A trial court didn’t abuse its discretion when it admitted evidence of subsequent bad acts committed by a Fort Wayne man who continued to abuse his girlfriend after his arrest, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has ruled.
People behind the precedents: New book on Court of Appeals of Indiana tells stories of judges who have served
A new book documents the history of Indiana’s Court of Appeals by telling the story through the men and women who have served as judges. Just published this spring, the book, “The Court of Appeals of Indiana,” is a compilation of profiles of the roughly 120 judges who have sat on the appellate bench through its 131-year history.Read More
‘I hear a roar’: May 2020 bar admittees make history with virtual admission ceremony
The May 2020 Indiana Bar Admission Ceremony was historic in several respects. Aside from taking place during a global pandemic, it was Indiana’s first virtual bar admission and the first where every admittee — all 105 — participated.Read More
A woman who said she lost consciousness while driving before causing a serious accident demonstrated that her medical emergency was unforeseeable, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed, upholding a summary judgment ruling in favor of the woman on a negligence claim.
A self-employed traveling actor from New York shouldn’t have received pandemic unemployment assistance in Indiana via the CARES Act, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed, but not because of where her last employer was located.
The mayor of Zionsville cannot unilaterally demote the town’s fire chief without approval from the town council, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed.
State legislators honored longtime Court of Appeals of Indiana Judge Edward W. Najam Jr. for his decades of service last week in anticipation of his upcoming retirement.
A split appellate panel has affirmed the denial of a woman’s petition for permission to file a belated notice of appeal of her 30-year sentence, finding she was not an “eligible defendant” because she waived her right to appeal in a plea agreement. But a dissenting judge argued the opposite.
A Mooresville apartment complex could not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that it was not responsible for the injuries caused to a visitor during an icy slip-and-fall accident on its property.
The Marion Superior Court erred in calculating damages awarded to a vehicle-financing company but correctly determined an auto seller wasn’t guilty of conversion, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
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.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed the denial of a man’s request for $8,000 in attorney fees in a small claims case after roughly $350 was deducted from his paychecks for damaging a client’s property.
A Greenwood law firm did not commit fraud when an unlicensed representative consulted with an Indianapolis woman for legal services, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled. However, the appellate panel opined that disciplinary grievances filed as a result of the alleged fraud were dismissed too quickly.
Two parents seeking justice for their son after he was shot and killed during an attempt by bail bondsmen to apprehend him at their home did not sway an Indiana Court of Appeals decision that ruled for the bail bond company.
For at least the fourth time, the Indiana Court of Appeals has found a law passed by the Indiana General Assembly in 2020 which limited defendants’ ability to depose alleged victims of molestation “impermissibly conflicts” with the Indiana Rules of Trial Procedure.
Joint custody was not a good idea for a splitting Carmel family, the Indiana Court of Appeals concluded after finding that the arrangement would have been detrimental to the parties’ young child.
A request to suppress evidence in a Tippecanoe County man’s drunken driving case did not succeed at the Indiana Court of Appeals, which upheld the denial of the suppression motion and found that the stop of the man’s vehicle was lawful.