The Indiana Supreme Court Appellate Technology section is soliciting feedback on proposed changes to four areas of Indiana judicial procedure.
The Indiana Supreme Court has increased the number of members required for its Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure while also amending the process for recommending and adopting a rule change in a series of amendments to Trial Rule 80 that took effect Friday.
A recent amendment to Indiana Rules for Admission to the Bar and the Discipline of Attorneys has created a new pathway for attorneys admitted to practice in other states to gain a temporary law license in Indiana.
For Indiana attorneys, the new year marks the effective date of the new Admission and Discipline Rule 23. The importance of Rule 23 is generally limited only to those unlucky few who find themselves being investigated or prosecuted by the Disciplinary Commission. However, Rule 23 also contains substantive provisions on how each lawyer must manage his or her trust account.
Records in some mental health cases may now be kept from the public after the Indiana Supreme Court added an amendment to an existing rule dealing with access to court records.
Chief Judge Richard Young is confident the new mandatory pro bono rule adopted by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana will solve problems caused by pro se litigants trying to navigate the federal judiciary.
Changes to local rules of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana take effect Friday and include changes to filing and maintaining documents under seal.
On Sept. 8, the Indiana Supreme Court issued an order amending the Administrative Rules, wherein it adopted most of the proposed changes and added some requirements to Rule 9(G). These amendments take effect Jan. 1, 2015.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Indiana want to hear from attorneys about proposed rule changes.
The Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure wants to hear from the legal community and general public on a proposed amendment that would shorten the time court reporters have to file their transcripts.
For the past several years, who could be compelled to appear at a federal trial depended on whom you asked.
A new set of rules for Marion County’s nine township Small Claims courts will make the forums more transparent and put important court information online for the first time, according to the judge overseeing reform efforts.
Courts will have until the end of this year to file abstracts of judgment of felony convictions for people not sentenced to the Department of Correction, according to an order issued June 28 by the Indiana Supreme Court.