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August 16, 2017

 

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Legislative Committee Considers Changes To Civil Forfeiture Law

Some say there should be a higher burden for proof before police seize the personal property suspected to be used in a crime.

December 15, 2016

 

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Attorneys Ask Ind. Supreme Court To Fix Public Defender System

The request comes after a report released earlier this year called Indiana's system underfunded and unconstitutional.

February 22, 2016

 

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Scalia’s Death May Affect Federal Judge Nominees In Indiana

Last month, President Obama nominated Winfield Ong and Myra Selby to the federal bench.

December 9, 2015

 

Offenders would receive harsher sentences under a variety of scenarios.

Indiana Prosecutors To Push For Higher Drug Sentences

The Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Association wants to create a new crime: aggravated drug dealing.

December 2, 2015

 

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ACLU Of Indiana Hosts Panel Discussion On Privacy

The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is working to educate Hoosiers about digital privacy and security.

August 18, 2015

 

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Should The Police Take DNA Samples Of Felony Arrestees?

In Indiana, police input an offender’s DNA for comparison in a national database only after conviction of a felony.

September 22, 2014

 

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State Council: More Funding Needed To Represent Juveniles

The Indiana Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges says the state needs to put more money into providing public defenders for juveniles.

September 3, 2013

 

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Indiana Public Defenders Burdened But Not As Much As Others

Indiana requires full-time public defenders to take on no more than 300 cases per year.

August 21, 2013

 

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Vigo County Moves Inmates After ACLU Files Suit

Vigo County will move prisoners to Knox County for now to avoid housing more people than legally allowed.

September 7, 2012

 

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Brown County Courthouse Preparing For Renovation

The building has been standing for more than a century and is in need of several upgrades.

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