As Indiana courts prioritize their safe return to live and in-person hearings, the Indiana Supreme Court announced that public health conditions will likely require trial courts to retain expanded authority for remote hearings.
Scrounging for change: DOL pauses proposed tip-pooling, tip credit rules changes
Proposed changes to the country’s tipped employee regulations have caused a stir among some states and worker advocates, prompting a temporary halt of further movement from the U.S. Department of Labor.Read More
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has proposed revisions to its local fee rule that would strike the explicit current local attorney admission fee of $15 and replace it with language referring to the court’s attorney admission local fee order. That order currently sets the fee at $15, as well.
The Indiana Supreme Court is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Indiana rules for alternative dispute resolution, appellate procedure, small claims and trial procedure.
The Domestic Relations Committee of the Indiana Judicial Conference is seeking feedback on proposed changes to Indiana’s Parenting Time Guidelines, including new guidelines on the concept of “shared parenting.”
Starting with the July 2021 bar exam, Hoosier applicants who score just under the 264 needed to pass will have their tests automatically reviewed and will no longer have to submit a written request to have their answers reassessed.
The Indiana Judicial Conference is seeking feedback on proposed changes to rules governing specialty courts.
As Indiana’s commercial court program expands, the Indiana Supreme Court is implementing new rules to govern the appointment of judges to the specialized dockets.
A new rule introduced by the U.S. Department of Transportation in December has revised the Air Carrier Access Act, redefining what constitutes a service animal on airplanes.
The Indiana Supreme Court has approved amendments to the state’s public access rules to protect certain sensitive records from public view.
Indiana Supreme Court justices in a Wednesday order provided instructions to hearing officers and parties in attorney disciplinary proceedings that have not yet proceeded to final hearing, perhaps most significantly permitting remote proceedings due to the continuing pandemic.
Down to its final weeks, the Trump administration is working to push through dozens of environmental rollbacks that could weaken century-old protections for migratory birds, expand Arctic drilling and hamstring future regulation of public health threats.
A rule amendment taking effect next month in the Southern District of Indiana changes filing and notice procedures for counsel seeking initial extensions of time.
An order issued by the Indiana Supreme Court on Thursday makes clear that certain people deposed in civil cases don’t have to be present for their sworn deposition testimony to be introduced in court.
The Indiana Supreme Court has amended several rules of trial procedure and administrative rules. Among other things, the rule changes alter the numbering for numerous Marion Superior Courts and increase the per diem allowance for senior judges.
The Indiana Supreme Court is seeking public comment on several proposed amendments to the Indiana Rules of Court.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana has proposed changes to rules governing requests for initial extensions of time.
Each year any federal rule amendments that work their way through the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, the Supreme Court, and then Congress, take effect Dec. 1. This year several rule amendments are scheduled to take effect on that date, as outlined below.
Comments from the public are now being sought by the United States Courts on numerous appellate, bankruptcy, civil and criminal rules.