• Greenwood shooting prompts questions: Incident puts spotlight on changes to Indiana gun laws

    In the aftermath of the Greenwood Park Mall shooting, many open-carry advocates have pointed to the incident as an example of the need for more “good guys with guns,” while those calling for more restrictions have argued the outcome will lead to more shootings, but with unfavorable outcomes. Regardless of a person’s stance on gun rights, questions regarding Indiana’s gun access laws have once again come into play.

  • Going live? Broadcast pilot draws some interest, provides glimpse of future possibilities

    Last month, the Indiana Supreme Court announced it was seeking the public’s input on a proposed rule amendment to Judicial Conduct Rule 2.17, which would give Indiana trial judges discretion to allow “news media” to broadcast, televise, record and photograph court proceedings. That’s as long as the cameras don’t distract court participants or impair the dignity of the proceedings, the proposed rule says.

  • Web Exclusive: Meet the judges: Jasper Circuit Judge John Potter

    The pivotal moment in Jasper Circuit Judge John Potter’s life that led to his decision to enter the legal profession goes back to his days in undergrad. Potter is the latest Indiana trial court judge to be featured in the Indiana Lawyer spotlight series focused on the state’s judicial officers in more rural communities.

COA dismisses appeal of denied PCR petition 1:47 pm

A convicted murderer will not be able to appeal the denial of his petition for post-conviction relief after the Court of Appeals of Indiana determined a trial court erred in granting him permission to file a belated appeal.

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