Republican candidate for Marion County prosecutor Cynthia “Cyndi” V. Carrasco is joining the Indianapolis law firm of Riley Bennett Egloff LLP as of counsel, the firm announced this week. Carrasco will work with the firm’s government affairs practice group, according to a news release.
The winter storm predicted to dump several inches of snow on Indiana is disrupting courts around the Hoosier State, causing cancellations of some proceedings and closing courthouses.
Finding that Indianapolis Public Schools is not immune from liability under the Indiana Tort Claims Act, the Court of Appeals of Indiana has revived a lawsuit brought by the parents of a first grader who was prevented from boarding the school bus and forced to walk home.
An Indianapolis man whose son was bit by a neighbor’s pit bull was not able to overcome precedent in trying to convince the Court of Appeals of Indiana to hold the landlord liable for the injury.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has reversed for a general contractor after it found the Marion Superior Court erroneously awarded a mortgage servicer judgment in a breach-of-contract dispute.
An Indianapolis man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the 2018 fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in a bathtub at the gunman’s home.
Senior judge and former head of the Indiana Department of Child Services Mary Beth Bonaventura has been appointed judge pro tempore to fill a vacancy in Marion Superior Court 15, starting Feb. 7 and continuing until further order from the Indiana Supreme Court.
When Indianapolis’ Assessment and Intervention Center opened in December 2020, it did so in the middle of the construction site that has become the Community Justice Campus, during what was then the deadliest and most infectious month of the pandemic. Since then, the AIC, originally intended to divert low-level, nonviolent offenders from Marion County’s criminal justice apparatus, has conducted more than 1,700 assessments for Indianapolis residents struggling with mental health or substance abuse disorders.
A man has been sentenced to 110 years in prison for the fatal 2019 shootings of two people outside an Indianapolis strip club.
COA upholds disclosure of voting integrity docs, also orders secretary of state to pay appellate attorney fees
A nonprofit that secured judgment against the Indiana secretary of state after documents related to election security were withheld has also been awarded appellate attorney fees.
The Marion Circuit and Superior Courts are suspending all jury trials until the end of January because of the ongoing surge in COVID-19 illnesses, with nearly 100 court personnel testing positive for the coronavirus.
The Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee has endorsed five criminal justice bills aimed at reducing violent crime.
Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears, a Democrat, filed his candidacy to retain his office Wednesday.
The Marion County Judicial Selection Committee has selected three finalists to be considered by the governor to fill a vacancy on the Marion Superior Court.
Law enforcement and city officials recently gave a tour of the new Marion County detention center. The relocation of inmates began Jan. 15, as two vans of detainees with police escorts made the trip to the new jail.
Embattled Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears now has a Republican challenger. Cyndi Carrasco, former deputy general counsel for Gov. Eric Holcomb, announced her campaign Thursday.
Marion County jail officials have started transferring inmates to a new $600 million jail and court complex on Indianapolis’ east side.
The Indiana Supreme Court has dismissed as moot a juvenile’s appeal challenging her placement at a residential treatment facility, doing away with an appellate decision it says may not correctly advise courts regarding competency-related treatment.
Courts in Marion County and at least two other Indiana counties are suspending jury trials and reinstituting some restrictions in response to the surge of COVID-19 cases that continues to rise across the state.