In Indiana, police input an offender’s DNA for comparison in a national database only after conviction of a felony.
The Indiana Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges says the state needs to put more money into providing public defenders for juveniles.
Indiana requires full-time public defenders to take on no more than 300 cases per year.
Vigo County will move prisoners to Knox County for now to avoid housing more people than legally allowed.
The building has been standing for more than a century and is in need of several upgrades.
If a woman is chosen for the next Indiana Supreme Court Justice, she would be the only woman on the bench.
The staff in the Coroner's office are contract employees, and most make less than minimum wage despite the fact that they require specialized training.
Criminal Justice Professor says Indiana’s judicial system is antiquated, and new methods of rehabilitation are needed for modern offenders.
Indiana legal experts say new methods of rehabilitating teens convicted of crimes appear to be working, but could still be improved.
"A Bloomington gay rights group hosts a Marriage-Counter Sit-in for Equality at the Justice Building today."