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Six remain in running for Court of Appeals

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.

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JNC to interview 12 for COA seat

Each of the 12 applicants who applied to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Indiana Court of Appeals will interview with the Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission on April 30 and May 1. The applicants are vying to succeed retiring COA Judge Michael Barnes.

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IndyBar: Get to Know Justice Slaughter and COA Judge Barnes

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.

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Man not prejudiced by counsel’s deficient performance

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.

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