Addressing an issue that’s divided the state’s intermediate appeals judges, the Indiana Supreme Court has held
that review under Appellate Rule 7 may include consideration of a person’s total penal consequences within a trial court
The Indiana Court of Appeals judges agreed that a mother may possibly be liable for her daughter’s accident in which
she struck a pedestrian with her car after drinking and talking on her cell phone at the time of the accident. The judges
didn’t completely agree as to why the mother may be liable.
The Indiana Supreme Court has publicly reprimanded an Indianapolis attorney who responded to harassing phone calls and pre-recorded
messages to her unlisted phone number by asking a company representative if he was “gay” or “sweet.”
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department likely will have to return more than $273,000 in cash seized as part of a
racketeering investigation after the Marion County Prosecutor's Office missed a civil forfeiture deadline.
Foreclosure rates have remained at record highs for Indiana the past few years, and a court program to help homeowners hasn’t
been as successful as hoped. That’s now changing.
Possibly the first practicing attorney to take on a task of this nature, veteran lawyer Don
Knebel has set out as the 2010 campaign chair to expand the United Way donor base and raise as much as $40 million this year
in central Indiana.
It’s not a secret this is a tough economy.
Add in a criminal record and time served, and that only complicates one’s situation when looking for a job, housing, treatment,
or other services.
Reaching into a person's mind to revive repressed memories is an issue that's settled law in one sense,
but what remains unsettled is how such memories are used during litigation and whether a lawsuit should be tossed or allowed
to proceed to trial.