A look at pretrial reform efforts in Marion County.
A proposed complaint before the Indiana Department of Insurance was not void just because it was filed in the name of a deceased person on behalf of a deceased victim of alleged medical malpractice, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
A new tenant advocate program will put a housing liaison in every small claims court in Marion County during an expected surge in evictions, Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration announced Thursday.
The Marion County Public Health Department took a cue from the United States’ top public health authority Tuesday when it urged all residents, vaccinated and unvaccinated, to wear masks in enclosed public spaces.
A bail bondsman has been freed from an order to pay up on a $20,000 bond he posted several years ago after the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed upon finding the bond had expired and was no longer forfeitable.
The Indianapolis Bar Association is saddened to note the passing of former Marion County Prosecutor and IndyBar member Terry R. Curry. Curry died at the age of 72 on Tuesday, June 29. Arrangements are pending and will be shared as soon as they are available.
Attorneys for Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita faced off last month during oral arguments about whether the governor could hire his own legal counsel to represent him in a lawsuit he filed against the state’s legislative body. A Marion County Superior Court judge, in an order posted Saturday, ruled that he could.
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday announced a new program that hopes to keep kids out of the criminal justice system by giving them a second chance through a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis.
Indianapolis will drop its remaining COVID-19 safety measures July 1, officials said Tuesday, including social-distancing rules and capacity limits. Unvaccinated people will no longer be required to wear masks.
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.
Finding Indiana state law requires the state to accept the federally-funded enhanced unemployment benefits, a Marion County Court has granted plaintiffs’ request to require the state to resume $300 payments to Hoosiers who lost their jobs because of COVID-19.
Web Exclusive: Accountability, transparency vital to success of Indiana’s first Conviction Integrity Unity
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office established the state’s first Conviction Integrity Unit in January with the aim of identifying and correcting wrongful convictions in the state’s largest county. Now, the two women leading its charge are fully immersed with sleeves rolled up.
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita’s office got its day in court Wednesday to argue why it thinks Gov. Eric Holcomb shouldn’t have been allowed to hire his own attorneys to sue the Indiana General Assembly.
Calling on Gov. Eric Holcomb to “follow the law,” Indiana Legal Services has filed a lawsuit asserting the decision to end the extended unemployment benefits violates a state statute that requires the state to procure all available federal unemployment compensation for Hoosiers.
A man who stole a Jeep after threatening the vehicle’s owner with a hatchet did not have his right to a public trial violated due to restrictions imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
At least seven people have been charged with murder in the fatal beating of an inmate at the Marion County jail.
An Indianapolis man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty in a drunken driving crash that killed a young couple in 2019.
Madison Circuit Court Judge Mark K. Dudley, Ice Miller partner Derek R. Molter and Marion Superior Judge Heather A. Welch have been selected as finalists to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Indiana Court of Appeals.
Foreseeing the potential for corrupt pharmacists to avoid discipline by letting their licenses expire, the Indiana Board of Pharmacy argued it had the authority to revoke expired licenses, but the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled the board does not have the power under state statute to pull a lapsed license.
Indianapolis’ mask mandate will end Tuesday for fully vaccinated residents as part of the City-County Council’s ratification of a new public health order Monday evening.