Indiana Supreme Court

The Indiana Supreme Court (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
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Rental property owners in Bloomington and West Lafayette can no longer charge rental fees greater than $5 per tenant.

That’s after a state Supreme Court ruling Friday.

Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush says the commission will examine, among other issues, whether the state should adopt the Uniform Bar Examination, a test used by more than 30 jurisdictions nationwide. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
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The Indiana Supreme Court wants a special commission to study whether the state’s bar exam needs changes.

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The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled local governments can no longer fine railroad companies for stopping on tracks, regardless of how long a train may block a crossing. 

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The Indiana Supreme Court says state law allows daily fantasy sports companies to use players’ names, likenesses, and stats without the players’ permission. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
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Indiana law allows daily fantasy sports companies to use players’ names, likenesses, and stats without the players’ permission – that’s what the state Supreme Court said in a new decision.

Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush discusses the 2018 edition of the Supreme Court's annual report. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
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Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush says she’s encouraged by progress shown in a new type of specialty court.

There are several types of so-called “problem-solving” courts. They include drug courts to help with the state’s addiction epidemic and others aimed at military veterans. Rush says one of the newest types is family recovery courts.

The Indiana Supreme Court could overturn a state law that bars cities from charging more than $5 in annual fees to landlords for their rental properties. (FILE PHOTO: Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)
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The Indiana Supreme Court could overturn a state law that bars cities from charging more than $5 in annual fees to landlords for their rental properties.

Federal courts directed the Indiana Supreme Court to give guidance on this question -- whether or not daily fantasy sports companies can use athletes’ names and likenesses. (Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)
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Federal courts directed the Indiana Supreme Court to give guidance on this question – whether or not daily fantasy sports companies can use athletes’ names and likenesses.

The state's high court considered that question at a hearing Thursday.

The Indiana Supreme Court, by a 3-2 vote, decided not to consider a challenge to the state's nursing home moratorium. (FILE PHOTO: Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)
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The Indiana Supreme Court will not consider a challenge to Indiana’s moratorium on new nursing home construction. 

A 2015 state law largely barred construction of new nursing homes. Those behind the ban noted most of the state’s existing homes were far from full.

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Indiana can move forward with lethal injections following an Indiana Supreme Court ruling sanctioning the state’s use of a new lethal injection drug.

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