Three judges and three lawyers from northern Indiana remain in the running to succeed retiring Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Michael Barnes after the Judicial Nomination Commission narrowed the field by half Tuesday following its interviews with 12 applicants.
The Indiana Supreme Court will hear an appeal from a Spencer County woman who claims she was disinherited by her stepmother from her father’s estate, from which her stepmom’s son later derived more than $3 million in mineral rights revenue from West Virginia properties he inherited.
The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission is now in the process of determining which of the 12 applicants who applied to fill a coming Indiana Court of Appeals vacancy will be asked to sit for a second round of interviews later this month.
The first of two days of interviews to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Indiana Court of Appeals is complete after the Indiana Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission spoke with three more applicants Monday afternoon.
An Allen County mother who appealed the denial of her motion for a change of judge in a parenting-time dispute got no relief Wednesday from the Indiana Court of Appeals.
A man convicted of resisting law enforcement has successfully appealed his conviction to the Indiana Court of Appeals, which determined the jury instruction on the “fleeing” element to his conviction was fundamental error warranting reversal.
An Indiana trial court properly awarded attorney fees to two livestock organizations that consulted on the construction of a Hendricks County feeding operation, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled in an opinion that also found the subpoenas issued to the organizations were overly broad.
A woman involuntarily committed to the Evansville State Hospital for mental health treatment must be released after the Indiana Court of Appeals determined Friday there was insufficient evidence to support her commitment.
A man who murdered a friend and shot and wounded another lost his appeal that argued the jurist who rejected his guilty plea then presided over his murder trial wrongly denied a motion for a new judge.
Indiana Supreme Court Justice Geoffrey G. Slaughter and Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Michael P. Barnes are the featured speakers for the IndyBar Appellate Practice Section’s annual Appellate Roundtable and Reception on October 11. They will talk about what you need to know for practicing before appellate courts in Indiana.
The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld a man’s conviction but reduced his sentence for dealing heroin even though he didn’t actually participate in the transaction in one of the counts.
In a matter of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals was divided Thursday over whether a man’s civil forfeiture action that stemmed from a drug bust should have been expunged in addition to his criminal record in the matter.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the decision to deny a man’s request for post-conviction relief, finding that although his attorney’s performance was deficient for not investigating whether a previous conviction attributed to the defendant was really his, the man couldn’t show he was prejudiced.