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Governor’s order creates new parental leave policy for state employees

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed an executive order providing up to four weeks of paid leave for executive branch state employees to...

COA allows med mal case to continue

Marilyn Odendahl for www.theindianalawyer.com A woman with severe back pain will be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim against her orthopedic surgeon after the...

Supreme Court stays consideration of appeal

Olivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.com After determining a Monroe County appeal that came before the Indiana Court of Appeals was not an appeal of a final...

Association of Prosecutors Elects Richard J. “Ric” Hertel President

(INDIANAPOLIS - December 11, 2017) Ripley County Prosecutor Richard J. “Ric” Hertel was recently elected president of the Association of Indiana Prosecutors, Inc., for...

AG Curtis Hill leads 13-state effort challenging Massachusetts’ restrictive farming regulations

Complaint filed today with U.S. Supreme Court Attorney General Curtis Hill announced today he is leading a multi-state lawsuit challenging attempts by Massachusetts to impose...

COA overturns summary judgment in contract dispute

Olivia Covingtonfor www.theindianalawyer.com In the second appeal stemming from a cancelled contract between Lake County and a delinquent tax collector, the Indiana Court of Appeals...

Gov. Holcomb Public Schedule for December 12 and December 13

Below find Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb’s public schedule for December 12 and December 13, 2017. Tuesday, December 12, 2017: Indiana Economic Development Corporation Board...

COA Vacates Carrying A Handgun Without A License Adjudication

A juvenile adjudicated as a delinquent for two handgun-related offenses will have one of those adjudications vacated after the Indiana Court of Appeals found...

Justices To Decide If Sex Offender’s Internet Restriction Unconstitutional

Olivia Covington for www.theindianalwyer.com After being convicted of incest with his teenage niece, a Tippecanoe County man’s sentence contained several probation conditions, including a prohibition...

Gov. Holcomb Announces Judicial Appointment for Hancock County Circuit Court Vacancy

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today announced R. Scott Sirk as his appointment to the Hancock County Circuit Court. Judge Sirk will succeed Judge Richard...

Rep. Messer Issues Statement on Spending Bill

U.S. Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06) issued the following statement today after voting for a spending resolution, which will fund the government through Dec. 22. "I...

Richmond Hill Explosion Lead Investigators; Marion County Prosecutor’s Office CFO Earn Prosecutor’s Awards

The lead investigators for the Richmond Hill Subdivision natural gas explosion case that triggered an “unprecedented investigation” that spanned four years with multiple convictions...

COA upholds Civil Rights Commission’s $96K discrimination award

Olivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.com The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld a nearly $100,000 judgment in favor of a black man who claims he was...

AG Curtis Hill Seeks To Intervene In Federal Immigration Case Involving Marion County Sheriff’s...

Attorney General Curtis Hill announced today that he has filed a motion to intervene in the federal case Antonio Lopez-Aguilar vs. Marion County Sheriff's...

COA: Moving account to new brokerage doesn’t change bequeath

Il for www.theindianalawyer.com The Indiana Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected a widow’s appeal that sought to declare her late husband’s investment account extinct because...

AG Curtis Hill Participates In Statewide Launch Of TV And Radio PSAs Warning Against...

Attorney General Curtis Hill announced today his office is partnering with the Indiana Drug Enforcement Association (IDEA) and Indiana Broadcasters Association to launch a...

Judge Sides With Simon, Bars Starbucks From Closing Teavana Stores

Scott Olson for www.theindianalwayer.com Simon Property Group Inc. has won a significant victory in its bid to stop Starbucks Corp. from closing 77 Teavana stores...

Indiana Prosecutors Press Conference: The Truth About Marijuana

Representatives of the Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys, Inc., Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), The Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and the Boone County Sheriff...

The Loneliest Democrat in Trump Country

Meet Joe Donnelly, The Nation’s Most Vulnerable Senator, Who Frustrates Democrats and Republicans Alike. Can He Survive This Hyper-Partisan Era? By ADAM WREN for THE...

COA: Charter School Suit Requires Tort Claim Notice

Olivia Covington for www.theindianalawyer.com An Indiana trial court properly granted summary judgment in favor of a charter school organizer under the Indiana Tort Claims Act...