Latest Indiana Attorney General's Office News

Court weighs groping suit against Indiana over ex-top lawyer

Dec. 02, 2021 18:05 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer for women who say Indiana’s former attorney general drunkenly groped them argued Thursday that a federal appeals court should allow their lawsuit against the state over his actions to go forward on the grounds that they were state employees. ...

Indiana to challenge three Biden vaccine mandates in court

Nov. 04, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will challenge the Biden administration’s latest workplace vaccine mandates in three separate lawsuits in the coming week, the state's attorney general announced Thursday. Attorney General Todd Rokita said Indiana plans to file its first...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Nov. 02, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

KPC News. Oct. 31, 2021. Editorial: Free speech and public safety Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita has spent much time the past three weeks claiming that President Biden’s administration is threatening Hoosiers’ First Amendment rights when it...

Both sides ask Indiana high court to decide on emergency law

Nov. 02, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general continues to criticize Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb for trying to block a new law that gives state legislators more power to intervene during public health emergencies, even while agreeing that the state Supreme Court should take up the...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Oct. 26, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

South Bend Tribune. Oct. 22, 2021. Editorial: Partisan politics trample public health in St. Joseph County Now we know. After 19 months of watching the politicization of science and public health, we see what — and who — some...

AG asks Indiana Supreme Court to take adoption neglect case

Oct. 17, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana attorney general’s office has asked the state’s highest court to take up a case involving a former couple accused of abandoning their adopted daughter. The attorney general's office has requested the Indiana Supreme Court reverse...

Companies face Indiana lawsuit for routing illegal robocalls

Oct. 14, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana attorney general’s office has sued three companies — including one that operated from a trailer park — on allegations that they helped illegally route hundreds of millions of robocalls to U.S. households seeking to carry out a variety of scams. ...

Appeals court restores several Indiana abortion restrictions

Sep. 09, 2021 11:20 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s ban on telemedicine consultations between doctors and women seeking abortions and several other abortion restrictions are back in force after a federal appeals court set aside a judge’s ruling that they were unconstitutional. The 7th...