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Indiana attorney general charged with misconduct by state disciplinary commission

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Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita was charged Monday with three counts of attorney misconduct by the Disciplinary Commission of the Indiana Supreme Court. On June 27, 2023, the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana found that Dr. Bernard violated patient privacy laws by discussing the procedure with local news reporters.

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US federal judge temporarily blocks Indiana ban on gender-affirming care

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The US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana temporarily blocked an Indiana law on Friday that banned gender-affirming care for transgender youth. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed S.E.A. “Our work in Indiana and around the country is far from over — including with this law.” The law, S.E.A.

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“‘It can happen anywhere.’ Indiana parents lost custody of trans teen, ask SCOTUS for help.”

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Indiana parents lost custody of trans teen, ask SCOTUS for help.” ’ Indiana parents lost custody of trans teen, ask SCOTUS for help.” “‘It can happen anywhere.’ ” Kristine Phillips of The Indianapolis Star have this report on a case pending at the cert. stage at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Supreme Court upholds Indiana University’s vaccine mandate

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The US Supreme Court on Thursday denied an application for an emergency writ of injunction against Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, upholding the rulings of the two lower courts. The post Supreme Court upholds Indiana University’s vaccine mandate appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

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Google to pay Indiana $20M to settle location tracking suit

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Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita announced Friday a settlement agreement with Google LLC over violations of the Indiana Deceptive Consumer Sales Act (DCSA). The agreement orders Google to pay Indiana $2 million within 60 days, and the proceeds may be used for any purpose allowable under Indiana law.

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Indiana teacher sues over state law banning instruction on ‘human sexuality’ in grades K-3

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Katie Jenner in her official capacity as the Indiana Secretary of Education on Friday over a newly passed state law that bans “instruction” on “human sexuality” to students in kindergarten to third grade. The case is in the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division.

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ACLU challenges Indiana bail law under First Amendment, equal protection

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Indiana Wednesday challenged a new Indiana bail law in US district court. The lawsuit references organizations like The Bail Project , a non-profit organization with which the ACLU of Indiana partners to provide cash bail to criminal defendants. HEA 1300 is set to take effect July 1.

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