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Justices reverse forfeiture of truck

The Indiana Supreme Court agreed with the lower appellate court that a man’s truck shouldn’t have been lost in a civil forfeiture action because the state didn’t prove any substantial connection between the truck and the commission of a crime.

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Allen Superior Court seeks magistrate judge

The Allen Superior Court Criminal Division is accepting applications for the magistrate judge position that will open up after Magistrate Judge Robert J. Schmoll retires. Magistrate Schmoll was appointed to the bench in January 1995.

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Judicial candidates lose elections

Two judicial candidates who’d faced Indiana Election Commission challenges earlier this year about their names even appearing on the ballot made it to the general election, but ended up losing the races and not getting to the bench in Lake and Allen counties.

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Commission on Courts makes recommendations

As the interim legislative calendar wound down to make way for the next Indiana General Assembly session, the Commission on Courts has made recommendations on new court requests and discussed issues that impact funding and structure of statewide trial courts.

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Judges hold option to buy real estate valid

The purchaser of real estate through an option executed years earlier didn’t make the option unenforceable against the owner’s estate by not tendering the purchase price when exercising his option to buy the land, the Indiana Court of Appeals concluded today.

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