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Office of Attorney General Requests RSVPs From Media Planning To Cover Visit By Gov....

The Office of Attorney General needs to hear by Oct. 23 from media outlets planning to send staff members to cover a speaking engagement...

Admission ceremony reminds new attorneys of their duty

Marilyn Odendahl for www.theindianalawyer.com Indiana’s newest lawyers were sworn in Monday morning as their families and friends took pride in their accomplishment and members of...

COA Rejects Commercial Court Challenge, Rules Against Worker

Dave Stafford for www.theindianalawyer.com While an Indiana commercial court failed to provide sufficient notice to a worker who was being sued by his former employer...

Judge Belittled, Disparaged Tenant In $38 Rent Spat

Dave Stafford for www.theindianalawyer.com A small-claims judge who failed to swear in litigants in a small-change rent lawsuit drew a rebuke and a reversal from...

Indianapolis Troopers honored with Life Saving Award

On Friday, October 13, 2017 the Indiana State Police held an awards and recognition ceremony in Indianapolis to honor and recognize individuals from around...

Gov. Holcomb Announces Judicial Appointment for Wabash Superior Court Vacancy

INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today announced Amy Conner Cornell as his appointment to the Wabash County Superior Court. Ms. Cornell succeeds Judge Christopher...

Governor’s order begins process to distribute $40.9 million from VW settlement

Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed an executive order outlining next steps to distribute Indiana’s $40.9 million portion of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust...

COA upholds child molesting conviction despite yearslong delay in bringing charges

Olivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.com The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld a man’s felony conviction for molesting his ex-girlfriend’s daughter after determining the man failed...

Governor Signs Executive Order Naming I-865 After Hoosier Veteran, Businessman And Community Leader

Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed an executive order naming Interstate 865 after Fred M. Fehsenfeld, Sr. in recognition of his service and contributions...

COA Rejects Town’s Request To Annex Territory For Possible Property Development

Olivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.com The Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled against a northern Indiana lakefront town seeking to annex roughly 2,800 acres for “potential”...

Indiana Vague About Reasons For Withholding Pence’s Emails

IL for www.theindianalawyer.com Indiana officials are refusing to release an indeterminate number of emails from private AOL.com accounts Mike Pence used as governor, and they're...

Judges Reverse Resisting Law Enforcement Conviction, Citing Insufficient Evidence

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianalawyer.com A Fort Wayne woman’s conviction for misdemeanor resisting law enforcement was overturned Thursday by the Indiana Court of Appeals after the...

Governor Holcomb’s Public Schedule for October 11-13

  INDIANAPOLIS – Below find Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb’s public schedule for October 11-13, 2017. Wednesday, October 11, 2017: Indiana Latino Expo Governor’s Business Awards...

IU McKinney, Purdue team up to launch agriculture law program

IL for www.indianalawyer.com Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Purdue University on Monday announced a new cooperative program in agriculture law. Amy...

Justices to consider resisting law enforcement convictions stemming from fatal crash

IL for www.theindianalawyer.com A man who killed three people while driving the wrong way down Interstate 69 as he fled from police will make his...

Governor Holcomb’s Public Schedule for Tuesday, October 10

  INDIANAPOLIS – Below find Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb’s public schedule for Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Indiana University Grand Challenge Initiative Announcement WHO:              Gov. Holcomb Indiana University...

Applying for Financial Aid by Wendy McNamara

CONTACT   GENERAL ASSEMBLY  ABOUT ME Financial aid forms now available The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is now open for the 2018-2019 academic...

Judicial Committee Narrowly Approves 7th Circuit Nominee Barrett

Marilyn Odendahl for www.theindianalawyer.com The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary voted along party lines Thursday to approve Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the 7th...

Justices Hear Challenge To Lethal Injection Formulation; State Says It’s Shelved

Justices Hear Challenge To Lethal Injection Formulation; State Says It’s Shelved Dave Stafford for www.theindianalawyer.com Several Indiana Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical Thursday of a death...

Indianapolis Preparing To Sue Opioid Makers, Distributors

Indianapolis Preparing To Sue Opioid Makers, Distributors JOHN RUSSELL for www.theindianalawyer.com The city of Indianapolis is preparing to take legal action against the makers and distributors...