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September 22, 2016

 

Daniel Messel is escorted out of the courthouse after receiving his 80 year prison sentence.

Judge Sentences Daniel Messel To 80 Years For Hannah Wilson Murder

Messel will get credit for good behavior and time already served.

August 30, 2016

 

Prison Bars

Good Behavior: Indiana Sentencing Explained

Although Indiana still offers a larger discount for felony sentences than most states, it is much lower than it used to be.

August 26, 2016

 

Tornado damage in the Highland Springs neighborhood of Kokomo.

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ August 26, 2016

The aftermath of the tornadoes that ripped across the state this week, the Wrongful Conviction Center at IUPUI and Indiana’s sentencing guidelines.

August 12, 2013

 

Eric Holder at a press conference

Feds Announce Criminal Code Overhaul Similar To Indiana’s

The U.S. Attorney General's proposal seeks to reduce sentences for low-level drug offenses and place people in rehabilitation facilities instead of prisons.

April 10, 2013

 

Gavel

Criminal Code Amendment Would Restrict Judges’ Sentencing

When the criminal code bill came to the Senate floor, only the worst offenses, murder and level one felonies, were ineligible for suspended sentences.

November 1, 2012

 

Durham

Financier’s Lawyer: 225-Year Sentence Would Be Excessive

Financier Tim Durham's lawyer says the government's recommendation of up to 225 years in prison is unreasonable, considering the severity of the convictions.

October 10, 2012

 

female prisoners walking

Legislators Could Change Sentencing For Low-Level Offenders

Legislators are considering sentencing people committing low-level felonies to probation rather than prison.

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