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Appeals court: No judicial discretion in some expungement cases

Appeals court: No judicial discretion in some expungement cases

INDIANAPOLIS | Judges do not have discretion to deny a valid request for expungement of a low-level felony or misdemeanor criminal record, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

April 17, 2014 6:00 pm Related
Judge from Porter County to lead Indiana Court of Appeals

Judge from Porter County to lead Indiana Court of Appeals

INDIANAPOLIS | A Porter County native was elected chief judge of the Indiana Court of Appeals Wednesday.

October 23, 2013 2:25 pm Photos

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Appeals court rules cracked tail lamp not enough for police stop

Appeals court rules cracked tail lamp not enough for police stop

INDIANAPOLIS | A dime-size hole showing a bit of white light through an otherwise functional red vehicle tail lamp does not justify a police stop, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday.

August 05, 2013 10:44 am Related

Portage man wins new trial in strangulation, battery case

INDIANAPOLIS | A Portage man who represented himself in court and was convicted of three felonies will receive a new trial because the judge did not provide sufficient warning against the dangers of self-representation.

June 27, 2013 7:00 pm
Ind. Supreme Court: Home sale disclosures must be truthful

Ind. Supreme Court: Home sale disclosures must be truthful

INDIANAPOLIS | Home sellers who fail to honestly disclose any known problems with major home systems may have to pay the buyers' future repair bills, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

June 26, 2013 4:00 pm Related
EDITORIAL: Retain Court of Appeals judges

EDITORIAL: Retain Court of Appeals judges

Northwest Indiana voters will find three names at the bottom of the ballot, each seeking another 10-year term on the Indiana Court of Appeals. It's a yes-or-no question. Vote yes.

October 19, 2012 12:00 am

State bar association urges Hoosiers vote 'yes' to retain justices, judges

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana State Bar Association recommended Monday that Hoosiers vote to keep the two state Supreme Court justices and four Court of Appeals judges who are up for retention.

October 15, 2012 7:00 pm Related

Retention election lets voters decide whether to keep, dump judges

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the dozens of candidates for local, state and federal offices that Hoosiers will elect on Nov. 6, Northwest Indiana residents will help decide whether two Indiana Supreme Court justices and three judges on the state's Court of Appeals will remain in their posts.

October 07, 2012 12:00 am Related
Appeals court requires honest home sale disclosures

Appeals court requires honest home sale disclosures

INDIANAPOLIS | For the fourth time in three years, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ignored a state Supreme Court precedent and ruled a home seller must honestly disclose any known major problems with the property to a buyer.

July 30, 2012 8:38 pm Related
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July 11, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Title IX transformed me, and other women's lives too

GUEST COMMENTARY: Title IX transformed me, and other women's lives too

I enjoyed the June 24 article applauding the top athletes and coaches whose careers and lives were forever changed because of Title IX. But the complete story lies in the impact that this law has had on countless women over the last 40 years – an impact that has affected who we are, what we …

July 11, 2012 12:00 am
Appeals court rules online commenters not protected news sources

Appeals court rules online commenters not protected news sources

INDIANAPOLIS | The identities of anonymous commenters on newspaper websites are not protected under Indiana's journalist Shield Law, and newspapers may be compelled to disclose them under certain circumstances, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

February 21, 2012 1:25 pm Related
PDF: Star v. Miller ruling of Indiana Court of Appeals

PDF: Star v. Miller ruling of Indiana Court of Appeals

The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that anonymous online commenters on newspaper websites are not protected sources under the Indiana Shield Law and newspapers may be compelled to identify them under certain circumstances.

February 21, 2012 10:45 am

Online commenter IDs may be divulged

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals seems likely to require disclosure of the names and identifying information of anonymous commenters who make defamatory statements on newspaper websites.

December 12, 2011 5:45 pm

Appeals court orders new trial for M'ville bank robbery suspect

INDIANAPOLIS | A Gary man convicted of robbing a Merrillville bank in 2008 will get a new trial.

September 14, 2011 4:15 pm
Appeals court hosts hearing at VU

Appeals court hosts hearing at VU

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University law school students and a few attorneys took advantage Monday of a local opportunity to see the Indiana Court of Appeals in action.

March 28, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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