I wanted to work from home,” Baker said with a laugh, “but I didn’t mean for everyone else in the world to have to do it.”Read More
A gift in tough times: Juvenile probation departments deliver for young clients, families
Chief probation officer Christine Kerl and her team from the juvenile division of the Marion Superior Court Probation Department fanned out to Dollar Tree stores across Indianapolis earlier this spring and loaded their carts with items for families to enjoy together during these trying and tiring times.Read More
Indiana Supreme Court justices must decide whether a woman who won $3.24 million in a personal injury case can sue additional defendants for their alleged roles in the same auto accident.
The Republican candidate for a southern Indiana legislative seat plans to seek a recount after updated vote tallies showed him losing by 155 votes.
While a Monroe County couple convinced the Court of Appeals of Indiana that a trial court misapplied the state’s product-liability statute in their case, that ruling still didn’t win them any relief for the allegedly defective decks at their home.
An Indiana man has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for abusing his 12-year-old son and starving the boy to death.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has denied the state’s motion to hurry up and reinstate the new abortion law that was overturned last week in the Monroe Circuit Court.
The ruling that blocked Indiana’s new abortion law brought a mix of reactions, the reopening of abortion clinics, a pledge to appeal and an indication that the fight over reproductive rights could be long and messy. In a Sept. 22 order, Special Judge Kelsey Hanlon enjoined enforcement of Senate Enrolled Act 1, finding the state’s […]
Seven days after Indiana’s near-total abortion ban took effect, the Monroe Circuit Court granted a preliminary injunction Thursday blocking the state from enforcing the new law.
In the first hearing in state court on Indiana’s new abortion law, the opposing parties argued over whether the Indiana Constitution conferred to a right to privacy which protects the ability of Hoosier women to obtain a legal abortion.
Pair of lawsuits sends Indiana abortion debate to court: Indiana Supreme Court sidestepped privacy right question in 2005 ruling
Less than a month after Indiana’s near-total abortion ban was signed into law, the battle for reproductive rights has moved to the state courts with two lawsuits challenging the new statute on constitutional and religious freedom grounds.
An Indiana judge won’t hear arguments until next week on a lawsuit seeking to block the state’s abortion ban, leaving that new law set to take effect on Thursday.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed a second lawsuit today against the state’s new abortion law, claiming Senate Enrolled Act 1 violates Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Members of the legal community remember Monroe Circuit Court Senior Judge Marc Kellams, who recently died in a vehicle crash on I-465 in Indianapolis.
A Bloomington landowner that had to build a smaller warehouse than anticipated due to longstanding utility regulations failed to prove that Duke Energy engaged in a taking of its property by enforcing the regulations, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
A feud over who should fill an open seat on the city of Bloomington’s Plan Commission has been resolved after the Court of Appeals of Indiana reversed Friday, finding the mayor’s nominee was validly appointed.
A woman who suffered a severe spinal injury that left her quadriplegic has won a reversal after the Court of Appeals of Indiana found her lawsuit against the state of Indiana and the Indiana Department of Transportation did not create collateral estoppel and claim splitting.
Lawsuits filed by students at Indiana and Purdue universities alleging breaches of contract when the schools moved to online learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic will proceed, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
A judge says restorative justice was successfully used for one of the first times in Indiana to remediate a confrontation in which a Black man said a group of white men assaulted him and threatened to “get a noose” while at a southern Indiana lake more than a year ago.