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Fate of 3,800 Lake adoptions hangs on justices' ruling

Fate of 3,800 Lake adoptions hangs on justices' ruling

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in a dispute that could void 3,800 Lake County adoptions approved over the past 14 years.

September 18, 2014 5:03 pm Related
Should annoying drinkers go to jail?

Should annoying drinkers go to jail?

INDIANAPOLIS | What does it mean for a drunk person to "annoy?"

September 18, 2014 3:17 pm Related
Supreme Court considers constitutionality of Indiana right-to-work law

Supreme Court considers constitutionality of Indiana right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | The five justices of the Indiana Supreme Court struggled during oral arguments Thursday to pin down precisely how the state's right-to-work law is unconstitutional.

September 04, 2014 10:50 am Related
Chief Justice Rush takes helm of Indiana's courts

Chief Justice Rush takes helm of Indiana's courts

INDIANAPOLIS | Loretta Rush vowed to respect the rule of law and promote "fair, impartial, effective justice" as the new chief justice of Indiana.

August 18, 2014 5:45 pm Photos

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New Indiana chief justice to take oath Monday

New Indiana chief justice to take oath Monday

INDIANAPOLIS | Supreme Court Justice Loretta Rush will be sworn-in Monday as Indiana's first female chief justice.

August 14, 2014 11:15 am Photos

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Rush to be first woman to lead Indiana Supreme Court

Rush to be first woman to lead Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | Two years after becoming just the second female ever to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court, Justice Loretta Rush is now its leader.

August 06, 2014 3:15 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Use merit selection for all Indiana judges

EDITORIAL: Use merit selection for all Indiana judges

Indiana Chief Justice Brent Dickson, 73, a Hobart native, is stepping down and becoming an associate justice on the Indiana Supreme Court as he eases his way into mandatory retirement at age 75.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana chief justice stepping down, will remain on Supreme Court

Indiana chief justice stepping down, will remain on Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | Chief Justice Brent Dickson is stepping down as the state's top jurist, but will remain on the Indiana Supreme Court as an associate justice.

June 11, 2014 1:30 pm

Train depot moving route, road closing approved

VALPARAISO | Almost everything is set for moving the former Canadian National depot from its current location to the Porter County Career and Technical Center property July 7.

May 09, 2014 4:01 pm
Indiana Supreme Court strikes down Evansville smoking ban

Indiana Supreme Court strikes down Evansville smoking ban

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court struck down Evansville's smoking ban Tuesday, potentially setting up a challenge to the state law that bans smoking in most indoor places.

February 11, 2014 6:30 pm Related
Supreme Court considers whether jury-bias claim led to murder confession

Supreme Court considers whether jury-bias claim led to murder confession

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday to determine whether a Gary man voluntarily confessed to murder or was improperly influenced by a Gary police detective who told him a black man can't get a fair trial in Crown Point.

February 06, 2014 6:30 pm Related
Indiana marks 197th anniversary of statehood

Indiana marks 197th anniversary of statehood

INDIANAPOLIS | State officials and schoolchildren celebrated Indiana's 197th birthday Wednesday at the Statehouse.

December 11, 2013 7:15 pm Related

EDITORIAL: A judicial use of government statistics

In an era where the nation seems to be governed by emotion and ideology and emotion, it's good to look at the Indiana judiciary.

November 11, 2013 12:00 am Related
Litigants face long road to Indiana Supreme Court

Litigants face long road to Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | It's not easy for a legal case to make it to the Indiana Supreme Court.

November 10, 2013 10:45 pm Related

Jury verdicts rare in Indiana courtrooms

INDIANAPOLIS | It is a hallmark of nearly every television courtroom drama, but the nervous defendant anxiously awaiting a jury's verdict is rarely seen inside Indiana's legal system.

November 04, 2013 7:11 pm Related
Judge from Porter County to lead Indiana Court of Appeals

Judge from Porter County to lead Indiana Court of Appeals

INDIANAPOLIS | A Porter County native was elected chief judge of the Indiana Court of Appeals Wednesday.

October 23, 2013 2:25 pm Photos

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Low-income Hoosiers may get improved access to civil legal services

Low-income Hoosiers may get improved access to civil legal services

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court established this week a statewide commission tasked with improving the availability of civil legal services for low-income Hoosiers.

September 26, 2013 11:30 am Related
Indiana Supreme Court OKs stops for too-dark windows, even if tint is legal

Indiana Supreme Court OKs stops for too-dark windows, even if tint is legal

INDIANAPOLIS | Motorists with tinted vehicle windows may find themselves getting pulled over more often following a recent Indiana Supreme Court ruling.

July 07, 2013 5:45 pm Related
DOUG ROSS: Justice David could be chief contender

DOUG ROSS: Justice David could be chief contender

When Indiana turns 200 in 2016, Chief Justice Brent Dickson will be past his 75th birthday. Current state law requires justices to retire at age 75. So who will be the bicentennial chief justice?

July 05, 2013 12:00 am
Ind. Supreme Court suspends E.C. attorney for at least 3 years

Ind. Supreme Court suspends E.C. attorney for at least 3 years

INDIANAPOLIS | A longtime Lake County defense attorney, who served briefly as East Chicago city judge, has been suspended from practicing law for at least three years for misusing client funds.

July 02, 2013 1:30 pm Related
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