Latest Indiana Attorney General's Office News

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill arrives for a hearing at the state Supreme Court at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Hill's law license will be suspended for 30 days over an allegation that he drunkenly groped four women during a party, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday, May 11, 2020. The unanimous court decision said that the state's attorney disciplinary commission

Lawsuit seeks ouster of suspended Indiana attorney general

May. 21, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawsuit filed Thursday is asking a judge to rule on whether Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill can remain in office while his law license is suspended for groping a state legislator and three other women. The lawsuit comes after a state Supreme Court order Monday in which it...

FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017, file photo, former Indiana Rep. Todd Rokita speaks during a news conference outside of the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis. Rokita announced Wednesday, May 20, 2020, that he's entering the Indiana attorney general's race, saying he will challenge embattled Attorney General Curtis Hill because his fellow Republican has been

Ex-Congressman Rokita joins Indiana attorney general race

May. 20, 2020 5:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita announced Wednesday that he will challenge state Attorney General Curtis Hill’s reelection bid, arguing Hill has been “wounded” by allegations that he groped a state lawmaker and three other women and that Republicans shouldn't nominate...

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill arrives for a hearing at the state Supreme Court at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Hill's law license will be suspended for 30 days over an allegation that he drunkenly groped four women during a party, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday, May 11, 2020. The unanimous court decision said that the state's attorney disciplinary commission

Indiana court sidesteps ruling on suspended attorney general

May. 18, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court sidestepped giving its opinion Monday on whether the state attorney general can remain in office even while serving a 30-day law license suspension for groping a state legislator and three other women. The lack of court action leaves in legal limbo the question...

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill arrives for a hearing at the state Supreme Court at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Hill's law license will be suspended for 30 days over an allegation that he drunkenly groped four women during a party, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday, May 11, 2020. The unanimous court decision said that the state's attorney disciplinary commission

Indiana attorney general argues suspension doesn't oust him

May. 15, 2020 2:15 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lawyers for Indiana’s attorney general argued Friday that he has the legal right to remain in office even while serving a 30-day suspension of his law license for groping a state legislator and three other women. The arguments filed with the state Supreme Court come after...

Indiana Republicans call off in-person state convention

May. 12, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Republican Party’s in-person state convention was called off because of the coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday, with mail-in voting by delegates to decide the GOP’s contentious nomination for state attorney general. Indiana Democrats announced a month ago they...

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill arrives for a hearing at the state Supreme Court at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Hill's law license will be suspended for 30 days over an allegation that he drunkenly groped four women during a party, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday, May 11, 2020. The unanimous court decision said that the state's attorney disciplinary commission

Indiana court asked to rule on replacing attorney general

May. 12, 2020 3:18 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s governor asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to tell him whether state Attorney General Curtis Hill will lose that office with his law license suspension for groping a state legislator and three other women. Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb’s office asked the...

Ex-Rep. Rokita might join race for Indiana attorney general

May. 12, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita says he could become a new Republican challenger to embattled Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill’s reelection bid. Rokita issued a statement about possibly seeking the Republican nomination for the office after the state Supreme Court on Monday...

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill arrives for a hearing at the state Supreme Court at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Hill's law license will be suspended for 30 days over an allegation that he drunkenly groped four women during a party, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday, May 11, 2020. The unanimous court decision said that the state's attorney disciplinary commission

Indiana attorney general's law license suspended for groping

May. 11, 2020 4:09 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, who has sought national attention as an anti-abortion and tough-on-crime crusader, will have his law license suspended for 30 days over allegations that he drunkenly groped a state lawmaker and three other women during a party, the state Supreme...

New challenger takes on Indiana attorney general for GOP nod

Apr. 21, 2020 3:46 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A southern Indiana prosecutor launched a Republican nomination challenge on Tuesday against state Attorney General Curtis Hill, whose law license is threatened over allegations that he drunkenly groped a state legislator and three other women. Decatur County Prosecutor Nate Harter...

In this Nov. 6, 2019, photo, Indiana Democratic Chairman John Zody speaks during a news conference at the party headquarters in Indianapolis. Democratic officials announced Tuesday, April 14, 2020, that the state party convention set for June 13 will take place online because of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Tom Davies)

Virus prompts Indiana Democrats to online state convention

Apr. 14, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Democratic Party announced plans Tuesday to switch to a virtual state convention because of the coronavirus outbreak, and more talks are underway among political leaders about whether to make more changes to how voters cast their ballots this year. The Democratic decision...