A St. Joseph County official said he’s surprised a 37-acre tract in New Carlisle the county hopes to buy has been valued by court-appointed appraisers at more than four times what the county offered its owner.
For employment attorneys, an ever-growing part of the job may include workplace investigations involving the use of social media by employees, on or off the clock.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law professor Fran Quigley will speak about his latest book, “Prescription for the People: An Activist’s Guide to Making Medicine Affordable for All,” the school announced Wednesday.
Indiana Legal Services is partnering with a Valparaiso-based health care provider to launch a first-of-its-kind medical-legal partnership program in northwest Indiana.
A man whose inheritance from his deceased mother was depleted by more than $60,000 while a bank and his relatives were guardians of his family’s estates can continue in his lawsuit against the bank, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
A convicted felon who graduated from Yale Law School and won acclaim as a poet is being asked by a Connecticut committee to prove his “good moral character” before he is allowed to practice law.
In its 2017 Practice Outlook Guide, BTI Consulting Group projected that five practice areas would experience significant growth in the coming year: regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, cybersecurity/data privacy, bet-the-company litigation and class-action lawsuits. Here is a look at the reasons top lawyers in these practice areas are predicting steady growth.
To revitalize the legal profession, an economist and Yale law student are calling for an end to the rules and regulations that require bar exam passage, prevent nonlawyers from practicing and prohibit anyone who does not hold a J.D. degree from owning law firms.
Lea Shelemey learned about collaborative divorce a dozen years ago when she heard what lawyers were doing in her native Alberta, Canada. She’s been sold ever since, but she wishes more lawyers were trained in the process and more clients were willing to take the option
Notre Dame Law School professor Jimmy Gurulé is urging the Supreme Court of the United States to let terrorists’ victims have access to nearly $2 billion in Iranian assets frozen in a New York bank.
An Elkhart solo practitioner must pay his former legal assistant more than $85,000 after she sued him to recover unpaid wages owed to her over the course of two years, the Court of Appeals affirmed Wednesday.
The Access Group, a nonprofit organization made up of law schools, has acquired the assets of Bloomington-based Lawyer Metrics LLC, which was co-founded by Indiana University Maurer School of Law professor William Henderson.
As jurors deliberated the fate of one of six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore braced for a possible repeat of the protests, destruction and dismay that engulfed the city in April, when Gray died of a broken neck in the back of a police van. But instead of a dramatic conclusion, there was confusion.
That jurors laughed at times during a handwriting expert’s testimony in a case contesting probate of a will has been removed from the official court opinion. The Court of Appeals made the move in a rehearing opinion issued Wednesday.
An elementary school principal whose administrator’s contract was canceled after school officials learned of his affair with a teacher received constitutional due process in his termination proceedings, the Indiana Supreme Court affirmed Tuesday.
The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday that satellite provider DirecTV can avoid a class-action lawsuit in California over early termination fees and force customers into private arbitration hearings instead.
The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with a lesbian mother who wants to see her adopted children, blocking an Alabama court's order that declared the adoption invalid.
Three central Indiana counties have been working over the past five years to address jail overcrowding by building or upgrading facilities.