Purdue University faces a second proposed class-action lawsuit filed by a student who says he and others are owed refunds for tuition and fees paid for in-person classes and activities that transitioned to remote education when campuses closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Indiana Tax Court has reversed an Indiana Board of Tax Review’s final determination, answering the dispositive issue of whether an assessor should have capped a homeowner’s 2013 property tax liability at 1% instead of 2% of her property’s gross assessed value.
The elected prosecutor of Knox County in southwestern Indiana faces an attorney discipline case related to his conduct stemming from a local police investigation into his former deputy prosecutor’s relationship with a woman who was serving time on drug charges. An attorney for the prosecutor, however, is contesting the discipline case and says the prosecutor is the victim of a vendetta born of the small-town rumor mill.
A former Knox County chief deputy prosecutor has been suspended from the practice of law for abusing his prosecutorial authority as part of a retaliation campaign against a detective who discovered his sexual relationship with a criminal defendant. The elected Knox County prosecutor also faces a related disciplinary case, according to the Indiana Supreme Court.
A former Indiana Department of Transportation supervisor who claimed his firing was motivated in part by his defense of a Democratic employee and a letter to the editor that the supervisor’s mother wrote criticizing former Gov. Mike Pence’s immigration policies failed to prove he was discriminated against, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.
A judge has sentenced a southwestern Indiana man to 65 years in prison for fatally strangling his 5-year-old son. The sentencing on Friday came after 55-year-old Robert Baldwin of Vincennes pleaded guilty but mentally ill in June for Gabriel Baldwin’s 2017 death.
A southwestern Indiana police chief has been placed on paid leave following an FBI search of the city’s police headquarters.
Two Indiana attorneys have been suspended from the practice of law for mismanaging and overdrafting their trust accounts, Indiana Supreme Court justices announced in separate orders.
A suspended Vincennes attorney’s sanction has been converted to an indefinite suspension from the practice of law for failing to cooperate with the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission concerning a grievance filed against him.
The Indiana Court of Appeals will travel to the northern and southern parts of the state this week to hear oral arguments in two cases, one involving murder and the other involving drug possession.
Knox County in southwestern Indiana has landed a $500,000 federal grant that will allow officials to nearly double the county’s drug court.
A Knox County man convicted of public intoxication after being found in public wearing only underwear has won his appeal after the Indiana Court of Appeals found insufficient evidence to support the Class B misdemeanor.
Two Indiana appellate panels will leave the Statehouse courtroom this week to hear arguments across the state.
Prosecution of a Vincennes man charged with fatally strangling his 5-year-old son is on hold while his defense attorney argues he shouldn’t face a possible sentence of life in prison without parole.
A law professor and medical doctor is in an undecided race against a 50-year lawyer for the Democratic nomination for Indiana’s Eighth Congressional District as votes continue to be tallied Wednesday from southwestern Indiana.
A Vincennes father lost his appeal of a modification of custody order that granted sole physical custody to his child’s mother after she moved 180 miles away to start a new family with her fiancé.
Indiana Code 32-17-10-2 is unconstitutional as applied retroactively to a land-use restriction in a Vincennes Girl Scout organization’s deed requiring an Illinois Girl Scout group to use deeded land as a camp for 49 years.
The Indiana Court of Appeals concluded Tuesday that summary judgment should have been granted in favor of Vincennes University on a former basketball coach’s lawsuit alleging breach of contract after the university did not renew his contract for the following year.
Indianapolis-based Bingham McHale is merging with the regional law firm Greenebaum Doll & McDonald effective Jan. 2, the two firms announced Wednesday morning.