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Debate over historic Brown County courthouse continues

June 18, 2014
At one of the state’s most-visited tourist crossroads stands a courthouse at a crossroads of its own.More.

Judge orders federal defender to turn over Conour funds

July 24, 2014
A judge has ordered Indiana Federal Community Defenders Inc. to turn over money it is holding in a trust account belonging to convicted fraudster and former attorney William Conour.More.

Attorney general sues 7 accused foreclosure relief scammers

July 24, 2014
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed lawsuits Wednesday against seven companies for allegedly operating fraudulent mortgage rescue or loan modification schemes, scamming Hoosiers out of more than $14,000 in fees. The suits are a part of a nationwide sweep against foreclosure relief scammers.More.

Ex-IMPD officer claims juror misconduct, denied due process

July 24, 2014
The former Indianapolis police officer convicted of killing one motorcyclist and injuring two others when he hit them while driving his patrol car in 2010 argues in his brief filed Wednesday that he is entitled to a new trial.More.

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Judge orders federal defender to turn over Conour funds

A judge has ordered Indiana Federal Community Defenders Inc. to turn over money it is holding in a trust account belonging to convicted fraudster and former attorney William Conour.More.

Ex-IMPD officer claims juror misconduct, denied due process

The former Indianapolis police officer convicted of killing one motorcyclist and injuring two others when he hit them while driving his patrol car in 2010 argues in his brief filed Wednesday that he is entitled to a new trial.More.

Split court upholds man’s conviction for conspiracy to commit robbery

Citing an issue of first impression, the majority on the Indiana Supreme Court Tuesday concluded that a man could be convicted of Class A felony conspiracy to commit robbery even though the targeted victim was not robbed or harmed in any way.More.

Utah to appeal gay marriage ruling to high court

Utah has decided to go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court to argue against gay marriage, meaning the nation's highest court will have at least one same-sex marriage case on its plate when it returns in October.More.

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Improving a child's access to counselRestricted Content

A proposed draft rule would change waiver procedures in the juvenile justice system.More.

Early intervention for juvenilesRestricted Content

A new law, along with pilot programs, encourage alternatives to keep kids out of courts.More.

Views shift on use of executions

What if 1976 hadn’t played out the way it did, and some of the jurists on the U.S. Supreme Court had held the view of capital punishment at that juncture that they did at the end of their judicial careers? The death penalty may never have been reinstated.More.

The evolution of capital punishmentRestricted Content

The Indiana Lawyer takes a historical look at how the death penalty system has evolved during the past 40 years and how Indiana has amended its practices and procedures through the decades.More.

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