Indiana lawmakers and environmental law and policy experts will gather Thursday at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law to discuss model legislation designed to address lead poisoning among Indiana children after tests of drinking water found “alarming levels” in Indianapolis schools.
A fired Notre Dame professor convicted of a felony for theft of grant money and found to have possessed pornographic images on university computers lost on appeal a judgment in his favor of more than $500,000 in a breach of contract lawsuit against the university.
Judge Robert L. Miller Sr., who established a distinguished career in the law and then devoted his skills and passion to advocating and championing military veterans, died peacefully at his South Bend home April 27. He was 98.
At Indiana University, Purdue University, Notre Dame and elsewhere, specialized university technology and commercialization offices are taking an expanding role in protecting the intellectual property of academic research, innovations and inventions.
A lawsuit has been filed in Indiana challenging Notre Dame University’s plan to make health plan members share in birth control costs.
Attorneys for Lou Holtz say the former Notre Dame football coach and the news website The Daily Beast have settled a defamation lawsuit filed by the ex-ESPN analyst and college football Hall of Famer.
The Ohio Supreme Court will decide whether the widow of a former University of Notre Dame football player can sue the school and the NCAA over allegations her husband was disabled by concussions from his college career in the 1970s.
Two Red Masses will take place this week for members of the Indiana legal community.
Two Republican congressmen seeking to unseat Sen. Joe Donnelly have criticized his response to fellow Democratic senators’ questioning of an Indiana judicial nominee that focused on her Catholic faith.
The president of the University of Notre Dame is defending Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals following a congressional hearing where senators on both sides of the aisle questioned whether she would follow legal precedent or her own beliefs.
A former linebacker has filed a lawsuit against Notre Dame, claiming the university concealed the results of a spinal scan from him and that he has potentially permanent nerve damage to his neck.
The Indiana Supreme Court left no doubt that it considered the Notre Dame Police Department exempt from the Access to Public Records Act when it affirmed dismissal of ESPN’s lawsuit seeking records of the department’s interactions with 275 student athletes. But a bill signed into law this year dealing with access to police body cameras could change that.
Notre Dame Police are not a public agency, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, turning back a lawsuit from ESPN that sought records of the university police’s interactions with student athletes. The ruling means Indiana’s Access to Public Records Act does not apply to university police at private institutions.
Case pits arguments for strict statutory interpretation against a determination based on public policy.
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about her life and career during a special appearance at Notre Dame Sept 12. During the two-hour event, Judge Ann Claire Williams of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals moderated the discussion that also included a handful of questions from students.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States and recognized as being a driving force in advancing women’s rights, almost downplayed her importance while speaking at the University of Notre Dame Monday.
The University of Notre Dame Police Department should be subject to public records laws, an attorney for ESPN argued to the Indiana Supreme Court Tuesday, while lawyers for the NDPD urged the court not to consider the private university’s force a public agency.
ESPN will continue its efforts Tuesday to obtain records regarding incidents involving student athletes from the University of Notre Dame Police Department. The Indiana Supreme Court will hold oral arguments Tuesday morning.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is set to take part in a discussion of law with a federal appeals court judge tonight at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend.