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Double Sentencing Enhancements Don’t Violate Precedent

Double Sentencing Enhancements Don’t Violate Precedent Marilyn Odendahl for www.theindianalawyer.com The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled double enhancements that added 25 years to a man’s sentence...

Ruling In Travel Ban Leaves Myriad Questions Unanswered

Ruling In Travel Ban Leaves Myriad Questions Unanswered IL for www.theindianalawyer.com The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has...

Gov. Holcomb Makes Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions

INDIANAPOLIS—Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced several new appointments and reappointments to various state boards and commissions. Indiana Commission for Higher Education The governor made one...

Gov. Holcomb Statement on Senate Health Care Bill

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement regarding the Senate health care bill: “America’s health care system has failed and needs reform....

Indiana Crackdown On Opioids Sparks More Pharmacy Robberies

Indiana Crackdown On Opioids Sparks More Pharmacy Robberies IL for www.theindianalawyer.com As the nation's opioid epidemic intensified, Indiana cracked down on over-prescribing doctors and "pill mills"...

Summary judgment affirmed for Conour associate in legal malpractice case

Olivia Covington for www.theindianalwyer.com A former associate of now-disgraced Indianapolis attorney William Conour scored a victory in the Indiana Court of Appeals Friday when the...

Indiana Supreme Court Affirmed The Admission Of A Gun

Indiana Supreme Court Affirmed The Admission Of A Gun Olivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.com In a decision reaffirming the notion that the doctrine of res gestae...

Court Impermissibly Entered Convictions On 3 Resisting Law Enforcement Counts

Court Impermissibly Entered Convictions On 3 Resisting Law Enforcement  by Counts Covington for www.theindianalawyer.com An Indiana trial court should not have entered convictions against a...

Gov. Holcomb Announces Low-Interest Disaster Loans for Dubois and Surrounding Counties

Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the availability of low-interest disaster loans for Dubois and the surrounding counties following spring flooding in southern Indiana. Dubois...

Justices Say Law On Offensive Trademarks Is Unconstitutional

Justices Say Law On Offensive Trademarks Is Unconstitutional IL for www.theindianalawyer.com The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive...

Indiana, Eight Other States Win Case Against The Federal Communications Commission

Attorney General Curtis Hill today praised a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in favor of Indiana and eight...

Tax Court Rules for State Revenue Department In Assessment Case

Tax Court Rules For State Revenue Department In Assessment Case Olivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.com The Indiana Tax Court has granted summary judgment to the Indiana Department...

AG Hill warns consumers of deceptive promotions pertaining to Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

AG Hill warns consumers of deceptive promotions pertaining to Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement INDIANAPOLIS – Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Hoosiers not to fall...

ISP Museum Open Saturday, June 17th

ISP Museum Open Saturday, June 17th Distracted Driving Simulator Available for Preview The Indiana State Police Museum will be open this Saturday, June 17th from 12pm...

7th Circuit Orders New Hearing In Marion County Wrongful-Detention Suit

7th Circuit Orders New Hearing In Marion County Wrongful-Detention Suit Olivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.com The issue of the certification of two subclasses of inmates who allege...

Drug Makers Being Probed By States Over Opioid Marketing

Drug Makers Being Probed By States Over Opioid Marketing IL for www.theindianalawyer.com State attorneys general from across the U.S., including Indiana, have started a joint investigation...

Report: Most civil legal needs for low-income residents go unmet

Olivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.comThe vast majority of civil legal problems reported by low-income Americans in the last year received inadequate or no legal help,...

AG Hill announces ongoing investigation to help address opioid crisis

INDIANAPOLIS – Attorney General Curtis Hill is working with a bipartisan coalition of a majority of attorneys general from across the country in an...

Attorney Disbarred For Falsifying Statements, Evidence To Disciplinary Commission

Attorney Disbarred For Falsifying Statements, Evidence To Disciplinary Commission Olivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.com An Indianapolis attorney charged with making false statements and submitting false evidence to...

Dr. Bucshon Supports Landmark VA Accountability Bill

Congress Sends Legislation To President Trump Granting The VA Secretary Authority To Fire Employees For Misconduct And Protecting Whistleblowers From Retaliation. (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On...