Indiana legal community recalls friendship, intellect of Justice Ginsburg
When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrived at the University of Notre Dame in September 2016, she was greeted by a large crowd of admirers. But Nell Jessup Newton, then dean of the Notre Dame Law School, remembered the judicial icon making her feel like the pair were longtime friends.Read More
Valpo fighting donor suit over law school contribution valued at $1.4M
After recently shuttering its 140-year-old law school, Valparaiso University is going on the offensive to keep a donor from reclaiming a gift worth more than a million dollars that was made to support the legal education program.Read More
Law schools tweaking, innovating admissions process as numbers rise
Ever since the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law began accepting GRE scores in lieu of the LSAT in 2016, the list of law schools that consider applicants who submit only Graduate Record Exam results is growing. So are the other innovative ways law schools in Indiana and elsewhere are measuring the likely success of potential students.Read More
A northwestern Indiana middle school student faces a charge of possessing a destructive device after two improvised explosive devices were found inside a backpack, authorities said.
A northwest Indiana man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and other charges for his role in the killings of two teenagers fatally shot during a drug-related robbery.
A northern Indiana man who lost his Wage Claims Act complaint against his former employer did not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that the trial court erred in its ruling and will now also have to pay appellate attorney fees to the business.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has filed a lawsuit against the Valparaiso Community School Corporation after the local high school allegedly denied a transgender high school student access to a restroom and locker room consistent with his gender identity.
The Indiana Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended Valparaiso attorney Bryan M. Truitt from practicing law in Indiana for failing to cooperate with a disciplinary investigation against him.
Jeffrey S. Sturm, a workers’ compensation leader and attorney with George C. Patrick & Associates, PC, has died. He was 58.
Citing confusion in circuit courts, Health and Hospital Corp. urges SCOTUS to take appeal over nursing home resident rights of action
The Health and Hospital Corp. of Marion County is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop a lawsuit brought on behalf of an Indiana nursing home resident that raises the question of whether the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act allows residents to bring claims regarding their care and treatment.
The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended Valparaiso attorney Bryan M. Truitt from practicing law for failing to cooperate in a disciplinary investigation against him.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a petition for a rehearing filed by the Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, letting stand a decision that found patients can enforce the rights outlined in the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act.
An Indiana woman has been arrested in the death of an infant found in a Pennsylvania trash container almost a decade and a half ago, authorities said.
A jury in Valparaiso has awarded nearly $96,000 in damages to a northwest Indiana girl who was injured in 2018 while playing in a bounce house at a local YMCA.
The U.S. News & World Report 2022 law school rankings were released today and the performance of Indiana’s three laws schools can be summarized as follows: one rose in the rankings, one declined, and one stayed just where it was.
Valparaiso University announced Thursday that is dropping the team name Crusaders, the school mascot and all logos associated with the term that it says has been embraced by hate groups.
A case pending before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals brought on behalf of a northwest Indiana man suffering from dementia asks whether a patient in a long-term care facility can enforce rights under the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act.
A northwest Indiana man convicted of fatally shooting two teenagers during a drug-related robbery was sentenced Tuesday to 179 years in prison.
A longtime attorney and managing partner of a Valparaiso law firm who also was an entrepreneur and known for co-hosting a weekly jazz radio program has died, his former firm announced Wednesday. William F. (Bill) Satterlee was 82.
An appellate panel has affirmed the permanent protective order granted against a suspended Chicago television anchorman who threatened a Valparaiso woman he was romantically involved with. A concurring judge, however, disagreed that the man’s identity should be shielded from the public, writing separately to name the ex-anchor.
A northwest Indiana man has been convicted in the killings of two teenagers who were shot to death last year during a drug-related armed robbery.
Indianapolis and three other Indiana cities are suing video streaming services, including Netflix and Hulu, seeking to require them to pay the same franchise fees to local governments that cable companies must pay. The suit also names DirectTV and Dish satellite television providers.