Q&A: Who can run sheriff sales?

From The Indianapolis Star: Q: What are the rules for where sheriff sale public notice advertisements must be placed? IC 32-29-7-3 says the sheriff is bound to publish in a newspaper of “general circulation.” IC 5-3-1-0-4 says a newspaper…

Q&A: Copyright rules for performances

From The Republic (Columbus): Q: We would like to shoot video of a portion (probably a single song) from the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic's Christmas concert to use on our website on Christmas Day. The philharmonic has given us permission…

Q&A: Police officer settlement

From Register Publications: Q: A city recently accepted the resignation of a police officer who entered a plea agreement related to felony charges. The officer was on paid leave until late December, then on unpaid administrative leave with…

Q&A: Police disciplinary hearings

From The Banner (Knightstown): Q: Are police officer disciplinary hearings under IC 36-8-3-4(c) required to be public proceedings, or can be handled in executive session under IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(6) or some other exception?

Q&A: Web-only publications

From The Mail-Journal (Milford): Q: Does a web-only publication qualify as a member of the media that’s required to receive notification of meetings? 

Q&A: Results of survey are public records

From The Indiana Lawyer (Indianapolis): Q: The Indiana Supreme Court held a public comment period earlier this year asking for feedback on a rule revision the court is considering. That period ended, and now a Supreme Court's Rules…