The St. Joseph Superior Court violated the constitutional rights of a South Bend man when it excluded him from his jury trial after failing multiple pretrial drug tests, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
A Bloomington man sentenced to life in prison 30 years ago on drug and firearm charges has been granted compassionate release by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana through the First Step Act.
A juvenile court acted within its discretion when it awarded sole custody of a couple’s children to the father after the mother was arrested for multiple alcohol-related incidents and provided questionable living arrangements, the Court of Appeals has ruled.
A trial court didn’t exceed its statutory authority when it sentenced a Howard County woman to more than 20 years for molesting her two young children, according to the Indiana Court of Appeals.
COA: Trial court erred in allowing opinion testimony during child molesting case, but didn’t commit fundamental error
A trial court erred in admitting opinion testimony by a detective during a child molesting case, but it wasn’t enough to establish fundamental error, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
A collection agency didn’t violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act when it attempted to collect attorney fees and “fees-on-fees” from an Indianapolis woman who defaulted on a small debt to an Indiana hospital system, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
With the 2022 Indiana legislative session approaching, members of the Indiana General Assembly are taking a deeper dive into issues facing the justice system.
Thousands of Afghan evacuees will live on the same Hoosier military base over the next several weeks, but soon their journeys to permanent resettlement will move on a case-by-case basis.
COA rejects perjury, ineffective assistance arguments in convicted murderer’s post-conviction appeal
Post-conviction relief will not be given to a convicted murderer who accused a prosecutor of suborned perjury and his appellate counsel of being ineffective, the Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed.
A trial court erred in awarding judgment to an automotive supplier over a recruiting company in a breach of contract complaint, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
In a case presenting a “rare circumstance” that “few if any other federal prisoners face,” the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana did not err in denying habeas corpus relief to an Indiana man on Friday. The 7th Circuit did acknowledge, however, the appellant’s argument that his counsel was ineffective by not challenging whether his drug convictions were predicates would succeed today.
Justices: Officers that detect odor of raw marijuana may establish probable cause based on ‘training and experience’
If a law enforcement officer believes they smell raw marijuana based on prior training and experience, they may establish probable cause for a search warrant based on that training and experience, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled on an issue of first impression.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has dismissed a man’s interlocutory appeal arguing his Sixth Amendment rights were violated after it found the defendant was partially responsible for the delay in his trial and there wasn’t enough evidence to conclude official negligence by the state.
Afghan evacuees could start arriving at Camp Atterbury for temporary housing as soon as Friday, Gov. Eric Holcomb has announced.
Almost a year after being sworn into the judiciary, a robing ceremony was held for Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Leanna Weissmann on Aug. 26.
While Derek Molter and his forebearers have accomplished much over the last century, he will now further his family’s legacy in law by joining the Indiana Court of Appeals as its newest judge.