Isolation, economic anxiety and fear of the coronavirus were dangerous fruits of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for individuals struggling with a substance use disorder, experts say. Bundled together, those factors made for a devastating year of increased drug overdose deaths that reached an all-time nationwide high.
Small town law: Stories of justice among the backroads, cornfields
Indiana Lawyer traveled to four rural counties, finding that despite their challenges, the bonds of community and commitment to justice remain strong.Read More
The Indiana Supreme Court is easing the rules against cameras in the courtroom to allow counties to produce videos that instruct the public on COVID-19 procedures in courthouses.
More than 100 people have died of coronavirus in Indiana, the state Department of Health reported Friday morning, a day after officials confirmed that residents at 29 Indiana nursing homes have been diagnosed with COVID-19, as had inmates at an unspecified number of correctional facilities.
Thirteen more people have died in Indiana from coronavirus-related illnesses, raising the state’s virus death toll to 78 as state health officials said Thursday that more than 3,000 Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has dismissed a man’s appeal of his probation revocation and related drug conviction, finding his claim could not be presented on direct appeal but must be presented in a petition for post-conviction relief because he pleaded guilty.
Just ahead of the Labor Day holiday, Indiana Lawyer staff members took to the roads less traveled, visiting some of the Hoosier state’s smallest counties. We each spent a day finding out just a bit about how the law works in places like Liberty. And Portland. And Shoals. And Williamsport.
An imprisoned father who murdered the mother of his children and burned down her home lost his appeal of the termination of his parental rights after an appellate court concluded that the children were better off out of his care.
Authorities are now warning those reeling from the floods that ravaged northern and southern Indiana against these scammers.
A western Indiana man convicted of killing his on-again, off-again girlfriend by setting her ablaze has been sentenced to 65 years in prison.
The Tippecanoe Circuit Court properly surrendered jurisdiction of a dog-shooting case because none of the incidents giving rise to the case, including the shooting, took place in Tippecanoe County, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
Hundreds of Indiana’s least-populated townships face forced mergers with their neighbors in what would be the most significant overhaul of the local governments since a gubernatorial commission called for their elimination a decade ago.
A senior judge will assume jurisdiction over the Vermillion Circuit Court when he steps in as judge pro tempore in April.