An injured motorist who crashed his car into a tree after hydroplaning on Interstate 74 during a downpour did not convince the Indiana Supreme Court that his negligence suit against the Indiana Department of Transportation should proceed.
Innovation Initiative’s Family Law Taskforce submits recommendations to Supreme Court
With an ultimate goal of improving access to justice in family law cases, the Family Law Taskforce of the Indiana Supreme Court’s Innovation Initiative nailed down more than a dozen recommendations, with five being considered “essential for reform.” Now, that final report is headed to the Indiana justices.Read More
Web Exclusive: COA considering legislation limiting child sex abuse victim depositions
A one-year-old law is before the Indiana Court of Appeals, which is considering whether the Legislature properly placed restrictions on when defense attorneys can take a deposition of a minor child alleged to be a victim of a sex crime.Read More
Female judges encourage women to seek out the bench, become ‘seed planters’
Women who aspire to become judges need mentors and role models to help show the way. One longtime Indiana appellate judge shared the value of such encouragement that speaks to the experience of many female jurists: “She saw something in me that I didn’t see in myself. That caused me to apply.”Read More
A man convicted of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with his toddler in the car could not convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana that he was denied his right to allocution or that his sentence should be reconsidered.
A gay teacher who sued the Archdiocese of Indianapolis after he was terminated from his teaching position at Cathedral High School has been given another chance to make his case after the Court of Appeals of Indiana found the trial court committed reversible error in dismissing the lawsuit.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the murder conviction of a woman who arranged the killing of her young daughter’s father amid a custody battle over the child.
The Marion Superior Court, Juvenile Division had good cause when it delayed a pair of hearings in a recent child in need of services case, and the evidence against a father of two supported the trial court’s conclusion that his kids are CHINS, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
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.
Evidence was sufficient to identify a Huntington man as the perpetrator of a liquor store robbery, but there wasn’t enough proof to sustain his conviction for breaking and entering in the same crime, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled in a Monday reversal.
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.
The Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a protective order requested by a father on behalf of his son after a domestic incident occurred with his mother’s former boyfriend that left the kid with a bloodied nose.
Illinois Casualty Company will have to pick up the tab for a pair of Kokomo watering holes after the Indiana Court of Appeals found the insurer has a duty to defend the bars and the owners in a lawsuit arising from a traffic accident caused by one of their customers.
Past and present female judges from across the state will gather this month at an Indiana State Bar Association event to reflect on the history and significance of the 19th Amendment.
A stepfather seeking to vacate a paternity determination and adopt his wife’s child was not permitted to do so after the Indiana Court of Appeals concluded that the biological father’s consent to the adoption was required.
A Vanderburgh County man convicted of multiple felonies including murder has convinced the Indiana Court of Appeals to overturn his habitual offender adjudication because, in admitting his prior convictions, he did not waive his right to a jury trial.
A man who threw a bicycle onto a major Indiana interstate has lost his appeal of his five-year executed sentence. However, his case exposed a split among the Indiana Court of Appeals on the proper analysis for determining if a sentence is inappropriate.
A financial group has secured a reversal in its favor from the Indiana Court of Appeals after its originally successful bid at a tax sale went south.
Following a recent decision that struck down a law limiting when defendants can take the deposition of an alleged child sex abuse victim, the Indiana Court of Appeals has once again allowed a defendant accused of child sex crimes to take the deposition of his accuser.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reaffirmed its prior holding that a Monroe County trial court lacked subject matter jurisdiction in a Florida case between a Bloomington professor and a Russian bank centered on an alleged 2016 political hacking scandal.