Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects at the Supreme Court to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the women’s rights champion, leader of the court’s liberal bloc and feminist icon who died last week.
The body of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court this week, with arrangements to allow public viewing despite the coronavirus pandemic, the court said Monday.
United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
A southern Indiana judge killed in a small plane crash in southeastern Illinois is being remembered by fellow judges as a problem-solver who helped defendants start new lives.
When we learned that Jim passed away earlier this month, the outpouring of support and remembrances from past IndyBar and Indianapolis Bar Foundation presidents was immense. Nearly every IndyBar leader with whom I’ve interacted in my 15-year career shared a memory of how Jim touched the profession, and often their individual practices, in a tangibly positive way.
Orville Copsey, Jr., an Indianapolis attorney whose work helping many elderly and disabled clients stay in their homes earned him the nickname “St. Orville,” died Aug. 4. He was 88. “We have lost a true gem in our legal community,” one attorney said in tribute.
Keith Henderson, who served as Floyd County prosecuting attorney for nearly 20 years, died Aug. 1 at his home surrounded by his family following a battle with Lyme disease. He was 59.
Former Indiana Gov. Joseph Kernan, a gregarious Democrat who spent 11 months as a prisoner of war in Vietnam and served as mayor of South Bend, died Wednesday morning after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 74.
Friends and colleagues are celebrating the life and legacy of the late Judge Michael Barnes, who served nearly 20 years on the Indiana Court of Appeals after an earlier 20 years serving as the prosecutor of St. Joseph County. “He was a great friend. … He was a friend to all of us,” one colleague said.
Senior Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Michael Barnes died Friday morning in South Bend, leaving a legacy of more than 40 years in public service.
The Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program has announced that Kirby, its beloved therapy dog who was a staple at many legal events around the state, died Jan. 29 after a brief illness. He was 14.
A longtime Indianapolis attorney and public servant whose career included stints as a federal prosecutor as well as leading the state agency that awarded Indiana’s first riverboat gambling licenses has died. John “Jack” James Thar, 71, died Jan. 8, surrounded by loved ones after a battle with heart disease.
Two Hoosier elder statesmen who served their country in Washington, produced enduring legacies and provided examples for those who followed, died within weeks of each other in 2019. They were among the many legal leaders we lost in the past year.
A celebration of life for attorney and Valparaiso Law School professor David Welter, who died unexpectedly Monday, has been scheduled for Friday. Welter, a graduate and longtime faculty member of the northern Indiana law school, was 59.
Richard “Rick” Hofstetter, the lawyer-turned-businessman who operated the popular Story Inn in southern Brown County, died Oct. 1. He was 63.
The Cass County legal community and the Indiana judiciary were in mourning Tuesday following Judge Richard Maughmer’s death in a tragic accident at his home Monday evening.
In the middle of what likely was chaos on a spring day in 1971, Norman Lefstein sat down and calmly wrote a petition for habeas corpus.