A federal appeals court appears unlikely to disturb an Indiana Supreme Court ruling that held the shoreline of Lake Michigan is, and always has been, owned by the state for the enjoyment of all Hoosiers.
Attorney General Todd Rokita declared Thursday that the COVID-19 prevention policies of President Joe Biden are an "egregious" and "insidious" overreach, and a "direct attack on state's rights."
A Hammond landlord ordered by the city to tear out the five apartments he's rented in what once was a single-family home is getting a chance to challenge the administrative process that led to that order.
A federal judge has halted the enforcement of a new Indiana statute mandating doctors tell patients pill-induced abortions possibly can be "reversed."
"The court’s decision affirms what we always knew to be true — that the shoreline of Lake Michigan belongs to every Hoosier for their use and enjoyment," said Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita.
The U.S. Senate voted 51-44 Tuesday to confirm Northwest Indiana U.S. Attorney Thomas Kirsch, of Schererville, to fill a judicial vacancy on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines Thursday to advance the nomination of U.S. Attorney Thomas Kirsch II, of Schererville, to the full Senate for final approval.
The chief federal prosecutor for Northwest Indiana appears to be on a fast-track toward a vacant judicial seat on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.
U.S. Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., and U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., both said Tuesday they support Thomas Kirsch's nomination and "look forward to a swift confirmation process."
Hoosiers voting by mail this year must return their absentee ballot to their county's election office no later than noon on Election Day — Nov. 3 — if they want it counted in the final results.
Hoosiers expecting to vote by mail in this year's general election still should plan to return their ballots no later than 12 p.m. on Election Day.
"Indiana voters can now rest easier knowing that when they vote absentee by mail, their vote will be counted," said Barbara Bolling-Williams, Indiana NAACP president.
A federal judge has struck down for vagueness an Indiana abortion statute requiring health care providers report to the state any physical or psychological "complications" arising from an abortion.
Following a new U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the federal appeals court in Chicago will take a second look at two Indiana laws restricting access to abortion it previously deemed unconstitutional.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Hammond landlord who was ordered by the city to tear out the five apartments he's rented to tenants in what once was a single-family home.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill Jr. is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow a 2017 state law to take effect that makes it more difficult for pregnant Hoosiers under age 18 to obtain an abortion without parental involvement.
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