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Man gets 20 years for attempted murder of IMPD officer

March 23, 2017
An Indianapolis man who opened fire on a police officer after crashing his car at the end of a high-speed chase was sentenced to 20 years in prison, Marion County prosecutor Terry Curry announced March 23.
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Court approves senior judge certifications

March 23, 2017
The Indiana Supreme Court has certified two judicial officers as senior judges, including a senior judge who recently faced charges for driving while intoxicated.
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11 named as semifinalists for Rucker's spot on Supreme Court

March 22, 2017
The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission has cut the number of people still in contention to become a Supreme Court justice from 20 to 11.
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Indiana Court Decisions Mar. 1-14, 2017

March 22, 2017
Read recent opinions.
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Disciplinary Actions -3/22/17

March 22, 2017
Read who's recently been suspended or disbarred.
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Arrestee DNA collection bill Senate hearing Wednesday

March 21, 2017
A bill that would require Indiana authorities to collect DNA samples from people arrested for a felony will be heard by a Senate committee hearing Wednesday.
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Judicial Conference recommends new judgeship for Indiana’s Southern District

March 15, 2017
A new permanent judgeship for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana is among the Judicial Conference of the United States’ recommendations to Congress for the creation of nearly five dozen new judgeships across the country.
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Supreme Court seeks feedback on proposed rules amendments

March 15, 2017
The Indiana Supreme Court is seeking feedback on proposed changes to judicial rules from Hoosier legal professionals and members of the public.
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Admission and discipline rules amended to allow temporary law licenses

March 15, 2017
A recent amendment to Indiana Rules for Admission to the Bar and the Discipline of Attorneys has created a new pathway for attorneys admitted to practice in other states to gain a temporary law license in Indiana.
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Suspended judge gets probation for shoving police chief

March 15, 2017
A suspended eastern Indiana city court judge has been placed on probation for shoving a police chief who also is his nephew.
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  1. He did not have an "unlicensed handgun" in his pocket. Firearms are not licensed in Indiana. He apparently possessed a handgun without a license to carry, but it's not the handgun that is licensed (or registered).

  2. Once again, Indiana's legislature proves how friendly it is to monopolies. This latest bill by Hershman demonstrates the lengths Indiana's representatives are willing to go to put big business's (especially utilities') interests above those of everyday working people. Maassal argues that if the technology (solar) is so good, it will be able to compete on its own. Too bad he doesn't feel the same way about the industries he represents. Instead, he wants to cut the small credit consumers get for using solar in order to "add a 'level of certainty'" to his industry. I haven't heard of or seen such a blatant money-grab by an industry since the days when our federal, state, and local governments were run by the railroad. Senator Hershman's constituents should remember this bill the next time he runs for office, and they should penalize him accordingly.

  3. From his recent appearance on WRTV to this story here, Frank is everywhere. Couldn't happen to a nicer guy, although he should stop using Eric Schnauffer for his 7th Circuit briefs. They're not THAT hard.

  4. They learn our language prior to coming here. My grandparents who came over on the boat, had to learn English and become familiarize with Americas customs and culture. They are in our land now, speak ENGLISH!!

  5. @ Rebecca D Fell, I am very sorry for your loss. I think it gives the family solace and a bit of closure to go to a road side memorial. Those that oppose them probably did not experience the loss of a child or a loved one.

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