Indiana

Law Practice Management

Lawyer is reprimanded for including noncompete provision in associate’s contract

Criminal Justice

Lawyer couple are charged in home invasion and stabbing

Trials & Litigation

Ex-Navy SEAL sues lawyer, says bad advice about best-selling Osama bin Laden book cost him millions

Evidence

Judge blames defense lawyers for talk recorded by police, says they should have sought private room

Criminal Justice

Man who reportedly confessed to multiple slayings is held in contempt for silence in court hearing

Evidence

Police say man arrested in one slaying led them to 6 other bodies; he is now charged with murder

Evidence

Police stop over unbuckled seat belts leads to chaotic arrest and federal civil rights suit

Sentencing/Post-Conviction

7th Circuit explains how acquitted murder defendant can still be punished by sentencing judge

Appellate Practice

Judge complains about smelly appeals documents; can the culprit be sniffed out?

First Amendment

During traffic stop, state trooper asked driver if she accepted Jesus, ACLU suit claims

Trials & Litigation

Inspired by man who filed more than 120 lawsuits, Indiana Supreme Court sets pro se limits

Evidence

Judge axed evidence when cops took Fifth in lawyer-client eavesdropping; will she dismiss 2nd case?

Criminal Justice

Lawyer faces drunken-driving case and contempt hearing after allegedly coming to court intoxicated

Education Law

Parents make bullying claim over mug shot T-shirt of teen worn to high school soccer game

Civil Rights

With ‘eye-popping speed,’ 7th Circuit strikes 2 states’ same-sex marriage bans 9 days after argument

Trials & Litigation

Judge orders lawyer to put on socks

Constitutional Law

Judge nixes convicted murderer’s request for death penalty

Law in Popular Culture

Downey Jr. and Duvall star in ‘The Judge,’ acclaimed new movie that will headline film festival

Religious Law

Secular humanists must be allowed to officiate marriages in Indiana, 7th Circuit says

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit rules Utah gay-marriage ban is unconstitutional