Criminal Justice Section
This post by Jennifer Harrison explains what attorneys need to understand about the changes to Indiana Rules of Appellate Procedure Rule 9 in order to ensure their clients have an effective right to appeal.
On Friday, Oct. 24, the Criminal Justice Section took a trip to Grand Track and Casino. Check out this post by Sonya J. Seeder for a recap and photos of the event!
The Indiana Supreme Court recently issued a Per Curiam decision that address a gap in Indiana law: child seduction is a crime but solicitation is not. Check out this post for more.
Seven counties will join 12 current Indiana Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative counties this fall. Find out which counties are joining and when their kick-off meetings will be held in this post.
Stephen Wagner recently posted a blog on the number of inmate deaths in Indiana county jails. Check out this post for more information on the issue.
The purpose of the IndyBar Criminal Justice section is to promote the objects of the Association within the field of criminal law. The Section studies and reports upon the proposed, necessary and desirable Federal and State legislation; encourages members of the Association interested in the problems of criminal law matters throughout Indiana to meet and confer upon their various problems through this Section; promotes the legal education of members of the Bar and the public on the problems of criminal law through the sponsoring of meetings, institutes and conferences and by preparing and publishing legal writings in the field of criminal law.
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A Message from the Section Chair
“The IndyBar Criminal Justice section represents a diverse population of criminal practitioners in the Indianapolis area, from private attorneys to prosecutors and public defenders to judicial officers. As chair of the section, I encourage you to get involved with the section and attend one of the section's regular educational programs or networking events. ”
James Edgar - 2014 Criminal Justice Section Chair - J. Edgar Law Office