The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed a Morgan County man’s child molestation conviction Thursday, rejecting his argument that the victim’s testimony was incredibly dubious.
An order requiring a confidential informant to sit down for a face-to-face interview with defense counsel will be reviewed by Indiana’s highest court after justices granted transfer to the Marion County case.
Despite there being sufficient evidence to support a man’s conspiracy and murder convictions, the conspiracy conviction must be vacated on double jeopardy grounds, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
A man sentenced to more than 150 years in prison for murder and robbery convictions could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that a contested dying declaration undermined his convictions and required reversal.
The elected Putnam County prosecutor should not be disciplined for accusations that he failed to disclose a deal for testimony from a witness who claimed he was wrongly identified, placing him in danger behind bars as a “snitch.” The hearing officer in Timothy Bookwalter’s attorney discipline case said the prosecutor violated no rules, should not be punished and urged the Indiana Supreme Court to re-examine the ethical duties of prosecutors.
Additional sentencing proceedings have been ordered for a man convicted of child molesting after the Indiana Court of Appeals determined his trial counsel’s performance on his behalf “fell below professional norms.”
The U.S. Supreme Court is putting off upcoming arguments about whether Congress should have access to secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
The Indiana Supreme Court heard what one justice called an “interesting argument” in a case of first impression Thursday morning, considering whether a juvenile’s mother’s presence was essential to his defense when he was tried as an adult.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reaffirmed its previous ruling that upheld suppression of statements made to police in a child molesting case after granting a request for rehearing by the state.
Following several failed attempts to interview a confidential informant without compromising the informant’s identity, the Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed an order requiring the CI to have a face-to-face interview with opposing counsel.
FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Donald Trump, who has said he would designate it a terror group.
Two parents who argue that Indianapolis Public Schools should have paid for their teen son’s college math class while he was in high school could not convince the Indiana Court of Appeals to rule in their favor in a Wednesday decision.
A man convicted of domestic battery and disorderly conduct successfully secured a new trial from the Indiana Court of Appeals after it found the admission of his wife’s hearsay statements were in error.
Indiana judges can advise family members on legal issues, but they must do so in a behind-the-scenes way that does not “trade on the prestige” of their office, a judicial ethics opinion issued Thursday says.
The grant of an alleged child molester’s motion to suppress a statement he made to police was not in error because the statement was obtained during a custodial interrogation without Miranda warnings, an appellate court has ruled.
An Indianapolis man’s attempted murder conviction was upheld Tuesday after the Indiana Court of Appeals found that the testimony of one of his shooting victims was not incredibly dubious.
A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a man who was arrested after federal authorities set up a controlled drug purchase.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed a man’s child molesting conviction after finding that the admission of a forensic interview video played for the jury under Indiana Rule of Evidence 803(5) was not an abuse of discretion.