A woman injured after being head-butted by a ram could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals on Thursday that the trial court erred in giving certain final instructions during her unsuccessful jury trial.
Round trip: Indiana COA hears arguments in all 92 counties
The Indiana Court of Appeals has wrapped up its pursuit of visiting every county through its Appeals on Wheels program. Introduced during the appellate court’s centennial in 2001, the traveling program has ventured statewide to high schools, colleges, law schools and other venues, promoting civics education by inviting local communities to observe how the appellate judiciary works.Read More
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a man’s child molesting conviction and sentence after finding, among other things, that his due process rights were not violated after he was found to be a sexually violent predator pursuant to Indiana Code section 35-38-1-7.5.
A general contractor does not owe a duty of care to a construction worker injured on the job, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled in a Monday interlocutory appeal, reversing a grant of summary judgment to the worker as to that issue.
Hoosier voters in November will decided whether seven Indiana appellate judges should retain their positions for the next 10 years. A Supreme Court justice, the chief judge of the Indiana Court of Appeals and five other appellate jurists are on the fall retention ballot.
In deciding an issue of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed a man’s conviction after ruling that his driver’s license suspension had already expired at the start of the day before he was pulled over a few hours later.
A man convicted of sex crimes lost his argument on appeal that he had served the entirety of his sentence, but an appellate panel disagreed on how the man’s pro se complaint should have been treated in court.
The date of a daughter’s surgeries was overlooked by a trial court in determining whether a father had met his child support obligation, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, remanding the case.
A second round of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law students have been dispatched across the state this summer to assist rural county judges through a judicial clerkship program, despite setbacks caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a man’s child molesting sentence, declining the state’s request to dismiss his appeal while also finding that his consecutive sentences are not inappropriate.
A decades-long sentence has been affirmed for a woman who stole personal items from her former employer after being told she wouldn’t receive back wages after the business went under.
A woman who learned years after she had been told that a hepatitis test was negative that in fact the test had come back positive had her case reinstated Friday by the majority of an Indiana Court of Appeals panel. Two of three judges found a clinic fraudulently concealed the woman’s positive test result.
A deaf man’s lawsuit that challenged the denial of a request for a sign language interpreter in a court-ordered family law modest means mediation was dismissed on appeal Friday.
A man convicted of burning his girlfriend’s child could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday that his several convictions of battery subjected him to double jeopardy.
A Fayette County man’s confusion about a state statute complicated by a prosecutor’s poor word choice drew some sympathy from the Indiana Court of Appeals but was not enough to win a reversal.
An appellate court has dismissed a case involving allegations made against a father to the Indiana Department of Child Services, finding that it doesn’t have jurisdiction over the proceedings in his case.
A man seeking post-conviction relief from a nearly two-year contempt sentence did not persuade the Indiana Court of Appeals that his counsel was ineffective, though one judge on the panel noted her vote would have been different if the case were in a different procedural posture.
Although they appeared to be sitting side-by-side per usual, the three appellate judges hearing the Indiana Court of Appeals’ first-ever remote oral arguments on Thursday were certainly far apart.
A Lake County man sentenced to 16 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to two burglaries could not persuade an appellate court to lighten his punishment because he said he broke into homes in part to help his sister “get to dialysis.”
A man convicted of slaying an Indianapolis storekeeper in 1999 lost his post-conviction relief appeal Wednesday, even as the appellate panel acknowledged his since-suspended defense counsel failed to properly investigate alternate suspects, among other shortcomings.
A visitor who was present during a home detention check that resulted in the discovery of illegal drugs and ended with him in handcuffs secured a reversal from the Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday. The court found officers lacked probable cause to search the man and reversed his denied motion to suppress.