A 42-year-old inmate has died after being found unresponsive in his northern Indiana jail cell.
A Warsaw attorney with nearly 50 years’ experience has resigned from the Indiana bar after facing an investigation by the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission.
Lawyers interested in trial court judgeships in two Indiana counties have three weeks left to apply for vacancies to be filled by appointment by Gov. Eric Holcomb. The vacancies will exist in Kosciusko and Posey Counties, and applications are being accepted until 5 p.m. Feb. 13.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed injunctive relief for several Kosciusko County homeowners when it found they had standing as successors to enforce a prior covenant preventing motorized racing on a local fairground.
The majority of an Indiana Court of Appeals panel reversed the resentencing of a burglar who was serving an out-of-state sentence, holding that a harsher sentence that was imposed on a prior remand was a manifest injustice. But a dissenting judge wrote that the offender’s victims would suffer a greater injustice if the sentence is reduced.
A judge in Warsaw, Indiana, is allowing a man who was 15 when he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the fatal shooting of his stepfather to enter home detention earlier than expected.
A man who argued public policy should disfavor criminally charging people who have overdosed on heroin lost Wednesday, as the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed his felony possession conviction.
Authorities are now warning those reeling from the floods that ravaged northern and southern Indiana against these scammers.
Ten Indiana judges have been allocated additional senior judge service days for 2018, with two judges receiving nearly 50 additional days.
The Marion Superior Court must transfer a case against a commercial motor carrier to Kosciusko County after the Indiana Court of Appeals determined the northern Indiana county is the preferred venue.
The Indiana State Department of Health says 95 first responder agencies in 34 rural counties will receive opioid overdose antidote kits. The agency announced Wednesday it’s awarding $127,000 in funding to provide nearly 3,400 naloxone kits and training to the first responders.
Northern Indiana judges and lawyers may now apply to succeed long-serving Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Michael Barnes, Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush announced Wednesday.
As judicial resources continue to be stretched thin across Hoosier courtrooms, the Indiana Senate has approved two measures that would provide relief for two Indiana counties.
A northern Indiana police officer’s stop and subsequent arrest of an impaired driver was valid even though the policeman had not taken his oath of office, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
Four Indiana counties will be able to make their case to the Indiana General Assembly for additional judicial resources after a legislative study committee gave a positive recommendation to their requests for additional judges and courts.
Despite a typographical error that prompted northern Indiana law enforcement officers to arrest, and later release, a man who was mistakenly alleged to have violated a protective order, a district court judge has granted summary judgment to the officers on the man’s wrongful arrest claims, finding the officers had arguable probable cause to make the arrest.
The Indiana Court of Appeals swatted away an appeal of a dispute between pier owners, finding previous trial court orders resulting from more than 26 years of litigation over access to a lake clearly stated when a pier’s location can be changed.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has partially affirmed the denial of a man’s request for credit for time he spent incarcerated in Florida and New Hampshire, noting that after he was sentenced in Indiana, the Indiana and foreign sentences were meant to be served concurrently.
A northern Indiana sheriff accused of giving special privileges to a jail inmate in exchange for $40,000 has agreed to plead guilty to an intimidation charge in a deal with prosecutors.
A northern Indiana sheriff pleaded guilty to an intimidation charge as his trial on bribery and other counts was about to begin.