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Indiana Supreme Court to take up secretary of state case

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Supreme Court will decide whether Republican Charlie White should have been on the 2010 ballot in the Secretary of State’s race and therefore whether a Republican or Democrat will serve in the position. The Supreme Court announced it would take up the case and hear oral […]

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Indiana Supreme Court to consider House fining dispute

By Olivia Ober The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS — A dispute over the Republican speaker of the Indiana House’s ability to collect fines from Democrats who boycott the chamber is headed to the Indiana Supreme Court. See the Indiana Supreme Court’s decision to take up the Indiana House fining case. Click here. The court decided to […]


Senate passes bill to allow Hoosiers to resist police entry – sometimes

By Olivia Ober The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS — A bill that would give Hoosiers some ability to resist police who enter their homes illegally passed the Senate 45-5 on Monday. Senate Bill 1 now moves the House. The bill, authored by Sen. Mike Young, R-Indianapolis, is a response to Hoosiers’ concerns about Barnes v. State, […]

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Illegal entry bill moves to full Senate

By Shelby D. Salazar The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – After heated debate, a Senate committee Tuesday approved a measure that would define the circumstances in which citizens can use force to prevent a police officer from entering their homes, but not before amending the bill. Senate Bill 1’s author, Sen. Mike Young, R-Indianapolis, introduced the […]

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Indiana Supreme Court upholds state’s robo-call law

By Lesley Weidenbener The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – The state’s highest court said Thursday that a law that bans some automated calls with recorded messages does not violate the free speech clause of the Indiana Constitution and can be enforced. Click here to read the Indiana Supreme Court’s robo-call decision. But the law remains under […]

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State accepts applicants for Supreme Court vacancy

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – A judicial nominating committee is now accepting applications for a vacancy on the five-member Indiana Supreme Court that will be created when Chief Justice Randall Shepard retires in March. Applications are due Jan. 27. Indiana attorneys who have been members of the bar for 10 years or have […]