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WASHINGTON | The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. The court's order effectively makes gay marriage legal now in 30 states.
“Congress has never passed legislation with the specific purpose of reducing Americans’ religious freedom. It should not consider doing so now.”
How does the First Amendment get caught up in a controversial death penalty case in which the means of execution — not the conviction — was the final issue?
The Love v. Pence lawsuit filed last week in federal court in New Albany asks the federal judge to overturn Indiana's Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between a male and a female.
GARY | The nation's highest court has ruled Northwest Indiana steelworkers should not get back pay for the time they spent putting on hard hats and other protective gear before clocking in, or taking it off at the end of the shift.
Can the IRS require Indiana’s state government to pay a tax penalty just like any other employer? The answer will set a precedent that goes to the fundamental relationship between states and the federal government.
The recent Times editorial “Government meetings aren’t prayer meetings” provides a welcome opportunity to explain why the office of the attorney general files friend-of-the-court briefs on cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Scientists are developing bio-engineered organs, water was discovered on Mars, and a man jumped from 24 miles in the stratosphere back to Earth. Science and discovery are peaking; science and discovery are, put simply, American.
INDIANAPOLIS | It is widely believed that the U.S. Senate is a broken institution, trapped by its own rules into requiring 60 out of 100 votes to take any action.
April is a month that sees a flurry of activity at the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices race to hear cases before the term's end in June. This year is no exception, with oral arguments last week in the Affordable Care Act case.
INDIANAPOLIS | The shared experiences of living, working and vacationing in and around Northwest Indiana were the connection that led to friendship and collegiality between two U.S. Supreme Court justices, according to a new book.
As a child of the 1970s, it's somewhat heartening to me to see Hoosiers gather to protest the pending police state imposed by the Indiana Supreme Court.
As Indiana continues its downward spiral into the legal laughingstock of the nation, you can't help but wonder what the fallout is going to be.
HAMMOND | David C. Jensen, managing partner of Eichhorn & Eichhorn LLP, recently received the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana's Diplomat Award.
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