INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -
A lawyer for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is declining a hearing
officer or panel to weigh whether Hill committed professional misconduct by
allegedly groping a lawmaker and three legislative staffers at a bar.
counsel, Don Lundberg, filed a motion Wednesday with the Indiana Supreme
Court declining the appointments.
A complaint the
Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission filed Tuesday alleges Hill
violated Indiana’s professional conduct rules for attorneys by allegedly
groping the four women at an Indianapolis bar during a party celebrating the
end of the 2018 legislative session.
prosecutor declined in October to pursue criminal charges against Hill, who
denied wrongdoing .
calls it “unprecedented” for the commission to charge an attorney with
professional conduct violations after a prosecutor declined to file criminal