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June 29, 2017


Judge Halts Key Parts Of New Indiana Anti-Abortion Law

Judge Sarah Evans Barker issued a temporary injunction to prevent the state from enforcing three provisions of the controversial measure.

June 13, 2017


Planned Parenthood Asks Judge To Halt Parts Of New Abortion Law

A federal judge seemed skeptical of some of the state’s arguments for upholding broad portions of the legislation passed this year.

November 2, 2015


What’s The Future Of The State’s ‘Ballot-Selfie’ Ban?

The law’s author doesn’t want to give up the fight to prohibit so-called “ballot selfies.”

October 20, 2015


Federal Judge Issues Injunction Against ‘Ballot Selfie’ Law

The ACLU of Indiana filed the lawsuit, saying the law violated the First Amendment, but the state maintained it was trying to prevent voter fraud.

March 13, 2012


Fight For I-69 Continues In Federal Court

Opponents say INDOT has withheld key documents from the public regarding both the environmental impact of I-69, and alternative routes that were studied.

July 19, 2011


Attorney General Zoeller Won’t Fight Immigration Ruling

The state will not pursue an appeal of the preliminary injunction, instead focusing on opposing the permanent injunction.

June 27, 2011


Aspects Of Immigration Law Blocked

U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker says the law violates the constitution‘s due-process and search-and-seizure provisions.

June 27, 2011


Abortion Patients Must Be Told ‘Life Begins At Conception’

Planned Parenthood of Indiana President Betty Cockrum said that while her staff may be uncomfortable with the law, they will abide by it.

June 21, 2011


Law Could Empower Police To Arrest Immigrants More Freely

While the state argues it's merely trying to enact and enforce immigration laws, the ACLU of Indiana thinks the state is overstepping its bounds.

June 14, 2007


Marion County Jail No Longer Under Federal Supervision

The jail was under supervision for a lawsuit for overcrowding in 1972. But some fear the same conditions could occur at other local jails.

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