A northern Indiana man involved in a sextortion scheme involving “many” individuals online, including minors, has failed to convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that his constitutional rights were violated during an investigation by the FBI.
‘Ordered freedom’: AG Rokita sets agenda focused on ‘liberty’
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita recently sat down with Indiana Lawyer to answer questions about his first 100 days in office and his agenda for the next four years.Read More
Web Exclusive: Supreme Court in no hurry to find new attorney ethics director
With the search underway for only the third director of the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission, one thing seems certain: The court will take its time finding a successor for retired leader G. Michael Witte.Read More
Web Exclusive: Legal clinic offers education series through Facebook
When in-person legal education events became virtually impossible during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic chose to go virtual.Read More
Web Exclusive: Young attorneys engage diverse youth on careers in legal profession
While various programs such as the Conference for Legal Education Opportunity encourage more diverse attorneys in the legal profession, a career in the law still seems unattainable for some. But many new attorneys are sharing their experiences with students in middle schools and high schools in hopes of showing what the profession has to offer.Read More
A suspended Indianapolis priest has avoided prison after pleading guilty to a lesser charge in a case alleging that he sexually abused a teenage boy.
A woman whose medical diagnosis was mailed to the wrong person and then shared on social media may proceed with part of her suit against Community Health Network, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled, finding genuine issues of material fact remain.
Elon Musk is abandoning his legal battle to back out of buying Twitter by offering to go through with his original $44 billion bid for the social media platform.
The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it will hear two cases seeking to hold social media companies financially responsible for terrorist attacks.
The former security chief at Twitter told Congress that the social media platform is plagued by weak cyber defenses that make it vulnerable to exploitation by “teenagers, thieves and spies” and put the privacy of its users at risk. Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, a respected cybersecurity expert, appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee to lay out his allegations Tuesday.
An Indiana man who prosecutors said used a dating app to target members of the LGBTQ community has been sentenced to at least 27 years in jail for the killing of a Michigan man.
A lawsuit filed last month against Boone County for blocking a resident from the county’s Facebook page was dismissed this week, according to court documents.
A divided Supreme Court has blocked a Texas law, championed by conservatives, that aimed to keep social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter from censoring users based on their viewpoints.
Zionsville Mayor Emily Styron expressed her frustration about gun violence in the United States in a profanity-filled Facebook tirade last week following a school shooting in Texas that took the lives of 19 children.
The white man accused of killing 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, appeared in court Thursday, standing silently during a brief proceeding attended by some relatives of the victims after a grand jury indicted him.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed a lawsuit this month against Boone County, alleging the county violated a resident’s First Amendment rights when it blocked him from the county’s Facebook page.
Have you recently been hired on a case and know the media want to talk to you? Before you post a comment on social media or conduct an interview, you should stop and think of the potential ethical implications. Those implications are outlined in the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission’s recently issued Advisory Opinion 1-22, “Lawyers’ Public Comments on Pending Matters.”
Academics and lawyers specializing in free speech and cyber civil rights issues are hailing a recent Indiana Supreme Court ruling regarding the sharing of nonconsensual pornographic images.
In recent months, the discreet behemoth that is perceived to provide a broad shield against liability for tech companies has been in the limelight: Section 230. Recent legislative proposals have endeavored to curtail the perceived imbalance by attempting to amend Section 230, either applying archaic legal channels or forging a new construction implicating constitutional concerns.
For many rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, self-incriminating messages, photos and videos that they broadcast on social media before, during and after the insurrection are influencing even their criminal sentences.
Police investigating the unsolved slayings of two teenage girls killed during a 2017 hiking trip in Delphi are seeking information from people who had contact with someone who used a fictitious online profile to communicate with young girls.
Investigators identified six young suspects in the vandalism of a historic southwestern Indiana church after one of the culprits posted video of the incident to social media, police said.