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Indiana Supreme Court rejects claim of right to resist police entry into home

Indiana Supreme Court rejects claim of right to resist police entry into home

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has affirmed its controversial ruling that Hoosiers have no right to ever physically resist police entry into their homes.

September 20, 2011 3:30 pm Related
PDF: Indiana Supreme Court ruling in Barnes v. State petition for rehearing

PDF: Indiana Supreme Court ruling in Barnes v. State petition for rehearing

The Indiana Supreme Court affirmed an earlier ruling on Tuesday, saying there is no legal right to physically resist police entry into one's home.

September 20, 2011 11:37 am

Zoeller asks court to revisit cop entry ruling

INDIANAPOLIS | The question of whether Hoosiers have a right to resist unlawful police entry into their homes is in the hands of the Indiana Supreme Court -- again.

June 27, 2011 5:00 pm

Lawmakers, legal experts urge rehearing on police entry decision

INDIANAPOLIS | The right of any Hoosier to resist illegal police entry into his or her home is protected by Indiana law, cannot be eliminated at the whim of a court and keeps police from exceeding their authority.

June 19, 2011 6:00 pm
Ind. attorney general wants cop entry ruling revised, but not entirely

Ind. attorney general wants cop entry ruling revised, but not entirely

INDIANAPOLIS | State Attorney General Greg Zoeller is toeing a tightrope following this month's Indiana Supreme Court ruling that Hoosiers have no right to resist illegal police entry into their homes.

May 30, 2011 12:00 am

Controversial court ruling produces more questions than answers

INDIANAPOLIS | In his 36 years of working in law enforcement, former LaPorte County Sheriff Jim Arnold doesn't believe he ever knowingly entered a home illegally.

May 21, 2011 10:30 pm

Attorney General wants Ind. Supreme Court to revisit cop entry ruling

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller has added his voice to a growing chorus of Hoosiers urging the Indiana Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that the right to resist illegal police entry into a home does not exist.

May 20, 2011 2:15 pm
EDITORIAL: Take case to other Supreme Court

EDITORIAL: Take case to other Supreme Court

The Indiana Supreme Court's 3-2 ruling in the Barnes v. Indiana case last week cries out for clarification from the U.S. Supreme Court. The nays have it right.

May 18, 2011 12:00 am Related
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