Indiana legal community recalls friendship, intellect of Justice Ginsburg
When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrived at the University of Notre Dame in September 2016, she was greeted by a large crowd of admirers. But Nell Jessup Newton, then dean of the Notre Dame Law School, remembered the judicial icon making her feel like the pair were longtime friends.Read More
James Dimos remembered as a friend and champion of lawyers
Indiana attorney Jim Dimos, who left private practice to help lead the American Bar Association after leading both his local and state bars, is being remembered as someone who was “quietly effective” and a friend to the legal profession. He died Wednesday of a heart attack at age 59.Read More
A longtime Evansville attorney who served in the U.S. House of Representatives in the mid-1970s has died. Philip Hayes died Dec. 20 at the age of 83.
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, an unwavering voice of moderate conservatism and the first woman to serve on the nation’s highest court, has died. She was 93.
The Marion Circuit, Superior and Small Claims Courts will be closed tomorrow in observance of the services for the late Judge Shatrese Flowers.
Memorial services for the late Marion Superior Judge Shatrese Flowers have been scheduled for Tuesday.
Longtime Marion County judicial officer Shatrese M. Flowers, most recently judge of Marion Superior Court 28, has died, the court announced Sunday.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a centrist Democrat and champion of liberal causes who was elected to the Senate in 1992 and broke gender barriers throughout her long career in local and national politics, has died. She was 90.
Judge Viola J. Taliaferro — who was considered an icon and groundbreaker in Bloomington and the Monroe County legal profession — died this month at 94.
A woman known for being an award-winning paralegal and remembered for her “fantastic meatballs for any firm potluck” died Monday.
Timothy Morrison, a longtime federal prosecutor who served multiple terms as interim U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, has died of cancer. He was 73.
Mark Souder, a Republican who represented northeastern Indiana in Congress for more than 15 years, has died. He was 72.
Political leaders on Thursday honored Republican U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski of Indiana as a determined advocate for her beliefs during a funeral after she and three other people were killed in a highway crash last week.
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.
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Indiana, was one of four individuals killed in a northern Indiana car crash early Wednesday afternoon, the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed.
Huntington attorney Joseph Northrop, former chairman of Pike Lumber Co., Inc., has died.
Joan Ruhtenberg, clinical professor of law emerita at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, who taught generations of Hoosier law students the fundamentals of legal writing, died March 4. She was 84.
Richard Peter Komyatte, who helped draft Indiana’s pro bono rule and was described as one of the founding fathers of Indiana Legal Services, died Feb. 13. He was 84.