Allen Circuit Court’s Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Court has become the first of its kind in the state to receive full certification.
A Kokomo man has been sentenced to a month of in-home detention for a 2019 crash that killed a 76-year-old woman in a department store’s parking lot.
A man who drove drunk with his three young grandchildren in the car cannot challenge the validity of his convictions on direct appeal, but the Indiana Court of Appeals remanded Friday so that his habitual vehicular substance offender enhancement could be attached to a specific felony.
A request to suppress evidence in a Tippecanoe County man’s drunken driving case did not succeed at the Indiana Court of Appeals, which upheld the denial of the suppression motion and found that the stop of the man’s vehicle was lawful.
A Sullivan County grocery store’s landlord had no duty to protect a couple from being struck by a drunk driver on its premises, the Indiana Court of Appeals concluded in a Monday decision.
A man claiming due process violations in the revocation of his probation will continue to serve his suspended sentence in prison after the Indiana Court of Appeals rejected his appeal.
A Washington County trial judge has issued an order that a southern Indiana attorney said may uproot a long-standing practice requiring people suspected of drunk driving to pay for hospital blood-alcohol tests ordered by law enforcement, calling the practice “blatantly unfair.”
An attorney from Carmel and one from Connersville have been suspended from the practice of law as a result of convictions for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. The lawyers in both cases had prior convictions.
An Indianapolis lawyer who was suspended more than 20 years ago has been conditionally reinstated to the Indiana bar. The reinstated attorney is permitted to practice on a probationary period.
As new vehicle models are released each year, automated driving technologies become increasingly available to consumers. Experts say attorneys will need to familiarize themselves with the evolving technology to be equipped for future cases and how it may fundamentally change their practices.
A man’s sentence to life in prison without parole in the murder of an 18-month-old whose body bore the marks of torture and sexual abuse has been affirmed on direct appeal to the Indiana Supreme Court.
The Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday will hear oral argument in a civil forfeiture case involving the Hancock County prosecutor and tens of thousands of dollars.
As problem-solving courts continue to expand across Indiana, Allen County is introducing a new program into the state’s suite of specialty courts. Launched in August, the Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Court in northeastern Indiana is the first of its kind in the state.
Police usually don’t ask how much a driver has had to drink during a routine stop for speeding in the middle of the day without reason to suspect alcohol consumption. Regardless of your answer, the officer will likely tell you to step out of the car.
A Huntington County lawyer who was arrested five times in a little more than a year on alcohol-related charges has been suspended from the practice of law for 180 days, with half of that time stayed.
Overruling a constitutional test for resolving claims of substantive double jeopardy and adopting a new test in its place, the Indiana Supreme Court has partially reversed a man’s drunken driving convictions on double jeopardy grounds. His 16-year sentence, however, will remain.
Allen Circuit Court is preparing to launch Indiana’s first operating a vehicle while intoxicated problem-solving court, which will provide offenders charged with OWI the opportunity to receive treatment, change their behavior and clear their criminal record.