A southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body was convicted of a murder charge Friday.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Friday reported 1,499 new COVID-19 cases. The number is an all-time high for cases in the daily report from the health department, but it includes the addition of 462 older positive cases resulting from a corrected laboratory reporting error.
The wife of Journey guitarist Neal Schon could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals on Friday that she was deprived of an opportunity to conduct additional discovery against the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum after a security guard there allegedly injured her during a concert by the rock band.
Anticipating a shortage of poll workers on Election Day, the Indiana Supreme Court has joined the recruitment effort. Lawyers who serve on Nov. 3 will be able to claim up to one hour of continuing legal education credit for going through the training and report the time worked as pro bono hours.
The overall passage rate for the Indiana August 2020 bar exam reached 74%, about 10 percentage points higher than the overall pass rate for the previous four July bar exams. Likewise, 84% of those taking the test for the first time passed while 53% of the repeat takers were successful, the highest rate for repeaters since 54% passed the February 2015 bar.
The murder trial of a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body began with a prosecutor warning jurors that they’ll see photos of the 2014 crime scene “worse than anything you would see in a horror movie.”
The Indiana Supreme Court is joining the effort to recruit poll workers for the November general election by offering incentives to encourage lawyers to spend the day helping Hoosiers cast their ballots.
A jury from Fort Wayne was seated Wednesday to hear the case of a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body in 2014.
The Allen Superior Court Judicial Nominating Commission has announced the names of three finalists selected Monday for a judicial vacancy that will occur in January 2021.
Allen Circuit and Superior Courts and Fort Wayne United will collaborate in implicit bias training for court staff at a session Tuesday at the Embassy Theatre in Fort Wayne.
Interviews of five candidates to fill a vacancy that will occur on the Allen Superior Court have been scheduled for next week, the Indiana Supreme Court announced Thursday.
Allen County Prosecutor Karen Richards will prosecute 50 people but drop charges against 45 others who were arrested after protests in Fort Wayne in late May and mid-June, she announced Monday.
The Indiana Supreme Court is easing the rules against cameras in the courtroom to allow counties to produce videos that instruct the public on COVID-19 procedures in courthouses.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,046 new COVID-19 case, the fifth time in the last eight days that new cases have exceeded 1,000.
The Allen Superior Court will host a swearing-in ceremony for incoming Judge Andrew S. Williams this week as he succeeds retiring judge Nancy Eshcoff Boyer.
The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday reported 884 new COVID-19 cases, sending total cases in the state past 75,000 since the beginning of the pandemic. The state also reported 25 new deaths due to COVID-19, the highest number of deaths in a daily report since June 11.
As Indiana’s moratorium on evictions is set to end in a week, legal aid providers are estimating the national price tag for helping tenants facing the prospect of losing their places to live will top $2.5 billion.
A man accused of stabbing two brothers to death last December at a Fort Wayne motel pleaded guilty Friday, telling a judge he killed the siblings because he had “a problem with them.”
The Indiana State Department of Health on Thursday reported 1,051 new COVID-19 cases, an all-time daily high.
Inspired by the call for action from Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush, the Allen County Bar Association has taken steps to broaden access and participation in the legal profession and the justice system.