The Marion County Public Defender's office says the county could have spent more than $1 million on the murder case.
Messel’s public defender argues some evidence should not have been allowed because it invited the jury to speculate about the missing murder weapon.
The decision not to hear a big box store property valuation case will likely cost local governments millions of dollars in property tax revenue.
Police say the fake threats were made after the professor was told he was losing his job.
Police responded to two attempted abductions and a total of 387 traffic stops.
The attempted abductions occurred during IU's Little 500 weekend.
Indiana State Police will connect with other law enforcement agencies and prosecutors throughout Indiana to compile the information.
The finalists are vying to replace retiring Justice Robert Rucker, who is stepping down in May after 26 years on the bench.
The resolution approved Wednesday has no binding impact, but it does allow lawmakers to send a message to law enforcement.
The complaint argues drivers should be classified as employees entitled to minimum wage, reimbursement for expenses, overtime pay and other benefits.