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November 21, 2017

 

The idea to distribute tablets to adult inmates came after the successful implementation of a tablet program at Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility.

Indiana Recommends Bid For Prison Computer Tablets

According to the bid, the state could make $750,000 off the deal.

November 21, 2017

 

Scales of Justice.

Gov. Holcomb Signs Executive Orders Pardoning Six People

Some of the pardons are for those who've had their records expunged. Others served their sentences decades ago and haven't committed any crimes since.

November 15, 2017

 

Donnie Minnick is president of the Owen Co. commissioners.

President Of Owen Co. Commissioners Facing Felony Charges

The charges come two months after the former county highway superintendent was arrested for a similar scheme.

November 3, 2017

 

The Hancock County council will decide whether to approve the funding request Nov. 8.

Hancock Co. Public Defender Funding Shortfall Part Of Bigger Issue

Most of the funding for public defense in Indiana comes from local governments.

November 2, 2017

 

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National Report Gives Indiana Failing Grade For Pretrial Justice

Indiana scored poorly in all categories, including its pretrial detention rate.

October 10, 2017

 

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Bartholomew County Council To Vote On Income Tax Increase

The income tax increase would help fund additional positions at the county jail.

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 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.

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