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George Paras

Pence stands by right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is not giving up on the state's right-to-work law, even though two Lake County judges have ruled it incompatible with the Indiana Constitution.

July 25, 2014 4:52 pm
State asks Lake judge to stay ruling in right-to-work case

State asks Lake judge to stay ruling in right-to-work case

INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Circuit Judge George Paras appears unlikely to grant Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request that Paras delay his decision finding the state's right-to-work law unconstitutional until the Indiana Supreme Court weighs in.

July 24, 2014 9:00 pm Related

Lake juvenile venue remains up in the air

GARY | The wheels of justice are grinding too slowly for Gary, East Chicago and the NAACP lawyers who want Lake Juvenile Court child support hearings returned to Gary.

April 15, 2013 5:35 pm

EDITORIAL: Move court, but help move people

Testimony in last week's trial over moving the Lake Juvenile Court's Gary child support operations to Crown Point discussed how accessible these services are to the poor. It is a symptom of a larger problem in Lake County.

March 17, 2013 12:00 am

Battle over relocation of child support court moves into next stage

CROWN POINT | In the next 10 days, attorneys will present their findings of fact in the battle over whether to relocate the Gary court that handles child support cases to Crown Point.

March 12, 2013 7:30 pm

Lake County commissioners join dispute over court move

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners are joining a lawsuit to keep a Gary courtroom where thousands of child-support disputes are resolved annually from moving south to Crown Point.

February 06, 2013 6:30 pm

Judge rules RTW legal challenge can proceed

Lake Circuit Judge George Paras ruled Tuesday the United Steelworkers' lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Indiana's right-to-work law can proceed.

October 18, 2012 7:30 pm

Lake County judges rebuff new nepotism law

CROWN POINT | Lake County judges are declaring their independence from the state's new nepotism law.

August 03, 2012 8:00 pm

New judge needed for commissioner recount suit

CROWN POINT | The Indiana Supreme Court is expected to appoint a special judge to hear a challenge to the result of the May 8 Democratic primary for the 3rd District Lake County Board of Commissioners seat.

May 25, 2012 7:30 pm

Technology enables The Times to webcast Lake County courts

INDIANAPOLIS | Changes in technology are partially responsible for The Times winning approval from the Indiana Supreme Court to broadcast trials on nwi.com from three Lake County courtrooms.

January 27, 2012 7:15 pm

The Times to webcast Lake County trials

INDIANAPOLIS | The Times soon will begin broadcasting Lake County civil court hearings on its website, nwi.com, as part of a pilot project intended to bring courts closer to residents.

January 27, 2012 1:15 pm

Merrillville attorney appointed Circuit Court magistrate

CROWN POINT | Lake Circuit Court has a new magistrate.

August 19, 2011 7:50 pm

Gary mayoral candidate loses appeal

CROWN POINT | The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld last spring's decision by local elections and court officials to remove Derric Price from the field of Gary Democratic mayoral candidates.

July 29, 2011 12:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Maintain levees, but not via conservancy district

The levees along the Little Calumet River must be maintained, and that's going to cost money — money the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission doesn't have. But that's not to say the commission will be useless once the final touches on the levee system are complete.

June 12, 2011 12:00 am

Two East Chicago recount lawsuits are heading to court

CROWN POINT | Lake Circuit Court Judge George Paras will hear two recounts suits filed by East Chicago candidates.

May 18, 2011 5:01 pm

Judge keeps candidate out of Gary mayor's race

CROWN POINT | A Gary Democrat has lost his bid to remain on the May 3 ballot as a Gary mayoral candidate.

March 17, 2011 7:15 pm

Advice to travelers: Don't panic

Local government agencies and hospitals are taking precautions for the impending blizzard. Educate yourself on what they advise for staying safe in the next couple of days.

January 31, 2011 1:40 pm

Paras appoints new Circuit Court jurist

CROWN POINT | Lake Circuit Court Judge George Paras appointed a Merrillville attorney to hear cases in the court's domestic relations division. 

January 11, 2011 12:00 am

Lake Circuit Court appointments to be named

CROWN POINT | Newly seated Lake Circuit Court Judge George Paras is expected to name new appointments Monday to his staff.

January 07, 2011 7:30 pm
William Fine and George Paras

William Fine and George Paras

William Fine and George Paras, candidates for Lake County Circuit Court Judge.

October 28, 2010 11:42 am
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