The Indiana Supreme Court denied 12 transfer petitions and granted one for the week ending Feb. 23, agreeing to hear a case involving whether criminal contempt defendants are entitled to the appointment of mental health experts.
Sharply divided Supreme Court sides with smartphone owner in self-incrimination case
A harshly split Indiana Supreme Court has ruled 3-2 in favor of a woman who was found in contempt for refusing to unlock her smart phone in a criminal investigation. A majority of the high court reversed the contempt order, holding in a landmark ruling that forcing her to unlock her iPhone would violate her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.Read More
A CHINS adjudication was not erroneous, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled, but a contempt finding against a father was.
A trial court must consider the discovery objections lodged by a company that leases space to an adult theater in Clarksville after the Court of Appeals of Indiana overturned a contempt ruling against the company.
Lawyers for former President Donald Trump pressed to have special counsel Jack Smith’s team held in contempt, saying the prosecutors had taken steps to advance the 2020 election interference case against him in violation of a judge’s order last month.
A defendant who unsuccessfully defended himself in federal court and who was found in criminal contempt for refusing to answer a prosecutor’s question did not find any relief from his firearm conviction or the contempt finding at the 7th Circuit.
A former Fox News reporter who is refusing to divulge her sources could be held in contempt of court
In a case with potentially far-reaching press freedom implications, a federal judge in Washington is weighing whether to hold in contempt a veteran journalist who has refused to identify her sources.
These days, we are hearing regularly about gag orders, contempt of court and other measures regarding a certain former president. There is a fine line between criticizing a court and insulting a judge — and the current examples may become important.
Defendants facing criminal contempt are entitled to the same statutory protections as other criminal defendants, including the right to the appointment of mental health experts, the Court of Appeals of Indiana ruled in a Tuesday reversal.
A Hendricks Superior Court judge has found the Indiana Department of Child Services in civil contempt for failing to search the emails of its current and former directors in a case involving a 4-year-old who was killed.
DCS says discovery production complete in case of 4-year-old who was killed, but director’s email wasn’t searched
Indiana Department of Child Services Director Eric Miller’s email was not part of a batch of documents produced in a case involving a child who was killed after the department placed him in his parents’ home, the director repeated at a contempt hearing.
The Indiana Supreme Court has found an Allen County court reporter in contempt for her repeated delays in filing a requested court transcript and her failure to comply with the court’s orders.
The state is asking a Hendricks County judge to vacate a hearing scheduled for Wednesday where Indiana Department of Child Services Director Eric Miller has been ordered to attend and explain why the department shouldn’t be held in contempt.
A judge has ordered Department of Child Services Director Eric Miller to appear at a hearing next week to make a case for why the department shouldn’t be held in contempt for failing to obey court orders to produce documents in an underlying civil case.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has found a northern Indiana construction company in contempt and imposed most of the National Labor Relations Board’s proposed sanctions against the company, including a $192,400 fine.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed a contempt finding and ordered that the defendant be awarded credit time for the 28 days she spent in custody for contempt of court.
A mother handed several contempt orders for failing to pay her share of uninsured medical expenses did not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that she should be granted relief from a judgment ordering her to reimburse the children’s father.
A New York judge said Wednesday he will lift Donald Trump’s contempt of court order if the former president meets conditions including paying $110,000 in fines he’s racked up for being slow to respond to a civil subpoena issued by the state’s attorney general.
A New York judge found former President Donald Trump in contempt of court and set in motion $10,000 daily fines Monday for failing to adequately respond to a subpoena issued by the state’s attorney general as part of a civil investigation into his business dealings.
The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has voted to recommend contempt charges against former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows as lawmakers revealed a series of frantic texts he received as the attack was underway.
Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Wednesday sued the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection as the chairman of the panel pledged to move forward with contempt charges against him for defying a subpoena.