EAST CHICAGO | Six former jurors shared thoughts on their experiences in the criminal court system during a Constitution Day program in the East Chicago court building.
INDIANAPOLIS | Justice requires criminal defendants with limited English proficiency be provided competent translators to explain their constitutional rights and enable meaningful participation in their trials, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS | In contrast to the frigid chill in the air and piles of snow on the ground, baseball -- for many, the epitome of summer -- will be the focus of oral arguments Thursday at the Indiana Supreme Court.
CROWN POINT | A St. John lawyer is challenging how Lake County picks its judges just as Gov. Mike Pence contemplates who he will name as the newest member of the county's judiciary.
INDIANAPOLIS | A recent decision by the Idaho Supreme Court could help a region woman partially blinded after being struck by a foul ball at a 2009 RailCats game convince the Indiana Supreme Court to allow her to sue the baseball team.
INDIANAPOLIS | It's not uncommon for judges to liken themselves to baseball umpires, though rarely do they actually rule in cases involving the national pastime.
A red-hot facial burn of embarrassment on the faces of some Lake County officials should be palpable from Crown Point to Gary right now.
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CROWN POINT | The man Lake County government officials once set upon delinquent Lake County taxpayers has turned his collection skills on his former government employers.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled a woman struck by a foul ball and injured at a Gary SouthShore RailCats game cannot sue the team because the danger of foul balls is well-known and baseball fans have an obligation to protect themselves.
CROWN POINT | One of about a dozen Lake Superior Court judges will be first in line to take over a juvenile court system any politician would consider one of the sweetest plums in Lake County's patronage empire.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Lake County judge and a Lake Central High School student were honored Thursday at Indiana's birthday celebration for Martin Luther King Jr.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Lake County judge will help write the rules that lawyers, judges and other participants in Indiana's legal system must follow inside and outside the courtroom.
INDIANAPOLIS | Changes in technology are partially responsible for The Times winning approval from the Indiana Supreme Court to broadcast trials on nwi.com from three Lake County courtrooms.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Times soon will begin broadcasting Lake County civil court hearings on its website, nwi.com, as part of a pilot project intended to bring courts closer to residents.
EAST CHICAGO | Lake County Sheriff-elect John Buncich is reopening the office his predecessor abandoned two years ago in the county courthouse here.
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